In most cases, the word "keeper" is associated with football.The best goalkeeper in the history of this sport is considered Lev Yashin (USSR).It is a true legend of the Soviet football.Yashin - European champion and Olympic Games.Outside the Soviet Union, he was nicknamed "Black Spider" - for black uniforms and long arms, which he seemed, could block the ball all the way.
in England has an opinion about the world's best goalkeeper of all time.Locals believe those Gordon Banks - world champion in 1966.The remarkable fact: in 34 years Banks got into a car accident as a result of which lost his right eye.Despite this, 40 years old goalkeeper returned to football.
From outstanding soccer goalie past times it is worth noting the Italian Dino Zoff (World Champion) and German Sepp Maier (World and Europe).
most decorated among active goalies is Spaniard Iker Casillas.Together with his team he won the World Cup and twice - the championship of Europe.The title of the world champion is also the Italian Gianluigi Buffon.In the 2000s, these two players are considered the best in his role.
highest level of the game shows Petr Cech (Czech Republic).Together with his club - London "Chelsea" - he won the UEFA Champions League.A distinctive feature of Cech, in addition to his talent - a special helmet, in which he plays after receiving severe head injury.
In the ranking of the best goalkeepers of the world's experts also include Manuel Neuer from Germany.As part of the Munich "Bavaria", he became the winner of the Champions League.Neuer pretty young, so it will still be chances to win trophies with the German national team.
In hockey, as well as in football, the best goalkeeper of all time is considered to be a Soviet athlete - Vladislav Tretiak.He is a three-time Olympic champion, Olympic silver medalist and ten times world champion.International Ice Hockey Federation recognized Tretiak best hockey player of the twentieth century.
Another legend hockey goalkeeper's shop - a Canadian Jacques Plante, who won six times at the Stanley Cup.This goalkeeper is remembered for being the first began practicing exits from the gate to help its defenders.
his mark in the history of left and compatriots Plant - Patrick Roy and Martin Brodeur, who won the Stanley Cup four times, and 3, respectively.In the same breath with them is Czech Dominik Hasek, awarded with the nickname "Dominator".
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