In a vote of 37 sports journalists from across the country, the two came out on top 18 times. The prize will be awarded to two athletes in the same edition for the first time since 1983, when they received it Wayne Gretzky and Rick Hansen.
Davies, only 20, is already a double German champion. With the Bavarians he also won the national cup twice and a Super Cup. Last season he also triumphed – as the first Canadian in history – in the Champions League and the UEFA Super Cup.
In turn, he was nine years older Duvernay Tardif was recognized for his non-athletic achievements. Footballer Kansas City Chiefs at the start of the year, he and his colleagues enjoyed a Super Bowl triumph, but then abandoned the current season to focus on the fight against the pandemic.
“This year is crazy and I’m so happy to share the Lou Marsh Trophy with another winner who deserves it. It hasn’t been an easy year for Canadians. We hope that we have succeeded in making you happy with our achievements“- he wrote about Twitter Davies.
In turn, Duvernay-Tardif said: “I am honored to win the Lou Marsh Award with one of Canada’s greatest athletes of all time“.
Last year a tennis player won the plebiscite Bianca Andreescuwho triumphed in the US Open Grand Slam tournament.
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