The Other Donnarumma Guides AC Milan To Coppa Italia Semifinals
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Antonio Donnarumma is AC Milan starting goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma's brother. Gigi Donnarumma is a boy wonder, starting for Milan at just 18 years old. Antonio Donnarumma is, um, not that. He's 27 years old, AC Milan's third-choice goalkeeper and probably only there to keep his family and younger brother happy.
However, with Gianluigi injured and regular backup Marco Storari having injured himself during warmups, the job of seeing AC Milan past hated rivals Inter into the Coppa Italia semifinals fell to Antonio.
He delivered with a clean sheet, although it wasn't entirely smooth sailing. Antonio had an own goal fortunately nullified after the replay determined a nearby Inter player was offside.
— Alessia Nvelli (@Alessia_Nov) December 27, 2017
But he mostly did well, especially when he found himself one on one with Joao Mario.
Antonio Donnarumma really stepped up tonight, great performance pic.twitter.com/2LchP7wxB7— SempreMilan (@SempreMilanCom) December 27, 2017
AC Milan evantually found a winner in extra time, but the real story is their third-choice keeper not conceding a loser.