Roma and Italy starlet Nicolò Zaniolo has quitted Instagram: ‘My life is on the pitch and not on social media.’
The 21-year-old has posted a brief announcement through the Instagram account of his mother Francesca Costa to reveal he is not going to use social media anymore.
“My life is on the pitch and not on social media or gossip, I’ve decided to quit this superficial world that does not belong to me,” the statement reads.
“All this is affecting my tranquillity, my recover and my passion. I deactivate my account and I hug all of you.”
Zaniolo, who has over 1 million followers on Instagram, has made headlines due to his love affairs over the last few of days.
He first announced he had split up with his girlfriend Sara Scaperrotta, who is pregnant with his baby, and started a new relationship with Romanian model Madalina Ghenea.
The latter, however, denied being involved in a relation with the Roma starlet who she ‘has only met once.’
The former Fiorentina and Inter midfielder is currently out of action with a knee injury and is expected to return in March.