Paris Saint-Germain star Lionel Messi received the 2023 Athlete of the Year award given by the Laureus sports academy and the Argentine was crowned with the award in 2020 and therefore he has won the award twice in addition to being the only footballer to win it twice . The only one he won.
35-year-old Frenchman Kylian Mbappe and Max Verstein Mondo Duplantes competed for this winner.
(athletics), Rafael Nadal (tennis) and Stephen Curry (basketball).
Swiss star Roger Federer has the most success (5 times), followed by Jamaican runner Usain Bolt and Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic (4 times).
Messi’s comment after receiving the award
After receiving the award, they commented to the Argentine: “It’s nice to receive such recognition.”
And I continued to fulfill my biggest dream, which is to win world Cup.
And I came to the conclusion that I suffered a lot in the football game, I lived a lot of happy and sad memories, and this is what made me the best.
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