The Blues midfielder named the Premier League star he would vote for to win the prestigious Ballon d’Or in 2021.
Kevin De Bruyne would be Jorginho’s pick to win the 2021 Ballon d’Or award next month.
After a fine year for club and country, that resulted in Champions League and Euro 2020 success, Jorginho is on the 30-man shortlist for football’s most illustrious individual honor.
But aside from voting for himself, Jorginho would vote for fellow Premier League midfielder De Bruyne. The Belgian was integral behind Manchester City’s league success last season. He also won the PFA award and a fifth EFL Cup.
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What did he say?
“If I don’t vote for me, who will vote? I want to have at least one vote! Just kidding,” Jorginho told ESPN Brasil.
“I believe I’d vote for Kevin De Bruyne for everything he’s been doing and for the beautiful football he’s been showing in recent years. For those who like football, it’s great to see him play because he understands football, he is a player with above-average intelligence.”
Jorginho is set to return to action on Saturday for Chelsea’s trip to Newcastle in the Premier League. For match details and betting tips, check out the link here.