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Golden Ball finalists announced

Fifa announced the Golden Ball finalists for the tournament. Leading the list of finalists are Holland's Wesley Sneijder, and Spain's David Villa. The remaining eight finalists are Asamoah Gyan of Ghana, Diego Forlan of Uruguay, Andres Iniesta of Spain, Lionel Messi of Argentina, Mesut Ozil of Germany, Arjen Robben of Holland, Xavi of Spain, and Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany.

Our picks for Golden Ball Winner.

David Smith: Wesley Sneijder of Holland

Sammy Rowan: Xavi of Spain.

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