Insigne robbed by gunman on scooter

Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne was robbed at gunpoint in Naples over the weekend, with his agent admitting it was a "terrible" ordeal for the local.

The Italy international, who hails from the Mediterranean city, was on his way home from a night out dining with friends when the incident occurred.

A scooter pulled level with Insigne's vehicle as he stopped at a traffic light and a gunman forced the occupants to hand over their valuables before the two robbers made away with £625 in cash, jewellery and a Rolex, according to local media.

Antonio Ottaiano confirmed that his client had returned to training after the initial shock and the 24-year-old played the full 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw at Fiorentina on Monday night.

"It was a terrible experience for Lorenzo," Ottaiano said, as quoted by Il Messaggero. "He told me how awful he felt.

"Fortunately he had the clarity of mind not to move and, aware of the danger straight away, he followed the robbers' instructions.

"Fortunately it all ended without any consequences. Incidents like these can end in tragedy. After the first moments of shock, I have spoken to him again and he's serene again."

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