Cannavaro delighted to see Chiellini lift the Euro trophy
Cannavaro delighted to see Chiellini lift the Euro trophy. Italian legend Fabio Cannavaro has revealed he is delighted to see young defender Giorgio Chiellini succeed himself in lifting the trophy as national team captain once again.
The former defender wore the captain’s armband as the Azzurri won the 2006 World Cup, the latest major title until Euro 2020. With Cannavaro winning the Ballon d’Or in 2014. 2006 Nice to see Chiellini lifting the trophy this year.
“I am very happy to see Chiellini lifting a new trophy after me because in 2006 in Berlin. Giorgio sat in the stands watching our final. Then I played with him and I had great respect for him,” Cannavaro told Tuttosport.
In addition, Cannavaro also spoke about Gianluigi Donnarumma, goalkeeper hero of the team that “I’m surprised that before Euro 2020 people saw Gijo as just a normal goalkeeper. There was nothing normal about him. He has a sense of being only for someone who is only 22 years old.”
“The Italian clubs will regret letting him go. Because he will be the best goalkeeper in the next 10 to 15 years.”