Diego Forlán, Iker Casillas and Thomas Müller presented FIFA World Cup™ awards by Franz Beckenbauer



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Franz Beckenbauer will present the individual achievement awards from this year's FIFA World Cup™ to Diego Forlán, Thomas Müller and Iker Casillas on Tuesday the 14th of December. Uruguan Forlán won the adidas Golden Ball trophy for the best player of the tournament. Forlán netted five goals at the event and established himself as the most dangerous player on the pitch in each game he played. The 31-year old Atletico Madrid player follows Zinedine Zidane, Oliver Khan and Ronaldo in the list of past winners. Twenty-one year old Thomas Müller of Germany also scored five FIFA World Cup™ goals on his teams way to a third place finish. Müller claimed the coverted top goal scoerers Golden Boot prize ahead of Forlán, David Villa of Spain and Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands thanks to three assits. Müller follows in the footsteps of countryman and namesake Gerd Müller who scored ten goals at the 1970 FIFA tournament in Mexico. Müller became the second-youngest player off all time to net five goals at a FIFA World Cup™, only the legendary Pele has bettered him with six goals at the age of seventeen at the 1958 event in Sweden. Although in that year the Golden Boot award went to Frenchman Just Fontaine for a record thirteen. Müller, a Bayern Munich player, is the second German in a row to win the award after Miroslav Klose also netted five goals four years ago when the tournament was hosted in Germany. And finally FIFA World Cup™ winner Iker Casilas will pick up the adidas Golden Glove award for the best goalkeeping performance in South Africa. The Real Madrid star conceded only two goals throughout the tournament the first in Spain's 1-0 defeat to Switzerland the other against Chile. The 29-year old made 17 crucial saves played every minute of every game and became ther first ever Spaniard to lift the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy. The past three winners of the award were Gianluigi Buffon of Italy, Germany's Oliver Khan and Frenchman Fabien Barthez. SOUNDBYTES Interview: Iker Casillas (Spain) Spanish Language "It's a unique feeling that you can not describe because it is too many years following this dream, the dream of the whole spanish football fans at the end spain has won the World Cup in 2010 we are very happy for that but we don't forget the all the past Spanish players i think after this two years, first the euro Champions in 2008 has been two great years that the people won't forget." Interview: Thomas Muller, (Germany) German Langauge English Translation "It's unbelieveable that already at my first world cup i became top scorer. I realy didn't think of it when i went thereas a midfielder and didn't expect to score so many goals. I'm very proud of the fact that I made it to the top of the list and am now in a row witheariler trophy winners Likw Ronaldo Gerd Muller and Just Fontaine." INTERVIEW: Diego Forlan (Urugauy) Spanish Language English Translation "The team awards are very rewarding and like in the case of Iker he won the World Cup, of course one would prefer to win this trophy. We were very close to win the trophy it was the hope of the whole country we are really happy with what we did in the world cup, we gave joy to our country. It is obvious that this award is great for me, but it is for the work of the whole team." INTERVIEW: Diego Forlan (Urugauy) English Language English "This kind of an award they are very nice but as i said before winning the world cup like Iker (Iker Casillas) won it is much nicer as a player i would prefer to win that trophy that would be great for any player I this case for us it was a very nice world cup and the people in our country enjoyed it very much the kids and also the players. this award is because of the way the team played and so it is an award for everyone." INTERVIEW: Diego Forlan (Urugauy) Spanish Language English Translation "The true is that i scored five goals, at least i won one award, the goals that i scored were very important to win matches in key moments when matches were very tight, there were goals that i enjoyed and will remember" Full list of part Golden Glove winners: 1930 Uruguay - Enrique Ballestrero 1934 Italy - Ricardo Zamora 1938 France – František Plánička 1950 Brazil – Roque Maspoli 1954 Switzerland – Gyula Grosics 1958 Sweden - Harry Gregg 1962 Chile – Viliam Schrojf 1966 England - Gordon Banks 1970 Mexico - Ladislao Mazurkiewicz 1974 West Germany – Jan Tomaszewski 1978 Argentina – Ubaldo Fillol 1982 Spain – Dino Zoff 1986 Mexico – Harald Schumacher 1990 Italy – Sergio Goycochea 1994 USA – Michel Preud'homme 1998 France – Fabian Barthez 2002 Korea / Japan – Oliver Khan 2006 Germany – Gianluigi Buffon 2010 South Africa - Iker Casillas Full list of past Golden Boot winners: 1930Guillermo Stabile 8 1934 Oldrich Nejedly 5 1938 Leonidas da Silva 7 1950 Marques Ademir 9 1954 Sandor Kocsis 11 1958 Just Fontaine 13 1962 Florian Albert, Garrincha Valentin, Ivanov, Drazan Jerkovic, Leonel Sanchez, Vava 4 1966 Eusebio 9 1970 Gerd Müller 10 1974 Grzegorz Lato 7 1978 Mario Kempes 6 1982Paolo Rossi 6 1986 Gary Lineker 6 1990Salvatore Schillaci 6 1994 Oleg Salenko, Hristo Stoichkov 6 1998 Davor Suker 6 2002 Ronaldo 8 2006 Klose 5 2010 Thomas Müller 5 Full list of past Golden Ball winners: 1930 Jose Nasazzi (Uruguay) 1934 Giuseppe Meazza (italy) 1938 Leonidas (Brazil) 1950 Zizinho (Brazil) 1954 Ferenc Puskas (Hungary) 1958 Didi (Brazil) 1962 Garrincha (Brazil) 1966Bobby Charlton(England) 1970Pele(Brazil) 1974Johan Cruijff(Netherlands) 1978Mario Kempes (Argentina) 1982Paulo Rossi (Italy) 1986Diego Maradona (Argentina) 1990Salvatore Schillaci (Italy) 1994Romario (Brazil) 1998Ronaldo (Brazil) 2002Oliver Kahn (Germany) 2006Zinedine Zidane(France) 2010Diego Forlán(Uruguay) Content to be made available to all media. 1. A-roll sound bytes & B-roll general video of Diego Forlán, Thomas Müller and Iker Casillas - news agency VNR (video news release) This edit includes general video of the award ceremony, handover of awards, quotes from each player and quote from Franz Beckenbauer. This edit is prepared specifically for news agencies. Slated, clean tracks, 16:9 Pal, Standard def. 1080i. Selection of codec's available. Duration: 5 mins UPLOADED to http://adidas.synapticdigital.com: 14TH DEC 2100 GMT UPLOADED to media partners: 15TH DEC 0700 GMT 2. A & B-roll – adidas Golden Ball Winner Diego Forlán sound bytes topical comment on his transfer speculation & why Barcelona and Real Madrid have La Liga advantage, plus general video views of Forlán with award. Duration 5 mins UPLOADED to http://adidas.synapticdigital.com: 14TH DEC 2100 GMT 3. A & B-roll – adidas Golden Boot winner Thomas Müller sound bytes topical comment on why it's rare for the rest of the world to say positive things about German football, what it will take for his Bayern side to get to a second consecutive Champions League final and why Barcelona is the most dangerous team in European football, plus general video views of Müller with award. Duration 5 mins UPLOADED to http://adidas.synapticdigital.com: 14TH DEC 2100 GMT 4. A & B-Roll – adidas Golden Glove winner Iker Casillas sound bytes topical comment on friction and clashes with World Cup team mates, Mourinho changes at Real Madrid, defeat against Barcelona and fear of Germany ahead of Euro 2012, plus general video views of Casillas with award. Duration 5 mins UPLOADED to http://adidas.synapticdigital.com: 14TH DEC 2100 GMT Click the following links to download the extra material: 5. Past Golden ball winners comment/ Golden Ball trophy Production / Beauty shots of trophy (All content rights free) http://adidas.synapticdigital.com:/HOME/adidas-golden-ball-award-trophy/s/85cc30e6-8221-42e0-ae0a-7975329cced0 6. Golden ball - top players and more past winners comment including Zinedine Zidane and Oliver Khan(All content rights free) http://adidas.synapticdigital.com/HOME/adidas-golden-ball-award-nominations-event/s/a51cfb3c-a078-477f-a2bc-e2653db08098 7. Golden Glove trophy – top players and past winners comment plus still images of past winners including comment from Oliver Khan (All content rights free) http://adidas.synapticdigital.com/HOME/adidas-golden-glove/s/31ad333f-33b5-4d0d-a675-031687772009 8. Golden Boot – Top players and past winners comment plus beauty shots of Trophy including Gerd Müller and Eusébio (All content rights free) http://adidas.synapticdigital.com/HOME/adidas-golden-boot-award/s/7f8b0d38-e657-42e1-be1e-d70af76f8f42
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