The Italian is currently on loan at Bologna.
Sunderland fans look away now because as The Black Cats toil in the Premier League, sitting second from bottom, a player they were desperate to shift in the summer has just gone and scored a winning goal in one of the world's most infamous football stadiums.
The player in question is Italian international Emanuele Giaccherini.
This summer he was loaned out to recently promoted Bologna for the season after being informed his long-term future was not with the club.
This afternoon however he scored the only goal in the 83rd minute at the San Siro as Bologna pulled off a historic win against AC Milan in their own backyard.
It was his third goal for the club in his last five appearances, after a spell out injured in December,
Giaccherini was a shock coup in 2013. He arrived from Juventus for a fee reported by The Mirror to be in the £6.5 million region.
The Italian, who has 21 caps for the Azzurri, played 32 times in his first season at the club, scoring five goals.
However 2014-15 was spent mainly on the physio table. He played just 11 games, and scored no goals, in a disappointing campaign - although remained a member of the Italian national team under his former Juventus coach Antonio Conte.