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Buffon: Scudetto a huge weight off Juve's shoulders

Buffon: Scudetto a huge weight off Juve's shoulders

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The experienced goalkeeper is over the moon with his side's Serie A success and believes the club always performed at the important moments

Gianluigi Buffon has voiced his delight with Juventus' Scudetto win and has admitted that a weight been lifted off the club's shoulders now it has wrapped up the title.

The Turin giants recorded a 1-0 win over Palermo at the weekend to secure the Serie A title and the Italy captain feels they fully deserve their success as they always performed when it mattered most.

"It’s a huge weight off our shoulders, a responsibility we've had from the start of the season. When you’re favorites and expected to win, it’s only yours to lose. We did well," he told the official Juventus website. "I’ve really enjoyed this particular Scudetto triumph as we’ve shown our group spirit right from the first match."

He added, "We never put a foot wrong when it counted and in recent matches, we took the decisive steps by winning difficult games that were anything but guaranteed victories."

Juventus takes on Atalanta, Cagliari and Sampdoria in its remaining three Serie A games.


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