FIFA World Cup awards

At the end of each FIFA World Cup final tournament, several awards are presented to the players and teams which have distinguished themselves in various aspects of the game.

Awards

There are currently five post-tournament awards, and one given during the tournament:[1]

  • the Golden Ball (currently commercially termed "adidas Golden Ball") for best player, first awarded in 1982;
  • the Golden Boot (currently commercially termed "adidas Golden Boot", previously known as the "adidas Golden Shoe" from 1982 to 2006) for top goal scorer, first awarded in 1982;
  • the Golden Glove Award (currently commercially termed "adidas Golden Glove"; previously known as the "Lev Yashin Award" from 1994 to 2006) for best goalkeeper, first awarded in 1994;
  • the Best Young Player (currently commercially termed as "Hyundai Best Young Player") award for best player under 21 years of age at the start of the calendar year, first awarded in 2006;
  • the FIFA Fair Play Trophy for the team that advanced to the second round with the best record of fair play, first awarded in 1970;
  • the Man of the Match Award (currently commercially termed as "Budweiser Man of the Match") for outstanding performance during each game of the tournament, first awarded in 2002.

Two other awards were given between 1994 and 2006:[2]

  • The Most Entertaining Team award for the team that has entertained the public the most, during the World Cup final tournament, as determined by a poll of the general public;
  • An All-Star Team comprising the best players of the tournament chosen by the technical study group.

Golden Ball

The Golden Ball award is presented to the best player at each FIFA World Cup finals, with a shortlist drawn up by the FIFA technical committee and the winner voted for by representatives of the media. Those who finish as runners-up in the vote receive the Silver Ball and Bronze Ball awards as the second and third most outstanding players in the tournament respectively. The current award was introduced in the 1982 FIFA World Cup, sponsored by Adidas and France Football.[3]

Official award

Golden Ball[4]
World Cup Golden Ball Silver Ball Bronze Ball
1982 Spain Paolo Rossi Falcão Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
1986 Mexico Diego Maradona Harald Schumacher Preben Elkjær Larsen
1990 Italy Salvatore Schillaci Lothar Matthäus Diego Maradona
1994 United States Romário Roberto Baggio Hristo Stoichkov
1998 France Ronaldo Davor Šuker Lilian Thuram
2002 South Korea/Japan Oliver Kahn Ronaldo Hong Myung-bo
2006 Germany Zinedine Zidane Fabio Cannavaro Andrea Pirlo
2010 South Africa Diego Forlán Wesley Sneijder David Villa
2014 Brazil Lionel Messi Thomas Müller Arjen Robben
2018 Russia Luka Modrić Eden Hazard Antoine Griezmann
Trophies by country
Nation G S B Total
 Italy2215
 Brazil2204
 Argentina2013
 West Germany/Germany1315
 Croatia1102
 France1023
 Uruguay1001
 Netherlands0112
 Belgium0101
 Bulgaria0011
 Denmark0011
 South Korea0011
 Spain0011

Unofficial award

In July 1978, a panel of 23 international experts which consisted of critics, coaches, and former players each chose the five best players of the 1978 tournament.[5] FIFA website also mentioned Mario Kempes as the Golden Ball winner.[6]

Unofficial Best Players
World Cup Winner Runner-up Third place
1978 Argentina Mario Kempes Paolo Rossi Hans Krankl
Dirceu

Rumors

There was officially no Golden, Silver, and Bronze Ball before 1982, but some blog level websites put up the list of the best players from the 1930 edition to 1978 edition.[7][8] However, this list did not have reliable sources to be recognized as awards.[9] Among them, FIFA website introduced José Nasazzi,[10] and Johan Cruyff as the best players,[11] but there were no information to check whether surveys existed.

World Cup Winner Runner-up Third Place
1930 Uruguay José Nasazzi Guillermo Stábile José Leandro Andrade
1934 Italy Giuseppe Meazza Matthias Sindelar Oldřich Nejedlý
1938 France Leônidas Silvio Piola György Sárosi
1950 Brazil Zizinho Juan Alberto Schiaffino Ademir
1954 Switzerland Ferenc Puskás Sándor Kocsis Fritz Walter
1958 Sweden Didi Pelé Just Fontaine
1962 Chile Garrincha Josef Masopust Leonel Sánchez
1966 England Bobby Charlton Bobby Moore Eusébio
1970 Mexico Pelé Gérson Gerd Müller
1974 West Germany Johan Cruyff Franz Beckenbauer Kazimierz Deyna
1978 Argentina Mario Kempes Paolo Rossi Dirceu

In July 1966, the France Football and L'Équipe selected the best player of the 1966 tournament, and Bobby Charlton became the winner.[12] However, they did not specify anything about the poll, like how many votes there were in total, how it was conducted, who voted, etc. Moreover, there was a discrepancy about the runner-up between this selection and the above rumor.

Golden Boot

The Golden Boot or Golden Shoe Award goes to the top goalscorer of the FIFA World Cup. While every World Cup had a ranking of the goalscorers, the first time an award was given was in 1982,[4] under the name Golden Shoe.[3] It was rechristened Golden Boot in 2010.[13] FIFA sometimes lists the top goalscorers of previous Cups among the Golden Boot winners.[14]

If there is more than one player with the same number of goals, since 1994 the tie-breaker goes to the player with fewer goals scored from penalties, then next tie breaker goes to the person with more assists - with the FIFA Technical Study Group deciding whether an assist is to be counted as such.[15][16] If there is still more than one player, the tie-breaker since 2006 goes to the player who has played the least amount of time, which translates to a higher goal average.[17]

Top Goalscorer[18][19]
World Cup Top goalscorer Goals Runners-up Goals Third place Goals
1930 Uruguay Guillermo Stábile 8 Pedro Cea 5 Bert Patenaude 4
1934 Italy Oldřich Nejedlý 5[lower-alpha 1] Edmund Conen
Angelo Schiavio
4 None
1938 France Leônidas 7[lower-alpha 2] György Sárosi
Gyula Zsengellér
Silvio Piola
5
1950 Brazil Ademir 8[lower-alpha 3] Óscar Míguez Alcides Ghiggia
Chico
Estanislau Basora
Telmo Zarra
4
1954 Switzerland Sándor Kocsis 11 Josef Hügi
Max Morlock
Erich Probst
6 None
1958 Sweden Just Fontaine 13 Pelé
Helmut Rahn
1962 Chile Flórián Albert
Valentin Ivanov
Garrincha
Vavá
Dražan Jerković
Leonel Sánchez
4 None
1966 England Eusébio 9 Helmut Haller 6 Valeriy Porkujan
Geoff Hurst
Ferenc Bene
Franz Beckenbauer
4
1970 Mexico Gerd Müller 10 Jairzinho 7 Teófilo Cubillas 5
1974 West Germany Grzegorz Lato 7 Andrzej Szarmach
Johan Neeskens
5 None
1978 Argentina[23] Mario Kempes 6 Teófilo Cubillas Rob Rensenbrink 5
Golden Shoe[14]
World Cup Golden Shoe Goals Silver Shoe Goals Bronze Shoe Goals
1982 Spain Paolo Rossi 6 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 5 Zico 4
1986 Mexico Gary Lineker 6 Emilio Butragueño
Careca
Diego Maradona
5 None[24]
1990 Italy Salvatore Schillaci 6 Tomáš Skuhravý 5 Roger Milla
Gary Lineker
4
1994 United States Oleg Salenko[lower-alpha 4]
Hristo Stoichkov[lower-alpha 5]
6 None
Kennet Andersson
Romário
5[lower-alpha 6]
1998 France[26] Davor Šuker 6 Gabriel Batistuta
Christian Vieri
5 None[lower-alpha 7]
2002 South Korea/Japan[27] Ronaldo 8[lower-alpha 8][lower-alpha 9] Miroslav Klose
Rivaldo
5
2006 Germany[29] Miroslav Klose 5 Hernán Crespo 3[lower-alpha 10] Ronaldo 3[lower-alpha 10]
Golden Boot[14]
World Cup Golden Boot Goals Silver Boot Goals Bronze Boot Goals
2010 South Africa Thomas Müller 5[lower-alpha 11] David Villa 5[lower-alpha 11] Wesley Sneijder 5[lower-alpha 11]
2014 Brazil James Rodríguez 6 Thomas Müller 5 Neymar
4[lower-alpha 12]
2018 Russia Harry Kane 6 Antoine Griezmann 4[lower-alpha 13] Romelu Lukaku 4[lower-alpha 13]
Notes
  1. FIFA initially credited Nejedlý with only four goals, which would make him joint top scorer with Angelo Schiavio of Italy and Edmund Conen of Germany. However, FIFA changed it to five goals in November 2006, making Nejedlý the outright top scorer.[20]
  2. FIFA initially credited Leônidas with eight goals. However, in November 2006, FIFA confirmed that in the quarter-final tie against Czechoslovakia, he had scored once, not twice as FIFA had originally recorded, meaning he had scored only seven goals in total.[20]
  3. There was controversy regarding the number of goals Brazilian Ademir had scored in 1950, as a result of incomplete data concerning the Final Round game Brazil vs. Spain (6–1). The 5–0 goal had been credited to Jair, but is now credited to Ademir.[21][22]
  4. Salenko is the only player to win the award playing for a team that were eliminated in the group stages. His six goals are the only international goals he ever scored.
  5. Despite the assist tiebreaker, Salenko and Stoichkov remained tied with 6 goals and one assist each, and both received the Golden Shoe.[15]
  6. Romário and Andersson surpassed the other two players with five goals (Jürgen Klinsmann and Roberto Baggio) by having three assists each.[15][25]
  7. Both runners-up had the same number of assists, and each received the Silver Shoe.
  8. During the tournament, after the group stage match against Costa Rica, Ronaldo logged a protest against the crediting of a goal as an own goal, and FIFA granted him the change.[28]
  9. Klose, however, was the top scorer of the group stage, as Ronaldo and Rivaldo made their fifth goals in the round of 16 and the quarter-final respectively.
  10. Eight players had scored three goals. Ronaldo, Crespo and Zinedine Zidane stood out for having one assist, and then the two recipients were determined by less playtime (308 minutes for Crespo, 411 for Ronaldo, 559 for Zidane).[30]
  11. Müller, Villa, Sneijder and Diego Forlán tied with five goals. Müller won by virtue of having more assists (3) than the rest (each had one). Villa won the Silver Boot due to playing fewer minutes than Sneijder, and Sneijder won the Bronze Boot due to having played fewer minutes than Forlán.[31]
  12. Neymar, Lionel Messi and Robin van Persie all had four goals in the tournament. Neymar received the Bronze Boot for playing fewer minutes than his competitors (480; Messi played 693 minutes, and Van Persie, 548).[32]
  13. Griezmann, Lukaku, Denis Cheryshev, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappé tied with 4 goals. In the assists tiebreaker, Griezmann won the Silver Boot by virtue of having 2, while Lukaku got the Bronze Boot as he had one. The rest had zero.[33]

Golden Glove

The Golden Glove Award is awarded to the best goalkeeper of the tournament. The award was introduced with the name Lev Yashin Award in 1994, in honor of the late Soviet goalkeeper.[4] It was rechristened Golden Glove in 2010. The FIFA Technical Study Group recognises the top goalkeeper of the tournament based on the player's performance throughout the final competition. Although goalkeepers have this specific award for their position, they are still eligible for the Golden Ball as well, as when Oliver Kahn was awarded in 2002. In the event of a tie, the Golden Glove Award goes to the goalkeeper who progressed furthest in the competition. The next tiebreakers are saves made, then minutes played.

World Cup Golden Glove
1994 United States Michel Preud'homme
1998 France Fabien Barthez
2002 South Korea/Japan Oliver Kahn
2006 Germany Gianluigi Buffon
2010 South Africa Iker Casillas
2014 Brazil Manuel Neuer
2018 Russia Thibaut Courtois

Best Young Player Award

The Best Young Player award was awarded for the first time at the 2006 World Cup in Germany and given to Germany's Lukas Podolski.[34] The award is given to the best player in the tournament who is at most 21 years old. For the 2018 World Cup, this meant that the player had to have been born on or after 1 January 1997. The election took place on FIFA's official World Cup website with the help of The FIFA Technical Study Group.[35]

FIFA organised a survey on the Internet for users to choose the "best young player" of the World Cup, between 1958 and 2002, named the best young player of each tournament.[36] With 61% of the overall vote, the winner was Pelé, who finished ahead of the Peruvian Teófilo Cubillas, the best young player at Mexico 1970, and England's Michael Owen, who reached similar heights at France 98.[37]

YPA[38]
World Cup Best Young Player Age
1958 Sweden Pelé 17
1962 Chile Flórián Albert 20
1966 England Franz Beckenbauer 20
1970 Mexico Teófilo Cubillas 21
1974 West Germany Władysław Żmuda 20
1978 Argentina Antonio Cabrini 20
1982 Spain Manuel Amoros 21
1986 Mexico Enzo Scifo 20
1990 Italy Robert Prosinečki 21
1994 United States Marc Overmars 20
1998 France Michael Owen 18
2002 South Korea–Japan Landon Donovan 20
2006 Germany Lukas Podolski[34] 21
2010 South Africa Thomas Müller[39] 20
2014 Brazil Paul Pogba[40] 21
2018 Russia Kylian Mbappé[41] 19

FIFA Fair Play Trophy

The FIFA Fair Play Trophy is given to the team with the best record of fair play during the World Cup final tournament since 1970. Only teams that qualified for the second round are considered. The winners of this award earn the FIFA Fair Play Trophy, a diploma, a fair play medal for each player and official, and $50,000 worth of football equipment to be used for youth development.[42]

The appearance of the award was originally a certificate. From 1982 to 1990, it had been a golden trophy based on Sport Billy, a football-playing cartoon character from 1982 who became an icon for FIFA Fair play.[43][44] Ever since 1994, it is simply a trophy with an elegant footballer figure.[45] Peru was the first nation to win the award after receiving no yellow or red cards in the 1970 FIFA World Cup held in Mexico.[46]

Peru's FIFA Fair Play trophy award. Peru won the award after receiving no yellow or red cards in the tournament.
World Cup FIFA Fair Play Trophy Winners
1970 Mexico Peru
1974 West Germany West Germany
1978 Argentina Argentina
1982 Spain  Brazil
1986 Mexico  Brazil
1990 Italy  England
1994 United States  Brazil
1998 France  England
 France
2002 South Korea/Japan  Belgium
2006 Germany  Brazil
 Spain
2010 South Africa  Spain
2014 Brazil  Colombia
2018 Russia  Spain

Man of the Match

The Man of the Match award picks the outstanding player in every game of the tournament since 2002. While the inaugural two editions were chosen by the technical group,[47][48] the Man of the Match is since 2010 picked by an online poll on FIFA's website.[49][50]

World Cup Most Man of the Match wins Wins
2002 South Korea/Japan Rivaldo 3
2006 Germany Andrea Pirlo 3
2010 South Africa Wesley Sneijder 4
2014 Brazil Lionel Messi 4
2018 Russia Antoine Griezmann 3

Total awards
As of 15 July 2018

Rank Player Country MoM WC with awards
1 Arjen Robben Netherlands62006, 2010, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal2010, 2014, 2018
Lionel Messi Argentina2010, 2014, 2018
4 Luis Suárez Uruguay52010, 2014, 2018
5 Eden Hazard Belgium42014, 2018
Keisuke Honda Japan2010, 2014
James Rodríguez Colombia2014, 2018
Miroslav Klose Germany2002, 2006
Park Ji-sung South Korea2002, 2006, 2010
Thomas Müller Germany2010, 2014
Wesley Sneijder Netherlands2010

By Country
As of 15 July 2018

Rank Country MoM Players
1  Brazil2214
 Germany12
3  France1711
4  Spain1610
5  Argentina158
6  England1412
7  Mexico1210
 Netherlands3
9  South Korea117
 Portugal6
 United States7

Most Entertaining Team

The FIFA Award for the Most Entertaining Team is a subjectively awarded prize for the team that had done the most to entertain the public with a positive approach to the game, organised through public participation in a poll[4] starting in 1994.[13]

World Cup Most Entertaining Team Award
1994 United States  Brazil[29]
1998 France  France[29]
2002 South Korea/Japan  South Korea[51]
2006 Germany  Portugal[52]
2010 South Africa  Germany
2014 Brazil  Colombia
2018 Russia  Belgium

All-Star Team

The All-Star Team is a team of the best performers at the respective World Cup finals. Since 1994, FIFA decided to add official best squads, chosen by its technical group under the brand name MasterCard All-Star Team.[53] For 1998, 2002 and 2006, substitute and reserve members were also nominated for full squads.

Official team

MasterCard All-Star Team
World Cup Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards
1994 United States[53]

Michel Preud'homme

Jorginho
Márcio Santos
Paolo Maldini

Dunga
Krasimir Balakov
Gheorghe Hagi
Tomas Brolin

Romário
Hristo Stoichkov
Roberto Baggio

1998 France[lower-alpha 1][54]

Fabien Barthez
José Luis Chilavert

Roberto Carlos
Marcel Desailly
Lilian Thuram
Frank de Boer
Carlos Gamarra

Dunga
Rivaldo
Michael Laudrup
Zinedine Zidane
Edgar Davids

Ronaldo
Davor Šuker
Brian Laudrup
Dennis Bergkamp

2002 South Korea/Japan[lower-alpha 2][55]

Oliver Kahn
Rüştü Reçber

Roberto Carlos
Sol Campbell
Fernando Hierro
Hong Myung-bo
Alpay Özalan

Rivaldo
Ronaldinho
Michael Ballack
Claudio Reyna
Yoo Sang-chul

Ronaldo
Miroslav Klose
El Hadji Diouf
Hasan Şaş

2006 Germany[56]

Gianluigi Buffon
Jens Lehmann
Ricardo

Roberto Ayala
John Terry
Lilian Thuram
Philipp Lahm
Fabio Cannavaro
Gianluca Zambrotta
Ricardo Carvalho

Zé Roberto
Patrick Vieira
Zinedine Zidane
Michael Ballack
Andrea Pirlo
Gennaro Gattuso
Luís Figo
Maniche

Hernán Crespo
Thierry Henry
Miroslav Klose
Luca Toni
Francesco Totti

  1. In addition to the 16 of the All-Star Team, six reserves were listed: Edwin van der Sar, Juan Sebastián Verón, Thierry Henry, Jay-Jay Okocha, Michael Owen, and Christian Vieri
  2. In addition to the 16 of the All-Star Team, seven reserves were listed: Iker Casillas, Cafu, Dietmar Hamann, Joaquín, Hidetoshi Nakata, Landon Donovan, and Marc Wilmots

Unofficial team

Until 1990, FIFA did not officially publish the All-Star Team, but some blog level websites put up the list of best teams from 1930 edition to 1990 edition. According to them, a technical study group consisting of journalists - mostly from Europe and South America - and experts has historically chosen the team.[57] However, this list lacks reliable sources to be recognized as awards. FIFA website mentioned Djalma Santos (1954, 1958, 1962),[58] Franz Beckenbauer (1966, 1970, 1974),[58][59] and Elías Figueroa (1974) as winners among the list, but it did not announce all winners.[59]

World Cup Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards
1930 Uruguay

Enrique Ballesteros

José Nasazzi

Milutin Ivković

Luis Monti

Álvaro Gestido

José Leandro Andrade

Pedro Cea

Héctor Castro

Héctor Scarone

Guillermo Stábile

Bert Patenaude

1934 Italty

Ricardo Zamora

Jacinto Quincoces

Eraldo Monzeglio

Luis Monti

Attilio Ferraris

Leonardo Cilaurren

Giuseppe Meazza

Raimundo Orsi

Enrique Guaita

Matthias Sindelar

Oldřich Nejedlý

1938 France

František Plánička

Pietro Rava

Alfredo Foni

Domingos da Guia

Michele Andreolo

Ugo Locatelli

Silvio Piola

Gino Colaussi

György Sárosi

Gyula Zsengellér

Leônidas

1950 Brazil

Roque Máspoli

Erik Nilsson

José Parra

Víctor Rodríguez Andrade

Obdulio Varela

Bauer

Alcides Ghiggia

Zizinho

Ademir

Jair

Juan Alberto Schiaffino

1954 Switzerland

Gyula Grosics

Ernst Ocwirk

Djalma Santos

José Santamaría

Fritz Walter

József Bozsik

Helmut Rahn

Nándor Hidegkuti

Ferenc Puskás

Sándor Kocsis

Zoltan Czibor

1958 Sweden

Harry Gregg

Djalma Santos

Bellini

Nílton Santos

Danny Blanchflower

Didi

Pelé

Garrincha

Just Fontaine

Raymond Kopa

Gunnar Gren

1962 Chile

Viliam Schrojf

Djalma Santos

Cesare Maldini

Nilton Santos

Karl-Heinz Schnellinger

Didi

Zagallo

Zito

Vavá

Garrincha

Amarildo

Leonel Sánchez

1966 England

Gordon Banks
Lev Yashin

George Cohen

Bobby Moore

Vicente

Silvio Marzolini

Franz Beckenbauer

Coluna

Bobby Charlton

Florian Albert

Uwe Seeler

Eusébio

1970 Mexico

Ladislao Mazurkiewicz

Carlos Alberto

Piazza

Franz Beckenbauer

Giacinto Facchetti

Gérson

Roberto Rivellino

Bobby Charlton

Pelé

Gerd Müller

Jairzinho

1974 West Germany

Sepp Maier

Berti Vogts

Ruud Krol

Franz Beckenbauer

Paul Breitner

Elías Figueroa[60]

Wolfgang Overath

Kazimierz Deyna

Johan Neeskens

Rob Rensenbrink

Johan Cruijff

Grzegorz Lato

1978 Argentina

Ubaldo Fillol

Berti Vogts

Ruud Krol

Daniel Passarella

Alberto Tarantini

Dirceu

Teofilo Cubillas

Rob Rensenbrink

Roberto Bettega

Paolo Rossi

Mario Kempes

1982 Spain

Dino Zoff

Luizinho

Júnior

Claudio Gentile

Fulvio Collovati

Zbigniew Boniek

Falcão

Michel Platini

Zico

Paolo Rossi

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

1986 Mexico

Harald Schumacher

Josimar

Manuel Amoros

Júlio César

Jan Ceulemans

Jean Tigana

Michel Platini

Diego Maradona

Preben Elkjær Larsen

Emilio Butragueño

Gary Lineker

1990 Italy

Sergio Goycochea

Andreas Brehme

Paolo Maldini

Franco Baresi

Diego Maradona

Lothar Matthäus

Dragan Stojković

Paul Gascoigne

Salvatore Schillaci

Roger Milla

Jürgen Klinsmann

FIFA published the first All-Star Team in 1938, but it never made All-Star Team again until 1990 due to ensuing complaints.[61] In January 1959, the host of 1958 tournament Swedish Federation published an All-Star Team based on 720 answers out of 1,200 experts.[62][63] These two teams had differences with the above well-known rumor.

All-Star Team
World Cup Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards
1938 France

František Plánička

Domingos da Guia
Pietro Rava

Zezé Procópio
Michele Andreolo
Ugo Locatelli

Arne Nyberg
Giuseppe Meazza
Leônidas
György Sárosi
Pál Titkos

1958 Sweden

Harry Gregg

Orvar Bergmark
Bellini
Nílton Santos

Yuriy Voynov
Horst Szymaniak

Garrincha
Didi
Raymond Kopa
Pelé
Lennart Skoglund

After FIFA changed its sponsor from MasterCard to Visa in 2007,[64] it published All-Star Teams based on statistical data of other sponsors, which evaluates players' performances. FIFA explained these are not official,[65] but the best teams were announced in official website.

Statistical All-Star Team
World Cup Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards Standard
2010 South Africa[66]

Manuel Neuer

Joan Capdevila
Philipp Lahm
Carles Puyol
Sergio Ramos

Mark van Bommel
Thomas Müller
Wesley Sneijder
Sergio Busquets

David Villa
Luis Suárez

Castrol performance index
2014 Brazil[67]

Manuel Neuer

Marcos Rojo
Mats Hummels
Thiago Silva
Stefan de Vrij

Oscar
Toni Kroos
Philipp Lahm
James Rodríguez

Arjen Robben
Thomas Müller

Castrol performance index
2018 Russia[65]

Thibaut Courtois

Andreas Granqvist
Raphaël Varane
Thiago Silva
Yerry Mina

Denis Cheryshev
Philippe Coutinho
Luka Modrić

Harry Kane
Eden Hazard
Antoine Griezmann

Fantasy football

    Since 2010, the fans' Dream Team has been voted by online poll of FIFA website, but FIFA explained this is also not official team.[65]

    Dream Team
    World Cup Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards Manager
    2010 South Africa[68]

    Iker Casillas

    Philipp Lahm
    Sergio Ramos
    Carles Puyol
    Maicon

    Xavi
    Bastian Schweinsteiger
    Wesley Sneijder
    Andrés Iniesta

    David Villa
    Diego Forlán

    Vicente del Bosque

    2014 Brazil[69]

    Manuel Neuer

    Marcelo
    Mats Hummels
    David Luiz
    Thiago Silva

    Ángel Di María
    Toni Kroos
    James Rodríguez

    Neymar
    Thomas Müller
    Lionel Messi

    Joachim Löw

    2018 Russia[70]

    Thibaut Courtois

    Marcelo
    Raphaël Varane
    Diego Godín
    Thiago Silva

    Philippe Coutinho
    Luka Modrić
    Kevin De Bruyne

    Cristiano Ronaldo
    Harry Kane
    Kylian Mbappé


    Goal of the Tournament

    World Cup Player Scored against Score (1) Result (1) Round Source
    2006 Germany Maxi Rodríguez  Mexico 2‒1 2‒1 Round of 16 [71]
    2010 South Africa Diego Forlán  Germany 2‒1 2‒3 3rd place match
    2014 Brazil James Rodríguez  Uruguay 1‒0 2‒0 Round of 16
    2018 Russia Benjamin Pavard  Argentina 2‒2 4‒3 Round of 16
    • (1) First number represents players team, while second number represents opponents team

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