USA Mens Soccer Wins “Best Moment” ESPY Award 2014

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Every year, the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) holds an awards night to recognize individual athletes and teams for their accomplishments in sports-related performances over the course of one calendar year called the ESPY Awards. This star-studded event is always a great time to catch up on a year filled with incredible champions of sports like Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, and Football — just to name a few.

With the entire globe still buzzing off of the 2014 World Cup, the sport of Soccer was sure to receive some recognition, and that they did.

The USA Mens Soccer team, headed up by team captain Clint Dempsey, was awarded with the “Best Moment” of 2014 for their jaw-dropping win against Ghana. Take a look at a video of the USA Mens Soccer team accepting their award:

USA Mens Soccer Wins “Best Moment” ESPY Award 2014

Here is a list of all of the other winners of the 2014 ESPY Awards:

Best Team: Seattle Seahawks

Best Female Athlete: Ronda Rousey, UFC

Best Male Athlete: Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

Best Play: Chris Davis, Auburn University

Best Driver: Ryan Hunter-Reay, IndyCar

Best NFL Player: Petyon Manning, Denver Broncos

Best Female U.S. Olympic Athlete: Jamie Anderson, Snowboard Slopestyle

Best Male U.S. Olympic Athlete: Sage Kotsenburg, Snowboard Slopestyle

Best Game: Alabama vs. Auburn, Iron Bowl

Best Female Action Sports Athlete: Jamie Anderson, Snowboard Slopestyle

Best Male Action Sports Athlete: Nyjah Huston, Skateboarding

Best Moment: USA Beats Ghana in World Cup

Best Comeback Athlete: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

Best Upset: Mercer over Duke, NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

Best Breakthrough Athlete: Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks

Best Championship Performance: Kawhi Leanard, NBA Finals MVP

Best Male College Athlete: Doug McDermott, Creighton Basketball

Best Female College Athlete: Breanna Stewart, Connecticut Basketball

Best NBA Player: Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

Best WNBA Player: Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx

Best Coach/Manager: Geno Auriemma, Connecticut Women’s Basketball

Best MLB Player: Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

Best NHL Player: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins

Best Male Athlete with a Disability: Declan Farmer, Sled Hockey

Best Female Athlete with a Disability: Jamie Whitmore, Para-cycling

Best Jockey: Victor Espinoza

Best Fighter: Floyd Mayweather, Boxing

Best Male Golfer: Bubba Watson

Best Female Golfer: Michelle Wie

Best Male Tennis Player: Rafael Nada

Best Female Tennis Player: Maria Sharapova

Best Bowler: Pete Weber

Best MLS Player: Tim Cahill, New York Red Bulls

via CBS



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