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Top 20 Best Goalkeepers Ranked in Football Right Now

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Indeed, creating a list of the 20 most effective players in the field is extremely difficult. However, it’s fun and provokes controversy – and that’s exactly the point of football, right? The goalkeeper in history to strike during the Premier League with a strike against various teams. Check the Top 20 Best Goalkeepers Ranked in Football Right Now.

The goalkeeper may still be able to provide the substitutes bench. Being consistently successful throughout being so consistent in Premier League.  Goalkeeper While perhaps not an iconic name for most of the game. Here in this article list of the Ranking the Top 20 Best Goalkeepers in Football Today.

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Top 20 Best Goalkeepers Ranked in Football

 The Goalkeeper role has become an internationally renowned penalty saver and an unstoppable shot-stopper. The goalkeeper ultimately won the contest and became the first-choice goalkeeper in any team.

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The goalkeeper plays an important role in any team. Goalkeeper has proved his season to make a best career performing best and earning huge money for the team. Here is the list of the best Rankings of the Top 20 Best Goalkeepers in Football Today.

20. Fernando Muslera

19. Julio Cesar

18. Hugo Lloris

17. Pepe Reina

16. Giampiero Combi 

15. Victor Valdes

14. Joe Hart

13. Ivo Viktor

12. Michel Preud’homme 

11. Ricardo Zamora 

10. Gordon Banks – England

NicknameBanks of England
Date of Birth30 December 1937
Age81 years
Birth placeAbbeydale, Sheffield
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.83 m
Weight84 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

Gordon Banks, born on 30 December 1937, was a famous English footballer who played for England’s national team. In December 2015, it was revealed that Banks was undergoing treatment for kidney cancer. Banks passed away on the 12th of February 2019 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, at 81.

Banks will be remembered for his historic save during the 1970 World Cup finals in Mexico. The managed to force Pele’s goal-bound shot across the goal line in what many experts believe is the greatest save in football history.

9. Petr Cech – Czech Republic

NicknameBig Pete
Date of Birth20 May 1982
Age41 years
Birth placePilsen Czechia
CountryCzech Republic
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.96 m
Weight92 Kg
Family DetailsMother Name Libuše Čechová, and father Name Václav Čech. Both are retired athletes. Čech elder sister name Markéta.

Petr Cech was born on the 20th of May, 1982, and was a Czech professional footballer and Goalkeeper. Many coaches and other players identified him as one of the most successful Goalkeepers in European the history of Europe.

The huge Chelsea and the Czech Republic Goalkeeper were one of the most consistent and impressive shoot-stoppers of his time. Many believe Petr Cech was among the top three Goalkeepers of the game on Planet Football for the period, after his transfer 2004 from Rennes to Chelsea in 2004.

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8. Dino Zoff – Italy

Date of Birth28 February 1942
Age81 years
Birth placeMariano del Friuli
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.82 m
Weight81 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

Dino Zoff was born on February 28, 1942, in Mariano del Friuli, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. In general, he participated in 112 matches in international competitions for Italy from 1968 until 1983.

When he won the World Cup at the age of 40 and became the oldest  Goalkeeper, captain, and player to be crowned at the World Cup. He was also recognized as the oldest remaining captain after the passing of Hilderaldo Bellini in the year 2014. He was the oldest player ever to win the tournament while being only the second Goalkeeper to win the trophy.

7. Manuel Neuer – Germany

NicknameNeuer the Wall
Date of Birth27 March 1986
Age37 years
Birth placeGelsenkirchen
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.93 m
Weight93 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

Manuel Peter Neuer, born on the 27th of March in 1986, was widely recognized as one of the most outstanding Goalkeepers ever. A German professional footballer is a captain and Goalkeeper for Bayern Munich and the German national team.

Schalke 04, Bayern Munich Germany’s national team Goalkeeper, is just beginning his professional career; over the 9 years he has been playing the game, he has proved that he is among the top Goalkeepers.

6. Oliver Kahn – Germany

NicknameDer Titan
Date of BirthJune 15, 1969
Age53 years
Birth placeKarlsruhe
CountryWest Germany
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.88 m
Weight91 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

Oliver Rolf Kahn, born 15 June 1969, was a former German goalie for the football team. In 1994, he signed a contract with Bayern Munich for the fee of DM4.6 million. He continued to play until the end of his career in 2008.

The fiery, blonde-haired No. 1 won everything there is to achieve in club football during his time in Bavaria. One of the highlights of his career was his heroic penalty-saving efforts in the shootout of the 2001 Champions League final against Valencia was instrumental in bringing Bayern the premier European Cup for 25 years.

5. Iker Casillas – Spain

NicknameThe Saint
Date of Birth20 May 1981
Age42 years
Birth placeMóstoles
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.82 m
Weight84 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

Iker Casillas Fernandez was brought into the world on twentieth May 1981 was a Spanish expert footballer who was a Goalkeeper at the Portuguese club Porto. Furthermore, he led Spain to their first title as a nation in the last 44 years at Euro 2008. A feat that he repeated in Euro 2012, and in between. He steered Spain towards their only World Cup triumph in South Africa. Which made him one of a select group of players who have been awarded every major world and domestic title.

4. Peter Schmeichel – Denmark

NicknameThe Great Dane
Date of Birth18 November 1963
Age59 years
Birth placeSøborggård parish of Gladsaxe
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.93 m
Weight96 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

Peter Boleslaw Schmeichel, born on 18 November 1963. He was an ex-professional player who was Goalkeeper for the English team Manchester United and Denmark national team.

He is famous for his impressive appearance in the penalty box when confronted by a player on the move. Schmeichel played in 292 games between 1991 to 1999. He won five league titles before his moment of glory during his final match at Old Trafford. Which fittingly came in his final game with the Red Devils.

3. Gianluigi Buffon – Italy

Date of Birth28 January 1978
Age45 years
Birth placeCarrara
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.92 m
Weight84 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

The Goalkeeper who wears the Alice band on his hair has long been among the world’s greatest Goalkeepers. From his infamous Serie A debut against AC Milan as a youngster to guiding Juventus to the record-breaking seventh consecutive Scudetto. Buffon boasted a continuous level of unmatched performance. Buffon has become a legendary figure at Juve for his commitment to Juve despite their demotion into Serie B.

2. Lev Yashin – Soviet Union

NicknameBlack Spider or the Black Panther
Date of Birth
22 October 1929
Age60 years
Birth placeMoscow
Country Russia
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.89 m
Weight82 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

Lev Ivanovich Yashin was born on 22nd October 1929 and passed away on the 20th of March 1990. He was from Moscow, Russia, and an ex-Soviet professional footballer, regarded by many as the best Goalkeeper in football history.

The sole Goalkeeper who had ever been awarded the Ballon d’Or, Lev Yashin was an absolute pioneer in his place. He dazzled fans with his stunning and acrobatic saves and his iconic all-black strip. This was paired with the impression that more legs gave him the name ‘The Black Spider’.

1. Edwin Van Der Sar – The Netherlands

Nicknamehet ijskonijn” aka “The Ice Rabbit
Date of Birth29 October 1970
Age52 years
Birth placeVoorhout
Education and schoolNot Available
HeightWife’s name Annemarie van Kesteren they have two children
Weight87 Kg
Family DetailsWife name Annemarie van Kesteren they have two children

Edwin van der Sar born was 29 October1970, in Voorhout, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He began in the professional game with Ajax in 1990 and then played for the massive Dutch club for nine years. Van der Sar played for Ajax, Juventus, and Fulham.

Van der Sar played for Fulham, Juventus, Ajax, and Manchester United. He had crowned the Champions League with Ajax in 1995. And again with United in 2008 when the team was awarded Man of the Match.

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