There are few certainties in life. One of these is Juventus.
Seasons and shirts change, players come and go, but the Old Lady is always resplendent whenever she steps out. The belle of the ball. Years go by, and with them come new challenges, but one of life’s certainties is that Juventus will always be up to the task, stunning as ever.
The club were up to the challenge again this year, winning an incredible fourth straight league title, the 33rd of its glorious history. There were changes in personnel and playing style but the substance was just the same.
Our 33rd Scudetto comes courtesy of an extraordinary group of players and coach tailor-made for them. It also belongs to the Juventus supporters who overcame any initial doubts and scepticism, continuing to love the Old Lady, no ifs, no buts. It’s the Scudetto we dedicate to you, Bianconeri fans: #4Ju33.
In the last few seasons, Juve first triumphed amid enthusiasm, against all odds, before confirming their dominance with pride the following year. The third league title saw the Bianconeri break all records that stood before them, while this year they harnessed all of the confidence they have in their own endless ability. The club won the Scudetto again with the swagger of champions and the patience of a great side.
That’s where Massimiliano Allegri made his mark. He charted the route and the new signings needed to reach the finish line.
The coach conveyed calm to the team and led them to the Scudetto with a result against one of the surprise packages of the season, a team who had held us to a draw at Juventus Stadium.
Twenty games unbeaten, from Empoli to Empoli. An 18-game unbeaten home run, the best attack, the best defence and 19 clean sheets. Seasons come and go but Juve are the same as ever.
The 2014/15 side is a majestic symphony. A group that have produced football which is out of this world.
Tomorrow we’ll let the party spill out into the streets and squares all over Italy and throughout the world and we’ll just wear a big grin on our face. That’s because we have other big games to come. A Coppa Italia final and a Champions League semi, the last obstacle between us and the showpiece on Europe’s biggest stage.
There are few certainties in life. One of these is the Old Lady’s indomitable spirit which sees her fight game after game in all competitions, fino alla fine.
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