Definition of Zamora Trophy

What is the Zamora Trophy in the game of football?

The Zamora Trophy is an annual award for the Spanish Primera goalie with the lowest goal-to-games ratio at the end of each season. The award is given out by the sports magazine Marca and it is named after the famous Spanish goalkeeper Ricardo Zamora.

The present day rule for the award is that the winning goalkeeper had to play at least twenty eight matches in the league season and at least 60 minutes in each match.

Definition of Zamora Trophy - Football Dictionary

The award was established in 1958.

In recent years, Victor Valdes of Barcelona has won the trophy five times, while Iker Casillas of Real Madrid has won it once. The most recent winner of the award is the Belgian keeper, Thibaut Courtois, who plays for Atletico Madrid.