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Jorginho dreams of winning the 2021 Ballon d’Or award

Sat 09 October 2021 | 19:57

Chelsea and Italy midfielder Jorginho has said he is dreaming of winning the Ballon d’Or award after being listed in the shortlist for the 2021 Ballon d’Or and said the Azzurri are aiming to bounce back from their 2-1 defeat to Spain in the semi-finals of the Nations League.

The 29-year-old has enjoyed a very successful year so far, winning the Champions League with

Chelsea

, European Championships with Italy, and the UEFA Men's Player of the Year Award.

Ahead of

Italy

’s game against

Belgium

, Jorginho admitted it’s hard to prepare for a new game every three days.

“I always want to play and to be able to help the team,” Jorginho said at a press conference. “All these games every three days makes it hard to train and recover, but I’m fine.

“We have just lost a game, we have a desire to win again. We have this winning mentality here and for me, tomorrow’s match represents an opportunity. We want to win again.”

“Belgium are a great national team,”

he said.

“They have been ranked first for years, they are a great team and it’s never easy to play against them.

“You must always stay on track and give your best.”

Jorginho is included on the 30-man shortlist of the Ballon d’Or award this year and was asked if he dreams of winning the award.

“Who doesn’t dream of that? Dreaming small and dreaming big are the same thing, so it’s better to dream big…”


source: SportMob

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