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Sunday July 15 2012
Lucio talks like a Juventino…

New Juventus signing Lucio has quickly archived his Inter past. “How many titles have Juve won? 30…”

The Turin giants and the Nerazzurri have clashed heavily over recent years after the Old Lady had two Scudetti taken away from them as part of the Calciopoli probe, with one being reassigned to the Beneamata.

“President Andrea Agnelli is right, Juventus have won 30 Scudetti,” the South American stated on Sunday after he recently rescinded his Inter deal.

“I respect my ex-teammates at Inter, but I now play for Juventus and I hope they miss me – I hope Inter have made a mistake.

“Should I score a goal against them then I will certainly celebrate it as I always give my best for the team which I play for.”

The 34-year-old free agent was being linked with clubs in Turkey and Spain, but he opted to remain in the Italian top flight.

“This is an important step in my career,” he continued. “I’m at a club with a great project. I chose Juventus because I still wanted to play at the highest level.

“I’m somebody that always honours the shirt that I wear. Juventus have returned to being a great team and our mentality must be a winning one.

“I’m now at the disposal of the Coach in order to adapt to the systems he employs.”

The Turin giants won Serie A last term, but they now have their eyes on challenging for the European Cup.

Lucio added: “We know that it won’t be easy to win in Europe, but I think Juventus is already amongst the best. We can aim for the maximum in the Champions League, as well as Serie A and the Coppa Italia.”

The former Bayern Munich stopper has also revealed that he will wear the No 2 shirt at the club.

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