EURO 2020: Donnarumma named EURO 2020 Player of the Tournament & Ronaldo wins Golden Boot

EURO 2020: Donnarumma named EURO 2020 Player of the Tournament & Ronaldo wins Golden Boot
EURO 2020: Donnarumma named EURO 2020 Player of the Tournament & Ronaldo wins Golden Boot

EURO 2020 – Best Player of Tournament: Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has been named UEFA EURO 2020 Player of the Tournament. UEFA’s team of Technical Observers at UEFA EURO 2020 have named Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma as their Player of the Tournament. Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo won the Golden Boot for the highest scorers of the tournament with 5 goals.

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EURO 2020 – Best Player of Tournament: Donnarumma, 22 but with 33 caps to his name already, crowned his tournament in style on Sunday, helping his team win their 2nd EURO title with two penalty saves vs England.

Donnarumma’s EURO 2020 stats

Minutes played: 719
Clean sheets: 3
Goals conceded: 4
Saves: 9

EURO 2020: Donnarumma named EURO 2020 Player of the Tournament & Ronaldo wins Golden Boot

EURO 2020 – Best Player of Tournament: He was a mainstay between the posts for Italy throughout their campaign, missing only the closing exchanges of the Matchday 3 defeats of Wales when Roberto Mancini opted to give Salvatore Sirigu a run-out. Donnarumma played 719 minutes at the tournament, more than any other player.

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Donnarumma – and Italy – did not concede in the group stage, letting in a goal for the first time in the round of 16 against Austria. That was the first goal they had shipped in more than 1,000 minutes.

Donnarumma also made a crucial save in the penalty shoot-out victory against Spain in the Semi-Finals.

Performances throughout the tournament – both individually and as part of the team – are considered when choosing the winner. The player’s impact on his team’s performances, as well as playing with a positive attitude and with RESPECT, are also taken into account.

EURO 2020: Best Player Winners of Previous EURO Tournaments

1996: Matthias Sammer (Germany)
2000: Zinédine Zidane (France)
2004: Theodoros Zagorakis (Greece)
2008: Xavi Hernández (Spain)
2012: Andrés Iniesta (Spain)
2016: Antoine Griezmann (France)

EURO 2020 Golden BOOT: Cristiano Ronaldo wins Golden Boot with 5 goals
Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo claimed his first European Championship Golden Boot as EURO concluded on Sunday with Italy emerging as the champion.

Ronaldo had scored in every single group stage game for Portugal, bagging a brace against both Hungary and France. However, he had failed to find the back of the net during the 0-1 loss to Belgium in the round of 16.

England captain Harry Kane, with four goals, had a chance to overtake Ronaldo ahead of the final against Italy. In the end, the latter claimed the award.

Ronaldo also became the leading goal-scorer in the history of Euros during the tournament, with his 14th strike. Meanwhile, with 109 goals, he had equalled Iran striker Ali Daei as the top scorer in international football as well.

EURO 2020 TOP SCORERS Here are the top-five goal-scorers of the tournament:

Position Player   Goals Assists
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (POR)   5 1
2 Patrik Schick (CZE)   5 0
3. Karim Benzema (FRA)   4 0
4. Emil Forsberg (SWE)   4 0
5. Harry Kane (ENG)   4 0