Dino Zoff (born February 28, 1942 in Mariano del Friuli) is an Italian former football goalkeeper and is the oldest winner ever of the World Cup, which he earned as captain of the Italian team in the 1982 tournament in Spain, at the age of 40. Zoff was a goalkeeper of outstanding ability and has a place in the history of the sport among the very best in this role, being named the 3rd greatest goalkeeper of the 20th century by the IFFHS behind Lev Yashin and Gordon Banks.
Gordon Banks, OBE (born 30 December 1937) is a retired English footballer, elected in a poll by the IFFHS as the second best goalkeeper of the 20th Century — after Lev Yashin (1) and before Dino Zoff (3). Banks was a member of the England national team that won the 1966 World Cup. Banks was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004.
Anton 'Toni' Schumacher (born 1 December 1938 in Bonn) is a former German football goalkeeper. Schumacher played for 1. FC Köln since 1950, from 1963 to 1968 the team played in the Bundesliga. In 1964 he won the German Championship. The goalkeeper Harald Schumacher who played for 1. FC Köln from 1972 to 1987 was also nicknamed Toni by the players of the team, to avoid misunderstandings between him and the defender Harald Konopka.
Fabien Alain Barthez (born 28 June 1971 in Lavelanet) is a former French football goalkeeper who won honours with Manchester United and the French national team, with whom he won the 1998 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2000 and reached the final of the 2006 World Cup. He shares the record for the most World Cup finals clean sheets with Peter Shilton, with 10. Professionally, he has kept goal for his clubs to a Champions League title and several Ligue 1 and Premier League titles.
Peter Phillip Bonetti is a former football goalkeeper for Chelsea, the St. Louis Stars, Dundee United and England. Bonetti was known for his safe handling, lightning reflexes and his graceful style, for which he was given the nickname, "The Cat". He was one of several goalkeepers who specialised in a one-armed throw which could achieve a similar distance to a drop kick.
Lev Ivanovich Yashin (22 October 1929 – 20 March 1990) was a Russian-Soviet football goalkeeper, considered by many to be the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the game. He was known for his superior athleticism in goal, imposing stature, amazing reflex saves and inventing the idea of goalkeeper sweeping. Yashin was voted the best goalkeeper of the 20th century by the IFFHS.
Mark Bosnich (born 13 January 1972 in Fairfield, New South Wales) is a retired Australian association football player who last played league football for the Central Coast Mariners in the A-League. He did however make some non-league appearances for the semi-professional Western sydney based club Sydney Olympic, which played in the NSW Premier League 2009. He represented his country 17 times and played for English Premier League clubs Aston Villa, Manchester United and Chelsea.
David Andrew Seaman MBE is a former English football goalkeeper who played for several clubs, most notably Arsenal. He retired from the game on 13 January 2004, following a recurring shoulder injury. He was awarded the MBE in 1997 for services to the sport.
Jerzy "Jurek" Dudek; born 23 March 1973 in Rybnik) is a Polish footballer who plays for Real Madrid in La Liga, as a goalkeeper. After a truncated beginning in his country, he went on to have successful spells in Holland and England, winning the UEFA Champions League with Liverpool in 2005. He is his country's second-most capped goalkeeper with 59 caps.
José Luis Félix Chilavert González is a Paraguayan former football player who played as a goalkeeper. He was a three-time IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper award winner. Chilavert was also known for his skills as a free kick specialist, and often took penalties. He scored 62 goals in his professional career, many of them crucial, including eight in international matches. Four of his international goals were scored during Paraguay's qualification for the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
Rüştü Reçber is a Turkish football goalkeeper who currently plays for Besiktas J.K. Rüştü is his country's record international cap-holder. He has played a key role in the success of the Turkish national squad, and it was at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, where Turkey finished third, that he earned a selection to the tournament's All Star team. Rüştü was named the best goalkeeper in European competitions in 2002, selected for the 2002 UEFA Team Of The Year by public vote.
Oliver Rolf Kahn (born 15 June 1969) is a former German football goalkeeper. He started his career at Karlsruher SC and in 1994 was transferred to Bayern Munich, his last professional club. He is one of the most successful German players in recent history, having won eight German championships, six German cups, the UEFA Cup (1996), the UEFA Champions League and the Intercontinental Cup (both 2001).
Avi Ran (August 25, 1963 - July 11, 1987) was a goalkeeper at the Israeli football club Maccabi Haifa. Widely considered one of the greatest football players in Israel, he had a promising future which was cut short by a fatal accident.
Peter Bolesław Schmeichel MBE (born 18 November 1963) is a retired Danish professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and was voted the "World's Best Goalkeeper" in 1992 and 1993. He is best remembered for his most successful years at English club Manchester United, whom he captained to the 1999 UEFA Champions League to complete The Treble. He was a key member of the Denmark national football team that won Euro 92.
Peter Leslie Shilton, OBE is a former football goalkeeper who holds the record for playing more games for England than any other player. His international career earned him 125 caps, making him England's most capped player. In a 30-year career, which included eleven different clubs, three World Cups, two European Cup finals and more than 1,000 competitive matches, Shilton emerged as one of the English game's genuine legends.
Marcus Stephan Hahnemann (born 15 June 1972) is an American soccer player who is currently playing his club football as a goalkeeper for the English Barclays Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers having already made 17 appearances for them in all competitions since August 2009. He has also started the last 15 premier league matches for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Luke Martin McCormick is a former English football goalkeeper. He played for Plymouth Argyle between 2003 and 2008, but his contract was cancelled by mutual consent in July 2008 after he caused a car crash which killed two children. On 6 October 2008, he was sentenced to seven years and four months in prison, for two counts of causing death by dangerous driving and driving with excess alcohol.
Robert "Bob" Primrose Wilson OBE is a former Scotland international football goalkeeper and later broadcaster. As a player, Wilson is most noted for his career at Arsenal between 1963 and 1974. He made over 300 appearances for Arsenal and two appearances for Scotland, the first Englishman since 1873 to do so, having previously played for the England schoolboys under 15 team.
Iker Casillas Fernández; is a Spanish football goalkeeper who plays for the Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and serves as captain for the Spanish national team. He is currently first-choice goalkeeper for both club and country and serves as a vice captain for his club. As captain of the national side, he led a young Spanish team to their first European Championship in 44 years, his first senior international honour.
Roque Gastón Máspoli (October 12, 1917 in Montevideo – February 22, 2004 in Montevideo) was an Uruguayan football player and coach. He was the goalkeeper for the Uruguay national team that won the 1950 World Cup. In the final match of the 1950 World Cup, known as the "Maracanazo" due to Uruguay's surprising win at the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro, in front of near 200,000 Brazilian fans, Máspoli allowed one goal as the visitors beat favorites Brazil 2-1.
Bradley Howard Friedel (born May 18, 1971) is an American football goalkeeper who plays for Aston Villa in the English Premier League. He played 82 games for the United States national team between 1992 and 2005, and represented his country at three FIFA World Cup tournaments. He is the current holder of the Premier League record for most consecutive appearances with 215, and still going strong.