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Jorginho On Ballon d'Or: Nobody Won More Than Me

Italy and Chelsea star Jorginho has talked up his chances of winning the Ballon d'Or after claiming nobody won more than he did last season.

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Jorginho was a key performer for Chelsea in the past campaign, helping the club win a second UEFA Champions League title, while he also won the 2020 UEFA European Championship with Italy recently.

Lionel Messi might be seen as a frontrunner for the prestigious accolade after leading Argentina to the 2021 Copa America title, but Jorginho feels he could be a favourite for the prize if the decision is based on titles won this past campaign.

"We all have dreams," the Brazil-born playmaker told SporTV.

"But, I'll be honest, it depends on the criteria that the decision is based on.

"If we're talking about talent then I know I'm not the best in the world. But if it's going on titles, then nobody has won more than I have this season.

"How could I compare myself to (Lionel) Messi, Neymar or Cristiano Ronaldo? They've got completely different characteristics to me. But, I repeat, it depends on the criteria."

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