Madrid (EFE) of all the world.
The tennis player Rafael Nadal, three times winner of the Laureus, and the captain of FC Barcelona Alexia Putellas, who is nominated again for the second consecutive year, will compete for the world athlete of the year award, for which PSG players Messi and Mbappé, the American swimmer Katie Ledecky and skier Mikaela Shiffrin, among others.
Real Madrid, winner of the Champions League for the fourteenth time in 2022, is among the candidates for the team of the year award, just like the Argentine team, after their victory at the World Cup in Qatar.
Carlos Alcaraz will aspire to the revelation distinction after winning the US Open and becoming the youngest male world number 1 in history, at 19 years, 4 months and 6 days.
Laureus announced on Monday the names of the candidates for its awards, the winners of which will be revealed in the spring after a vote by the Laureus Academy jury, made up of 71 of the greatest sports legends of all time.