We asked you to pick your “Team of the Tournament” last month by picking the top 11 players from this year’s World Cup.
Happy to share that we got a great response from our community. We received more than a thousand answers. Thank you to all who took the time to share your top players.
We promised 110 BONUS POINTS to the exact match or even the closest match. Congrats, Steele W with 8 correct matches! Here’s their answer below:
GK: Casillas, ended tournament with no goals for last 433 minutes of play.
RB: Sergio Ramos, constantly posed an attacking threat while still getting back and playing excellent defense
CB: Lucio, great and powerful defender, even had skill to push forward on many occasions
CB: Carles Puyol, always hard worker, saved Spain on many occasions, best center back of the tournament, game winner against germany that sent spain through
LB: Phillip Lahm, provided leadership and skill for germany playing left back, constantly pushing forward and threatening in the attack
CM: Xavi, created more goal scoring opportunities than any other player by far, kept his cool when spain at times looked like they could lose it, was never rattled.
CM: Bastian Schwiensteiger, real leader for germany, superb skill and great defensive play, was the glue that kept the german side together
CM: Wesley Sneijder, dutch master, scored five goals from the midfield, single-handedly beat brazil in a way only Zidane was able to do back in 2006
LW: David Villa, Spain’s attacking force, scored five of the most important goals in spain’s soccer history
RW: Thomas Müller, only 20 years of age and won best young player and the golden boot, the future looks bright for Múller and Germany, the next rudi völler? possibly.
ST: Diego Forlán, carried uruguay to the semifinals, scored five goals of beauty. shone far brighter than most other stars coming in to the tournament.
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