Who is Gianluigi Donnarumma?
Gianluigi “Gigio” Donnarumma is an Italian-born professional soccer player who plays for the Milan Series A club and national team in Italy as a goalkeeper.
In 2015, he began his career with Milan, becoming the second-youngest goalkeeper ever to debut in Series A, aged 16 years and 242 days; immediately broke into the starting line-up, gaining a reputation as one of the most promising young goalkeeper in the world.
Also in March 2016, Gianluigi donnarumma broke the record as Italy’s youngest under-21 player ever to play for the senior team. He made his senior international debut six months later, becoming Italy’s youngest goalkeeper ever to appear, aged 17 and 189 days.
Gianluigi Donnarumma Early Life
Donnarumma grew up playing at the football academy of the ASD Club Napoli in his home town of Castellammare di Stabia, which he joined in 2003.
In 2013, at the age 4, he was signed for €250,000 by Milan, the team for which his older brother Antonio had already played for.
Between 2013 – 2015 he was part of the Rossoneri Youth Academy, where he always played along with age group above him, starting with Giovanissimi, then Primavera and Allievi finally .
3-days before his 16th birthday, on February 2015, he was appointed to the senior national team for the first time by manager Filippo Inzaghi. Although he was not in the league match against Cesena, his presence on the substitutes’ bench required a special exception due to his age. In March 2015, Donnarumma signed his first professional contract with Milan with effect from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2018
Net Worth of Antonio Donnarumma
As of 2019, Capology published his weekly salary to be €35,615 thereby making an annual salary of €1,852,000 with €4,000,000 left on his 2-year deal with the team. That said, his net worth is not known even though it is known that he is doing well for himself financially. More so, his market value is put at $29.40 million.
Who is his Wife?
On June 18, 2019, he married the beautiful mother of his then 18-month-old son Stefania Deval in what was best described as an elegant and glamorous church wedding in Massa Lubrense. Immediately after the church service, the wedding reception at the spectacular Villa Eliana began and proceeded into the night.
According to some sources, the two lovers had been together for many years before they finally decided to tie the knot. Nevertheless, it is not known how they interacted.
Stefania Deval is a lover of outdoor activities based on her social media, as she always posts her hiking pictures when sharing her husband and son’s pictures.
Gianluigi Donnarumma Before Fame
He began his youth soccer career in 2013 with Milan where, two years later, he would also make his senior debut.
— Gianluigi Donnarumma (@gigiodonna1) September 23, 2019
In January 2016, he was praised by 1982 FIFA World Cup winning goalkeeper Dino Zoff, stating he was “predestined to become a great goalkeeper.”
Gianluigi Donnarumma Family Life
He was born to Alfonso and Marinella Donnarumma in the town of Castellammare di Stabia in Naples, Italy. Antonio, his older brother, is also a goalkeeper and has played in Genoa for the Serie A club.
He was lauded by his idol Gianluigi Buffon for being able to cope with the pressures of being a goalkeeper at such a young age.
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