Star footballers like Diego Forlan, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi will additionally accomplishment to become the aboriginal anytime aggregation amateur to win this alone Award.
Tendulkar has been actual constant all through out the year. He became the aboriginal man to account a bifold aeon in a One Day All-embracing in February, hitting an best 200 for India adjoin South Africa. He additionally became the aboriginal man to account 14,000 runs in Test candid during the additional Test adjoin Australia in Bangalore in October.
It was his 171st Test match, in which he additionally denticulate his 49th Test century. Muralitharan, on the added hand, took his apple almanac 800th Test wicket on the final day of his career in Galle in July 2010, to break 92 wickets advanced of his abutting rival, Australia's retired lef-spinner Shane Warne.
The Laureus Apple Sports Awards, which recognise antic accomplishment during 2010, are the arch honours on the all-embracing antic calendar.
The names of the six Nominees for the Laureus Apple Sportsman of the Year Award, as voted by the Laureus Media Selection Panel, will be appear in aboriginal January.
The closing champ will again be called from that account of Nominees by the Laureus Apple Sports Academy, the ultimate sports jury, fabricated up of 46 of the greatest sportsmen and sportswomen of all time, and will be apparent during a televised Awards Ceremony in Abu Dhabi on Monday, February 7.