In the journey to follow soccer, we often forget the custodian and of the goal post, which is the goalkeeper. However, they not only play a vital part to the fortunes of the club in the country, but they are very much in the attention when it comes to making impossible victories come your way. The goalkeepers are not only the backbone of any team, but they are also the last line of protection against a sure shot winner for any club or country. Arguably one of the most important positions in the soccer pitch, the goalkeeper is also one of the most underappreciated footballers that you will be able to find.
Let’s have a look at the Top 10 Goalkeepers in the soccer world.
- Manuel Neuer: Played with his hard for Germany, if you ask anyone about what seems to be the perfect benchmark for a goalkeeper, they would be able to mention this name, Manuel Neuer. Suave looking, and also happens to be the backbone of Bayern Munich, this goalkeeper is also one of those people that is known for his versatility as well as incredible distribution of the ball at all stages of the game.
- David De Gea: A Spaniard, this Manchester United goalkeeper is also one of those that has been dominating the headlines when it comes to goalkeeping. With the sheer size and the technique that you find in this goalkeeper, he has been able to mesmerize the people with his goalkeeping skills.
- Thibaut Courtois: The best product that Belgium has brought to the soccer field, Thibaut Courtois is one of those people that have been creating a niche for himself near the goal post. He is also one of the greatest goalkeepers in the world currently, and at the age of 23, he has a lot of football left in him.
- Petr Cech: This enigmatic Czech Republic goalkeeper that was also a former Chelsea custodian of the goalpost, Petr Cech is definitely one of those legends that will go down as one of the best that the game has to offer.
- Hugo Lloris: This French goalkeeper that currently plays for Tottenham is someone that has been known for his freakish good reflexes, and extremely quick instincts.
- BuffonL: Known as one of the greatest goalkeepers in the last 20 years, Buffon has always been the steady rock in the last line of defense for Juventus and Italy.
- Casillas: Another Spaniard, Cassilas has always been a giant amongst minions that have walked on the football field. He has been known to become an undisputed part of any club that he ends up going to.
- Joe Hart: -the undisputed number one goalkeeper for England, Joe Hart is not somebody that can be fooled around with in the goalpost.
- Caludio Bravo: Currently playing for Barcelona and Chile, Bravo has been able to lead Barcelona to the treble winning campaign.
- Vincent Enyeama: Known to play for Nigeria, Vincent is one of the most important goalkeepers in this part of the world. He had a pretty long career in Nigeria and Israel, and is considered to be one of the best custodians that the football world has ever seen. However, even after a car crash, he went on to captain Nigeria and won the African cup of Nations in 2013.