Regarding football, the team’s most crucial player is the goalkeeper, especially during knockouts, because everyone saves matters. So, for them, FIFA introduced an outstanding “Golden Glove Winner Award.”
Here we have made a list of Golden Glove winners from 1930-2022, along with countries and years:
As you guys know, the goalkeeper’s importance is a lot, and half of the match is dependent on them, so they have to be conscious as there are a lot of chances of a tie, so they are awarded a special award, “Golden Glove winner.” TSG is a FIFA technical group that selects the winner according to their performance.
There are a lot of Golden Award winners, but Oliver Kahn is the only footballer awarded the Golden Glove and the Golden Ball award in the same year.
In 2018, many players amazingly played but couldn’t save their team from remaining in the competition. Kasper Schmeichel, Akinfeev, etc., played very well but couldn’t win.
World Cup 2022 Golden Glove Winner
Emiliano Martinez, the goalie for Argentina, won the award & made a scene when he received the Golden Glove award. The Aston Villa goalkeeper put the Golden Glove award to his pelvis on the stage after playing an essential role in the penalty kick.
The FIFA World Cup Golden Glove has been presented to the best goalkeepers who performed well. As you know, the goalkeeper’s importance is a lot, and half of the match depends on them.