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Euro 2020 Best Player joins PSG on a 5-year deal

Italian international, Gianluigi Donnarumma has completed a 5-year deal with Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain, ABZ can report.

The 22-year-old who was voted the 2020 European Championship Best Player after helping the Azzurri beat England in the final by saving two penalties from Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka will stay at the French side until June 30, 2026.

“I am very happy to be part of this great club that is Paris Saint-Germain,” Gianluigi Donnarumma told the club’s official website. I feel ready to take on this new challenge, and continue to grow here. With Paris, I want to win as much as possible and give joy to the supporters.”

Speaking on the arrival of Donnarumma, President of Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser Al-Khelaïfi said:” We are pleased to welcome Gianluigi Donnarumma to Paris Saint-Germain. We congratulate him on his victory at UEFA EURO 2020, and his title as the best player of the competition. I know Gianluigi will receive a warm welcome from everyone at the club, including his teammates, our staff and all the Parisian supporters.”

Donnarumma is the youngest goalkeeper selected with the Italian national team at 17 years and 189 days and his first game was against the France team, in September 2016.

Donnarumma spent six seasons with AC Milan and the native of Castellammare di Stabia made 215 Serie A matches, 16 Europa League matches and 12 Italian Cup matches, including two finals played in 2016 and 2018.

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