|Player’s Name||Gianluigi Donnarumma|
|Current Club||Paris Saint Germain|
|Previous Club||AC Milan|
|Position of Play||Goalkeeper|
|Age||22 years old|
|Place of Birth||Castellammare di Stabia, Italy|
|Date of Birth||February 25, 1999|
Gianluigi Donnarumma is a goalkeeper for the Italian national team and French-based League one club Paris Saint Germain (PSG).
The shot-stopper was the hero in the finals of the Euro 2020 when he saved the crucial penalty that was taken by Arsenal rising star Bukayo Saka having also saved another one from Sancho. His Team also had missed its two kicks, however, they won as England missed three.
Donnarumma was not even aware that after saving the penalty from the Arsenal, his team had become champions as he was expecting his next countryman to step up for the next shoot a reason why he did not celebrate.
Having spent his entire career at Ac Milan, he switched to PSG on a free transfer as his contract had expired. On his farewell to his club after the switch, he expressed how difficult the decision was for him to leave. However, given his rise, the move was good for his growth. He had spent 6 seasons at San Siro where he made his debut at just 16 years having joined at age of 14 years before the new challenge at Paris on a 5-year contract.
Until his departure, he was the first choice goalkeeper for the Rossoneri’s. During his last season, he assisted AC Millan to finish top four and book themselves a place in the 2021-2022 champions’ league competition.
Donnarumma Market value and Net worth
The goalkeepers’ value has risen over time; an analysis of his current value reveals that Donnarumma has a market value of 71.5 million dollars. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 330,000 dollars as of March 2015 when he was 16 years old playing at Milan. Donnarumma has an estimated net worth of 15 million dollars. The main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings.
Globally Donnarumma ranks at 43 among all players in the world. In his country Italy, Donnarumma is number 2. Looking at how he sits at the club level and the Lihue 1, he settles for position 6 at PSG and position 6 in Ligue 1 respectively. As a goalkeeper, which is his main position of play, he ranks number 2. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 1999, Donnarumma stands at position 6.
FIFA 21 rating.
Donnarumma has an overall rating of 89 with the potential of 93. He rates with one star in skill moves and three stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of one. His work rate is medium/medium. In terms of traits, he rushes out of goal and comes for crosses.
In the attack, the score is 12 for crossing, finishing 12, heading 12, short pass 36, and volleys 8. For movement, the scorers are 50 for acceleration, sprint speed of 55, agility 64, reactions 85, and balance 38.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 28, Curve 12, FK accuracy 14, long pass 34, and ball control 30. Power the scores are; shot power 59, jumping 72, stamina 34, strength 72, and long shots 18.
At defense, defense awareness is 20, standing tackle 14, and sliding tackle of 16. Mental scores are 30 for aggression, interceptions 26, attacking position 14, vision 60, penalties 24, and composure 68. For goalkeeping, diving is 91, handling 83, kicking 79, positioning 85, and reflexes 90.
Donnarumma joined Paris Saint Germain for 66 million dollars on July 14, 2021, from AC Milan. Prior to joining the French Giants, the Italian shot-stopper had spent 8 years at Milan representing the club from the youth team all through to the senior team. As Milan has acquired him from Castellammare on July 1, 2013, for 275,000.
Position and style of play
The main position of play for Donnarumma is goalkeeping. The upcoming top talent is a player to watch over the coming days. He is good in the way he positions himself and his shot-stopping abilities are top-notch. He uses his height well stretching to make excellent save and when it comes to a penalty shootout, he is a master, he easily reads the direction the shot will be directed and makes a save.
Salary and contract
Gianluigi Donnarumma is on a five-year contract at Paris Saint Germain running from July 14, 2021, when he joined until June 30, 2026, when it will expire. When it comes to payment for his services, Donnarumma pockets a salary of 208,000 pounds a week totaling 10 million pounds per year.
- He made his debut for PSG in the League on September 11, 2021 in a 4-0 win against Clermont
- At AC Milan, his senior team debut was against Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup on July 30,2015 a game they lost 10-9 on penalties.
- On September 1, 2016 he made his national team debut in an International friendly 3-1 loss at home over France.
Achievements and individual awards
- Player of the Tournament in the 2020 European Championship.
- Named in the 2020 UEFA European Team of the Tournament.
- Best Goalkeeper in Serie A 2020-21 Season.
- 2020 Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year.
- Named in the Serie A Team of the Year in 2019-20 season.
- Won the 2020 UEFA Championship with Italy.
- In 2016, he won the Supercoppa Italia with AC Milan.
- 2020-21 third place finish in the UEFA Nations League.