Top 10 most young goalkeepers in the world, football has made people live their dream, there are thousands of people who earned fame and success due to the fact that they were passionate about it. Some of the people who have been chosen and considered the most young goalkeepers in the world are discussed below.
10. Manuel Neuer (Germany)
An amazing start at the last World Cup following with the death of Robert Enke and injury to Rene Adler, Neuer has since moved to Bayern Munich, where he has won a countless trophies and established himself as the world’s best goalkeeper. A terrific shot-stopper, impressive presence and good with his feet, the 28-year-old is the total package. Neuer has proved himself to be the best goalkeeper and this is the major reason he is placed first at top ten list.
9. Fernando Muslera (Uruguay)
Muslera is another amazing goalkeeper whose technique is a lot of fun to watch. The way he moves is so smooth that changing direction is not as big of an ordeal as it is for other goalkeepers. Muslera’shas improved over this past year. He has been able tostop more shots. Muslera performed great in World Cup 2010, just conceding two goals in four games, but he then had a dreadful performance against Germany in the third place game. With amazing performance in 2010, he has also been able to prove himself with his performance most young goalkeepers in the world.
8. Gianluigi Buffon (Italy)
Buffon, one of the best goalkeepers of the world, enters the World Cup with 139 appearances for the Italian national team. Buffon has not been shy about answering the critics,when questions about his age were asked, both on and off the field. At the age of 36, Buffon has done an amazing job of staying mentally sharp and physically fit. He has still been able to maintain a top position in the ranking because of his terrific performances.
7. Thibaut Courtois (Belgium)
Courtois has proven to be good goalkeeper for Belgium. His 6’6” frame paired with explosive dives essentially make long range shots out of the question. At such a most young goalkeepers in the world he has proven himself to be considered as a top goalkeeper and is still improving with every performance. However, after he led Belgium to their first World Cup since 2002 and pushed Atletico over Barcelona and Real Madrid, it looks like he is ready for the big stage.
6. Iker Casillas (Spain)
Like, Buffon, Casillas earned fame at a young age, in his case helping Real Madrid to two Champions League trophies before the age of 21. Being the Champions of World Cup 2010, the performance shown by the team under his supervision was amazing. He managed to take the team to victory with his performance against Netherlands. His superb saves and movement in the field are major reasons of his success. He also made to the top ten list due to his tremendous performances over the years. Though he did not get the chance of proving himself in the World Cup, but because of his performance over the years have managed to earn him fame and success.
5. Boubacar “Copa” Barry (Ivory Coast)
Boubacar “Copa” Barry is the most underrated goalkeeper at the World Cup this summer. He has been doing very well in the Belgium Pro League with Lokeren. He has impressed his fans after giving up five goals in a match. The techniques he uses are a little gaudy with his hands taking such a huge swing behind his body as they come forward but his athleticism typically covers it up. Copa has been improving with the passing years and has made his place in the team because of his excellent performances.
4. David Ospina (Colombia)
Among all the goalkeepers going to Brazil, Ospina’s footwork is one of the best. Numerous times you will see a “miraculous” save when in reality the goalkeeper could have shuffled and held the ball. One of the best qualities is that he makes hard saves look easy. His stellar performances in the matches from earlier in the season have made his name in the world. He has managed to be a part of the top ten list because of all the amazing performances he has shown in the games.
3. Vincent Enyeama (Nigeria)
Veteran goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama has proven him selfas one of the best goalkeepers of the world. An expert shot-stopper with great acrobatic ability, Enyeama has been capable of pulling off spectacular saves, as he proved at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, when he won two Man of the Match awards in Nigeria’s three matches. His spectacular performances in World Cup matches against competitive teams have made him save a place in the top ten goalkeepers of the world.
Lloris is great when it comes to saving goals. His movement and way he saves goals is simply mind blowing. His spectacular performance is the reason that has made him earn success. He has been playing for the team and has been able to prove himself. His first ‘victory’ over his rival came at the end of season 2008/09, when he was named Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year ahead of the Marseille player, who had won the award the year before. With performances like these he has managed to save himself a place in the top ten goalkeepers of the world.
1. KeylorNavas (Costa Rica)
Navasplayed in a major role when Costa Rica qualified for the World Cup. Navas held more shots and not just recklessly dive near the general vicinity of the ball, but his spring and balance provide him the opportunity to get to shots that most goalkeepers cannot. He made his debut in the FIFA World Cup on 14 June 2014. On 29 June, in the round of 16-match against Greece, Navas was named Man of the match after several outstanding saves in normal time and a save from Theofanis Gekas’ kick during the penalty shootout, which led to Costa Rica reaching the quarter-finals for the first time ever. His outstanding performances likes these made him successful and famous.