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The Milan streets were filled with jubilant fans on Sunday as Inter sealed a first Serie A title in 11 years to end rivals Juventus’ nine-year dominance.

Antonio Conte’s side clinched their 19th Scudetto after Atalanta drew 1-1 at Sassuolo to leave the ‘Nerazzurri’ 13 points clear with four games remaining.

The 51-year-old took over Inter in 2019 and lifted the trophy against their bitter rivals after finishing second last season.

“This triumph is one of the biggest achievements in my career,” said Conte, who also won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2017.

“It wasn’t an easy choice for me to go to Inter, at a time when the team wasn’t used to winning. They were also the direct rival of Juventus, my former club.”

Inter are now the second most successful team in Italy, one league success ahead of bitter city rivals AC Milan’s 18, but still some way short of Juve’s 36.

The Lombardy side had not won the title since winning the Uefa Champions League, Serie A, and Coppa Italia treble back in 2010.

Their last trophy was the Coppa Italia in 2011 and they missed out on the Champions League for six seasons before Luciano Spalletti took them back to Europe’s top club competition in 2018.

Conte is the 13th coach since Mourinho to sit on the Nerazzurri bench and the club has changed hands twice over the past decade.

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By FARPost Reporter 

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