Denilson showed cast-iron nerve to fire his penalty past Alexander Doni to keep Arsenal level in the shoot-out at the Stadio Olimpico.

After the game, the Brazilian told Arsenal TV Online that it was not something he had done before.

In an exclusive interview he discussed:

  • going through to the Quarter-Finals
  • the wild celebrations after the penalty shoot-out win
  • the nerves before his penalty
  • the importance of the victory
  • getting a little luck on the night

Subscribers can watch this video now.

Copyright 2014 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 12 Mar 2009