ANSU FATI HIGHLIGHTED IN 2020
Barça will be in the Laureus: Ansu Fati, nominated for 'Revelation Athlete'
Published:24/02/2021 - 14:57h
Updated:24/02/2021 - 14:57h
The Laureus awards have unveiled the list of this year's candidates and FC Barcelona is in luck. Ansu Fati has been nominated as Best Newcomer Athlete of 2020 and will be eligible for the award
This Wednesday have given to know the names of all the candidates to the prizes Laureus of this year and the FC Barcelona goes to have a representative in his rows. It treats of Ansu Fati, that has been nominated to 'Better Sporty Disclosure'. It is a tremendously important quotation, since it treats of one of the two masculine footballers that have colado between the candidates to win some award this year.
The Hispanic-guinean carries some months lesionado, but in 2020 was one of the big disclosures of the world of the football. In fact, for the Laureus was the greater surprise of the deport king, as it has showed this nomination. After standing out the past course, to the beginning of this campaign was being of the best of the Barça and of LaLiga, but the injury cut him the progression and has finished him fastidiando the season.
In spite of everything, this recognition is more than deserved and it will be necessary to see if it finish or not winning the prize. Nevertheless, will have a lot of competition, and is that his rivals are several champions and sporty recognised. Patrick Mahomes (American Football), Joan Mir (Motorcycling), Tadej Pogacar (Cycling) and Dominic Thiem (Tennis) and Iga Swiatek (Tennis) will be the others candidates. Perhaps Mahomes, champion and MVP of the Super Bowl in the NFL the past course, and Mir, champion of the world of MotoGP, are the favourites.
Besides, it fits to add that in the year happened the winner of this prize was Egan Bernal, cyclist of the Team INEOS, that in 2019 won several important titles like the Paris-Nice, the Turn to Switzerland, the Twist of Piemonte and, especially, the Tour de France. The Tour is surely the most important career and known of the world of the cycling and thus it recognised him with this award.
Messi is not between the candidates to 'Better Sportsman'
Also it is necessary to stand out that Leo Messi, winner of the Laureus to 'Better Sportsman' in 2020 beside Lewis Hamilton, has not been nominated this time. The '10' did not win at all with the Barça and on had a year regulate regarding goals, by what has remained far to aspire again to the prize. This year, the nominated have been Joshua Cheptegei (Athletics), Armand Duplantis (Perch), again Hamilton, Robert Lewandowski, LeBron James and Rafa Nadal.
Besides, it is necessary to signal that to 'Better Feminine Sportsman' of the year will aspire the Dutch cyclist Anna Go der Breggen, the Italian skier Federica Brignone, the Kenyan athlete Brigid Kosgei, the Japanese tennist Naomi Osaka, the French footballer Wendie Renard and the player of American basketball Breanna Stewart, that seems that it could be one of the favourites.
Finally, as 'Better Team' are nominated the Liverpool by his enormous Premier League; the Bayern of Munich, champion of a historical 'sextete'; the Kansas City Chiefs of Mahomes; the Selection of Rugby of Argentina; Los Angeles Lakers of Lebron, champions of the NBA; and Mercedes-AMG Petronas of Hamilton, that carried his seventh World-wide of Constructors of Formula 1.