Chelsea star N’Golo Kante plays down the talks on his chances to win Ballon d’Or.
is currently one of the nominees to win the Ballon d'Or thanks to his brilliant performances in the Champions League.
Defensive players rarely win such awards, but Kante has received a lot of attention since being named the best player of the match in both the semi-final againstReal Madrid
and then the final againstManchester City
Many believe the French star has a great chance to win the Ballon d'Or 2021, however, the 30-year-old has played down his chances, insisting that Winning Ballon d’Or is not a goal he is working on.
“It's a bit early to talk about it now. We are in the middle of the year, there are six months left, and lots of matches and competitions to play. It’s not necessary to say today that I deserve it,”
“A few years ago I was in the top 10. It was the first time and it was nice. But winning it is another story.
“It's a great individual reward. I see it as the result of a good season for the players. It's not a goal I'm working on. Those who won it in the past are players who have achieved great things during their career.”