Goalkeepers are some of the most important individuals in the football world. A team must have a goalkeeper in their squad as goalkeepers play a vital role for their team in a football match.
The Premier League currently has some of the best shot-stoppers in the world. Below are the top 12 best goalkeepers in the world right now.
12. Emiliano Martinez
Emiliano Martinez has been impressive for Aston Villa since he joined the club. His impressive performance for Aston Villa earned him his first call up to the Argentine national team. Martinez helped Argentina to win the Copa America, saving 3 penalties in a shootout that made his side win the tournament.
11. Hugo Lloris
France and Tottenham Hotspur number one, Hugo Lloris, is ranked eleventh place on the list. He is still one of the best goalkeepers in the world even though he has not won any trophy with Tottenham.
10. David De Gea
David De Gea has moved the pecking order in the ranking of the world’s best goalkeeper. The Manchester United shot-stopper could move up the rankings after his good start to the new season.
9. Samir Handanovic
Samir Handanovic helped Inter Milan to win the Italian Serie A last season. The Slovenian is not slowing down even though he is 37 years old.
8. Gianluigi Donnarumma
Italian number one, Gianluigi Donnarumma, is the youngest goalkeeper on the list. The Paris Saint-Germain star has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the world.
7. Edouard Mendy
Edouard Mendy recently won the UEFA goalkeeper of the season award. The 29 years old has conceded just one goal since the start of the 2021/22 season.
6. Marc-Andre Ter Stegen
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen is ranked as the sixth-best goalkeeper in the world. Barcelona may not have started the season well but Ter Stegen is still one of the best goalkeepers in the world.
5. Thibaut Courtois
Thibaut Courtois is ranked as the fifth-best goalkeeper in the world. The Belgian goalkeeper has had a good start to the new season with Real Madrid.
4. Manuel Neuer
Manuel Neuer is one of the greatest goalkeepers that has ever played football. The Germany and Bayern Munich number one has won all the major trophies in football.
3. Ederson Moraes
Ederson Moraes has won the Premier League golden gloves 2 consecutive times. The Manchester City star is ranked as the third best goalkeeper in the world.
2. Alisson Becker
Alisson Becker is currently the second-best goalkeeper in the world. The Brazilian goalkeeper has been outstanding since he joined Liverpool from Roma in 2018.
1. Jan Oblak
Slovenian star, Jan Oblak is currently the best goalkeeper in the world. The 28 years old goalkeeper has ensured that Athletico Madrid has conceded a lesser number of goals since he joined the club.