Ballon d’Or 2021: I would’ve been nominated if I played for France – Mendy… Chelsea goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, feels he would have been included in the 30-man Ballon d’Or shortlist if he played for France.
Mendy is the first African goalkeeper to play in the Champions League final since 1985.
The Senegal international kept nine clean sheets last season, as Chelsea went all the way to win the trophy.
Despite his fine displays for the Blues, Mendy was not recognised for the prestigious individual honour for the best players in the world and he has reacted to the snub.
“It’s something that motivates me and pushes me to work. Honestly, I am wondering.
“If I had played for France and had taken part in the Euro, would we have this debate and this reflection?” Mendy told Canal Plus via Wiw Sport.
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