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Latino Daily News

Wednesday December 15, 2010

Diego Forlán and Iker Casillas Receive Their World Cup Awards (VIDEO)

Diego Forlán, was chosen the best player of the World Cup, and Iker Casillas, best goalie receiving along with the German Thomas Müller (more goals scored) their respective golden trophies from the hands of soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer.

Forlán, from Uruguay received the Golden Soccer Ball, Casillas from Spain, the Golden Glove, and Müller the Golden Cleat at a glittering ceremony in Nuremberg yesterday.

“It is a privilege to be a part of such a select group of people that already own a golden soccer ball” said Forlán in reference to players like Diego Mardona, Pelá and Johan Cryuff, who have received the award in the past.