Wednesday May 16 2012
Buffon: 'Scudetto not like others'

Gigi Buffon points out the 2011-12 Juventus Scudetto “will never be the same as the others, not in the past or the future.”

The Bianconeri made history by becoming the first side to end a 20-team Serie A unbeaten, while it was also the first post-Calciopoli trophy for the club.

“I will hopefully be playing for a long time yet and hope the Juventus Museum can be further filled with new silverware,” said Buffon at the inauguration.

“Already today seeing a little space dedicated to me was wonderful. Celebrating the Scudetto was fantastic, as there was so much repressed joy waiting to burst out.

“This success will never be the same as the others, not in the past or the future.”

Alessandro Del Piero naturally has a place in the Juventus Museum, although his contract was not renewed this summer.

“As he ends his Juve career like this, having beaten every record, he will be seen as the image of this club for the next 150-200 years,” continued Buffon.

“I don’t think he could’ve asked for anything more and I’d have loved to be in his place after everything he has achieved.

“Alex’s gesture in not wanting the number 10 jersey to be retired only confirmed what a great man he is. In future those who have the honour of wearing it will know whose shoulders it graced.”