FIFA did not hand an award to the "player of the tournament". However, Thomas MÃ¼ller (Germany) received the Best Young Player Award.
thomas muller of germany
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Thomas Mueller German National Team Player, and winner of the Golden Boot for the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants in 2010.
Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu won the 2010 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award.
The 2010 golden ball award was Diego Forlan of Uruguay.
No. Lionel Messi is widely considered to be the World's best current Soccer/Football player and has won the official "World Player of the Year" award in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Lionel Messi just won the 2010 FIFA Ballon d'Or which is the MVP award
Iker Casillas (Spain) received the Golden Glove Award in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.