Chelsea and Italy midfielder, Jorginho has made a serious claim that he deserves this year’s Ballon d’Or award. The player who played a crucial role as Italy won the European Championships title after beating England 3-2 via penalties on Sunday. He said he stands a better chance to win the award than Messi, Ronaldo and Messi.
He was also part of the Chelsea squad that won this year’s UEFA Champions League in Porto after beating follow English Premier League side Manchester City 1-0 in the final. The Italian star in an interview stated that he deserved the Ballon d’Or ahead of the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Neymar due to the trophies he has won this year.
Nobody has Won More Trophies Than Me this Season- Jorginho Claims
According to him, he said: “We all have dreams. But, I will be honest. It depends on the criteria that the decision is based on.” He also said: “If we are talking about talent, then I know I am not the best in the world. But if it’s going by titles, then nobody has won more than I have this season.”
“How could I compare myself to [Lionel] Messi, Neymar or Cristiano Ronaldo? But, I repeat, it depends on the criteria,” Jorginho concluded. Recently, one of his teammates Lorenzo Insigne tipped him to win the Ballon d’Or award because of his superb penalty that gave them the victory over Spain in the semi-finals.