Napoli striker Hamsik robbed of Rolex watch at gunpoint

MILAN, Italy (AFP) - Napoli forward Marek Hamsik has been robbed of a luxury Rolex watch by three masked men at gunpoint, according to Italian media reports Sunday.

ANSA news agency said Hamsik escaped uninjured from the attack which happened on Sunday following his side's scoreless home draw against Sampdoria in Italy's Serie A.

The report said Hamsik had momentarily stopped in his BMW X6 car on the motorway as he drove his wife to the airport after the game at the San Paolo stadium, and was approached by three masked men on scooters.

They smashed his car window before taking Hamsik's luxury watch after threatening him with a gun.

Hamsik had one of the best chances in the game to score for Napoli, who ultimately spurned the chance to close the gap on leaders Juventus to two points.

Juve, on 55 points, now lead Napoli on 51 by four points with Lazio a distant third on 44.

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