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Euro 2020 player of the tournament: Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma wins

Gianluigi Donnarumma, Euro 2020 player of the tournament
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Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has been named the Euro 2020 player of the tournament after finishing on the winning side of two penalty shootouts – a record in European Championships.

Donnarumma saved penalties from Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka in the final to hand victory to Italy.

He was also pivotal in the semi-final shootout win over Spain.

The AC Milan goalkeeper is still just 22, and was given the award following Sunday night's final victory.

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Conor Pope
Conor Pope

Conor Pope is the Online Editor of FourFourTwo, overseeing all digital content, and joined the team in February 2019. He plays football regularly, both on grass and artificial surfaces, and has a large, discerning and ever-growing collection of football shirts from around the world.


He supports Blackburn Rovers and holds a season ticket with south London non-league side Dulwich Hamlet. His main football passions include Tugay, the San Siro and only using a winter ball when it snows.