History of Sports gave the world many outstanding masters of art goalkeeper.
Some of them have completed a career, while others continue to demonstrate their skills to the present day.
In most cases, the word "goalie"associated with football. The best goalkeeper in the history of this sport is considered to Lev Yashin (USSR). This is a true legend of 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 to be able to block the ball all the way.
In England, there is an opinion about the best goalkeeperthe world of all time. Locals believe those Gordon Banks - 1966 world champion of the year. The remarkable fact: in '34 Banks got into a car accident, as a result of which lost his right eye. Despite this, 40 years old goalkeeper is back in football.
Of the outstanding football goalkeepers past times it is worth noting the Italian Dino Zoff (World Champion) and German Sepp Maier (World and Europe).
The most titled among active goaliesa 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.
The 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 protective helmet, in which he plays after receiving severe head injury.
In the ranking of the best goalkeepers of the world's expertsalso include Manuel Neuer of Germany. As part of the Munich "Bavaria", he became the winner of the Champions League. Neuer is quite young, so it will still be chances to win trophies with the German national team.
In hockey, as well as in football, the best goalkeeperall times is considered a Soviet athlete - Vladislav Tretyak. 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 of hockey goalkeeper's shop -This Canadian Jacques Plante, which is 6 times won the Stanley Cup. This goalkeeper remembered that first began practicing out of the gate outputs to help its defenders.
His left no trace in the history and the compatriotsPlanta - Patrick Roy and Martin Brodeur, who won the Stanley Cup 4 and 3 times, respectively. In the same breath with them is Czech Dominik Hasek, awarded with the nickname "Dominator".