Juventus manager Maurizo Sarri is quite miffed with the fact that Lionel Messi has more Ballon d’Or awards than Cristiano Ronaldo. The Argentine star overtook Cristiano Ronaldo by winning the Ballon d’Or for the sixth time in his career. Liverpool striker Virgil van Dijk came second and CR7 came third. The Juventus manager said that he would want to help the former Real Madrid star to win the Ballon d’Or once again for the sixth time in his career. He also went on to say that it was quite annoying to deal with the fact Lionel Messi has more Ballon d’Or Awards. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi Included in UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year 2019 (Check Full List)
"I would like to help Cristiano win the sixth Ballon d'Or first. It's really annoying thinking that someone won more than him. I think about him and I think helping him, it is my goal and the goal of the team. It is right for him,” he said during an interview. Post this, Ronaldo has come back stronger and has been scoring a goal in almost every outing.
CR7 had the worst goal-scoring season in 2019. The Portuguese scored 28 goals in 43 appearances while bagging 10 assists in the previous season. However, he started off the year 2020 with a bang by scoring a hat-trick and helping the team to win against Cagliari and then netted a goal at the 10th minute against Roma. Yesterday. he was rested by Juventus for being ill. The team won the game by 4-0.