Kerr was a usually Australian to leave this year’s ESPYs with an endowment in hand, winning a Best International Soccer Player during a rite hold during a Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
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Only dual other Aussies were nominated for awards. NBA basketballer Ben Simmons was beaten by Utah Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell for Best Breakthrough Athlete and Stephanie Gilmore mislaid out to snowboarder Chloe Kim for Best Female Action Sports Athlete. Kim also won Best Female Athlete.
The ESPY winners were voted on by fans after nominees were comparison by a ESPY Select Nominating Committee.
For Kerr, she now has to find room for another prize after a fantastic year that has resulted her rocketing to general stardom.
After bursting onto a universe theatre during final year’s Tournament of Nations, Kerr was a idea scoring appurtenance in a National Women’s Soccer League in a US final season. She has been awarded behind to behind Julie Dolan Medals as a best actor in a W-League (this year a corner leader with Clare Polkinghorne).
She was named Asian Women’s Footballer of a Year and now has remunerative offers to play around a world.
Football Federation Australia are now operative on a understanding to keep Kerr in Australia subsequent summer after training of offers from large European clubs who are perplexing to secure her services.
It was a large night for women during a ESPYs. The eventuality was hosted for a initial time by a female, racer Danica Patrick doing an superb job.
Everyone was brought to their feet during a finish of a rite when hundreds of women took to a theatre to collect a Arthur Ashe Award for Courage.
The women were celebrated for vocalization out opposite a former alloy of a US National Gymnastics team, Larry Nassar, who was found guilty of intimately assaulting hundreds of girls and women during decades in a job.