Top 10 Best Goalkeepers in the World

10. Péter Gulácsi

Gulacsi is a goalkeeper from Hungarian, and he played for Liverpool from 2007 to 2013. After impressing with his skills, he again signed a new contract for Liverpool for four years in 2009. He played an excellent match against the opponents and saved many goals for the Liverpool team, and in the year 2011, Peter joined the Humberside club, but at the same time, Liverpool announced a two-year contract for him to play for the team. And at the end of the agreement, he later moved to the German second-tier club, which was sponsored by Red Bull, and he began to play slightly, pending a loan with the reserves in the fourth tier. But in the next half of the game, Peter was severely injured and later promoted to the Bundesliga. After he was included in Hungary’s European Championship squad. Due to his excellent efforts, Peter named RB Leipzig’s first choice keeper.

9. Samir Handanović

Samir Handanovic is a professional goalkeeper from Slovenian and plays for the Italian team club Inter Milan. Samir started his career by joining the team Udinese in the year 2004 and made his first debut against Lecce. As such, he played an excellent match against him and showcased his skills and talent. During the 2010 season, he remained the number one spot for goalkeeping and played a game against Parma, which led to the draw. During that match, Samir saved almost 130 times goals and made a total of forty appearances, plus 37 in leagues. Starting from the 2019 season, he made a debut in the Champions League with a match played against Tottenham Hotspur and made ten clean-sheets playing in nineteen games. It was the most of the clean-sheets Samir made in the league, and in the year 2019, Samir has selected as a new team captain.

8. Ederson Santana de Moraes

Ederson is a Brazilian football player, and he is currently playing for English club Manchester City. In the year 2008, he started his career by joining the local group named São Paulo FC and playing with them for a season he moved to Portugal and left for Ribeirão. After two years, Ederson joined Benfica in the year 2015 and made his debut by playing against Sporting CP. Ederson represents a fantastic game, and he has proved to be a worthy one. Also, he had faced a lot of challenges when he was standing against the senior side, but this did not affect him from the goalkeeping career as he kept on winning perpetual trophies for the team. Due to his excellent skills and talent, Manchester City snapped him up to play for the team in the year 2017.

7. Keylor Navas

Keylor Navas currently plays for Costa Rica, and he is a professional goalkeeper from Costa Rica. During his childhood, he was very much interested in playing football and joined a local club when he was eight years old from his childhood. After a few years, Keylor got a spot to play for Deportivo Saprissa and played his game against Asociacion Deportiva Carmelita. From 2005 to 2010, he played a total of sixty matches as a goalkeeper for the Deportivo Saprissa. Navas also played a crucial role in lifting the 2005 CONCACAF Champions’ Cup by winning six national competitions. He signed a contract for Albacete Balompi in the year 2010 and played a total of 36 games, but his team ends up at last position. Navas did not stop there and made his debut in 2012 against Athletic Bilbao and qualified for UEFA Europa League. For the 2016 UEFA Champions League, he became the most successful goalkeeper and also won Golden Glove Award.

6. David de Gea

David de Gea is one of the best goalkeepers from Spain and plays for Manchester United F.C. He is the most talented goalkeeper and has earned trophies starting from his career. From childhood, David loved to play football as his father was also a former football player. At the age of thirteen, David signed with Atletico Madrid, and after that, he showed his skills and abilities. As such, Gea signed a professional contract for the team at the age of seventeen. David wanted to move to other clubs, but he has denied and at last, when he was playing alone in the field one of the club’s members saw him and invited him for training. After completing the training, David has debuted for UEFA Champions League as a goalkeeper for the team. In the year 2015, David was named the PFA Team of the Year and also became the seventh united goalkeeper to pass hundred clean sheet games.

5. Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer is a professional goalkeeper from German, and he plays for the F.C. Bayern Munich and the German national football team. He is titled as Sweeper Keeper. Due to his skills and abilities, Manuel is awarded the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper Award, and also, in the year 2014, during the time of FIFA world cup, he was awarded the Golden Glove for the best goalkeeper of the tournament. But he did not stop there; he continued to win trophies for the team again and again. Manuel has also got selected for the 2016 Euro Cup, and he tried so much hard as such that the opponent team did not found any idea to score a goal as he was the best goalkeeper from the world, and at last, the German club got a victory.

4. Thibaut Courtois

Thibaut Courtois is a professional football player from Belgium and plays for Real Madrid. In the year 2011, he made his first debut against Slovenia and made a clean sheet, and from then he made a first-choice goalkeeper of Belgium. Thibaut also played for many clubs like Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, and Racing Genk. When he played for Atletico, Madrid Courtois became the first-class goalkeeper by putting all his efforts and winning most of the matches and was very highly-rated. At the time of Chelsea, Courtois noticed all his mistakes and tried to improve his failures in the Premier League. Coming to the achievements, he has won the Belgian Pro League and also La Liga League and the UEFA Europe with Atletico Madrid. He also won English Premier League two times and set the record. He is one of the best football players of the era.

3. Alisson Becker

Alisson Becker is a professional goalkeeper from Brazil and plays for Liverpool FC, and currently, he is the FIFA best goalkeeper in the world. Starting from the age of ten, he was very much interested in playing football and began his training to become the best goalkeeper in the world. Alisson signed a contract with Liverpool and became the expensive goalkeeper when he officially signed with Liverpool. During the first season playing for the Liverpool Alisson was unbeaten for a total of twenty games, which is the longest unbeaten streak in the history of the English Premier League. In a match played in the year 2019, he reached a total of 19 clean sheets, which is the longest for a goalkeeper in his debut season. And also, in the 2019 UEFA Champions League, he played a brilliant match against Napoli. In the year 2019, he represented Brazil and won the world cup.

2. Marc-André ter Stegen

Marc Andre Ter Stegen plays for the F.C. Barcelona team, and he is from Germany. From childhood, he was very much interested in playing football and becoming a goalkeeper for the team. And at the year 2011, Marc made his first debut and made 108 appearances for the club. Due to his excellent skills and talent, Barcelona signed him as a replacement for Valdes, and then he won many trophies for the Barcelona team. For a team in Germany, Marc made a debut in 2012 against Switzerland, and Marc was a part of the squad, which then the club reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 and also won the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017. He is very adept with the ball, and even Marc is considered one of the best football goalkeepers in the world. He has won many trophies for the team and reached a great height of success by playing football.

1. Jan Oblak

Jan Oblak is a professional goalkeeper from Slovenian and plays for the Atlético Madrid team. He signed for Benfica when he was seventeen years old, and he was part of the team for the victory of the domestic treble in the year 2014. Later, Jan moved to Atlético Madrid and became La Liga’s richest goalkeeper at that time. He won the Ricardo Zamora Trophy for best in goalkeeping in 2016, where admitting a record of eighteen goals. He did not stop there and went on to win the trophies for the team again and again. Jan has also been nominated for the 2017 and 2018 Ballon d’Or awards due to his excellent performance among the group. He won 3 major titles along with the UEFA Super Cup against city rivals Real Madrid and made his internal debut in the year 2012 for Slovenia.

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