Saturday, May 22nd, 2010. Inter lifted its third-ever Champions League trophy at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The Nerazzurri's 2-0 victory over Bayern Munich capped off an incredible season with the first treble of any Italian club.
Sunday, May 23rd, 2021. Four thousand and nineteen days later, Inter is at last back atop the podium, this time on its own San Siro pitch. The Nerazzurri's 19th Scudetto has been a certainty since early May, but the anticipation of Sunday’s events never dwindled. In fact, the visions and dreams of at last seeing Handanovic, Lukaku, and every other name on the roster with the Scudetto trophy paled in comparison to reality.
It might be a mere twenty-four hours after we saw the celebrations live, but I don’t think that’s too soon to relive a trophy lift that won’t be forgotten anytime soon.
Which scenes stand out to you the most from Sunday’s festivities? Who made you smile even wider when they lifted the trophy?
Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ll be spending the next hour scrolling up and down this page a startling number of times. A picture says a thousand words and I’ll be reading each one again and again.