In this article, we will be discussing the Top 5 best goalkeeper in football 2019? The most important and essential position in football pitch is goalkeeping. They are never praised and motivated for their job instead they are often abused for their saves. The number of keepers is always less than the number of players in any team. As it is the most underrated position in football. A team with the best strikers and defenders often loses when their keepers are injured or not in the form.
It is the most dangerous position in football. Always keepers have to dive on the ball and players for the sake of saving the glory of their teams. Sometimes keepers get crucial injuries for their unsuccessful attempts but they don’t even care about themselves.
We usually think behind most of the goals there is the fault of goalkeepers. It couldn’t happen if the opponents passed strikers, midfielders, and defenders. Here are 5 best goalkeepers in 2019 based on their performance in this season.
Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois was born in 11, May 1992. The Belgian hero play for the Spanish leading club Real Madrid. He also plays in Belgium national team. This 27-year-old Belgian goalkeeper was signed from Chelsea on the amount of 35M euros. Today his market value is 65M euros. He has also played in Genk, Chelsea, and Atletico Madrid. Courtois is known for his diving, reflexes, GK positioning, and reactions.
He was chosen the best goalkeeper of the tournament in the 2018 world cup. Since it was his first season in Real Madrid due to which he couldn’t show his goalkeeping skills. Besides this, he has saved 89 shoots and 11 clearances only in 33 games. He has won one club world cup title, 1 UEFA Europa League, 1 UEFA super cup,2 premier league titles, 1 La Liga title and many more.
J. Oblak-Slovenian goalkeeper
Jan Oblak was born in 07, January 1993. He plays in one of the best teams in the Spanish league (La Liga) Atletico Madrid. He also plays for the Slovenia national team. The 26-year-old Slovenian goalkeeper was signed from Benfica on the amount of 16M euro. However, today his market value is about 80M euros. He is also known for his diving, reflexes, GK positioning, GK handling, and reactions.
This season he has made 115 crucial saves and 27 clearances in 46 appearances. He has one UEFA Europa League title, UEFA Super Cup, Spanish Super Cup, and many more titles to his name.
Alisson Ramses Becker was born in 02, October 1992. The Brazilian star keeper not only plays in the Brazilian national team but also plays for the champions league finalist team (Liverpool). The 26-year-old Brazilian goalkeeper was signed From Roma on the amount of 62M euros. Today his market value is 65M euros. He has also played for Internacional. It is due to his long-lasting efforts that Liverpool lifted the Champions League this season.
He has made 50 saves and 34 clearances in 50 appearances. The Brazilian is known for his diving, reflexes, GK positioning, and GK kicking. He has 1 champions league title, 4 Gaucho title and 1 world youth festival Toulon title to his name.
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen was born in 30, April 1992. The German star keeper not only plays in the German national team but also plays for the La Liga champions of the season (FC Barcelona). The 27-year-old German goalkeeper was signed From Borussia M’gladbach on the amount of 12M euros. Today his market value is 80M euros.
The German goalkeeper has been glowing for a couple of seasons However, this season he has saved only 112 shots and 21 clearances in 49 appearances.
De Gea-Spanish goalkeeper
David De Gea was born in 07, November 1990. The Spanish star keeper plays in the Spanish national team. He also plays for one of the best teams in Europe (Manchester United). The 28-year-old Spanish was signed From Atletico Madrid on the amount of 20M euros however, today his market value is 70M euros. The right-footed Spanish international is known for his GK diving, GK reflexes, GK handling, positioning, and kicking.
He is one of the best in Europe. As his team suffers from breakdown and crisis yet, therefore all his efforts are being wasted. Manchester United in 6th position in the premier league. Even they haven’t qualified for the champions league. However, David De Gea has made 146 crucial saves and 26 clearances in 47 appearances, which is incredible.
He has won many titles e.g. 2 UEFA Europa League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 1 premier league title, 1 FA cup, 3 community shields, 1 league cup, 1 International Champions Cup and many more.