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AC Milan win Serie A title after 11-year wait, club inspired by Kobe Bryant

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AC Milan win Serie A title after 11-year wait, club inspired by Kobe Bryant

AC Milan clinched the Serie A title for the 1st time in 11 many years on the closing day of the league season on Sunday, defeating Sassuolo 3-.

Stefano Pioli’s aspect came into the ultimate spherical of fixtures realizing a place would be ample for them to finish best ahead of rivals Inter Milan, with a double from Olivier Giroud and one intention from Franck Kessie sealing the Scudetto in fashion.

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It is the first time that Milan have won the league title due to the fact Massimiliano Allegri guided the club to the trophy in the 2010-11 campaign.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was component of that winning workforce ,and the striker has now sealed his seventh league title in Italy with a few various teams (Milan, Juventus and Inter).

Speaking after Milan’s earn above Atalanta previous week, Pioli claimed he utilised NBA excellent Kobe Bryant as inspiration for his gamers.

The Los Angeles Lakers legend, who was tragically killed in a helicopter crash with his 13-yr-old daughter Gianna, was a lifelong Milan supporter and grew up in Italy in between the ages of 6 and 13.

“I showed the lads an job interview with Kobe Bryant, who explained at 2- up in the NBA playoffs, the position is not finished. We are not completed,” Piolo stated in his postmatch job interview. “We need to have to keep that tranquil and focus that can in the close verify decisive.

“When we took demand at Milan, the workforce had absolutely various tactical beliefs and concepts, so we experienced to improve every thing. Now the superior thing is that the gamers appreciate creating the most of our strengths and making ready tactically, currently being capable to alter also to limit our opponents.”

Milan have now pulled degree with town rivals Inter, who have 18 Serie A titles, to turn into the joint 2nd-most successful club in league history at the rear of Juventus, who have 36 league wins.

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