The moment when Tendulkar was lifted by his teammates won him the Laureus award for the best sporting moment. Tendulkar said that the South African revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela had a profound impact on him.
Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar won the Laureus best sporting moment award on Monday for the notable 2011 World Cup win. The moment when Sachin Tendulkar was lifted by his team won him this honor for the best sporting moment.
After the 2011 World Cup last triumph, the energized Indian Cricket Team rushed to Sachin Tendulkar, lifted him and made a lap of respect. Former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh exhibited the trophy to the Master Blaster after the tennis veteran Bros Becker reported him as the champ.
Sachin Tendulkar in his speech said,"It's incredible. The sentiment of winning the world cup was past what words can express. How often you get an occasion happening where there are no mixed opinions and feelings. Rarely the whole nation celebrates."
Becker asked Sachin Tendulkar about what he was feeling at the moment and the Indian cricketing legend discussed how winning the 2011 World Cup was a significant moment for him. Tendulkar stated, "My journey began in 1983 when I was 10 years of age. India had won the World Cup. I didn't understand the importance and everyone was enjoying, I also joined the party. Be that as it may, some place I knew something unique has happened to the nation and I needed to encounter it one day and that is the means by which my journey started."
Sachin Tendulkar added that the South African progressive leader Nelson Mandela or Madiba likewise profoundly affected him as the last's "hardships didn't influence his initiative". Tendulkar likewise emphatically feels that Madiba's most significant message was "sport joins everybody".