Monday, April 7, 2008

Maldini: My Last-Ever Game Against Juve?

Paolo Maldini has conceded that this weekend’s big match against Juventus could be his last-ever game against the Bianconeri.

The 39-year-old had announced many months back that he would be retiring at the end of the season, but recently he has been reconsidering this decision.

Earlier today however, Milan President Silvio Berlusconi said that he expected Maldini to actually hang up his boots.

“I don’t even know whether this will be my last game against the Bianconeri or not,” the legend stated on Sky Sport Italia.

Milan will travel to Turin with renewed confidence following an impressive 3-1 win over Cagliari at the weekend.

“We were improved from last week and we finally managed to win at home,” Maldini noted.

“We knew that we couldn’t make any mistakes because it would be too difficult to pull Fiorentina back.

“But we were calm against Cagliari and we weren’t thinking about what happened in previous games.

“From the off we tried to impose our style of play and that generally gives us the advantage at home.”

Milan have moved up to fifth in the table, but they remain four points behind Fiorentina, who occupy the final Champions League slot.