Us Asians have a concept called "Nazar", where we believe that if someone says really nice things about you with an evil eye, then it can lead to bad things for you. Hence the reason this award is often followed by shite results.
You can take then Nazar off, almost counteract it. I put in Nazar into google images, but unfortunately I can't post what came up!
But here is my attempt to take Nazar off Rafa: