The World Football Federation (FIFA) announced the list of players competing for the Golden Ball and the Golden Gloves award of the World Cup in Brazil …
On The list of players who compete for the best player (Golden Ball), are four Germans (Mats Hummels, Toni Kroos, Thomas Mueller and Philipp Lahm), three Argentines (Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and Angel di Maria), and one Brazilian (Neymar) , Columbian (James Rodriguez) and Dutchman (Arjen Robben).
The Golden Ball award four years ago has won the Uruguayan Diego Forlan, while who’s the winner of Golden Ball 2014 will be decided with the combined votes of the FIFA Technical committee and media representatives.
For the best goalkeeper of the tournament (Gold Glove) compete Germany’s Manuel Neuer, Argentina’s Sergio Romero and Costa Rica goalie Keylor Navas.
In the competition for the best young players of the tournament are Memphis Depay (Netherlands), Paul Pogba and Raphaël Varane (both from France).