Top 5 Goalkeepers With Most Goals In Football History

In the game of Football, Goalkeepers are expected to prevent strikers and other players from scoring by making tremendous saves.

However, some goalkeepers after their ability to save balls from scoring also have goal scoring abilities.

In this article, I have compiled list of 5 goalkeepers with most goals in the historyof football.

1. Rogerio Ceni – 131 goals.

Rogério Mücke Ceni is a Brazilian football manager and former player who is the current manager of São Paulo FC.

Most of Ceni’s vast professional career, which had spanned 25 years and 1257 professional club matches, was associated with São Paulo, with which he won 20 major titles, including three Brazilian Leagues, two Copa Libertadores and the 2005 FIFA Club .

He also scored 131 goals during his career, with most of them coming from free kicks and penalties and one coming from open play.

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Ceni also represented 18 times over the course of his career, being part of the squads that won the 2002 FIFA World Cup and the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup, and also taking part at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

2. Jose Luis Chilavert – 67 goals.

José Luis Félix Chilavert González is a Paraguayan former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Sportivo Luqueño, Guaraní, San Lorenzo de Almagro, Real Zaragoza, Vélez Sarsfield, RC Strasbourg, Peñarol, and the Paraguayan nationational football team.

3. Johnny Vegas Fernández- 45 goals

Johnny Martín Vegas Fernández is a Peruvian former professional footballer.

He is currently the 3rd-highest-goalscoring goalkeeper of all time with 45 goals in all competitions – 30 from penalties and 9 from outfield goals.

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He is one of the best goals keeper of his time.

4. Dimitar Ivankov – 42 goals.

Dimitar Ivanov Ivankov is a former Bulgarian professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

However, he is known for his goals, especially from converting penalty kicks.

Ivankov is the fourth highest goalscoring goalkeeper of all time with 42 goals, and Number 1 in Europe under this indicator.

On 9 June 2008 he signed a contract with Bursaspor.

He scored a crucial goal against Fenerbahçe in the 95th minute.

His goal made the game 2–1 to Bursapor.In 2010, he scored the 42nd senior goal of his career, putting him in third place for the most goals scored by goalkeepers worldwide.

He won the Turkish Süper Lig with Bursaspor in 2010. On 23 June 2011, Ivankov signed a contract with Cypriot First Division side Anorthosis Famagusta.

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The contract with Anorthosis was terminated by mutual agreement on 8 August, after Europa League exit.

5. Rene Higuita – 41 goals.

José René Higuita Zapata is a Colombian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

He was nicknamed El Loco for his high-risk ‘sweeper-keeper’ playing style and his flair for the dramatic.

Higuita’s style of play, which was first shown to a global audience during the 1990 FIFA World Cup, was pioneering in influencing goalkeepers to take more responsibility for situations farther from the goal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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