Champions League: Carlo Ancelotti names Real Madrid star to win Ballon d’Or after Bayern defeat

Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti has named the club’s fierce attacker, Vinicius Junior as a player for the Ballon d’Or.

The Italian gaffer said the Brazilian is close to winning the prestigious individual award following his display against Bayern Munich in the semi-final of the Champions League.

Real Madrid made it to another Champions League final after winning their semi-final second leg 2-1 and 4-3 on aggregate score.

Alphonso Davies gave the Bavarians the lead in the 68th minute before Joselu struck twice.

Ancelotti raved the attacker’s performance, telling the media after the game

“I think Vini Jr. is close to winning the Ballon d’Or.”

Vinicius Junior has been in great form this season, having scored 21 goals and provided 11 assists in 36 appearances across competitions.