Chiellini: 'Ronaldo robbed of Ballon d'Or'

Chiellini: 'Ronaldo robbed of Ballon d'Or'

Giorgio Chiellini claims Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo “used to be robbed of the Ballon d’Or last year, as Precise Madrid wanted to remain him winning.”

The trophy went to Precise Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric in 2018, whereas this evening the winner used to be Barcelona big title Lionel Messi.

Ronaldo skipped the ceremony for 2 years working after discovering out he would no longer be retaining the golden globe aloft.

Asked about the selections, Chiellini made some outstanding comments on Sky Sport Italia.

“Ronaldo used to be surely robbed of the Ballon d’Or last season, when Precise Madrid made up our minds to make certain that he couldn’t web it and that used to be surely uncommon,” said the defender.

“This season, it used to be extra balanced. With all due respect, Modric even in his most tremendous season of his occupation did not deserve it. That used to be a signal from Precise Madrid, as they wanted to remain Ronaldo winning it.

“He won the Champions League, nonetheless by that common sense, (Liverpool defender Virgil) Van Dijk must’ve won it this year, or last year (Antoine) Griezmann, (Paul) Pogba or (Kylian) Mbappe for doing unprecedented issues at the World Cup. Modric made no sense.”

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or on five times, whereas Messi now has six.

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