Ballon d’ Or 2021: It’s his right – Marcello Lippi names player to win award


Former Juventus manager, Marcello Lippi, has named Chelsea’s Jorginho as the rightful player that should win this year’s Ballon d’ Or.

Lippi believes it is Jorginho’s right to win the 2021 Ballon d’ Or because the Italy international won the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA best player and the Euro 2020.

The 73-year-old stated this at the weekend following Italy’s World Cup qualifier in a 1-1 draw with Switzerland.

Recall that Jorginho missed a penalty during Italy’s draw with Switzerland at the Stadio Olimpico.

“Despite the mistake from the penalty spot yesterday [Italy vs Switzerland], I would give it [Ballon d’Or 2021] to Jorginho,” Lippi told TMW.

“He has won everything and when one wins everything, it’s right that he gets this recognition.

“There are great champions who have won little or nothing, then champions who have won everything and must be rewarded.”

Jorginho was already included in the 30-man nominees shortlisted for the 2021 Ballon d’ Or.

The winner of this year’s Ballon d’ Or will be announced on November 29.





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