Jorginho wins UEFA Player of the Year, now favourite for 2021 Ballon D’Or.. Chelsea midfielder, Jorginho, has been named the UEFA Player of the Year.
This was confirmed on Thursday shortly after the draw for the Champions League group stage.
Jorginho wins the award ahead of teammate N’Golo Kante and Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne.
The three midfielders were the final three on the shortlist for the prize.
Jorginho, 29, enjoyed a brilliant campaign in Europe last season as Chelsea won the Champions League.
His year got even better as he won the European Championships with Italy after playing in every match.
Jorginho is now favourite to win this year’s Ballon d’Or prize, as reward for his sublime performances over the past 12 months, along with PSG’s Lionel Messi.