Goalkeepers are being considered as the backbones of every team as their department is arguably the most important and dangerous position on the pitch.
Some goalkeepers have became heroes due to their impressive performances on the field of play, while some became villains in the downfall or defeat of their teams.
Recently, NAIJ.com published an article about an Argentinian goalkeeper Matias Dituro who scored an amazing goal to help his club to an emphatic victory.
Here we take a look at four goalies who are currently considered as the best in the world
1. David De Gea
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is one of the best stoppers in the world and no wonder Spanish giants Real Madrid are ready to lure him to Spain this summer.
De Gea has been impressive this term for the Red Devils, and he has also been selected as the PFA goalie of the year 2017 for the fourth time.
2. Thibaut Courtois
Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is one of the reasons Chelsea are currently topping the Premier League standings as his performance this term has been of great help for the Blues.
The 24-year-old stopper made his breakthrough while on loan at Atletico Madrid and he came back to Stamford Bridge winning the Premier League title. He is also a summer transfer target for Real Madrid.
3. Manuel Neuer
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is a stopper every coach in the world would want to have in their teams considering his superb performances for both country and club.
The German is the current holder of the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper award which he has won for the past four consecutive years since 2013.
4. Gianluigi Buffon
Buffon is widely regarded by players, pundits and managers to be one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time and by some to be the greatest ever.
Even at the age of 39, the Italian legend is still making records as he recently gone through 974 minutes without conceding a goal.