Adidas has revealed the trophies that will be awarded to the best player, top scorer and best goalkeeper of the 2022 World Cup.
The Golden Ball, Golden Boot and Golden Glove are considered one of the most prestigious accolades in world football, with some of the game’s greatest legends having received them at past tournaments.
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The likes of Diego Maradona (1986), Ronaldo (1998) and Zinedine Zidane (2006) have won the Ballon d’Or in the past. The current holder is Luka Modric, whose performances won him the award at Russia 2018.
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Strikers such as Paolo Rossi (1982), Eusebio (1966) and Gerd Muller (1970) won the Golden Boot, along with two Englishmen – Gary Lineker in Mexico 86 and current holder Harry Kane.
Iker Casillas (2010), Manuel Neuer (2014) and Thibault Courtois (2018) are the last three winners of the Golden Glove award, given every four years to the outstanding goalkeeper.
The prizes will be awarded after the 2022 World Cup.