ANTONIO CONTE had salt rubbed into his wounds as his Inter Milan suffered Europa League agony against Sevilla.
The Italians were defeated 3-2 in the final by the Spaniards after a thrilling encounter in Cologne.
However, the former Chelsea coach suffered further misery after he was mocked by opposition midfielder Ever Banega.
The Sevilla midfielder previously had a miserable and unsuccessful spell with the San Siro outfit.
And according to various outlets, he decided to mock Conte’s hair during a feisty exchange during the clash.
Banega is reported to have started the row, saying: “Let’s see if that wig is real”.
Conte, who has undergone a successful hair transplant, was understandably fuming about the gesture early doors in the contest.
And he allegedly told the Argentine he would “see him after the game”.
During the verbal exchange, Banega could be seen rubbing the top of his own head, appearing to mock Conte.
After suffering from hair loss, Conte, now 51, had three transplant procedures before going into management in 2007.
The former midfielder even travelled to Vancouver in Canada to remedy his battle with baldness after two botched attempts to reverse the process in his native Italy.
Conte is well known for his animated antics on the touchline.
And he was extremely upset after his side were denied a second penalty during the first half.
Banega and his team-mates did have the last laugh as they secured the prize in Germany.
A brace from Luuk De Jong and a fabulous overhead kick from Diego Carlos, that was unfortunately deflected in off Romelu Lukaku, sealed a 3-2 win for the LaLiga outfit.