Top Ten Football (Soccer) Goalkeepers

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The Top Ten

Iker Casillas
Iker Casillas is so short compared to Van der Sar and other top goalies. Yet he still can dive and block shots better than most. That's why he is the best goalie in the world.
Casillas is the best goalkeeper the world has ever seen. He can save shots from any angle. He has been in Madrid since 1999 and he is my inspiration and that s why I love him so much and that s why he is my NUMBER ONE!
[Newest]Truly the best shot-stopper of all time, the impossible saves he has made and just look at his records and trophies! It is fact that he is the best of all time since he has the most awards, records and trophies.
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2Gianluigi Buffon
He's the best goalkeeper ever seen... He deserve to be the number 1 on the list as he deserve to be a number 1 in the world.
Buffon well be the best and is always the best, better than casillas, casillas just happens to be in a good team, that doesn't make him good!
Simply the best. Maybe his skills are in par with that legendary Ravelli, but still I'll choose buffon over him
[Newest]I personally think that buffon's consistency puts him above casillas

3Edwin van der Sar
Van Der Sar... Is an inspiration...
Van Der Sar Living Legend...
He Is World Class Goalkeeper...
The Flying Dutchman...
The underrated flying Dutchman. His inhuman reaction speed and eye-hand/leg coordination are incredible. Not to mention his solid kick.
Nice player
He really showed how goalkeeping is done go go van der sar
[Newest]Edwin van der Sar = AWESOME!

4Petr Cech
Great goal keeper. Has proved himself in coming back from a serious injury and still playing at a high level.
there is no one like cech, he is chelsea's best and best in the world
he definitely gets my vote
He is the best, he saves a lot of goals then punts then chelsea scores and they hug Cech
[Newest]The mass footballer awesome

5Peter Schmeichel
He is very good goalkeeper he most save in Manchester united. And is very good goalkeeper in Denmark. He is very good goalkeeper in Manchester united and Denmark I like Peter Schmeichel. He is very good goalkeeper
Ever time
Man United Legend
I was just 2 years when he retired but still inspired by his videos!
The Great Dane, a Man. United Legend, was the one who helped United to win the the Trebel in 1999(Premier League, FA Cuppen and Champions League)and helped the national Danish team to win the European Cup in 1992, and he made the saves look easy when took it, Best Keeper in History :).
[Newest]Best keeper of all time

6Oliver Kahn
he kept three penalties in the champions league final 2001 against valencia
2002 world cup German side was no doubt the worst German side ever and the only reason they got to the final was because of heroics from their captain Kahn
He is best goalkeeper in germany.
He won best player and best goal keeper in world cup 2002 at korea japan
[Newest]Angry and mad but aware and quick thinking he managed to lead Germany to the 2002 final at the world cup helped bayern to the 2001 champion league trophy

7Manuel Neuer
Has anyone forgotten how good this boy is? Maybe not number one, but I thin certainly worthy of a top ten or something!


Why is he seventh, he should at least be no.3, he won the golden glove in 2014 world cup Brazil, best German player of the year and he's one of the three best contenders to get best player in Europe.
11th we can do so much better I mean iker casillas at first. We should swap casillas and neuer
[Newest]He's a great goalkeeper he should be first

8Lev Yashin
This guy revolutionized the keeping position. before him the keeper was just a final defender, with him, the keeper became something more which was a vital player in any team. he holds a huge record of clean sheets and is simply the the black spider as he would not let anything beyond him and into the net.
Greatest goalkeeper to ever live. So far, Lev Yashin is the only goalkeeper to have ever received the Player of the Year Award. No one else on this list has managed that feat! Also, the rest of the Soviet team at the time were only half-decent, while all these other goalkeepers play for fanatstic teams with brilliant defenders. BEST KEEPER EVER!
Hes so good they made an award named after him
[Newest]Lev yashin is the best goalie. Even your knuckleheads casillas, van der sar and Buffon name him the best

9Dino Zoff
The oldest man to lead italy to glory
Back then dino zoff was the best

10Joe Hart
Joe is a brilliant young goalkeeper- home grown in the best tradition- started his career with Shrewsbury Town.
The best is yet to come!
He is young and great just wait and he will be king
[Newest]The city goalkeeper city might be good but he is poo liverpool fans up city fans down

The Contenders

11Gordon Banks
won the world cup in 66. lost an eye and still produced sick saves. Greatest ever. Watch some clips
How? Just how is he not in the top 3 with Lev Yashin?
Won World Cup with George best in 66

12Guillermo Ochoa
Dude get on it he is the best and he is 22 he is still young
Best goalie he is the reason stars didn't lose against the world masters because he saved so many shots from Messi and drogbra yesterday at miami. That is why he is going to lead Mexico and his team to victory again in the gold cup like 2011 when Mexico won the gold cup against usa.
he is only 22 and he is leading his tem to the world cup
[Newest]He did the best in the World Cup 2010 and 2014

13Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh
I think the best footballer of soccer is Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh. He is the could be said as the king of football he is the number 1 player in the world of football. His shots are marvelous shots in the world. There is no way to defeat him
He best goal keeper
He was one of the best goal keepers in asia, in addition his the best goal keeper in iranian football history! He was a confidence bomb in iranian national team!
Ho is the best
<3 I love you ahmad reza

I love him.. He's so awesome
Plus he's from Barcelona! Laugh out loud!
I love him, my father loves him, my brothers love him
My sister loves him
And my mommy loves him
And the whole world loves him!
We all love him
Victor Valdes rules he the best goalkeeper ever and plays for the best team ever BARCELONA with Valdes and Messi Barcelona undefeatable
In 20 years it'll be victor valdes young goalkeepers study to improve their game.

San iker, buffon, neuer are all fantastic and maybe even better than VV in some ways, but the amount of responsibility valdes shoulders for Barcelona is underappreciated and the hallmark of a truly revolutionary keeper
[Newest]Valdes the best goalkeeper

Reina is the second best Spanish Goalkeeper and there isn't much difference between him and Casillas. If you are a Liverpool fan then only you would know the kind of saves he pulled off in some matches.
Reina is the heart of liverpool F.C.
Cassilas and reina led spain to victory
Spain has such awesome players
And reina is definitely one of them
To me best keeper in the prem, when he would leave liverpool, and I know that there are many TOP goal keepers around and when I say that, I mean Very good keepers like neure and lloris but when he leaves how can I put this... One of a kind goalkeeper without doubt he deserves to be in the top ten =)
[Newest]I think Reina is 1 of the most amazing goalies in the world
He's made some of the best save ever LIVERPOOL!

He IS a legend, he IS the best goalkeeper, he STOPPED almost all the shoots from any angle, from any shooter, he could go out and in and stop every shoot, he could stop it without the hands, HE IS THE BEST, HE IS A LEGEND
He is the most strong and super jump no goalkeeper can match his qaulity and many titles and not many goals coceeded
H Where amer Shafia King of Asia

17Artur Boruc
Boruc has proven in several countries that he can be the number one goalkeeper in a team. He took Frey's place at Fiorentina, he made several very good saves in the Champions League with Celtic, and he made a plethora of magnificent saves this season for Southampton, many of which were against top teams like Man Utd. , Man City, Arsenal, etc.
Boruc! My personal opinion is he should be in the top 3 because he plays good. Boruc with a wonderful save! Boruc honestly should be the worlds best goalie.
Brouc will save southampton

18David de Gea
Youngest gk ever but big career for him in united
One of my favourite goalkeepers because he is playing for United which is my favourite team and he is a good goalkeeper
[Newest]Best goals in the world by a mile

19Fernando Muslera
After he won 2011 the Cup with Uruguay, one of the best Keeper�'s in the world, maybe we can see him later in the Champions League with Galatasaray Istanbul, because in the turkish league I can't see much of him...
Way better than most of which are above him in this list, I think he is first or second in the world but not everybody gets to see him.
He is the best keeper of the world and his trainer is Claudio Tafferel, he was the best keeper of galatasaray and Brazil
[Newest]He is good. But he is still young he has lots of years for improvement. He may be at the number one spot by the years to come.

20Julio Cesar
Common he is way better than casillas, he is the best goal keeper ever casillas should be all the way the bottom and they should put a real goalkeeper in the top
Dude please stop watching football then. A person who says Julio Cesar is better than CASILLAS, he's either lost his mind, or he's born brainless! So you are either of them!
#1 should be first no one only the best make a goal on him he better casillas he saves 10 out 10 balls shot by the best striker he's the reason Brazil never never takes a goal he stops all shots inters lucky to have him
he is a great part in the team of brazil because he is the best goalkeeper
[Newest]Despite a 7-1 defeat, I think Germany cheated a bit. he is the best! Aka one of the best.

21Victor Valdes
Victor valdes is a proper goalkeeper for Spain and Barcelona

22Hugo Lloris
Great stopper for TOT
Hugo lloris made a ton of saves in the group stage (France:7 Switzerland:6 Ecuador:4 Honduras:0


He has good reflexes not scared when another player shot

23David Seaman
INCREDIBLE! When it comes to a safe pair of hands nobody can complete. Underrated due to a lack of pointless over exaggerated dramatic saves. Has tenacity, strength and is a great organiser of the defense. Look up his save against Sheffield Utd in the FA Cup semi final 2003 and I'm sure you'll agree he's the best keeper ever.

24Thibault Courtois
Very nice Goalkeeper. He is a good Belgian goalkeeper. He is currently a goalkeeper for Chelsea. His saves are good. He deserves to be on this list.
Thibault courtois is the best look his videos on youtube
He's considered the best young goalie in the WORLD. How can he not be in the top ten?

25Jose Luis Chilavert
This was the most special goal keeper in the world best leader and made so many goals.

This guy right here is one of the best goalkeepers in the world he would always be the best for us his fans
Fact: he's the best than ochoa and other golies Oswaldo Sanchez should be number one
Oswaldo played on the best team ever, Las Chivas plus he is cute.

27Tim Howard
This is bull he should be in the top ten! He is way better than most of these other guys! Who ever made it is not soccer smart!
Wait a minute Tim Howard is number 39?! Am I loosing my marbles or something?
Awesome. Seriously, he deserves to be on this list. If I was a news writer during the World Cup 2014, I would be mentioning his unbelievable 16 saves for USA against Belgium.
[Newest]He's got records for most saves! Definitely deserves to be in the top 10!

28Fabien Barthez
Second what he said!
Barthez >>>> Casillas > Buffon
Barthez: He's the best goalkeeper ever seen... He deserve to be the number 1 on the list as he deserve to be a number 1 in the world.

29Cláudio Taffarel
3 world cup and 2 win and 1 final. and UEFA cup 2000 and super cup win galatasaray Brazil. Taffarel is the best

30Higuita (Colombia)
He can make goals from one goal to an other.
Higuita is an excelent goalkeeper everyone shoulf see the scorpion kick save

31Thomas Ravelli
I do not know this dude


32Pat Jennings
Best goal keeper by far. European footballer of the year 1973. Examplary on and off the field

33Jehn Lehmann
Can Anyone locate the likes of Manuel "assholo" Almunia?

34Sergio Romero
He is a great argentine goalkeeper
He should be in the top tens. he made plenty of saves in the final. Germany cheated again! Well... I think so.


Are you guys kidding me he should be in the top ten😡
[Newest]He great I hate this website

35Neville Southall

36Peter Shilton
All 5 goals have been scored in him in 1 world cup he should be the first

37Francesco Toldo
Ask the dutch national team.

38Amer Shafia
Amer Shafia deserves being of the top ten, even the best ever
I think he is the best goalkeeper ever
Great versatile goalkeeper known mostly to AFC and after his resilience in the qualifiers. Definitely best goalkeeper in Asia.


40Ricardo Zamora

41Michel Preudhomme
He was the World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year in 1994 and also the best ever!

42Kurnia Meiga Hermansyah
Yes, think that he is not a good goalkeeper for our Indonesia country. we loose to arsenal 7-0 and chelsea 7-1. and the goalkeeper is kurnia meiga who I see the worst Indonesia goalkeeper
He is the best goalkeeper in Indonesia and he's the most succesful in Indonesia. On 7 June 2013 when Indonesia vs Netherlands he ever hold the ball when Robin Van Persie shooted the ball.
Best goalkeeper in Indonesia I really like when he clears the area

43Jean-Marie Pfaff

44Felix Mieli Venerando

45Gilmar (Gylmar dos Santos Neves)

46Mehdi Rahmati
He is eagle of asia
He is best goalkeepers in asia.
He is the best goalkeeper in the world and esteghlal.

47I Made Wirawan
One best goal-keeper of INDONESIAN NATIONAL TEAM
Good keeper in indonesia

48Khairul Fahmi Che Mat
Really great keeper... He has done many heroic saves against big teams... One of the best goalkeeper Malaysia has ever had!
He is the best goalkeeper in Malaysia. He save penalty few times... Awesome
Can't judge him by his size.. He always consistant and many of Malaysia fan believe and put a hope on him..

49Wojciech Szczęsny
Still young, and he will become greatest goalkeeper in the world, for arsenal
Great reflexes needs to get better at diving shows great potential he can become the next Manuel Nuer he can Bring Poland to at least the semi Finals
He is sick arsenal star

50Andreas Köpke
HE IS THE BEST. he was won the best goalkepper in world in 1996

51Harald Schumacher

52Sven Ulreich
Great Keeper from VfB Stuttgart, good reactions, he made 3 unbelievable saves against Hamburger SV to secure the 2:1-Win in the Round of 16.
Incredibly underrated, I can't believe he's not in the first team of the German national eleven.


53José de Jesús Corona
The best in Mexico team
My favorite goalkepper, he's a very good goalkeeper in my opinion and I really do like your list.

54Sepp Maier
Sepp maier number 6

55Asmir Begovic

56Jerzy Dudek
If he only had a decent line of defenders in front of him he would've been top five when played for LFC. Far better than reina in my opinion.
Best dancing I'v ever seen! Champions Ligue final in Istanbul.

57Rustu Recber
Brung Turkey in semi's of the Euro world cup in 2008 against Spain, Germany and Russia.
World Cup 2002 best of goalkeeper. All Time Turkey is the best Rüstü Rençber.

58Volkan Demirel
An epic goalkeeper like schumaer in Fenerbahçe, you can see him inUEFA
Rustu 1
Volkan 2.
Turkısh goal keeper.

59Bert Trautmann

60Sebastian Frey
He's ok for his class on FIFA for the last 5 years so from 14 to 09 he's been rated 80 and above.

61Victor Baía
Player in the world with more titles

62Rogerio Ceni

63Bogdan Lobont

64Rodrigo Galatto
The best goalkeeper in the Bulgarian Championship.

65Jendry Pitoy

66Craig Gordon



69Kasper Schmeichel
a promising young goalie
Plays for Leicester his dad is peter schmeichel and he is as legendary as him. Great leicester keeper and saves chelsea
Great keeper with some amazing abilities. He plays for leicester city and has made some important saves for them.

70Itumeleng Khune
My one and only keeper, you should now work on being on top 50
At least he should be in the list
Kune is the best goalkeeper in the calender year, his distribution, shot stoper,1 on 1, penalty saver, crosses he's great. kune is complete

71Roman Weidenfeller

72Jussi Jaaskelainen
Legendary keeper. Never fails to perform. Despite his age and recent injuries he keeps Bolton alive and a valuable team to the Premier League.
surprised he has stayed at bolton all these years, would get into any side in the world because he makes great saves and can command any defence. best goalie ever


73René Higuita

74Sergio Goycochea

75Agus Rohman

76Keylor Navas
Keylor Navas is surely one of the best goalkeepers it should be in a much higher rank than it is right now, he surely was the one that helped a lot to the team of Costa Rica to do so well in the 2014 world cup. And I amsure that he will be a great impact in the team of Real Madrid even he could beat Casillas, believe it or not
Why is he ranked on this spot, he did a fantastic job in the 2014 world cup for Costa Rica. Nominated to the golden glove, he did a great job in stopping penaltis for his team. And in 2014 was transferred to Real Madrid. No doubt one of the best goalkeepers
He doesn't deserves this spot, he should be rank higher. He was a king in World Cup 2014 for me he deserved the golden globe

77Maarten Stekelenburg

78Cecep Supriatna

79Ali Al-Habsi

80Igor Akinfeev
He should be 9th!

81Samir Handanovič
He should be in 10th place

82Helmuth Duckadam
Undefeated for 104 matches thanks to him.

83Lukas Fabianski

hes prety good beter than all you haterz out their

85Mark Paston
Hes the best he is a legend and should be number 1

86Neil Etheridge

87Ziad Al Samad
Best keeper in the world Walla :)
Walla anak wa7sh
Za3em alz3maa

88Bruce Grobbelaar
The Liverpool and Zimbabwean great. Had a presence in goal.
A Liverpool legend, 1986 FA cup save! European cup final wobbly knees. A little bit mad, but still the all time best. YNWA

89Vahid Talebloo

90Yoo Jae-Hoon
The Best Goalkeeper of Persipura Jayapura from south korea...
I love Yoo Jae hoon


92Marcus Hahnemann

93Andy Goram

94Luis Arconada
He is a top ten keeper
He is the best ever

95Diego Benaglio

96Mart Poom

97Mohammad Mohammadi
He is quite strong

98Gregory Coupet
Why in the name of god is he not even in the top 100? Amazing goalkeeper.

99C. Roby Hermawan
He is a goalkeeper Tasikmalaya, Indonesia. Is the best goalkeeper in the candidates have Tasikmalaya, especially in its own region.

100Caleb Garcia
Brilliant Keeper, Soon to be professional footballer!

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