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Saturday May 7 2011
Allegri: 'I still can't believe it!'

Massimiliano Allegri has won the Scudetto at his first attempt with Milan. “I still can't believe it! I made a pledge with Adriano Galliani.”

The former Cagliari Coach had never won silverware before, but is Champion of Italy after a 0-0 draw at Roma this evening.

“It was important to finish this off against Roma, who still have ambitions of fourth place. We played with great concentration to bring the Scudetto to Milan without waiting for next Sunday,” said Allegri.

“I have to thank the lads, the President who gave me this chance and this squad with newcomers who behaved impeccably in the locker room.

“These men have won so many trophies, but they were professionals working for the group. This is why we won the Scudetto.

“To be honest, I still can't believe it! I'm incredibly happy and lucky. I had a great squad at my disposal and there was always respect between players.

“The best moment was the derby, as that was the right time to break away from Inter. It's just a shame we're not in Milan right now.”

When asked if he had planned anything special, Allegri revealed a promise with Milan's Vice-President.

“Galliani and I made a pledge that if we won the Scudetto, we'd walk up to the church in Versilia on foot. It'll be quite a hike!”

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