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Goalkeepers with Most Goals in Football History? Which goalkeepers have got the most goals in the history of football? Have you ever wanted to find out which Goalkeepers with Most Goals in Football History have scored the most goals of all time? If you have then worry not because we have prepared a list of the Goalkeepers with Most Goals in Football History.
If you think goalkeepers only save the goals then you might bit surprise that few goalkeepers set goals record. We here provide you the details of the best goal-scoring goalkeepers in the world.
Goals scored by goalkeepers are a somewhat rare event in football. Goalkeepers spend the majority of a match in the penalty area of their own team, a marked area around the goal they are defending in which they can handle the ball, in order to defend their goal. It is highly unusual for a goalkeeper to move far beyond this area and join an attack, as this leaves the defence vulnerable to long-distance attempts until the goalkeeper can return to defend it
Most goals scored by goalkeepers come from penalties and free kicks sometimes when the goalkeeper joins the attack on the set pece when time is not in their hands and they need an equalizer or a goals to get maximum points. Let’s have a look at the list of goalkeepers with the most goals in their career.
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Which goalkeeper has scored the most goals in soccer history? Brazil goalkeeper (Rogério Ceni) who scored more then sixty goals in a career with club Sao Paulo. He made debut in 1990 and retire in 2015 and with mos goals as goalkeeper he made world.
The Lionel Messi of goalkeepers when it comes to goalscoring.Ceni netted 131 career goals across his 23-year Sao Paulo career, scoring 47 goals alone between 2005 and 2007. To put that in some context Emile Heskey, an actual striker, scored 13 during the same period.
Here is the list of the top 15 goalkeepers with the most goals in Football history. Enjoy
|1||Rogério Ceni||131||1990–2015||São Paulo|
|2||José Luis Chilavert||67||1982–2004||Vélez Sarsfield|
|4||Dimitar Ivankov||42||1996–2011||Levski Sofia|
|5||René Higuita||41||1985–2010||Independiente Medellín|
|6||Johnny Vegas Fernández||39||1997–2017||Sport Boys|
|7||Márcio||34||2002- Continued||Atlético Goianiense|
|8||Hans-Jörg Butt||32||1994–2012||Hamburger SV|
|9||Misael Alfaro||30||1988–2010||Luis Ángel Firpo|
|10||Marco Ballotta||26||1982–2015||Calcara Samoggia|
|11||Dragan Pantelić||26||1971–1985||Radnički Niš|
|13||Sebastián Saja||25||2000–2017||San Lorenzo|
|14||Cristian Lucchetti||25||1995- Continued||Banfield|
|15||Marco Cornez||24||1982–1995||Club Deportivo Palestino|
Who is the second highest scoring goalkeeper in football history?Jose Luis Chilavert scored a total of 67 goals during his long career. The Paraguayan international holds the record for the most international goals scored by a goalkeeper (8 goals for Paraguay) and he is also the only goalkeeper to have scored a hat-trick.
The 52-year-old, who captained his national side in the FIFA World Cup of 1998 and 2002, had admitted that people used to scream at him when he would come out with the ball. However, Chilavert says that he believed in his abilities and even practiced taking penalties and freekicks. The Paraguayan also scored a freekick against Spain.
In a match between his team Velez and Ferro Carril Oeste in 1999, Chilavert became the first goalkeeper to score a hat-trick after converting three penalties.
The player once also scored a freekick goal from his own half.
Bulgarian international Dimitar Ivankov is the only European in the top 5 of the list. During his 15-year-old career Ivankov played for four clubs, but about 10 years of those were spent at Levski Sofia.
The player who retired in 2011, scored 42 goals, all of them from the penalty spot. His ability to convert penalties made him the penalty taker for the clubs he played. Ivankov’s run-ups were a bit unique as he used to close his eyes while running towards the ball in order to confuse the opposition goalkeeper
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