Goalkeepers are the lowest paid athletes in majority of the football clubs. However, I have a few who stand out from the rest since they earn huge salaries. in terms of earnings. Today, I shall list the top richest goalkeepers in the world in 2021 according to Forbes. Who is the richest goalkeeper in 2021. David de Gea is the world’s richest goalkeeper in 2021 today, earning $10.5 million according to Forbes. In addition, David de Gea is also the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world right now. Oblak is currently the best goalkeepers in world in 2021 according to SkySports. Above all, Jan Oblak is the first goalkeeper of the La Liga football club, Athletico Madrid. Manuel Neuer is the second-best goalkeeper in the world in 2021. In summary, below is the Forbes list of the top richest goalkeepers in the world in 2021.
1. David De Gea.
David De Gea Quintana he was born on 7 November 1990 in spain. David de Dea Quintana is currently the highest paid goalkeeper in the world right now. Known for his great reflex and his ability to use his legs to make several saves, David De Gea is also considered as one of the best goalkeepers in football history. He has been indispensable for the Red Devils of Manchester United, winning one premier league title, one FA Cup, one EFL Cup, three FA Community Shield,s and one Europa League title. So far he has made over 300 appearances for the club. His net Worth is $50 million.
2. Manuel Neuer.
Manuel Peter Neuer was born on 27 March 1986 in Germany. Manuel Peter Neuer is another skilled sportsman on this list of the highest-paid goalkeepers in the world.The one-time world cup winner and former world best goalkeeper is known for his defensive abilities aside from using his hands to stop the ball from entering the back of the net. Neuer is the captain of the Germany national team and also Bayern Munich. He led Bayern Munich to their second treble in 2020, where he won the FIFA Men’s best goalkeeper. His Net Worth is $45 million.
3. Jan Oblak.
Jan Oblak was Born on January 7, 1993 in Slovenia. Jan Oblak is another world-class goalkeeper who has been outstanding in performance for Atletico Madrid since joining the club in 2014. His efforts to keep the club in the number one position in the LA Liga this season has been rewarded with a mouthwatering weekly pay of £271,000, making him the second-highest-paid goalkeeper in the world. He has a good reflex and ability to make crucial saves including that of spot-kicks which also makes him one of the best goalkeepers in the world. His net worth is $43 million.
4. Hugo Lloris.
Hugo Hadrien Dominique Lloris was born on 26 December 1986 in France. Hugo Lloris is a FIFA World Cup-winning goalkeeper who plays for Tottenham Hotspur and the France national team. He is the captain of Tottenham Hotspur and also France national team. He is known for his sharp reflexes and ability to control his defense. He is very outstanding in one on one situations which made pundits consider him as one of the best goalkeepers in the world especially during the 2018 FIFA World Cup where he was sensational between the sticks, for France. His net worth is $30.
5. Thibaut Nicolas Marc.
Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois was born on 11 May 1992 In Belgium. Popularly known as Courtois, Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois is a Belgian shot-stopper who plays for Real Madrid F.C, one of the highest paying soccer leagues in the world, and the Belgium national team. Like other top goalkeepers in the world, Courtois has achieved great feats in his football career, he has many accolades and awards to his name.The Golden glove award winner in the 2018 FIFA World Cup has been in sensational form for Real Madrid this season. No doubt, Courtois is worthy of this list of the highest paid goalkeepers in the world today. His outstanding performances have endeared him to fans and the management which prompted them to reward his efforts with a mouth-watering weekly wage of £230,000. His Net Worth is $25 million.Thank you for reading this article please remember to like, share, comment and follow me for more articles updates.
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