Argentina, Messi and Yulimar dominated the Prensa Latina poll

The Argentine soccer team, its striker Lionel Messi and the Venezuelan triplet player Yulimar Rojas dominated the annual Prensa Latina survey, to choose the best athletes in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The albiceleste team, brand new winner of the Qatar World Cup 2022, closed the poll with 25 preferences, much more than the nine accumulated by the basketball team, holder of the America Cup.

For his part, Messi obtained 21 votes and came back in the last week, to displace the hurdler Brazilian Alison dos Santos, world champion of his specialty, who was in front almost all the time and finished definitively with 11.

Among the women from start to finish, the most voted was Rojas, worldwide indoor and outdoor goldfish this season, who added 32, well ahead of her closest escort, the Peruvian marcher Kimberly García (9).

As expected, the celebration of the World Cup greatly influenced the survey. In total, written press, radio and television from 17 countries, some as far away as Lebanon and China, cast their ballots, including several known as TyC Sports, Canadian Post (Canada), among others.

The voters also recognized the work of other prominent figures of the year, such as the Dominican baseball player Jeremy Pena, the Cuban judoka Andy Granda, the Brazilian gymnast Rebeca Andrade, and the team of Colombian women’s futsal.

In the case of Messi it is his third trophy in the poll, Well, it was also imposed in 2011 and 2014; like Rojas, who obtained it before in 2017 and 2019, and the Argentine National Team adds its sixth victory among the groups, after the harvested in 1986, 1990, 2001, 2008 and 2014.

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The historical dominators of these sections continue to be the Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, the colombian triple shooter Catherine Ibarguen, and the Brazilian men’s soccer team, with six, five and nine victories, respectively.

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