TIM CAHILL: The best goal according to all Australians. Tim Cahill’s one- timer volley rattled back in the net scoring the equalizer in the crucial group stage match against the Dutch
David Luiz: Though the presence of James Rodriguez helped the Colombian side to boost their morale but not when playing against the mighty Brazilians. David Luiz struck a fearsome free- kick from 35 yards to seal the spot in the semi- finals.
Robin Van Persie: ‘The flying Dutchman’ is what they call him. A cracker of a header right at the end of the first- half by Robin Van Persie began the ultimate demolition of the previous world champions Spain.
James Rodriguez: The world caught a glimpse of the young Colombian James Rodriguez when he hit an absolute stunner against South American rivals Uruguay. The control and the power in the volley made him the best goal scorer of the tournament.
Mario Gotze: 23-year-old Mario Gotze replaced Miroslav Klose for Germany in the crucial moment of the finals held in Rio de Janeiro. Mario Gotze struck a brilliant volley right back in the net to seal the glory for Germany against Argentina.