Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi on Monday won the prestigious Lauren World sportsman of the year award.
The Argentine became the first footballer ever to win the award.
He won the award with Formula One superstar Lewis Hamilton.
The pair pipped Tiger Woods, Rafael Nadal, Marc Marquez and Eliud Kipchoge for the honour.
Hamilton was crowned F1 world champion for the sixth time in a tremendous year for the British star.