“It hurts to see Napoli on TV” – Corriere.it

“It hurts to see Napoli on TV” – Corriere.it
“It hurts to see Napoli on TV” – Corriere.it
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The former Napoli captain has not trained for ten days due to a family problem. In an interview with Dazn he admits: «The big regret is not having won the Scudetto. If I leave Toronto it will only be to go home “

Lorenzo Insigne’s choice to leave Napoli for America, that of Mls, destination Toronto, was as courageous as it was inevitable. The striker, Neapolitan by birth, released from De Laurentiis’ club, did not find an agreement for the renewal and the “change of life” was somehow necessary, albeit with conviction. The uncle of America, the captain “misunderstood” in his land, has thus reserved a five-star scenario, with a significant salary (eight million euros), a series of benefits for himself and his family and, above all, a lightness of life in terms of pressures that played a fundamental role in the decision. The brave captain was greeted with great enthusiasm, he found players like Criscito and Bernardeschi in the same team, but in recent weeks he has had to face a family drama that is keeping him away from the pitch. It was Toronto, through a press release, that made the situation known as far as possible (“Lorenzo Insigne is facing a personal family problem and will not train. Domenico Criscito has remained to support Lorenzo and his family. Out of respect for his family. Insigne, we will not release any more comments on this topic ».

Definitely not a positive moment, given the strong support of the players of the Canadian team, above all the goalkeeper Westberg, who, after saving a penalty, indicated with his hands the number 24. Dedication also highlighted by Toronto on its social profiles, also adding a big heart. This is a serious problem that the captain is dealing with with his family, in absolute confidentiality. Trying to make the inclusion in the new life, including school, of his children Christian and Carmine as normal as possible. His wife, Genny Darone, who left for Canada expecting her third child, as shown on several Instagram stories of her, has recently disappeared from the radar and has also been reached by her parents. What happened? The reserve, and this is also right, is total.

The “saudade” had already appeared and in the exclusive interview given ten days ago to Dazn (so before the family problem he had to face) it is quite evident. No repentance, but nostalgia. «I miss playing with the Napoli shirt – he said – but I made my choice and I don’t regret it. I am the main fan and Naples is my home. If I go away from here it will be to return to Naples. From here, it hurts to watch their matches and not be on the pitch, but unfortunately that’s life. The regret is that we had the chance both with Sarri and with Spalletti to win the Scudetto and we did not succeed.“. Natural for a boy who grew up in Naples, now in his thirties, who has decided to cut the umbilical cord and face a new experience, still feeling strongly linked to his city, to the team with which he has achieved his dreams. From Naples, in fact, many of him have shown solidarity with him for the moment he lives, while respecting his privacy.


September 14, 2022 (change September 14, 2022 | 14:22)

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