Diego Milito appears to be in his final stages of the Inter Milan career, but he will forever been known for his exploits with the team during the 2010 season.

He had just arrived from Genoa in a £ 10 million deal, but he catapulted the club to immense success after helping them win the treble. This included the Champions League title as well, which was the first that the club had won in more than four decades. Despite his achievements, he was overlooked for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award, which was ultimately won by Lionel Messi.

Now at 34 years of age, Milito does not have a long time left at the top-level. He is expected to leave Inter Milan at the end of the season when his contract expires. He, however, does not regret not having won the ultimate accolade at a personal level – Ballon d’Or award. This is because he says that the treble gave them so much that it is the most beautiful thing that ever happened to him. Milito recently returned from a long-term absence due to injury. He has found his team struggling in the fifth place, as they look on course to miss out on Champions League football for the second consecutive season. Milito, however, has called for patience from the supporters.

"In all honesty, I think I should have at least have been in the top 50, but I was only a little disappointed. What matters to me are winning titles for the team. If I had to choose between the Ballon d'Or and the victories for Inter, I would not have any doubts. The treble was the most beautiful thing in my career. It was a perfect season. We need time, the team is in a period of reconstruction, with many new players and new coaching staff,” said Milito.

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