"We are back and we are a force," Trezeguet grinned. "Bigger sides will give us more important tests, but we will try for the Scudetto and confidence is worth so much.
Captain Alessandro Del Piero, who is struggling with an injury niggle, also took obvious pleasure from the performance.
"The championship couldn't have started better," he insisted. "It was a great win and a convincing one. Perhaps the scoreline flattered us, but we wanted it so much."