Lionel Messi Becomes First Footballer To Win Laureus Sportsman Of The Year

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi has won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year award along with Lewis Hamilton.

Lionel Messi with the 6th Ballon D'or
Lionel Messi with the 6th Ballon D’or

It was announced on Monday that Messi along with F1 racer Lewis Hamilton have won the award.

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Messi is the first footballer ever to win it. The two were tied for first place in the voting which was done by former sports greats who make up the Laureus Academy.

They beat out Tiger Woods, Rafael Nadal, Marc Marquez and Eliud Kipchoge.

See the post below:

https://twitter.com/FCBarcelona/status/1229475805350240258

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