‘Nobody was as decisive as him in 2021’ — Former England boss Fabio Capello gives his verdict on the Ballon d’Or winner

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The 2021 Ballon d’Or is proving to be a weird one as there are not too many candidates considered to win the award.

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho and PSG star Lionel Messi are the two favourites for the award, but former England and Italy boss Fabio Capello has said Jorginho is deserving of the award.

According to Capello, besides Jorginho winning the Champions League, Euros and Super Cup, not many were as decisive as him in 2021.

Capello was asked his thoughts on Jorginho potentially winning the Ballon d’Or and the former England and Milan coach believes the Chelsea star deserves the title this year.

The Italy international became European champion for club and country, winning the Champions League with Chelsea and the Euros with Italy.

“He undoubtedly deserves to win the Ballon d’Or, not just because he won everything but because he played a key role in those achievements,” Capello said.

“I don’t see players who were as decisive as him in 2021.”

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