January 07, "L’Equipe" officially announced that after the journalists of the editorial department did not agree
World Cup champion Lionel Messi was voted "Champion of World Champions" – World Athlete of the Year and Mbappe was voted "Champion of French Champions" – France’s Sportsman of the Year.
Messi led the Argentine team to win the World Cup in 2022, and his opponent Mbappe in the final staged a hat-trick. Finally, after the votes of the reporters, in the "champion of the world champions" vote, Messi won 808
This is the first time in the last 11 years of the poll that a football player has won.
Mbappe scored 381 points and ranked second. In 2022, Nadal won the Australian Open championship (personal 21st Grand Slam) and French Open championship (personal 14th French Open championship amp 22nd Grand Slam) 285
Benzema, who helped Real Madrid win the Champions League and La Liga, ranked sixth with 195 points.
In the "Champion of French Champions" vote, Mbappe ranked first with 832 points and Benzema ranked second with 484 points.
"Champion of Champions" has been voting for French athletes since 1946 and for athletes all over the world since 1975.
Each editor and reporter can list the five most outstanding athletes of the year in their opinion, and calculate them in the form of 6 points, 4 points, 3 points, 2 points, and 1 point.