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Olivier Giroud in the Serie A Team of the Week…as a goalkeeper

AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud earned a spot in the Serie A team of the week as a goalkeeper due to his heroics against Genoa.

Olivier Giroud assumed goalkeeping responsibilities when Milan’s regular keeper, Mike Maignan, received a red card towards the end of the Genoa match.

Giroud’s exceptional save in the final minutes of the game preserved a clean sheet for his team, resulting in a crucial three-point victory in a chaotic Serie A showdown over the weekend.

Christian Pulisic, the USMNT star, scored the lone goal of the match in the 87th minute. Giroud outstanding performance in the goalkeeper role secured his place in Serie A’s team of the week, deviating from his typical striker position.

In recognition of his heroic display during the game, AC Milan has introduced exclusive keeper jerseys with Olivier Giroud’s name and number, ‘Giroud 9’, allowing fans to purchase and personalize them.

After the international break concludes, Stefano Pioli’s team will confront Juventus in a pivotal Serie A encounter scheduled for October 22.

Ethan Dempsey
Ethan Dempsey
Ethan is a lifelong football fan. When he is not obsessing over the Premier League games, Ethan likes to read fantasy tomes, watch football documentaries and waste hours upon hours on video games.


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