Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini believes teammate Cristiano Ronaldo “was robbed of the Ballon d’Or final 12 months, as Actual Madrid needed to cease him successful.”
The Bianconeri captain was talking on the Gran Gala del Calcio awards the place he and Ronaldo each received awards of their classes.
When requested concerning the Ballon d’Or ceremony additionally going down tonight, Chiellini stated:
“Ronaldo was actually robbed of the Ballon d’Or final season, when Actual Madrid determined to ensure he couldn’t win it and that was actually bizarre.
“This season, it was extra balanced. With all due respect, Modric even in his greatest season of his profession didn’t deserve it. That was a sign from Actual Madrid, as they needed to cease Ronaldo successful it.
“He received the Champions League, however by that logic, (Liverpool defender Virgil) Van Dijk ought to’ve received it this 12 months, or final 12 months (Antoine) Griezmann, (Paul) Pogba or (Kylian) Mbappe for doing extraordinary issues on the World Cup. Modric made no sense.”
[Sky Sport Italia]