Chelsea midfielder Mount proud of Ballon d'Or nomination alongside Messi | OneFootball

Chelsea midfielder Mount proud of Ballon d'Or nomination alongside Messi

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Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount is full of pride being a Ballon d'Or nominee.

Mount was named on the 30-man shortlist for the prestigious prize after a stellar season.

The 22-year-old last season collected a Champions League winners' medal and helped England reach the final at Euro 2020.

"To see my name alongside the names I've looked up to all my life is crazy, Messi in particular," Mount told GQ magazine.

Mount was a ballboy when Chelsea took on Lionel Messi and Barcelona at Stamford Bridge in 2012.

He said: "When I was younger I was a ball boy during a Barcelona and Chelsea match at Stamford Bridge and seeing him up close was amazing."

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