Jorginho named UEFA's men's player of the year


Jorginho named UEFA's men's player of the year

Chelsea’s midfielder, Jorginho has been named UEFA’s men’s player of the year.

Jorginho beat another team mate, N’Golo Kante and Manchester City’s midfielder, Kelvin  de Bruyne to the title.

Jorginho conquered Europe twice, winning the Champions League with Chelsea and Euro 2020 with Italy.

Jorginho played 56 times for club and country last season and scored nine goals, winning the Champions League with Chelsea and the European Championship with Italy.

He started the new season by claiming a third Uefa trophy of the year by lifting the Super Cup in Belfast.

Chelsea’s goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy was named goalkeeper of the year after keeping nine clean sheets during the run to lifting the Champions League trophy and France Kante was named midfielder of the year.

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Also, Barcelona captain Alexia Putellas took her second award of the night, taking the women’s player of the year award as well as being named the women’s midfielder of the year.

Thomas Tuchel took the men’s coach of the year award after guiding Chelsea to the Champions League.

Manchester City’s Ruben Dias was named defender of the year after helping the club to their first Champions League final in his debut season with the club.

Erling Braut Haaland, 21, was named forward of the year.

Meanwhile, Denmark captain Simon Kjaer and the medical team that saved Christian Eriksen’s life were awarded the Uefa President’s Award by Aleksander Ceferin.

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