Football

Neuer bags Golden Glove

Germany's Manuel Neuer won the World Cup Golden Glove award for the tournament's best goalkeeper after helping his side to a 1-0 win over Argentina in this morning's (Singapore time) final.

The 28-year-old Bayern Munich player was presented with the award at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium moments after the triumph.

He beat off competition from Argentina's Sergio Romero and Keylor Navas of surprise packages Costa Rica.

Neuer was beaten only four times in the tournament and kept clean sheets in the 1-0 quarter-final win over France and the victory over Argentina in the final. He succeeds Spain's Iker Casillas, who was the Golden Glove winner of World Cup 2010. - AFP.

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