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    WC14 Predictions for player awards

    Right, there's now less than a month untill kickoff in Brazil, so it's time for some player predictions.


    The official awards

    Golden ball (Best player):

    Golden boot (Top scorer):

    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper):

    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year):

    Barcaforum awards

    Surprise of the tournament (a player that few expected to be one of the stars of the tournament):

    The Poborsky award (a player coming from (relative) obscurity who has a great tournament and gets sold to a European powerhouse for silly money, only to flunk badly there):

    Flop of the tournament:




    Let me know if anyone has ideas for additional player awards, and I'll add them.

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    My predictions:

    Golden ball: Messi
    Golden boot: Cronaldo
    Golden glove: Neuer
    Best young player: Pogba
    Surprise: James Rodriguez
    The Poborsky: Alan Dzagoev
    Flop: Rooney
    Last edited by Trickykid; 11th June 2014 at 02:13 PM.

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    Golden ball (Best player): Messi
    Golden boot (Top scorer): Messi
    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper): Casillas
    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): Pogba
    Surprise of the tournament (a player that few expected to be one of the stars of the tournament): Henderson and Fernando Torres
    The Poborsky award: Some US player
    Flop of the tournament: Ribery
    exactly what we Flamineeded

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    Golden ball (Best player): Neymar
    Golden boot (Top scorer): Neymar
    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper): Casillas
    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): Pogba
    Surprise of the tournament (a player that few expected to be one of the stars of the tournament): Fabregas
    The Poborsky award: Have no idea
    Flop of the tournament: Luiz

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    Golden ball (Best player): Gago

    Golden boot (Top scorer): Fred

    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper): Saint Leaker

    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): Xavi

    Surprise of the tournament (a player that few expected to be one of the stars of the tournament): Messi

    The Poborsky award (a player coming from (relative) obscurity who has a great tournament and gets sold to a European powerhouse for silly money, only to flunk badly there): D. Luiz

    Flop of the tournament: Joachim Löw

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    Golden ball: Busquets
    Golden boot: Fred
    Golden glove: Casillas
    Best young player: Koke
    Surprise: Koke
    The Poborsky: A player of chile
    Flop: Germany (except Reus)
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    Good topic

    Golden ball (Best player): Andrea Pirlo

    Golden boot (Top scorer): Gonzalo Higuain

    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper): Iker Casillas

    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): Can't think off top of head - Paul Pogba, Varane

    Barcaforum awards

    Surprise of the tournament (a player that few expected to be one of the stars of the tournament): Klass Jan Huntelaar, to a lesser extent Miroslav Klose - pushing on 36. Alessio Cerci.

    The Poborsky award (a player coming from (relative) obscurity who has a great tournament and gets sold to a European powerhouse for silly money, only to flunk badly there): drawn a blank

    Flop of the tournament: Diego Costa/Karim Benzema
    Last edited by Ode to Django; 30th May 2014 at 12:51 AM.

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    Golden ball (Best player): Ronaldo

    Golden boot (Top scorer): Aguero

    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper): Muslera

    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): Pogba

    Barcaforum awards

    Surprise of the tournament (a player that few expected to be one of the stars of the tournament): James Rodriguez

    The Poborsky award (a player coming from (relative) obscurity who has a great tournament and gets sold to a European powerhouse for silly money, only to flunk badly there): Carlos Bacca

    Flop of the tournament:Country or player? For country I'll say Holland for player I'd say Messi...................:tata1:
    "Its not about the long ball or the short ball, its about the right ball."
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    Golden ball (Best player): ANDRES INIESTA

    Golden boot (Top scorer): LUIS SUAREZ

    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper): LLORIS

    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): POGBA

    Surprise of the tournament: LALLANA

    The Poborsky award: Son Heung-min

    Flop of the tournament: MESSI



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    Quote Originally Posted by AnfieldEd View Post
    Golden ball (Best player): Ronaldo

    Golden boot (Top scorer): Aguero

    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper): Muslera

    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): Pogba

    Barcaforum awards

    Surprise of the tournament (a player that few expected to be one of the stars of the tournament): James Rodriguez

    The Poborsky award (a player coming from (relative) obscurity who has a great tournament and gets sold to a European powerhouse for silly money, only to flunk badly there): Carlos Bacca

    Flop of the tournament:Country or player? For country I'll say Holland for player I'd say Messi...................:tata1:
    You better be bad at predictions.
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    Golden ball (Best player): Lionel Messi

    Golden boot (Top scorer): Sergio Agüero

    Golden glove (Best goalkeeper): Thibaut Courtois

    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): Romelu Lukaku

    Surprise of the tournament: Sergio Romero

    The Poborský award: William Carvalho

    Flop of the tournament: Mario Balotelli
    Last edited by Muttu; 19th May 2014 at 01:02 PM.

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    Golden Ball: Messi
    Golden Boot: Messi
    Golden Glove: Courtois
    Best Young Player: Neymar
    Surprise of the tournament: Koke
    The Poborsky award: Some Chilean
    Flop of the tournament: Romero

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    Golden ball (Best player): Neymar

    Golden boot (Top scorer): Ronaldo

    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper): Courtois

    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): Halilovic

    Barcaforum awards

    Surprise of the tournament (a player that few expected to be one of the stars of the tournament): Alexis Sanchez

    The Poborsky award (a player coming from (relative) obscurity who has a great tournament and gets sold to a European powerhouse for silly money, only to flunk badly there): Balanta

    Flop of the tournament: Wilshere

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    Quote Originally Posted by te amo barca View Post
    Golden ball (Best player): Neymar

    Golden boot (Top scorer): Ronaldo

    Gloden glove (Best goalkeeper): Courtois

    Best young player (Under 21 at the beginning of the calender year): Halilovic

    Barcaforum awards

    Surprise of the tournament (a player that few expected to be one of the stars of the tournament): Alexis Sanchez

    The Poborsky award (a player coming from (relative) obscurity who has a great tournament and gets sold to a European powerhouse for silly money, only to flunk badly there): Balanta

    Flop of the tournament: Wilshere
    everyone expects Alexis to be a star as soon as he puts on the Chile shirt

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    Quote Originally Posted by DonAK View Post
    You better be bad at predictions.

    According to most people I am so you're safe
    "Its not about the long ball or the short ball, its about the right ball."
    Bob Paisley.