Top players across different leagues in Europe would be hoping to win the 2021 ballon d’Or award after giving an impressive performance with both their teams and countries. Among the nominees for the Ballon d’Or award contenders, our focus is going to be on Jorginho, Messi, and Lewandowski.
The 3 football players have been very excellent with their respective teams as they have won both team trophies and also individual awards. Ahead of the award ceremony, here are 2 reasons why Jorginho may likely win the Ballon d’Or ahead of Messi and Lewandowski.
The first reason why Jorginho may likely win the Ballon d’Or ahead of Messi and Lewandowski is due to his achievement last season. Jorginho was one of the best midfielders in the world last season as he won the EURO competition trophy with Italy and also, he won the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup with Chelsea.
In football, these 3 trophies are regarded among the biggest trophies in football. The Chelsea and Italy midfielder was instrumental to his team’s exceptional success last season.
2) Defensive Stats
The second reason why Jorginho may win the Ballon d’Or ahead of Messi and Lewandowski is due to his excellent stats with his club and country. Messi and Lewandowski are good offensively, but when we talk about defensive contribution to the team, Jorginho stands out as he is known for his excellent work rate, interceptions, tackles, and pass accuracy.
The presence of Jorginho in the heart of both Chelsea and Italy’s midfield provides an extra boost for both teams who had very good defensive records last season.
Overall, the 2 reasons stated above may see Jorginho claim the Ballon d’Or award ahead of other strong contenders like Lionel Messi and Jorginho.
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