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).
|Recent Soccer America Daily Report | Brad Evans on CBA: 'We handcuffed ourselves' Aug. 4, 2:36 a.m. |
Five months after the MLS Players Union and MLS reached an agreement on a new Collective ... CCL: Brutal road trip takes RSL to Guatemala City Aug. 4, 2:16 a.m.
The good news is Real Salt Lake is battling on three fronts. The bad news is ... Milestone victory is well-timed for busy Whitecaps Aug. 3, 10:27 p.m.
Vancouver climbed back on top of the Western Conference by thumping archrival Seattle, 3-0, in its ... Crowd Count: Sounders suffer rare loss before big crowd Aug. 3, 8:19 p.m.
The crowd of 53,125 for the Seattle-Vancouver match was the Sounders' largest home crowd of the ... Timbers say adios to 'La Gata' Fernandez Aug. 3, 8:07 p.m.
The Portland Timbers and 31-year-old Argentine Gaston Fernandez have mutually agreed to parted ways, allowing the ... What They're Saying: Abby Wambach Aug. 3, 7:24 p.m.
"Look, we're not talking about wanting to be paid just like the men. We understand their ... What They're Saying: Cristiano Ronaldo Aug. 3, 7:20 p.m.
"Do you want me to be honest? It doesn't worry me at all. I do my ... What They're Saying: Pep Guardiola Aug. 3, 7:03 p.m.
"When he does not have injury problems, I am completely convinced he will do very well ... Video Pick: A double nutmeg by Kaka Aug. 3, 6:58 p.m.
Orlando City's Brazilian superstar Kaka nutmegged two Columbus Crew foes in a row during his team's ... MLS Power Rankings: Lots of goals but not much change Aug. 3, 6:53 p.m.
Four road teams emerged victorious during a high-scoring week of MLS action, and FC Dallas held ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives