The best player of the last European Championship and the man who brought Italy the title of continental champion with three consecutive penalties is currently without a club. Gianluigi Donnarumma officially said goodbye to Milan with an emotional message on his Instagram profile, and he is expected to sign for Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday.
It's no secret, he reached an agreement with the Saints a long time ago to strengthen Mauricio Pochettino's team as a free agent, he was just waiting to finish his national team obligations so that nothing would disturb his concentration.
It turned out to be a good decision, as the 22-year-old Donnarumma shone at the Euros. After celebrating the trophy he won, he decided to officially say goodbye to Rossoneri. "Some decisions are difficult, but they are an integral part of growing up.
I arrived in Milan when I was just a little older than an ordinary child. " "I wore this jersey with pride for eight years. We fought, suffered, won, cried, celebrated with teammates and coaches. and to everyone who is a part of, or was a part of this club."
"Together with the fans who are an indispensable part of something that has been like a family to me for years, "Donnarumma wrote with an emotional video.
Donnarumma was on Milan's goal for the first time in a Serie A match when he was only 16 years old.
He was trusted by the then-coach of the red and blacks, Siniša Mihajlović. "I have achieved many personal successes in the Rossoneri jersey, such as my Serie A debut at the age of 16. These were incredible years that I will not forget."
"Now is the time to say goodbye. It was not easy to make a decision, far from it, and difficult that I will ever be able to explain it in words. What I can say is that now is the right time to make a change, to face new challenges, to grow and become even more complete, "said the great goalkeeper.
Although there was a turbulent period during his stay in Milan, during the negotiations on the extension of the contract, which has now ended, Donnarumma told the Rossoneri that he will stay in his heart forever and wished them as much success as possible.
PSG are certainly overjoyed after his appearance at the EURO because they saw what a goalkeeper Donnarumma is. Surely PSG will be great next season