It could quite easily be argued that the goalkeeper is the most important player on the pitch.
There will always be some games when they're not called into action much, but they probably carry more responsibility than anyone else.
Some goalkeepers are blessed with bags of ability and a great presence around the penalty area to do their job, while others have to work at it.
Regardless of the nature vs. nurture argument, here are 20 of the most reliable goalkeepers in the world that most teams would feel safe guarding the back of their net.
So, in no particular order, here they are...