The 'Special One' has never won a League Championship on the very last day...Inter coach Jose Mourinho admits that winning this season's Scudetto was the toughest of all, as he has always won leagues prior to the final day of the season.
The Portuguese tactician credits Sampdoria for helping the Nerazzurri win the Scudetto, as they defeated Roma 2-1 a few weeks ago, allowing his side to leapfrog the Giallorossi on the ladder.
"It was the toughest Scudetto I have ever won," Mourinho told La Gazzetta Dello Sport. "We were two points down with five matches to go.
"I have never fought for the championship on the last day. I have always wrapped up the title before the last match, and was worried up until the 90th minute that Siena could have scored.
"I risked not being on the bench for this match [for a joke made about Roma offering money to Siena to win against his side]."
Mourinho gave his strongest possible hint that he could be leaving the Nerazzurri once the Champions League final is over.
"Italy is not my home. It is not a country where I can work well," he stated.
The tactician never questioned his team, knowing deep down that they would win.
"I was never scared that we would lose. When we drew with Fiorentina [in April] and Roma overtook us, we knew that winning wasn't enough," added the coach.
"It was Sampdoria who helped us out the most, as it was the last opportunity for us to regain the lead in the race.
"We have two titles, the others have zero. I can say this calmly.
"An historic week awaits us, where I want to give it everything we have to win. I want to prepare my team to the best of my abilities, and then I will take a rest," concluded Mourinho.
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