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IFFHS | CASILLAS 2 º BEST GOALKEEPER THE LAST 25 YEARS

Spanish International & REAL MADRID Goalkeeper IKER CASILLAS has been voted in recent years as the "Best Goalkeeper in World Football". However if we extend the time period to the last 25 years the Spanish Football Player falls to the second position. Italian International & current JUVENTUS goalkeeper GIANLUIGI BUFFON takes the Nº 1 spot by just 13 points.

This has been announced by the FIFA  backed "International Federation of Football History & Statistics" (IFFHS). Other Spaniards in the Top 15 list are ANDONI ZUBIZARRETA in shared 8th position & current FC Barcelona keeper VICTOR VALDES.


SPANISH SOCCER



Top 15 Goalkeepers in World Football in the last 25 years:

1. G. Buffon (ITA) 226 pts
2. Iker Casillas (SP) 213
3. Edwin van der Sar (HOL) 201
4. Peter Schmeichel (DEN) 179
5. Oliver Kahn (GER) 162
6. Petr Cech (CZE) 154
7. J.L. Chilavert (PAR) 146
8. Walter Zenga (ITA) 132
.-. A. Zubizarreta (SP) 132
10. Claudio Taffarel (BRA) 130
11. M. Preud'homme (BEL) 124
12. Fabien Barthez (FRA) 115
13. David Seaman (ENG) 114
14. Dida (BRA) 109
15. Vítor Baía (POR) 94
16. Gianluca Pagliuca (ITA) 90
17. Francesco Toldo (ITA) 82
.-. Víctor Valdés (SP) 82
19. Jens Lehmann (GER) 81
20. Júlio César (BRA) 76.

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