Lionel Messi and Hamilton get a Laureus Award for Sportsman of the Year

FC Barcelona’s star player Lionel Messi and Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton, his Monday night chosen as the winners of the Laureus Award for Sportsman of the Year. When the women went to the most prestigious award for topturnster and Simone Biles.

This is the first time that the award is for sports personality of the Year, that is since 2000, could be assigned to two of the athletes will be presented. In addition, Barcelona is the first sports team, and so it is also the first soccer player in the Laureus Award is received.

The argentine has won in the five-year period of the Golden Ball for the fifa world player of the year, and Hamilton is crowned for the sixth time world champion in Formula 1.

The duo troefde with the Laureus Award, among others, tennis players, Rafael Nadal and golfer Tiger Woods in the finish. Last year, the trophy for the fourth consecutive year to Novak Djokovic. For the record, it is in the hands of a fellow tennis player is Roger Federer, who is the prize in the beginning of 2018 for the fifth time, received.

Biles’s most successful gymnast ever

For women, the American-Biles – and they won at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in October, five-time gold, and it was the most successful gymnast ever, after 2017, the last year for the third time in a are distinct. They did in the election this time round, among others, the American soccer star Megan Rapinoe, and tennis player, Naomi Osaka in behind him.

Furthermore, the award for breakthrough of the year at the Tour de France champion, Egan Bernal. The South African rugby people were, as the world champion team of the year. Handbiker Jetze Plat and rolstoeltennisster That the Large handles on behalf of the Netherlands, in addition to the price, for the paralympic athlete of the year.

With ?????? the World Championships and the Ballon d’ors between them, @LewisHamilton, and Both Sides have a share of the #Laureus20 World Sportsman of the Year award – a moment of sporting history!
Congratulations guys!!!!

AvatarAuteurLaureusSportMoment of plaatsen18:21 – February 17th, 2020

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