5 Top goalkeepers in the world: Max clean sheets in Football

Usually underrated despite their major role. We have covered the 5 best goalkeepers in the world 2021. Find their total save,goals conceded in football matches.

Every team needs a reliable goalkeeper to keep the fort between the posts, and experience does not always correspond to age. Goalkeepers may raise a club throughout the course of a season, whether it’s by making a crucial save or by providing an extra body to a team’s defensive line.

5 Best goalkeepers in the world 2021

A goalkeeper’s job can be tough enough. In one game, you could make 10 fantastic saves, but one wrong call everyone will remember that.

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Adding to it the fact that today’s goalkeeper is expected to be not only a top shot-stopper but also a terrific runner. So, who are the 5 best goalkeepers in the world right now? Take a look at our results, which are listed below. You may also discover the top 10 richest footballers in the world. Their net worth will definitely surprise you.

1. Jan Oblak

  • Country – Solvenia
  • Current club – Atlético de Madrid (LaLiga Santander)
  • Save percentage – 80%
  • Appearance – 38
  • Clean sheets – 18

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  • When it comes to shot-stopping, Atlético Madrid’s Jan Oblak is unusual.
  • The 28 year old Slovenian goalkeeper helped Diego Simeone’s team win their first La Liga title since 2013/14, with a league-low 25 goals against.
  • He led all La Liga goalkeepers with 18 clean sheets, and his 0.66 goals conceded per appearance earned him the Ricardo Zamora Trophy for the 5th time in 6 years, making him La Liga’s most decorated non-Spanish goalkeeper.
  • Surprisingly, he conceded 6.8 fewer goals than expected(31.8) in the previous season.

2. Alisson Becker

  • Country – Brazil
  • Current club – Liverpool (Premier League)
  • Save percentage – 74.8%
  • Appearance – 33
  • Clean sheets – 10

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  • Since Alisson arrived at Liverpool, he has performed great.
  • For the past 2 seasons, he has been the Reds’ show stopper.
  • Despite not having had a particularly successful season this year, this 28 year old goalkeeper remains one of the top goalkeepers in the world.
  • In recent years, his contributions have helped Liverpool win the Champions League and Premier League.
  • On the field, his late-season clean sheets helped the Reds finish third despite the defensive line’s injury list. He conceded 5.9 fewer goals than expected(37.9).

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3. Ederson Moraes

  • Country – Brazil
  • Current club – Manchester City (Premier League)
  • Save percentage – 75%
  • Appearance – 36
  • Clean sheets – 19

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  • 27 years old Ederson’s ability to initiate attacks from City’s zone is unmatched by the rest of the world’s goalkeepers, making him the ideal goalkeeper for Pep Guardiola’s style.
  • His shot-stopping and ground covering are among the finest in the league, thanks to his fast reflexes.
  • His statistics were similar to those of the previous season, which happened to be the last time the Sky Blues won the Premier League.

4. Manuel Neuer

  • Country – Germany
  • Current club – Bayern Munich (1. Bundesliga)
  • Save percentage – 67.5%
  • Appearance – 33
  • Clean sheets – 9

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  • Manuel Neuer aged 34, the first sweeper goalkeeper, added to his trophy cabinet in his 15th season in the Premier League.
  • Bayern Munich won the 2020 UEFA Super Cup and the German Super Cup in September and was named FIFA’s Best Goalkeeper in December.
  • Neuer went on to win his 7th Bundesliga title and the DFL-Supercup after passing German icon Oliver Kahn for the most clean sheets in Bundesliga history in January.
  • Last season, Bayern’s defense kept him busy, but he still conceded fewer goals than expected(44.2).

5. Thibaut Courtois

  • Country – Belgium
  • Current club – Real Madrid (LaLiga Santander)
  • Save percentage – 81.1%
  • Appearance – 38
  • Clean sheets – 17

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  • Thibaut Courtois aged 29, like his Barcelona rival, saw his teammates suffer injuries, with Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal, and Fede Valverde all missing time.
  • Unlike Ter Stegen, Courtois’ performances did not suffer as a result.
  • In Real Madrid’s 2nd-place finish in La Liga, his dominance at set-pieces and use of his 6ft 7in size to stop shots were a bright spot.

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Best goalkeepers in the world- Creditable Namings

Choosing just the 5 best goalkeepers in the world is a difficult task, therefore a few deserving contenders were left out. Both Gianluigi Donnarumma and Marc-André Ter Stegen had outstanding seasons, with the latter’s outstanding statistics standing out. Hugo Loris and David de Gea have lately lost their ‘elite’ status, but could reclaim it if they have successful seasons.