Lorenzo Insigne disclosed that he and his wife Genny had a miscarriage, but that their daughter will remain in their “hearts forever.”
After having a difficult time adjusting to life in Canada, the Toronto FC winger, who spent 16 years with Napoli before joining the MLS, opened up about the devastating loss.
Last month, the 54-cap Italy player took a hiatus from the game to attend to personal concerns.
And now, having spoken candidly about the daughter she and her wife Jenny lost, he has disclosed the heartbreaking cause.
Insigne, 31, who was grieving, said: “It’s well known that I have had to deal with personal problems in the last few weeks, but perhaps not everyone knows the reasons.”
“So let me make it clear, my wife and I have lost a daughter, who will remain in our hearts forever.”
“But we had a big family problem. I find it hard to explain why I don’t feel like it.”
“We had a big loss together with my wife and it was not easy. We are trying to move forward together as we always have.”
“We have two other beautiful children, they allow us to be carefree, but our thoughts are always with us.”
“It’s always in our thoughts what happened to us.”
Genoveffa Darone and Insigne got married in December 2012.
Carmine, their first child, was born four months after Christian, who was born in March 2015.
Insigne made 434 appearances for Napoli’s first team, scoring 122 goals and taking home two Coppa Italias in the process.
The winner of Euro 2020 signed a four-year free contract with Toronto to join this summer and become the highest-paid player in the Major League Soccer.
In 12 games, he has so far tallied six goals and added two assists.
Insigne said at the tearful press conference: “When I arrived I knew it would be a difficult transition, but next year we will start together and we will be united.”
“We will stay united, it will be a great season and we know we will win a lot next year.”
Italian professional footballer Lorenzo Insigne Cavaliere OMRI (born 4 June 1991) plays as a winger for Toronto FC of Major League Soccer and the Italy national team.
Insigne started his professional career in 2009 with Napoli and made his Serie A debut in 2010. However, he later went on loan to Cavese, Foggia, and Pescara for successive seasons before coming back to Napoli in 2012. Although Insigne can play on either flank or through the middle, he is frequently used as a left winger.
He is particularly renowned for his creativity, short stature, quickness, technical proficiency, and accuracy from free kicks.
Lorenzo Insigne Haircut
Lorenzo Insigne is obviously a man who is preoccupied with aesthetics. Everything about the 31-year-old winger is flashy, both on and off the field, and it shows in his hair.
Here, the short-back-and-sides has taken on quite a technical twist, with Insigne forgoing his blond highlights from the campaign thus far while yet managing to pull off a rather glitzy trim.
The 31-year-old’s hair related rumors are frequently covered in tabloids and celebrity magazines.
Lorenzo Insigne’s Wife
On December 31, 2012, Lorenzo wed Genoveffa “Jenny” Darone; they have two children together: Carmine, born on April 4, 2013, and Christian, born on March 13, 2015.
Genoveffa’s Italian parents gave birth to her on September 24, 1992. Her parents have two sisters, Lucia and Violetta, as well as a brother, Roberto, therefore she is not their only kid.
Her mother Evelina and father Flavio did everything in their power to provide a good life and upbringing for all of their children.
Genoveffa, also known as Jenny used to frequent the church frequently when she was a child, and she still does.
Lorenzo Insigne’s Neck Tattoo
Even though many Italian players have tattoos, Insigne’s mark seems to have drawn the attention of football fans.
Lorenzo Insigne has a tattoo of three stick figures on the back of his neck.
The mother, father, and child in the stick figure drawing are supposedly depicted in a family portrait. The child is holding his parents’ hands and has a love heart over his head.
Tattoos on Lorenzo Insigne’s torso have made him famous. The football player possesses almost ten sizable pieces.
He has a lion on his back, a tattoo sleeve on his left arm, and larger individual designs on each of his legs among the larger designs.
Why did Lorenzo Insigne leave Napoli?
This summer, the Italy international relocated to Canada from Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.
After joining Toronto FC this summer, Lorenzo Insigne said that the caliber of football in the MLS caught him off guard.
The winger left Napoli for the first time in his career after reaching an agreement on a pre-contract earlier in the year.
Lorenzo Insigne, who is leaving the team after ten years, promised to “come back,” and both he and the organization made decisions.
The Italian forward scored in his farewell game after his missed penalty had to be retaken. He is moving on to MLS team FC Toronto.