Who is the one that stands vigil at the back of the field and protects the net? Who willingly has balls shot at them for 90 minutes at a time?
Who stops goals or creates them? Who takes on all the heat of penalty shootouts?
If you haven’t guessed goalkeeper yet, then I’m sorry…
We are all here to appreciate the work that sometimes goes unnoticed by viewers, but is done anyways by keepers. They have an eye constantly on them, a goal goes in "goalkeeper should’ve saved that one!" A goal is saved: "good one!"
Looking at the top four leagues based on the UEFA Coefficient ranking system, here is the best keeper from each league and why.