The 22-year-old – who’s at present coaching in Spanish solar on the Dons’ pre-season camp in Alicante – has solely made 5 appearances since arriving in January, however has been shortlisted within the 2022 ESPYS awards following glowing shows throughout his faculty profession.
Run by US sports activities broadcasting giants ESPN, the ESPYS are aimed toward “celebrating main sports activities achievements, remembering unforgettable moments, and honoring the main performers and performances” in sport.
Dante Polvara’s Aberdeen profession has nonetheless to get going – however the American midfielder’s title goes to be up in lights with a few of the largest names in world sport at a prestigious awards ceremony in Los Angeles subsequent month.
Polvara is one among 4 athletes up for the Greatest School Athlete, Males’s Sports activities prize, after a remaining season with Georgetown College which noticed him named America’s finest college-level soccer participant.
He’s up in opposition to Alabama American soccer participant Bryce Younger, Chet Holmgren of Gonzaga basketball and Logan Wisnauskas of Maryland Lacrosse.
The winner shall be determined by a public vote, which closes on July 17, with the gong handed out at bash in California on July 20.
As an ESPYS awards nominee, Polvara is amongst some dazzling names.
On this yr’s shortlist alone, basketball famous person Steph Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, and Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers are up for the Greatest Male Athlete prize.
In the meantime, the Greatest Championship Efficiency class consists of F1 world champion Max Verstappen.
US Olympic group big-hitters Katie Ledecky (swimming) and Allyson Felix (sprinting) have been recognised for his or her Tokyo Olympics performances, with world soccer icons Mbappe, Karim Benzema, Kevin De Bruyne, Sadio Mané, Sam Kerr, Vivianne Miedema, in addition to different enormous names – like Tyson Fury and Katie Taylor (boxing), Scottie Scheffler, Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm (golf), and Rafael Nadal and Emma Raducanu (tennis) – all that includes throughout the varied classes.