The Italian goalkeeper was welcomed to the San Siro under a shower of fake banknotes… with his face
Kylian Mbappé, the Paris Saint-Germain striker, criticized on Wednesday the Milan fans’ reception of Gianluigi Donnarumma in the Champions League group stage match yesterday. The former Rossoneri goalkeeper, who is now with the Parisians, was welcomed under a barrage of fake banknotes with his face and the word “mercenaries” printed on them, due to his move to the Parisian club.
“There was a lot of hype. It was a very difficult reception for ‘Gigio’. I think it was a little ‘too much’.” [demais]. But that’s football these days, fans can do whatever they want. We can’t tell them what to do. We tried to protect you [Donnarumma] To the maximum,” the French international said in statements to “Sport Italia” after the end of the match.
Since 2013 at Milan, Donnarumma left the Italian club on a free transfer to Paris Saint-Germain in the 2021/22 season, a transfer that did not go down well with Rossoneri fans, who began to regard the 24-year-old goalkeeper as “persona non grata.” Milan.
As for the match itself, Milan ended up winning 2-1, with a turnaround that saw Rafael Leao – who scored the equalizer with a scissor kick – stand out, even being named by UEFA as the best player of all time. The field.
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