Wednesday May 4 2011
Jovetic has Ballon d'Or dream

Fiorentina's Stevan Jovetic has grand plans for the future once he starts playing again. "I want to win the Golden Ball."

The attacking midfielder hasn't appeared so far this term after damaging knee ligaments in pre-season training.

However, as he is approaching full fitness, he's spoken of his ambitions for the rest of his career.

"Like all players, I one day hope to win the Golden Ball – even if we'll have to see if Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are still around," he stated.

The Viola have missed the player's influence this term, but the youngster doesn't want to dwell on the past.

"It's useless to think about what I could have done this season," he added. "I just want to show what I can do on the pitch

"I've been waiting for eight months and if it was up to me then I'd play tomorrow. However, we have to carefully assess everything with the medical staff.

"If I feel in good shape then I will play in the last few games of the season, if not then we'll wait until next term."

Fiorentina may make some substantial changes to their squad over the summer, but they won't let go of their most valuable player.

"I've read that Fiorentina will be built around me and that is pleasing," he added. "I have a contract until 2013 and I hope to do many great things at this club."

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