India’s greatest cricketer ever, Sachin Tendulkar once again brought laurels for the country as he won the prestigious sporting honor – The Laureus for his World Cup-winning moment of 2011. Sachin as given the award for creating the Best Sporting Moment of two decades i.e. 2000-2020. Laureus tweeted his ward winning speech with the news earlier this morning.
“This is a reminder of how powerful sport is and what magic it does to all of our lives.” A God for a nation. An inspiration worldwide. And an incredible speech from the Laureus Sporting Moment 2000 – 2020 winner, the great Sachin Tendulkar.”
“This is a reminder of how powerful sport is and what magic it does to all of our lives.”
A God for a nation. An inspiration worldwide.
— Laureus (@LaureusSport) February 17, 2020
Just after this, both fans and celebrities poured in with congratulatory messages for the great Indian batting legend. From cinema to cricket everyone praised Sachin for bringing the country another moment to cheer for, as he is the first sportsperson from India to have received this award.
Indian wicket-keeper batsman KL Rahul tweeted his congratulatory message, praising the speech made by the Mumbaikar during the award ceremony.
“Absolutely agree with the great @sachin_rt paaji. . Sport has the power to unite us and congratulations on winning the #LaureusSportingMoment 2000- 2020 award. �� #Laureus20” tweeted Rahul.
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) February 18, 2020
Ritika Sajdeh, wife of the Opening batsman and another talisman from Mumbai, Rohit Sharma, also congratulated the Indian great.
“The greatest #Laureus20 Sporting Moment Award of the last two decades 2000-2020 Goes To The God Of Cricket #SachinTendulkar �[@sachin_rt! @ImRo45],” tweeted Ritika.
— Ritika Sajdeh™ (@ImRitika45) February 18, 2020
While great Malayalam actor Mohanlal also went on to describe Sachin’s award as one of the greatest days for India as a nation. He tweeted, “Proud moment for all Indians and @sachin_rt you truly deserved this #SachinTendulkar #Laureus20 #Sachin”.
— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) February 18, 2020