Messi wins the Laureus award for 'Best Sportsman of the Year'
The Argentine shares the award with Lewis Hamilton and makes history by becoming the first football player to win the prize
Leo Messi has won the Laureus Award for 'Best Sportsman of the Year', at a gala that took place in Berlin. The Argentine, who is the first football player to win the individual award, shares the honour with Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton, who had the same number of votes.
With 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 World Championships and Ballon d'Ors between them, @LewisHamilton and Lionel Messi share the #Laureus20 World Sportsman of the Year award - a moment of sporting history!