Juventus Coach Maurizio Sarri has revealed he plans to determined to help Cristiano Ronaldo win another Ballon d’Or award, MySportDab reports.
Sarri also it is ‘really annoying’ that rival Lionel Messi has won the Prestigious award more than Ronaldo.
32-year-old Messi won the Ballon D’or award for the sixth time in 2019 ahead of Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk in 2nd place by seven votes.
The prestigious award has been dominated by Messi and Ronaldo over the last decade.
Messi has won the award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015 and the Argentina has also featured among the top three finalists more times (11) than any other player.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo has won it five times and did help Juventus claim an eighth successive Serie A title last campaign, also winning the inaugural Nations League, but it was not enough to win the prize.
Ronaldo, who missed Wednesday’s 4-0 Coppa Italia last-16 victory against Udinese, has been prolific this season and has scored 16 goals in all competitions.
Now, Juventus Coach Sarri hopes the entire Juventus team can help him win another Ballon d’Or and add it to his collection to draw him level with rival Messi.
‘I want to help Cristiano win his sixth Ballon d’Or first,’ Sarri told reporters after their win over Udinese.
‘It’s very annoying knowing that someone has won it more than him. I think about Ronaldo and I think helping him, it is one of my goals and the goal of the team. It is perfect for him.’