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Top Five Best Goalkeepers To Look Out For In The World Cup 2018

Sports by Published on Updated on 08 May, 2018

Goalkeepers rarely get the respect they deserve, even though many bails their teams out on a regular basis. Check out the list of top 5 goalkeepers in FIFA 18. 

4. Hugo Lloris

French professional goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris captains both English club, Tottenham Hotspur and French national squad. He is a three-time winner of the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year award.

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Honors

Club

Lyon

  • Coupe de France: 2011–12
  • Trophée des champions: 2012

Tottenham

  • Football League Cup: 2015 Runner up a medal.

International

France

  • UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship: 2005

Individual

  • Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12
  • Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12
  • UNFP Player of the Month: September 2009
  • London Football Awards Goalkeeper of the Year: 2017

3. Thibaut Courtois

Belgian professional, Thibaut Courtois plays as a goalkeeper for Chelsea and the Belgian national squad. He played a key role in the victory at Belgian Pro League. He has earned over 50 caps and appeared at the 2014 World Cup and UEFA Euro 2016.

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Honors

Club

Genk

  • Belgian Pro League: 2010–11
  • Atlético Madrid
  • La Liga: 2013–14
  • Copa del Rey: 2012–13
  • UEFA Europa League: 2011–12
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2012
  • UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2013–14

Chelsea

  • Premier League: 2014–15, 2016–17
  • Football League Cup: 2014–15

Individual

  • Belgian Professional Goalkeeper of the Year: 2011
  • Belgian Bronze Shoe: 2011
  • La Liga Zamora Trophy: 2013, 2014
  • La Liga Goalkeeper of the Year: 2013
  • Best Belgian Player Abroad: 2013, 2014
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2013–14
  • UEFA Champions League Team of the Season: 2013–14
  • FIFPro World XI 2nd team: 2014
  • London Football Awards Goalkeeper of the Year: 2015
  • Belgian Sportsman of the year: 2014
  • Premier League Golden Glove: 2016–17

2. David de Gea

Regarded as the best goalkeeper by many, David de Gea plays for the Spanish national team and Manchester United.

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Honors

Atlético Madrid

  • UEFA Europa League: 2009–10
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2010

Manchester United

  • Premier League: 2012–13
  • FA Cup: 2015–16
  • EFL Cup: 2016–17
  • FA Community Shield: 2011, 2013, 2016
  • UEFA Europa League: 2016–17

Spain U17

  • UEFA European Under-17 Championship: 2007

Spain U21

  • UEFA European Under-21 Championship: 2011, 2013

Individual

  • UEFA European Under-21 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2011, 2013
  • Premier League PFA Team of the Year: 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
  • PFA Fans' Premier League Player of the Month: November 2014
  • Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
  • Manchester United Players' Player of the Year: 2013–14, 2014–15
  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2015–16
  • Match of the Day Save of the Season: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI 2nd team: 2015
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI 3rd team: 2016, 2017
  • EA Sports FIFA Team of the Year: 2017

1. Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer is the professional goalkeeper, regarded as the best goalkeeper in the world by pundits. He has won IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper award for four consecutive years.

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Also, Neuer won the 2014 World Cup with Germany as well as the Golden Glove award for being the best goalkeeper in the tournament.

Honors

Club

Schalke 04

  • DFB-Pokal: 2010–11
  • DFB-Ligapokal: 2005

Bayern Munich

  • Bundesliga: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
  • DFB-Pokal: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16
  • DFL-Supercup: 2012, 2016
  • UEFA Champions League: 2012–13
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2013
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2013

International

Germany

  • FIFA World Cup: 2014
  • UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship: 2009

Individual

  • Silbernes Lorbeerblatt: 2010, 2014
  • Footballer of the Year in Germany: 2011, 2014
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2011–12, 2012–13, 2014–15
  • UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament: 2012
  • 2013 UEFA Champions League Final: Fans' Man of the Match
  • IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year: 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI: 2013, 2014 2015, 2016
  • UEFA Team of the Year: 2013, 2014, 2015
  • UEFA Champions League Squad of the season: 2013–14, 2015–16
  • FIFA World Cup Golden Glove: 2014
  • FIFA World Cup All-Star Team: 2014
  • FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2014
  • L'Équipe's player of the year: 2014
  • AIPS Athlete of the Year: 2014
  • AIPS Europe Athlete of the Year – Frank Taylor Trophy: 2014
  • Bundesliga Team of the Year: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17