But he feels Lazio are being ignored by the media.
"It's not easy to get three points away from home in a difficult arena to overtake Inter into second place," wrote Mauri on his official website after the 1-0 win at Sampdoria.
"A great Lazio performance. Do you think they might start talking about us now? Maybe...
"Wishing you all a Merry Christmas from the heart, we'll see each other again in 2013."