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Messi officially entered the history of world football

Messi was honored to be the first football player to receive the title of Best Male Athlete of the Year at Laureus 2020. Messi was honored to receive the title of Best Male Sport of the Year at Laureus 2020. The award took place in Berlin, Germany.

The Argentinian striker was the first soccer player to win this noble individual award. Share your honor with Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton, who shared the same number of votes.

Hamilton was crowned F1 World Champion for the 6th time in 2019, putting the British driver second only to the German legend. Michael Schumacher is on our list of all-time Formula 1 champions.

This duo surpassed many other names of the sports world. For example, legendary golfer Tiger Woods, tennis player Rafael Nadal, racer Marc Marquez and marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge to be honored.

Hamilton was present in Berlin to receive his award directly, while Messi sent a message via a video. This award embodies a great 2019 year of great success for the individual Messi, after the Golden Boot and Golden Ball titles.

In other categories at Laureus 2020, Simone Biles, an American gymnast, received the title of Best Female Athlete of the Year. The American cross-country ski athlete, the Oksana Masters, was awarded the Disability Athlete of the Year award.

South Africa’s men’s rugby team, which won the 2019 World Cup, was selected as Team of the Year. Also at the Gala night, the Spanish Basketball Federation won the Special Achievement Award.

“I apologize for not being able to attend the event. I really want to be there with everyone but unfortunately I cannot,” said the 32-year-old Argentine star.

“I want to thank the Academy for giving me this recognition. This is a very important and special award.

“I am very honored to be the first person to win this award as someone from a team sport rather than an individual sport, usually. Thanks very much.”

For me, it is a great pleasure to be part of this award and to be the first footballer to receive it. Of course, I want to thank my teammates, my family, and the fans who supported me. “



Rory Mcllroy breaks Tiger Woods’ record on OWGR world rankings

Recently, Rory Mcllroy has set a new record for position on the world rankings. The four-time Major champion has become the youngest player to have 500 weeks in the Top 10.

This will be a memorable milestone in the career of the Northern Ireland golf star. Because at the present time, very few golfers can surpass the statistics on Tiger Woods‘s achievements. Especially after Super Tiger leveled Sam Snead’s 82-year PGA Tour title at the ZOZO Championship.

However, McIlroy was rather modest and wrote on Instagram, “The first and maybe the last time I beat Tiger.”

McIlroy is well known in the pinnacle of golf for speed conquering the most. After becoming a professional golfer, not long after that, Mcllroy reached the final T3 at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship 2007 and rose 572 places to 308 in the world. This achievement also earned him enough prize money to become the youngest golfer with the fastest European Tour card.

In 2009, McIlroy reached the Top 10 of OWGR for the first time thanks to finishing third in the Dubai World Championship in the European Tour. Three years later, Mcllroy rose to number one with the Honda Classic trophy and became the youngest golfer to hold the top of the world men’s golf rankings.

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The last time McIlroy was outside the top 10 in the world was when he was eliminated at the Valspar Championship and fell to 13th place.

In the near future, Mcllroy will probably reunite with Tiger Woods in the largest sports arena on the planet: Olympic Tokyo 2020. And if Mcllroy has confirmed to play under the Northern Ireland team, the ability is Woods can participate in the Olympics or not until the end of June 21. Because Super Tiger is the fifth American golfer on the Olympic rankings.




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