What attributes do the best goalkeepers in the world have?
The role of goalie ain’t what is used to be, with No.1s required to start moves as well as provide the last line of defence in the modern game.
It’s often said that having a reliable man between the sticks will win you several points every season, and the following players are good examples of just that.
1. Jan Oblak
Atletico Madrid goal keeper Jan Oblak, currently ranked as the best goal keeper in the world based on his current top form for both club and country.
The 29 year old Slovenia professional goal keeper, has been instrumental for Atletico Madrid since the beginning of the season.
Oblak won the laliga golden boot award ahead of other top goal keepers in the Spanish league last season.
2. Manuel Neuer
Bayern Munich goal keeper Manuel Neuer, made it to the second position due to his current top form for Bayern Munich and the German national team.
The 36 year old German professional goal keeper, will be looking forward to adding another world cup title to his name in the forthcoming World cup competition.
3. Alisson Becker
The 29 year old Brazilian goal keeper, is currently ranked as one of the most in-form goal keeper in the premier league tournament this season.