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FIFA World Cup Golden Glove Winners From 1930 to 2022

FIFA World Cup Golden Glove Winners
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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.”

The FIFA World Cup “Golden Glove Award”, is presented to the great goalkeepers who have performed best in World Cup matches.
From 1930 to 1990, the best goalkeepers had been getting the Lev Yashin Award. In 2010, the Lev Yashin Award changed, and it’s named Golden Glove.
List of FIFA World Cup Golden Glove Winners:

Here we have made a list of Golden Glove winners from 1930-2022, along with countries and years:

Name Year Country
Emiliano Martinez
2022 Argentina
Thibaut Courtois 2018 Belgium
Manuel Neuer 2014 Germany
Iker Casillas 2010 Spain
Gianluigi Buffon 2006 Italy
Oliver Kahn 2002 Germany
Fabien Barthez 1998 France
Michel Preud’homme 1994 Belgium
Luis Gabelo 1990 Conejo
Jean-Marie Pfaff 1986 Belgium
Dino Zolf 1982 Italy
Ubaldo Fillo 1978 Argentina
Sepp Maier 1974 West Germany
Sepp Maier         1974 West Germany
Ladislao Mazurkiewicz 1970 Uruguay
Gordon Banks 1966 England
Gordon Banks 1966 England
Viliam Schrojf    1962 Czechoslovakia
Harry Gregg 1958 Northern Island
Gyula Grosics 1954 Hungary
Roque Máspoli  1950 Uruguay
František Plánička 1938 Czechoslovakia
Enrique Ballestrero 1930 Uruguay

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.

2022 FIFA World Cup Golden Glove Winner

Conclusion

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.

Aqeel Ahmad
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Aqeel Ahmad is a passionate sports fan who enjoys reading and writing about the most recent sporting events taking place all around the world.

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