Donnarumma « excessively humiliated, making it impossible to state anything to Cristiano »


Gianluigi Donnarumma


Gianluigi Donnarumma returns to San Siro on Saturday but with Italy rather than AC Milan . The youthful goalkeeper will endeavor keep Portugal out in matchday 4 of Group 3 in the UEFA Nations League. A Portugal who will be without Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored past the keeper at San Siro last week as Juve ran out 0-2 winners against Milan.


Left speechless


In a meeting with Rai Sport Donnarumma portrayed the minute he run into Cristiano amid a week ago’s match however conceded being excessively tongue-tied, making it impossible to state anything. « It was a genuine buzz. I generally play against him on the Play Station. I didn’t say anything to him because I was too embarrassed, the big stars, champions like Cristiano make you grow in stature ».


the Gonzalo Higuaín red card


Donnarumma likewise talked about Gonzalo Higuaín who was sent off in the gathering with his previous club. « Higuaín is a good guy, after the game he apologised to all of us and to the press. It was a very important game for him. He realizes he committed an error and must do whatever it takes not to rehash it in future. He likewise headed toward say sorry to learn ref and linesmen.


Gattuso didn’t state anything to him he simply given him a chance to move it out into the open. He truly lamented what he did. He needs to stay calm so he can give us a hand and I’m sure that’s what he’ll do ».


Ref ambushed


The keeper also spoke about the attack on a referee in the Lazio district which has shaken Italian football: « It’s dishonorable. I was sitting in front of the TV with Insigne and when we saw the news report we were lost for words. It’s an intense offense which ought to never happen again ».


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