Paul Pogba has insisted there are other France players who deserve to claim this year’s Ballon d’Or award much more than him.
The Frenchman has been included in the 30-man shortlist for this year’s award following a sensational summer during which he played a leading role in France’s triumph at the World Cup in Russia.
This year looks set to mark the first time a player other than Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi wins the award since Kaka in 2007.
And Pogba, when asked about his own credentials for the award, was adamant that a number of France teammates deserve it a lot more.
“Whether it’s Grizou (Griezmann), Kylian (Mbappe) or Raph’ (Varane), they deserve it much more than me,” he said.
“I can not designate one. But I hope with all my heart...
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