Gianluigi Donnarumma received the Euro 2020 Participant of the Event by serving to Italy beat England within the closing at Wembley.
The goalkeeper saved two penalties from Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka to safe a 3-2 shootout win for the Azzurri on Sunday.
On high of his penalty heroics, Donnarumma saved three clear sheets in seven matches with solely England’s Jordan Pickford protecting extra (5).
After the match, the 22-year-old, who’s about to affix PSG, was offered with the Participant of the Event award, the primary time a goalkeeper has formally received it.
Barcelona defender, Gerrard Pique, who received Euro 2012 with Spain, appeared to disagree with UEFA’s choice.
Replying to Cesc Fabregas’ tweet the place the Monaco playmaker steered England defender Kyle Walker had a legitimate shout to take dwelling the award, Pique replied with ‘Chiesa’.
The Italy winger scored two targets and was a relentless menace for Roberto Mancini’s facet at Euro 2020.
However it was Donnarumma who obtained the official recognition from UEFA.
He was a man-mountain in purpose and obtained the higher of Saka for the decisive penalty.
England boss Gareth Southgate insists nobody ought to blame Saka for the spot-kick miss.
He advised talkSPORT: “He’s not alone, he’ll by no means be on his personal so far as we’re involved.
“He’s been an absolute star on this event.
“I’ve to take the accountability with that decision as a result of ultimately that’s my choice. It hasn’t labored.
“So something ought to come again on me and never on him.”