• Top Four Young Football Goalkeepers in the World

    by  • March 27, 2014 • Football

    Being a Goalkeeper is always been a crucial part of the team, especially if you have a young shot-stopper.

    Here are the top 4 young goalkeepers in the world who have established themselves as one of the best goalkeepers to their respective teams.

    1) Thibaut Courtois (Atletico Madrid)

    The Belgian, who is currently serving his loan spell at the Spanish club Atletico Madrid from Chelsea.

    Courtois has made 140 appearances for Los Colchoneros since 2011, although the 21-year-old youngster earned the LFP Best Goalkeeper of the Year Award in last season for his fine displays.

    In addition, Courtois has got his place to the Belgium National team’s first choice keeper for the World Cup this summer.

    2) David De Gea (Manchester United)

    Manchester United Goalkeeper David De Gea has been average, keeping 11 clean sheets with making 87 saves during all season, considered to be as one of the best players in his position.

    However, the 23-year-old didn’t get a ticket to Spain’s first team yet, despite being a standout performer for Spain’s youth team.

    The Spaniard performance between the sticks helped the Red Devils to a record 20th Premier League title and a place in the PFA Team of the Year 2012–13.

    3 Wojciech Szczesny (Arsenal)

    The Poland international joined Arsenal in 2006 from Legia Warsaw after few years of hard work, Szczesny established himself as Gunners No. 1 Goalkeeper in 2011 with some of his great performances.

    The 23-year-old stopper has made 39 appearances for the Gunners, keeping 13 clean sheets in this season.

    4 Marc Andre ter Stegen (Borussia Monchengladbach)

    The German international has been first choice goalkeeper of Borussia Monchengladbach since 2011.

    The 21-year-old has made 118 appearances for his current club and has already made 3 appearances for his country.