taly goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was emotional after his penalty shootout heroics against Spain.
Donnarumma saved Alvaro Morata’s penalty to send Spain into the final of Euro 2020.
“There was everything at that moment, it wasn’t easy, but with the strength of this group, we managed to get there,” new PSG signing Donnarumma told Sky Italia.
“It’s impossible to describe what I am feeling, I want to enjoy this win my teammates and we dedicate the win to Spinazzola, he had sent us a video before the game.”
But how had he studied Spain’s penalty kick takers?
“We look at everything with the goalkeeper coaches, and then there is a bit of instinct too, I looked at everything during the game and the moment before the penalty. Sirigu spoke to me before the shootout, but I can’t say what he told me, he is a top guy and a great person.”
“It’s indescribable. I was relaxed, because I knew I could help the team,” he added in another interview with RAI Sport.
“The team was fantastic, I thank everyone, the people in the stands, we gave our all and now we need one final step to make our dream come true.
“Spain are very strong, but this Italy has a huge heart, we never give up and we saw that, because we suffered to the end and we snatched it, but Spain deserve a lot of credit for causing us so many problems.”