Top Ten Football (Soccer) Goalkeepers

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1Iker CasillasIker Casillas Fernández is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Porto and the Spain national team as a goalkeeper.


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!

This man is a beast! His is just fantastic, has been there since 1999, god what else can you expect? ! One of the most successful Goalkeepers! ! - Ananya

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2Gianluigi BuffonGianluigi "Gigi" Buffon is an Italian professional goalkeeper who plays for and captains both Serie A club Juventus and the Italian national team.

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

The best goalkeeper in the world, ever, A LEGEND. He's still got cat reflexes and majestic dives, but PERFECT timing and reactions.

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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

Excellent goal keeper, his vision and position both are excellent

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4Petr CechPetr Čech is a Czech professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Arsenal and captains the Czech Republic national team.

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

Great goalkeeper, and a nice rugby hat to complete - bjinmaro64

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5Peter SchmeichelPeter Bolesław Schmeichel is a Danish former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and was voted the IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper in 1992 and 1993. He is best remembered for his most successful years at English club Manchester United, whom he captained to the 1999 UEFA Champions League more.

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!

Best goalkeeper ever, aside with Lev Yashin. His great and spectacular diving catches made him a legend. He even led the danish national team to their only European championship title. This is a real hero.

Great Goal Keeper

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6Manuel NeuerManuel Peter Neuer is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bayern Munich and the Germany national team.

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.

Has anyone forgotten how good this boy is? Maybe not number one, but I thin certainly worthy of a top ten or something! - xyz5100

Revolutionizes goal keeper game. Is the eleventh field player, very often used as pass giver to change wings. Great. His moving range in the field is unmatched, he is always an option to play to. When defending high he covers literally his own half alone.

This guy is perfection, he should be #1!

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7Oliver 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

Only kids who don't know about Kahn vote for Iker Cassias. Ne was a legend kids!

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8Lev YashinLev Ivanovich Yashin, nicknamed the "Black Spider" or the "Black Panther", was a Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper, considered by many to be the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the game.

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

Best goalkeeper ever

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9Joe HartCharles Joseph John "Joe" Hart is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Manchester City and the England national team.

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

Joe Hart is an excellent young goalkeeper has made some fantastic saves and is one of England's best

The city goalkeeper city might be good but he is poo liverpool fans up city fans down

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10Gordon 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?

The English goalie in the 1966 world cup and he led his team to victory

This guy is the 2nd best of all time behind Lev.

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11Dino Zoff

The oldest man to lead Italy to glory

The oldest goalie ever to win the world cup.

Back then dino zoff was the best

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12Guillermo Ochoa

Dude get on it he is the best and he is 22 he is still young

he is only 22 and he is leading his tem to the world cup

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.

Best mexican goalkeeper of all time - bjinmaro64

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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.

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 =)

Reina is a great goalkeeper. Well he is only number 3 in the Spanish nationality team but he does hi s job very very well at LIVERPOOL and is every time there when he is needing.

Cech is overrated and now that Van Der Sar is retired he's the best goalie in EPL.

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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

Valdes rocks iker casillas can't even save a goal against barcelona! Laugh out loud

Valdes the best goalkeeper

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15Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh

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!

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

The best goal keeper of the world

Eagle of Asia

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16Hugo Lloris

Hugo lloris made a ton of saves in the group stage (France:7 Switzerland:6 Ecuador:4 Honduras:0 - ifgy

He has good reflexes not scared when another player shot

Hugo Lloris is the best keeper in the BPL. Great at diving and absolutely AMAZING! Deserves top 10!

Good not best but good

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17Julio 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

Despite a 7-1 defeat, I think Germany cheated a bit. he is the best! Aka one of the best. - ifgy

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18Artur 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.

If you are a christian you must vote for artur because he is the holy goalie - tooly91

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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

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20David de GeaDavid de Gea Quintana is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Manchester United and the Spain national team.

One of my favourite goalkeepers because he is playing for United which is my favourite team and he is a good goalkeeper

He is a good flexibility and agility

Best goalie in history. Should be higher. Long live De Gea and Manchester United. - istooduptoabully

What should be in the top 15

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