World Cup 2014: German Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer Wins Golden Glove

Germany's Manuel Neuer was presented with the award following their fourth World Cup triumph.

Reported by: Agence France-Presse
Last updated on Monday, 14 July, 2014 04:46 IST
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Manuel Neuer won the Golden Glove award in World Cup 2014

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Rio de Janeiro: Germany's Manuel Neuer won the World Cup Golden Glove award for the tournament's best goalkeeper after helping his side to a 1-0 victory over Argentina in Sunday's final. (Highlights)

The 28-year-old Bayern Munich player was presented with the award at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium moments after the triumph. (Super Mario Goetze, Germany's World Cup winner)

He beat off competition from Argentine opposite number Sergio Romero and Keylor Navas of surprise package Costa Rica. (Lionel Messi squanders chance to join greats)

Neuer was beaten only four times in the tournament and kept clean sheets in the 1-0 quarter-final win over France and the victory over Argentina in the final. (Germany's triumph result of team work, says Philipp Lahm)

He succeeds Spain's Iker Casillas, who was voted outstanding goalkeeper at the 2010 tournament in South Africa. (Fan on pitch stops play during World Cup final)

Story first published on: Monday, 14 July 2014 04:36 IST

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