While Spain and Netherlands are eyeing on their first World Cup title, a number of players are now in the race of winning the Golden Boot award which is given to the top scorer of the tournament.
Golden Boot award has been being awarded since the first World Cup tournament in 1930. Now, the question is who is going to win the award this year.
Well, there are a number of contenders including
Striker David Villa has been the best performer for
Wesley Sneijder may be an attacking midfielder, but the 26-year-old has already proven that he is not far behind form a striker when it comes to scoring. The Inter Milan star scored 5 goals of which 4 came in the last 3 matches of the knock out round.
Most importantly, his two goals against
Thomas Muller is arguably the best young player of the tournament. There are many who believe that his suspension for the semi final match against
Uruguayan striker Diego Forlan is another contender to become the highest scorer of the tournament. He has 4 goals to his credit and the 31-year-old would like to increase his goal tally by scoring against