«I doubt that he will win the Ballon d’Or, but you never know …»

Mason Mount has burst onto the European football scene with force. The player of the Chelsea and international with England had a spectacular season and the award has been that he is on the list of 30 candidates to win the Golden Ball awarded by France Football magazine.

Asked about his inclusion in the privileged list that includes names such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Benzema, Lewandowski or Kanté, the footballer said: «It’s special, a dream to see you on a list with those names. After so many Years of hard work, it’s worth it. And it’s just the beginning. »

And about his chances of winning the trophy, he laughed: «I don’t think I’ll win it, but you never know … For me the most important thing is to keep like this, trying. That’s my mentality and luckily it will continue to be like that. «.

Mount also said, regarding the controversy that many athletes have not been vaccinated with, that «I already have the double vaccine because it hurt me a lot to miss the Eurocup game against the Czech Republic when I was in quarantine.» «But I am not in favor of forcing anyone. It is up to everyone.»