The golden ball award is given to the best player of the FIFA world cup finals. Winner of the awardee is chosen by the voting system in which media representatives take part. International football association FIFA’s technical committee prepares a list for the voting.
Golden ball award was introduced in 1982 world cup but FIFA’s official website has announced winners of golden ball since 1930 when the first edition of FIFA world cup was played. The latest Golden Ball award was given to Croatia’s Luka Modric who won it at 2018 Russia world cup.
Let’s have a look at the complete list of golden ball awardees.
Golden Ball Award Winners in World Cup
|YEAR||HOST||GOLDEN BALL WINNER||COUNTRY|
|2010||South Africa||Diego Forlan||Uruguay|