Lorenzo Insigne (Italian pronunciation: [loˈrɛntso inˈsiɲɲe]; born 4 June 1991) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a forward or attacking midfielder for Napoli and the Italy national team. Insigne began his professional career with Napoli in 2009, making his Serie A debut in 2010, but was later sent on consecutive season loan spells to Foggia and Pescara, before returning to Napoli in 2012. Insigne is capable of playing on either flank, or through the centre, but is usually deployed as left winger. He is known in particular for his creativity, speed, and technical ability, as well as his accuracy from free-kicks.
Insigne has represented the Italy national under-21 football team, with whom he won a runner-up medal at the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship. He made his debut for the senior national team in September 2012, and has represented Italy at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and at UEFA Euro 2016.Close