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Best International Athlete ESPY Award

The Best International Athlete ESPY Award is an award given to the sportsperson, irrespective of gender or sport contested, adjudged to have been the best or most outstanding of those born outside, or not possessing citizenship, of the United States who contest a major international individual sport primarily in the United States or a North American professional team sport in a given calendar year. The award was discontinued after 2009.

Balloting for the award was conducted over the Internet by fans from amongst choices selected by the ESPN Select Nominating Committee. The ESPY Awards ceremony has been conducted in June since the 2002 ceremony; all awards conferred in that period reflect performance and achievement over the twelve months previous to presentation, which may span one or two seasons depending upon the recipient's particular sport.

List of winners

Year Sportsperson Nation of birth Team Competition,
federation,
or league
Sport
2006 Albert Pujols  Dominican Republic St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball Baseball
2007 Roger Federer   Switzerland Not applicable ATP Tour Tennis
2008 Lorena Ochoa  Mexico Not applicable LPGA Tour Golf
2009 Usain Bolt  Jamaica Not applicable Not applicable Athletics
2012 Lionel Messi  Argentina FC Barcelona/Argentina La Liga/FIFA/UEFA/AFA Soccer

See also


References

  • Enumeration of past winners from HickokSports.com
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