5 best goalkeeper moments of all time
Goalkeeper, also known as a keeper or goalie, is one of the most important positions in a football match. Their primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring a goal, simple right? But it’s not that easy. Check out the following goalkeepers and their heroic moments.
Oblak received La Liga Zamora Trophy for 2018-2019, an award for the goalkeeper who has the lowest “goals-to-games” ratio. A goalkeeper should play at least 28 games in order to be qualified for the trophy. The Slovenian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Spanish club Atlético Madrid is only 26-years-old and we’re sure this is just the beginning of a phenomenal career.
2.David de Gea
This Spanish footballer who plays for Premier League club Manchester United and the Spain national team is known for his incredible reflexes (which is a crucial skill for a goalkeeper), agility and his acrobatic dives and impressive saves.
3. Alisson Becker
Some regard Becker as the best shot-stopper in the Premier League. In 2018, Becker was shortlisted for the UEFA Champions League Goalkeeper of the Season, finishing in second place. This video features Becker’s skills and talents.
4. Marc-Andure ter Stegen
Originally from Germany, Ter Stegen is a consistent goalkeeper with excellent reflexes and he is also strong in the air. He is known for his control and accurate distribution of the ball, enough to scare any opponent.
5. Ederson Santana de Moraes
Ederson is a Brazillian professional footballer and he is considered the world’s most expensive goalkeeper based on his transfer value. Also known as Octopus, find out why he’s on this list.