Kante opens up on possibility of winning Ballon d'Or


Chelsea midfielder, N'Golo Kante, has opened up on winning the 2021 Ballon d' Or.

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Recall that the Ballon d' Or was not handed out in 2020 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Kante, who produced a spectacular display as he helped Chelsea to claim a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the Champions League final last month, was backed by Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, to win this year's Ballon d' Or.

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Reacting to the development ahead of Euro 2020, Kante told a press conference that the talks of him winning the Ballon d' Or this year are premature, adding that there is a long way to go.

"It is a bit early to talk about it now," Kante told reporters when asked about winning the Ballon d'Or.

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"We're in the middle of the year, there are six months left. It is not necessary to say today that I deserve it."

"A few years ago, I was in the top 10. It was the first time and it was nice. But winning it is another story.

"It's a great individual reward. I see it as the result of a good season for the players. It's not a goal I'm working on. Those who won it in the past are players who have achieved great things during their career."


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