During Napoli’s 4-2 win against Sampdoria on Saturday, Belgian striker Dries Mertens made a rather lovely gesture after scoring for the Serie A table-toppers.
After netting his side’s fourth goal, Mertens immediately made a bee-line for sub Nathaniel Chalobah. Only last week, the Chelsea loanee had returned to England after his mother passed away, and Mertens was sure to celebrate his goal with the England U21 midfielder, with the rest of the Napoli squad joining in…
Nice touch from Mertens and his Napoli teammates who celebrate with Chalobah, who recently lost his mother pic.twitter.com/eJEcN9yJXN
— Real Talk Football (@RealTlkFootball) January 24, 2016
Rather touching stuff!