Silvio Berlusconi offered a laconic "Shame" when asked what he thought of Milan's talisman farewell. And Ancelotti? "The same."
Ancelotti should be getting the message loud and clear.
Maldini ends his career against AS Roma in a very consequential match for both. A win will assure Milan's automatic qualifying and Roma would book a Europa spot.
25 years and 901 matches later the number 29 will be retired.