‘Jorginho winning Ballon d’Or would be scandal’, says Cassano

Tue 17 August 2021 | 17:54

Former Real Madrid striker Antonio Cassano has revealed his conversation with Chelsea midfielder Jorginho over this year’s Ballon d’Or award.


has told


that it would be a scandal if he won the Ballon d’Or instead of


, and the Italy international agreed.

After the European Super Cup glory with


, Jorginho became the only player in football history to win the Champions League, European Championships, and Super Cup in the same year.

The triumphal ride of the 29-year-old has put him among the candidates for 2021 Ballon d’Or.

However, Cassano is not convinced and believes

Lionel Messi

should be given the trophy.

“Remember when I said any journalist who voted for Jorginho as Ballon d’Or should have his license taken away?”

Cassano told Christian Vieri on

Bobo TV

Twitch channel


“Well, I was in Formentera with my family and just as I saw down, I felt a touch. ‘Antonio, you’re great!’ the voice says. I turn around to ask who he was, he took off his glasses and mask, and it was Jorginho!

“I told him, Jorgi, can you believe the scandal if they should give you the Ballon d’Or and not to Messi? He replied that he absolutely agreed with me, Messi should always win it.

“Now I admire Jorginho even more. We were talking for a good 90 minutes, he is an exceptional guy, very intelligent, humble and polite.”

source: SportMob

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