Who Is the Current Best Goalkeeper in the World?


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As of 2015, Manuel Neuer of Bayern Munich is rated as the best goalkeeper in the world. He prefers using his right foot, and he uses the traditional save technique.

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Neuer is 6 feet 4 inches tall and was born on March 27, 1986. He played for the winning German national team in the World Cup. Neuer received the Golden Glove award for the 2013 to 2014 season as the best goalkeeper. He was also named Germany's player of the year for a second time. He came in third for the Ballon d'Or award, which determines the year's best soccer player. The second best-rated goalkeeper is a Belgium national, Thibaut Courtois, who plays for Chelsea in the Premier League.

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