The Laureus World Sports Award ceremony 2020 was held in Berlin on February 17. It’s a prestigious annual award honoring the achievements of Individuals from the sports world.

Lewis and messi at Laureus World Sports Awards 2020

This year racing driver Lewis Hamilton shares Laureus sports award with footballer Lionel Messi. Messi is the first-ever footballer in the history of football to win the Laureus Sportsman of the year award.

Messi was not at the event to pick up his trophy but offered his thanks in this video message.

Lewis Hamilton attends this ceremony and gave his acceptance speech

Also, cricketer Little Master Sachin Tendulkar was awarded Best Sporting Moment: “On the shoulders of a nation” in this year.

Here is the complete list of the Winners:

Sportsman of the Year: Lewis Hamilton and Lionel Messi

Sportswoman of the Year: Simone Biles

Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability: Oksana Masters

Team of the Year: South African national men’s rugby team

Breakthrough of the Year: Egan Bernal

Comeback of the Year: Sophia Florsch

Action Sportsperson of the Year: Chloe Kim

Best Sporting Moment: “On the shoulders of a nation” – Sachin Tendulkar

Academy Exceptional Achievement Award: Spanish Basketball Federation

Sport for Good Award: South Bronx United

Lifetime Achievement Award: Dirk Nowitzki