The veteran said: "It was the most beautiful year of my career. Unfortunately, I think that it will be unrepeatable. I am sorry that it is over. Both for me and for Milan it was a triumphant year. Athens, Yokohama, the goals record.
"There were many happy occasions that we experienced together.
"Now we're all here with great enthusiasm in Dubai and can prepare better thanks to the climate. Our main objective is to recover the points in the championship."