Football is not only about scoring goals. Enough credit should be given to goalkeepers, who make sure the team does not concede goals. The best five goalkeepers of all time are a tough list to make. There are so many greats that have played the game over the years. This list is based on a combination of individual achievement, team success, and longevity.

Peter Schmeichel 

Peter Schmeichel is a retired Danish professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is best known for his eight-year spell with English club Manchester United, with whom he won the 1999 UEFA Champions League. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time.

Gianluigi Buffon 

Gianluigi Buffon 

Gianluigi Buffon is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Parma. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time. Buffon began his career with Parma in 1995, and he soon established himself as one of the best young goalkeepers in Italy. 

Manuel Neuer 

Manuel Peter Neuer is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bayern Munich and the German national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time. Neuer began his career with Schalke 04 in 2006, and he soon established himself as the club’s first-choice goalkeeper.

Neuer is also one of the most popular players on online sports betting sites. In terms of betting on individual markets 22Bet frequently featured the German goalkeeper and a lot of punters placed bets on him. It included the number of saves and various statistics. 

Edwin van der Sar 

Edwin van der Sar is a retired Dutch professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Ajax, Juventus and Manchester United. He is one of the most decorated goalkeepers of all time, having won 25 major trophies in his career. 

Iker Casillas 

Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas is a Spanish professional footballer who played for Real Madrid. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time. Casillas began his career with Real Madrid in 1999, and he soon established himself as the club’s first-choice goalkeeper. 

Lev Yashin

Lev Yashin is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time. He played for the Soviet Union national team and Dynamo Moscow. Yashin was known for his athleticism, reflexes, and courage. He was also a great penalty stopper. In 1963, he was named the European Footballer of the Year, becoming the first and only goalkeeper to ever win the award.

Dino Zoff

Dino Zoff is a former Italian footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is the oldest ever winner of the World Cup, having won the tournament at the age of 40 in 1982. Zoff also won the European Championship with Italy in 1968. He is considered to be one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time.

Gordon Banks

Gordon Banks was an English footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is best remembered for his performance at the 1970 World Cup, where he made a save that is considered to be one of the greatest in the history of the sport. Banks also won the League Cup with Leicester City in 1964 and 1967. He was named FIFA Goalkeeper of the Year on six occasions.

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