The goalkeeper, who caught people's attention with his brilliant saves at the World Cup in Brazil, is nominated for Choice Male Athlete while Williams is up for Choice Female Athlete.
More names were revealed in the second wave of the 2014 Teen Choice Awards nominees on Thursday, July 17. Nominees in Sports and Style Icon category were also announced, with bold names such as Tim Howard and Serena Williams competing with others for Best Athlete trophies.
Howard, the goalkeeper for U.S. national team who recently made headlines for his brilliant performance at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil has to beat other athletes for Choice Male Athlete prize. Other stars who are vying for the trophy include Kevin Durant, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., LeBron James, Johnny Manziel and Russell Wilson.
The Choice Female Athlete also has strong contenders. In addition to Williams, other stars in sports such as Meryl Davis, Lucy Li, Candace Parker, Danica Patrick and Amy Purdy are up for the trophy.
Besides the two categories, fans may also give their vote to stylish young celebrities in Candie's Choice Style Icon. Iggy Azalea, Ashley Benson, Kendall Jenner, Emma Roberts and Zendaya Coleman are competing against each other for the trophy.
Fans can vote for their favorites on the official site until August 9 at 11:59 P.M. PT. The winners will be revealed in a ceremony which will air on Sunday, August 10, on FOX.
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