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Top 5 Highest Paid Goalkeeper In The World

However, goalkeepers are an important part of the team and so, they used to earn a very handsome amount in every calendar year. There are a number of very good and talented goalkeepers in the current World but we are talking about those who are earning a very handsome amount so far.

Highest paid goalkeeper

Here are the top 5 highest paid goalkeeper, it will be updated as times goes on.

5) Petr Cech

Petr Cech is a professional football player who plays as the goalkeeper. He has currently taken his leave from the Czech Republic national football team where he played from 2002 to 2016. He made 124 international appearances with the Czech Republic national team.

Team – Arsenal

Annual Salary – $6.1 million

Net Worth – $22 million

However, he is one of the highest paid goalkeepers and currently playing for the Premier League club Arsenal. In 1999, he started his professional career with Chmel BIsany and in 2001, he joined with Sparta Prague.

Salary & Net Worth

He made a four years contract with the Gunners on 29th June 2015 in exchange for £10 million. However, he is currently receiving $6.1 million every year and his net worth is $22 million.

4) Hugo Lloris

Hugo Lloris is a French professional football player and playing as the goalkeeper for France national football team. He is one of the top-rated goalkeeper in the World as well as very renowned so far.

Team – France National Team & Tottenham Hotspur

Annual Salary – $7 Million

Net Worth – $30 million

He is currently 31st years old and in last season of FIFA World Cup 2018, he played well and took his team to final and also they became the champion of FIFAWorld Cup 2018 so far.

Salary & Net Worth

In 2012, he signed a contract with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur in exchange for €10 million and €5 million variable. However, later, he extended his agreement with the Spurs and still playing for the club. He is one of the highest paid goalkeepers with his annual salary $7 million and his net worth is $30 million so far.

3)Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas is a Spanish professional football player and playing for Spanish national team since 2000. He is currently 37 years old and has come to the end of his career.

Team – Spain National Team & FC Porto

Annual Salary – $7.5 Million

Net Worth – $40 million

He is currently playing for the Portuguese football club, FC Porto. He is with them since 2015. Most of his professional career, he passed with Spanish giants Real Madrid and he started his career in 1998 with Real Madrid C team.

Salary & Net Worth

In 11th July 2015, he signed a deal with Portuguese side Porto for two years with an option to play one more year. Iker Casillas is the 3rd highest paid goalkeepers with his annual salary $7.5 million. Besides, his net worth is $40 million reportedly

2) Manuel Neuer

He is regarded as one of the best goalkeeper ever and also in the list of highest paid goalkeepers. He is currently 32 years old and he is well known for his quick reflex, strength, long throwing range, and strong shot-stopping abilities.

Salary & Net Worth

In 2011, he joined with Bayern Munich and still now playing with them. His annual salary is $9.5 million reportedly and his net worth is $45 million so far.

1) David De Gea

David de Gea is a Spanish national team goalkeeper and current the highest paid goalkeeper in football World. He is currently 28 years old and playing for the Premier League club Manchester United.

Team – Spanish National Team & Manchester United

Annual Salary -$10.4 Million

Net Worth – $49 million

David de Gea summary

Salary & Net Worth

According to the report, De Gea used to earn $10.4 million every year and his net worth is near about $50 million. In 2011, he got an offer from the Red Devils and making a British record fee for a goalkeeper of £18.9 million, he joined at the Old Trafford and still now, playing for them.

Iker Casillas hospitalised as he suffers heart attack

The 37-year-old, who has been playing in Portugal since 2015 when he left Real Madrid, is recovering and is expected to sit out the rest of the season
Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas suffered a heart attack on Wednesday morning, Porto have confirmed.

Casillas is recovering in hospital following emergency surgery and is not expected to play again for the club this season.

The 37-year-old goalkeeper suffered the heart attack during training on Wednesday morning and he was immediately escorted to a local hospital.

Porto confirmed that the World Cup 2010 winner is in no further immediate danger and it’s hoped he’ll make a full recovery.

“Iker Casillas suffered an acute heart attack during Wednesday morning’s training session,” Porto said in a statement.

“The training session was promptly interrupted to provide assistance to the Porto goalkeeper, who is currently at the Hospital CUF Porto.
“Casillas is doing well, he’s stable and his heart problem has been resolved.”

The former Real Madrid star originally joined Porto in 2015, having asserted himself as one of the most decorated goalkeepers in history for both club and country.

During his illustrious stay in Madrid, Casillas won La Liga five times while also claiming three Champions League trophies and two Copa del Rey crowns, racking up 725 total appearances for the club in the process.

In total, Casillas helped lead the club to 19 trophies during his time at Madrid and also holds the record for most appearances by a goalkeeper in the FIFPro World XI as well as the record for most ever appearances in the Champions League.

Madrid released a statement shortly after the news broke, saying: “Real Madrid CF wants to transmit all their support to their beloved captain Iker Casillas.

“Iker Casillas has taught us throughout his professional career to overcome the most incredible challenges to enhance the glory of our club. He has taught us that surrendering does not fit into our philosophy of life and has shown us countless times that being stronger no matter how hard the challenge is is the path to victory.

“Real Madrid want to see their eternal captain recovered as soon as possible and send him all the courage of the world.”

Casillas’ heroics also extended to his play with the national team, as he was a key piece during one of international football’s most successful eras with Spain.

That Spanish team won three major trophies in a row, capturing the 2008 and 2012 Euros and the 2010 World Cup with Casillas starting in each of those finals.

Since joining Porto in 2015, Casillas has won two trophies, including a league crown in 2017-18, featuring 156 total times in nearly four full campaigns.

Casillas, who signed a new two-year contract with the Portuguese club in March, helped Porto reach the Champions League knockout stages once again this season, where they were defeated by Liverpool 6-1 on aggregate.

He’s started 42 games this season, including each of the club’s league matches as they battle for a second consecutive title.
Porto currently sit second in the league with 76 points, two behind league-leaders Benfica through 31 games.

The club will face Aves at home on Saturday in the first of the team’s three remaining league matches before taking on Nacional and Sporting CP in the final two matches of the Primeira Liga campaign.
Porto are also set to take on Sporting CP on May 25 in the Taca de Portugal finale at the Estadio Nacional in Oeiras.