AC Milan striker Antonio Cassano was happy to get on the scoresheet in victory over former club Sampdoria. Cassano converted a penalty against the club he left in bitter circumstances in January, as the Rossoneri swept Samp aside 3-0.

"I played a great game. Maybe I was inspired by the birth of my son," he said after Christopher Cassano's arrival on Friday.

"Obviously I dedicate the goal to my son and my wife. Becoming a father is an indescribable joy. I don't know how to express these emotions.

"Why did we choose the name Christopher? I just liked it. I am a special kind of guy and my son will be the same."

Cassano had struggled to make an impact at Milan recently, but was pushed into action with Zlatan Ibrahimovic suspended and Alexandre Pato injured.

"I am starting to improve physically, as that is very important for me and once I am fit it makes everything easier.

"I have everything at Milan. I feel complete, get on well with my teammates and the Milan family. Now we have to focus on winning the Scudetto."

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