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Lorenzo Insigne’s celebration tribute to injured team-mate Arkadiusz Milik went terribly wrong

Napoli took the lead early on against Feyenoord but his celebration didn't go to plan

It should have been a touching gesture of support.

But instead it was a moment of comedy gold.

Poor Arek Milik…

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Poor Arek Milik…

Napoli forward Arkadiusz Milik suffered another devastating ACL injury at the weekend, just weeks after returning from a long lay-off caused by the same injury.

The Poland international’s career has sadly been put on hold for at least another six months.

Nobody likes to see a player struck down with a severe injury

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Nobody likes to see a player struck down with a severe injury

That brings us to Napoli’s home Champions League game against Feyenoord this evening.

The hosts took the lead in the opening exchanges via Lorenzo Insigne and the Italian winger ran straight to the dugout after the ball hit the net, clearly with a celebration in mind.

Insigne’s thought turned to his injured team-mate straight away after scoring

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Insigne’s thought turned to his injured team-mate straight away after scoring

A substitute then tossed him a folded shirt before Insigne unravelled it to reveal a touching tribute to… Piotr Zielinski?

Wrong Polish Napoli player, mate!

Zielinski is sitting on the bench tonight with his ACL perfectly in tact.

The mistake was quickly rectified and Insigne should be praised for the show of support for crocked team-mate Milik.

But when it comes to organisation…