December 22, 2014
Messi, Mascherano, Di María nominated for WC best player award
Argentine players Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and Ángel Di María have been nominated by FIFA for their World Cup best player award.
The 10-player list also includes Germany’s Mats Hummels, Toni Kroos, Philipp Lahm and Thomas Mueller, Brazil’s Neymar, Colombia’s James Rodriquez and Arjen Robben of the Netherlands.
The winner is selected by the FIFA technical group and announced after the final, together with the second and third best players.
ROMERO GOLDEN GLOVE CANDIDATE
Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero also received today a FIFA nomination.
"Chiquito", who was crucial in the Albiceleste's win over the Netherlands on Wednesday's semi-final match, has been nominated for best goalkeeper together with German Manuel Neuer and Costa Rica's Keylor Navas.