(ANSA) – NAPLES, MAY 15 – ” Thanks to all of you, thanks to the city in which I rejoiced, suffered and even fought a few times. But we always did it together. Every goodbye leaves a little bitter taste in my mouth and I know I will miss you. But the unforgettable moments I lived with you I will always carry with me. “An excited Lorenzo Insigne greeted the fifty thousand fans who had come to the Maradona stadium to pay homage to him with a short speech delivered in the center of the field.
Insigne was welcomed on the pitch, before the start of the match with Genoa, by his teammates, by the coach Spalletti and by the president De Laurentiis to whom the fans sent a loud whistling wave.
Only applause and cheers of encouragement instead for Insigne who was accompanied on the field by his wife and two children. Mertens gave him a special T-shirt with the number 24 and Koulibaly an interactive picture on which he will be able to review all the most important moments lived in Napoli, at the end of a very long experience, with 433 games played.
In curve B a banner was displayed with the inscription: ” Your jersey weighed most of all because it belonged to those who really loved it. You wore it with the flair, pride and dignity of the proud son of this city ”. (HANDLE).