Messi Nominated For Laureus Sports Awards
Lionel Messi has been nominated for the Laureus Sportsman of the year award after a successful 2022.
Messi led Argentina to World Cup glory in Qatar with series of impressive performances.
He was rewarded with the player of the tournament award after scoring 7 goals and recording three assists.
Messi will slug it out with Max Verstappen, Mondo Duplantis (Athletics), Rafael Nadal (Tennis) and Stephen Curry (Basketball).
Messi won the award in 2020 to become the first person from a team sport to achieve the feat.
The former Barcelona star scored 35 goals and provided 30 assists in 51 games in 2022 for club and country.
He has scored 11 goals and bagged 10 assists for PSG in the Ligue 1 this season.