ESPYS 2021 Winners: The Complete List

Best Record-Breaking Performance

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer passes Pat Summitt for most wins in NCAA Women’s basketball history (1,099)DeVonta Smith, Alabama Football – set records for title game catches (12) and touchdown receptions (three), and also totaled 215 yards. Alabama won, 52–24, their sixth title in 12 years, while Smith was named Offensive MVP of the championship gamePhil Mickelson, PGA Championship – oldest winner of a major tournament with his victory, Mickelson surpassed the record previously held by Julius Boros, who won the PGA Championship in 1968 at ageRussell Westbrook, Washington Wizards – breaks Oscar Robertson’s 47-year-old triple-double record with 182

Best International Athlete, Men’s Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus/Portugal National Team—WINNERKylian Mbappè, Paris Saint-Germain/French National TeamLionel Messi, Barcelona/Argentina National TeamMohamed Salah, Liverpool/Egypt National Team

Best International Athlete, Women’s Soccer

Sam Mewis, Manchester City/USA National Team—WINNERSam Kerr, Chelsea/Australia National TeamFran Kirby, Chelsea/English National TeamVivianne Miedema, Arsenal/Netherlands National Team

Best NFL Player

Tom Brady, Tampa Bay BuccaneersAaron Rodgers, Green Bay PackersAaron Donald, Los Angeles RamsDerrick Henry, Tennessee Titans

Best MLB Player

Josè Abreu, Chicago White SoxTrevor Bauer, Cincinnati Reds (2020), LA Dodgers (2021)Corey Seager, Los Angeles DodgersShohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels