LORENZO INSIGNE recently left his beloved Napoli and the city of Naples, where he met his beloved wife.

Genoveffa Darone does not hog the limelight, allowing for her husband to boss the back pages in Italy, as he did during their Euro 2020 campaign.

Insigne was one of the outstanding performers for Roberto Mancini's side as they lifted the European Championship at England's expense.

We know all about the Italian winger, but who is key to his success behind the scenes?

Who is Genoveffa Darone and how old is she?

Genoveffa, often referred to as Jenny as her Instagram suggests, was born on September 24, 1992 to her Italian parents in Frattamaggior.

She is currently 29-years-old, two years younger than her husband Lorenzo.

At a young age she is said to have helped her family financially as she took a job working as a saleswoman in a haircare shop but now she is tasked with the responsibility of looking after her family.


When did they get married?

Meeting her now-husband during a loan spell at Pescara, they began dating.

The couple dated for just seven months before getting married but there was something unique about their wedding day.

Tying the knot on December 31, 2012 – the pair opted for a New Years wedding. It remains unclear why they chose this date but there is speculation that it could be due to Lorenzo's work schedule in Italy.

They have been married for over 10 years now, with Genoveffa seeing her husband become a Napoli icon in this time before supporting him in his move to Toronto FC this summer.

Does Lorenzo Insigne have any children?

The pair welcomed their first son on April 4, 2013 and named him Carmine.

Two years later they added another son, Christian, to their family while Insigne remained at Napoli.

Sadly, Genoveffa suffered a miscarriage in October 2022 and Lorenzo announced this to the press in the MLS.

He 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. But 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.”

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Does Genoveffa Darone attend Lorenzo Insigne's matches?

Genoveffa often attends Lorenzo's matches, most notably during Euro 2020.

She was spotted in the crowd every step of the way as Insigne and Italy lifted the trophy, watching her husband's matches over Europe.

Lorenzo's wife lived in Naples with him and would be in regular attendance of Napoli's games with her sons.

However, it remains unclear as to whether she has attended any matches since his move to Toronto.

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