Lazio’s Italian Goalkeeper Ivan Provedel Makes History with Goal in Champions League Draw Against Atletico Madrid
Moscow, September 20 – Lazio’s Goalkeeper Ivan Provedel Scores Historic Goal in Champions League Match
Lazio’s Italian goalkeeper, Ivan Provedel, expressed his disbelief at the fact that his goal secured a draw for the team in their recent Champions League group stage match against Atletico Madrid.
A Crucial Goal in the Second Half
In the match, Provedel scored in the fifth minute of the second half, rescuing his team from a potential defeat.
A Remarkable Feat in Champions League History
Provedel’s goal also made him the second goalkeeper in the history of the Champions League to score a goal from open play. The first goalkeeper to achieve this feat was Sinan Polat, the Turkish goalkeeper for the Belgian team “Standard,” who scored a field goal in a group stage match against the Dutch team AZ Alkmaar in 2009.
A Brief Background on Ivan Provedel
Ivan Provedel, who is 29 years old, was born in Pordenone, Italy. Interestingly, his mother is Russian.