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Uruguay striker Diego Forlan has won the Golden Ball, while Thomas Muller wins the Golden Boot and Best Young Player awards in South Africa.
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez believes his side showed their class in South Africa, while five-goal hero Diego Forlan insisted they would be able to focus on the positives.
Thomas Muller scored his fifth goal of the World Cup to go top of the Golden Boot standings as Germany beat Uruguay 3-2 in an entertaining third/fourth place play-off.
The prize of finishing as leading scorer in the World Cup may provide a tantalising incentive for the Germany and Uruguay strikers in Saturday night's third-place play-off.
Luis Suarez, the Uruguay striker who has emerged as the most controversial figure of the World Cup, has called on his team-mates to "play to the death" to secure third place.
Spain striker David Villa and Holland midfielder Wesley Sneijder are the favourites to win the World Cup's Golden Ball award for best player after the nominees were announced.
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Coach Oscar Tabarez insists Uruguay will be taking their third place World Cup play-off against Germany very seriously and knows they are in for a "very difficult game".
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has rejected any possibility of 'penalty goals' being brought in following Luis Suarez's handball that denied Ghana a World Cup semi-final place.
Diego Forlan left Cape Town devastated after Uruguay lost to Holland in the World Cup semi-finals - but was at least able to look back on the best year of his career.
Uruguay star striker Diego Forlan revealed that he was not 100 percent fit for the World Cup semi-final defeat by Holland in Cape Town on Tuesday night.
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez praised Holland's goalscoring ability after the Dutch knocked his gallant side out of the World Cup with a 3-2 semi-final victory.
Wesley Sneijder and Giovanni van Bronckhorst both scored as Holland booked their place in the World Cup final thanks to a 3-2 victory over Uruguay.
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