In football, besides good strikers, good defenders, a team that wants to win many victories needs a good goalkeeper. The goalkeeper, with his talent and excellent reflexes, can help the team escape the goals to see the final victory. This article will introduce the top 3 best goalkeepers in the world.
1. Manuel Neuer – the best goalkeeper in the world
Manuel Neuer is the top nominee in the list of the 10 best goalkeepers in the world. As a goalkeeper of Bayer Munich, in the last season, he has kept 27 clean sheets out of 52 appearances. When joining Germany to join the World Cup, in 7 games, he kept 4 clean sheets.
Best Bundesliga Goalkeeper: 2007
Best goalkeeper UEFA Champions League: 2008
Yellow World Cup 2014 gloves
IFFHS Best Goalkeeper: 2015
2. Gianluigi Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon is also one of the best goalkeepers in the world. He has won 18 times to keep a clean sheet in 33 matches for Juventus. The 36-year-old goalkeeper had a record 745 minutes of the tournament without conceding a goal.
Bravo Award: 1999
FIFA 100 (125 greatest players alive)
Yashin Award (Best FIFA World Cup Goalkeeper) 2006
Star squad World Cup 2006
European player of the year (Silver Ball) 2006
3. Peter Cech
Peter Cech is also one of the most outstanding goalkeepers in the world. Peter Cech was selected for the Euro 2004 team after bringing the Czech Republic to the semi-finals of Euro 2004. He was also voted the world’s best goalkeeper in 2005. In addition to the titles won by the same club and team, Peter Cech currently holds individual titles and noble records such as:
FA Premier League Player of the Month: March 2007
The best Czech Republic player in the year: 2005, 2006, 2007
Barclays: 2005, 2010 gold gloves.
The year 2018 has been over with lots of big football events around the world. In 2019, there are not many big events like World Cup or Euro. However, there are still some interesting football events to wait for. Let’s check out the great events of the football in 2019.
Champions League final (June 1st in Spain)
The Champions League final is always an important event of world football. This year, this match will be held at Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano on June 1st. In the past 3 years, Real Madrid has dominated the Champions League when winning 3 consecutive championships. However, this year promises to change when other clubs have grown much stronger.
UEFA Nations League Finals (June 5th to June 9th in Portugal)
In the first organization, the UEFA Nations League created a good effect with many competitive matches. After qualifying, it was determined that four semi-finals for the Nations League were Dutch, Swiss, Portuguese and English. They will play in Portugal from June 5th to June 9th to determine the championship. In the first semi-finals, Portugal encountered Switzerland. Meanwhile, Britain and the Netherlands will clash in the other semi-final.
America Copa 2019 (from June 14th to July 7th in Brazil)
The performance of Brazil at 2018 World Cup was not really successful. However, Brazil is determined to win the 2019 Copa America, the tournament that they are going to host. However, it seems like a difficult task since there are many strong teams competing in this event such as Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, etc. In addition to 10 South American teams, this year’s tournament also has the presence of two guest teams, Japan and Qatar.
There are certainly many interesting things to expect from these biggest world football events. Let’s wait to see!