FIFA World Cup Golden Glove Award Winners List

In the World Cup 1994, 1998, 2022, and 2006 were officially given the best goalkeeper of the tournament ‘Lev Yashin Award’ In 2010 renamed the trophy as Golden Glove Award. If the match of a tie, then the Golden Glove Award goes to the best goalkeeper of the competition. Tiebreakers are saves made, then minutes played.

The FIFA Technical Study Group recognizes the top goalkeeper of the tournament based on the player’s performance throughout the final tournament.

Who won the FIFA World Cup Golden Glove?

Thibaut Courtois (2018)

Thibaut Courtois is one of the best professional goalkeepers in the world. He has done outstanding performance of 3 clean sheets, in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and won the Golden Glove awards as the best goalkeeper of the tournament, with Belgium national team finishing third.

Manuel Neuer (2014)

Manuel Peter is one of the best professional goalkeepers in the history of sports. He has done outstanding performance of 4 clean sheets, in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and won the Golden Glove awards as the best goalkeeper of the tournament, with Germany national team.

Iker Casillas (2010)

Iker Casillas is one of the best professional goalkeepers and played for Real Madrid. He has done outstanding performance of 6 clean sheets, in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and won the Golden Glove awards as the best goalkeeper of the tournament, with Spain national team.

FIFA World Cup Golden Glove award winners full list

YearGolden Glove WinnerCountry
2018Thibaut CourtoisBelgium
2014Manuel NeuerGermany
2010Iker CasillasSpain
2006Gianluigi BuffonItaly
2002Oliver KahnGermany
1998Fabien BarthezFrance
1994Michel Preud’hommeBelgium
1990Luis Gabelo Conejo
Sergio Goycochea
Costa Rica
Argentina
1986Jean-Marie PfaffBelgium
1982Dino ZoffItaly
1978Ubaldo FillolArgentina
1974Sepp MaierWest Germany
1970Ladislao MazurkiewiczUruguay
1966Gordon BanksEngland
1962Viliam SchrojfCzechoslovakia
1958Harry GreggNorthern Ireland
1954Gyula GrosicsHungary
1950Roque MáspoliUruguay
1938František PláničkaCzechoslovakia
1934Ricardo ZamoraSpain
1930Enrique BallestreroUruguay

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