Lionel Messi Set to Conquer Laureus Awards: The Legendary Athlete Awaits Best Athlete Crown!

Lionel Messi’s latest achievement includes winning a Laureus Award, further solidifying his status as a legendary athlete in the world of sports.

Laureus on X: "History maker! Lionel Messi is the first ever athlete to win  the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year and Laureus World Team of the Year  Awards in the same

Having received this prestigious honor, Messi is now on track to potentially claim the Best Athlete title next week, showcasing his unparalleled talent and impact in the sporting realm.

Fans and supporters eagerly anticipate Messi’s continued success and recognition, as he continues to excel and set new standards in his athletic career.

Stay tuned for more updates as Lionel Messi’s remarkable journey unfolds, with the anticipation of more accolades and achievements to come

Lionel Messi wins 2023 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award - Futbol  on FanNation

Argentina’s World Cup winning captainLionel Messiwas named the Laureus Sportsman of the Year at the awards ceremony in Paris on Monday.

Messi also received an award on behalf of the Argentina men’s football team, who were named World Team of the Year after their triumph at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Messi also became the first athlete to scoop both the World Sportsman of the Year Award and the World Team of the Year Award in the same year.

Laureus on X: "After a very special night in Paris, Lionel Messi celebrates  an historic achievement as the first athlete to take home both the Laureus  World Sportsman and Laureus World Team

“I was looking at the names of the incredible legends that won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award before me: Schumacher, Woods, Nadal, Federer, Bolt, Hamilton, Djokovic… it really sunk in what unbelievable company I’m in and what a unique honour this is,” Messi said.

Sprint champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce bagged the top women’s honour after an outstanding 2022, which included winning the 100m gold at the World Athletics Championships.

Lionel Messi wins the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award

Tennis player Carlos Alcaraz, who won the 2022 U.S. оpen and rose to number one in the ATP rankings, was named the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year.

Christian Eriksen, who recovered from the cardiac arrest he suffered at the European Championship in 2021 to return toPremier Leaguefootball withBrentfordand thenManchester Unitedbefore competing at the World Cup withDenmark, received the Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award.

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