Ten Legendary Goalkeepers Of All Time.
The Ten Legendary Goalkeepers of all time comprises of all players at the goal post who have been spectacular for both club and country and also has the highest numbers of clean sheets. However, since football’s inception there have been legendary players at the goal post but today I will be discussing about only three of this players.
Meanwhile, all the information’s in this article were thoroughly researched before accumulated. For this reason, I want you to read on and be updated on the goal keeper with the all time most clean sheets. The subsequent players are among the legendary goalkeepers in the history of football.
10. Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur) – 253 Clean sheets.
Hugo Lloris is among the best goalkeepers in the world due to his quick reflexes, extraordinary saves and his good instincts in one on one situations. However, he is the grreatest goalkeeper Tottenham Hotspur have ever had in their history. Moreover, there is still time for him to climb higher on the list.
9. Victor Valdes – 260 Clean sheets.
Victor Valdes is the best goalkeeper FC Barcelona has had in a long time. The Spanish Legend spent more than 14 years at Barcelona from youth team to first team. However, hr us the record holder of the Zamora trophy awarded to the goalkeeper with the most clean sheet in a La Liga season. Currently, he is trying to go into football management.
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8. Edwin Van Der Sar – 266 Clean sheets.
Edwin Van Der Sar is among the best Manchester United goalkeepers of all time. Also, he is among the most successful footballers ever, and he is the oldest player to win the EPL title. In addition, he spent majority of his career at Manchester United.
7. Andriy Pyatov (Shakhtar Donetsk) – 269 Clean sheets.
Andriy Pyatov plays for FC Shakhtar Donetsk in the Ukrainian Premier League. He is among the best goalkeepers currently in the world. Moreover, he is the most successful players who have ever played in the Ukrainian Premier League.
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6. Igor Akinfeew (CSKA Moscow) – 316 Clean sheets.
Igor Akinfeew plays for CSKA Moscow in the Russian Premier League. He holds the record for the most clean sheets in the Russian Premier League and is among the legendary goalkeepers of all time. However, he has made over 600 official senior appearances and has played all his career for CSKA Moscow.
5. Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) – 327 Clean sheets.
Manuel Neuer is among the greatest goalkeepers in the history of football. He have been described as exceptional due to his speed when rushing off his line to anticipate opponents. However, he is among the most successful goalkeepers in the world. Moreover, he is a five time winner of the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeepers.
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4. Pepe Reina (Lazio) – 343 Clean sheets.
Pepe Reina currently plays for Lazio in the Italian Serie A. He is among the best and memorable players in Liverpool’s history. Also, the Spanish shot stopper is the fourth goalkeeper with the highest number of clean sheets of all time in the history of football. Furthermore, he is the fourth Spanish player with the highest number of appearance in the English Premier League.
3. Petr Cech (Chelsea) – 391 Clean sheets.
Petr Cech is alongside Peter Schmeichel the greatest goalkeeper in the Premier league history. Currently, he is the technical/performance advisor and an emergency goalkeeper of Chelsea football club. Undoubtedly, Cech is the third group greatest goalkeeper in the world behind Casillas and Buffon. He holds the highest number of clean sheets for Chelsea football club.
Ten Legendary Goalkeepers Of All Time.
2. Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) – 420 Clean sheets.
Gianluigi Buffon is not only among the greatest goalkeepers of all time but also among the most successful goalkeepers in the world of football. The Italian holds the record for the most clean sheets, most appearance in the Serie A. Buffon is among the oldest active players in football, he currently plays for Juventus. Football legend Pele named Buffon among the FIFA 100 list of world’s greatest living players.
1. Iker Casillas – 439 Clean sheets.
Finally, the most talked about goalkeeper in the 21st Century Iker Casillas. The Spaniard is widely identified as the greatest goalkeeper of all time due to his spectacular saves, quick reaction and Speed. However, he holds the record for the most clean sheets in the UEFA Champions League and for the Spain national team. He spent majority of his career at Real Madrid where he is among their legends.