Liverpool are in the running for a prestigious honour at today’s Laureus Sports Awards in Barcelona. The Reds have enjoyed a terrific past 12 months, during which time they have lifted the Champions League, Super Cup and FA Cup, and are now up for the World Team of the Year accolade.
Also nominated for this award are FC Barcelona, the All Blacks rugby union team and the all-conquering Renault F1 team. The nominees were selected by more than 700 sports writers and editors around the world. Winners will be chosen by the 42 members of the Laureus World Sports Academy.