Seven finalists nominated for adidas Golden Ball
[AWARDS] Four Germans and three Argentines are among the 10 players nominated for the adidas Golden Ball as the best player of the World Cup. The starting
goalkeepers for both teams are among three players on the shortlist for adidas Golden Glove.
The FIFA Technical Study Group nominated the players and will select the winners.
adidas Golden Ball (Best Player):
Mats Hummels (Germany)
Toni Kroos (Germany)
Philipp Lahm (Germany)
Javier Mascherano (Argentina)
Lionel Messi (Argentina)
Thomas Mueller (Germany)
Arjen Robben (Netherlands)
James Rodriguez (Colombia)
adidas Golden Glove (Best Goalkeeper):
Keylor Navas (Costa Rica)
Manuel Neuer (Germany)
Sergio Romero (Argentina)
Hyundai Young Player Award:
Memphis Depay (Netherlands)
Raphael Varane (France)
(Players born on or after Jan. 1, 1993).
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