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Top 5 Best Goalkeepers in football at present

The modern goalkeeper is a lot more than just the last line of defence.

Goalkeeping is perhaps the hardest work in football. A goalkeeper is expected to remain alert every moment, stay ready for fast counterattacks and aggressive long balls. The occupation has gotten much more difficult as of late, with most groups not just anticipating that the guardians should be great shot-plugs yet in addition magnificent merchants. Often when the best players in the world are discussed, chances are, that the first names on the list would be forwards or midfielders. If the Ballon D’or winners’ list is something to go by, there is only one single awardee, Lev Yashin. The truth is that the defence of the team remains underrated, no matter the success. In this article, we will look at the five best Goalkeepers in football in the world, at the moment.

List of Five Best football Goalkeepers

5. Kevin Trapp

Kevin Trapp was part of the Europa League-winning Eintracht Frankfurt side which also finished 11th in the league table of the Bundesliga where he made an incredible 112 saves in 32 Bundesliga matches, keeping five clean sheets. He accomplished a save level of 72.9, making him truly outstanding in the division. He was the most reliable player for the team, making crucial saves in the game as well as the eventual penalty shootout in the Europa League final against Rangers.

4. Mike Maignan

The French international was the backbone for Rossoneri’s first Serie A title win in 11 years. He kept 17 clean sheets in the 2021-22 Serie A mission, getting 81.2 percent save rate. Maignan additionally dazzled with his brilliant order of his area, footwork, and capacity to speedily rush off his line when the circumstance requested it as AC Milan ended their title drought.

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3. Alisson Becker

Champions League finalist with Liverpool this season, Alisson Becker had a superb, yet unlucky campaign with Liverpool F.C. in 2021-22. His team came second place in both the premier league as well as the champions league. Alisson had a superb personal season, in terms of performance. He was rock solid at the back and displayed his brilliant distribution skills over the season, recording 20 clean sheets in the premier league and winning the ‘Golden Glove’ award. He also kept four clean sheets in the UCL.

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2. Ederson

Premier league champion Ederson equalled his own clean sheet record in the prem, as he kept 20 clean sheets for the title-winning Manchester City side. He shared his third ‘Golden Glove’ award in as many years with Alisson making 60 saves in the whole 2021-22 prem season. He flowed possession well, intrigued with his long-ball conveyance, and exhibited incredible smoothness under tension He had 17 high cases and hurried off his lines multiple times.

1. Thibaut Courtois is the Best Goalkeepers in football at present

Thibaut Courtois is currently best Goalkeepers in football. He made history by making the most no. of saves in a champions league final with nine, Thibaut Courtois carried the Real Madrid team over the course of the season, winning the La Liga title as well as the coveted UEFA Champions league. In the champions league, Courtois was unstoppable, he made 56 saves in 13 games. He also kept 16 clean sheets and made 88 saves as Real Madrid won their 35th La liga.

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