Spain's Iker Casillas Wins World Cup Golden Glove

Sports | July 12, 2010, Monday // 08:38
Bulgaria: Spain's Iker Casillas Wins World Cup Golden Glove Captain of world champions Spain Iker Casillas was awarded the Golden Glove prize for best goalie. Photo by FIFA.com

The goalkeeper of World Cup 2010 champions Spain, Iker Casillas, was awarded the tournament's Golden Glove award.

Previously known as the Lev Yashin award, by the name of legendary Soviet goalie active in the 50s and the 60s, the prize is given to the player considered the best defending the goal during the tournament.

Casillas is new champions Spain's team captain and his great play at the goal was instrumental for his country's triumph at the cup.

Iker Casillas (29 years old) has 111 caps with his national football team. Currently he plays for Real Madrid.

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