IFFHS' World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year

Since 1987 the International Federation of Football History & Statistics 
(IFFHS) chooses the World's Best Goalkeeper; the election is for the calendar
year.

IFFHS has also elected the Goalkeeper of the Century for every continent and 
worldwide.

List of winners

YEAR  WINNER                 COUNTRY            CLUB

1987  Jean-Marie PFAFF       Belgium            Bayern München (Ger)
1988  Rinat DASAEV           Soviet Union       Spartak Moskva (USSR)
1989  Walter ZENGA           Italy              Inter Milan (Ita)
1990  Walter ZENGA           Italy              Inter Milan (Ita)
1991  Walter ZENGA           Italy              Inter Milan (Ita)
1992  Peter SCHMEICHEL       Denmark            Manchester United (Eng)
1993  Peter SCHMEICHEL       Denmark            Manchester United (Eng)
1994  Michel PREUD'HOMME     Belgium            K.V. Mechelen (Bel) / Benfica (Por)
1995  José Luis CHILAVERT    Paraguay           Vélez Sarsfield (Arg)
1996  Andreas KÖPKE          Germany            Eintracht Frankfurt (Ger) / Marseille (Fra)
1997  José Luis CHILAVERT    Paraguay           Vélez Sarsfield (Arg)
1998  José Luis CHILAVERT    Paraguay           Vélez Sarsfield (Arg)
1999  Oliver KAHN            Germany            Bayern München (Ger)
2000  Fabien BARTHEZ         France             AS Monaco (Fra) / Manchester United (Eng)
2001  Oliver KAHN            Germany            Bayern München (Ger)
2002  Oliver KAHN            Germany            Bayern München (Ger)      
2003  Gianluigi BUFFON       Italy              Juventus (Ita)
2004  Gianluigi BUFFON       Italy              Juventus (Ita)
2005  Petr CECH              Czech Republic     Chelsea (Eng)
2006  Gianluigi BUFFON       Italy              Juventus (Ita)
2007  Gianluigi BUFFON       Italy              Juventus (Ita)
2008  Iker CASILLAS          Spain              Real Madrid (Spa)
2009  Iker CASILLAS          Spain              Real Madrid (Spa)
2010  Iker CASILLAS          Spain              Real Madrid (Spa)
2011  Iker CASILLAS          Spain              Real Madrid (Spa)
2012  Iker CASILLAS          Spain              Real Madrid (Spa)

Wins by Player

5  Casillas
4  Buffon
3  Zenga, Chilavert, Kahn
2  Schmeichel
1  Pfaff, Dasaev, Preud'homme, Köpke, Barthez, Cech


Players' Ranking by Places

Iker Casillas          5   2   1   2   1
Gianluigi Buffon       4   3   2   1   2
Oliver Kahn            3   1   1       1
José Luis Chilavert    3       2   1
Walter Zenga           3       2
Peter Schmeichel       2   2   1   3
Petr Cech              1   2   3   1   2
Michel Preud'homme     1   2       1
Rinat Dasaev           1   1   1
Fabien Barthez         1   1       1
Andreas Köpke          1           1
Jean-Marie Pfaff       1               1
Sergio Goycochea           2
"Dida"                     1   1   1
Hans van Breukelen         1   1
Júlio César                1   1
Thomas Ravelli             1   1
Andoni Zubizarreta         1       1   1
Manuel Neuer               1       2
David Seaman               1           3 
Oscar Córdoba              1
Jens Lehmann               1
Angelo Peruzzi             1
Edwin van der Sar              2   3   1
Claudio Taffarel               2       1
Francesco Toldo                1       1
Jorge Campos                   1
Luis Conejo                    1
Rüstü Reçber                   1
Víctor Valdés                  1
Peter Shilton                      2
Neville Southall                   1   1
Patrick Bonner                     1
Grégory Coupet                     1
Dimitri Kharin                     1
Marcos Silveira Reis               1
Harald Schumacher                  1
Igor Akinfeev                          1
"Vítor Baía"                           1
Rogério Ceni                           1
Jerzy Dudek                            1
John Hart                              1
Bodo Illgner                           1 
Antonios Nikopolidis                   1
Gianluca Pagliuca                      1
Sebastiano Rossi                       1
Maarten Stekelenburg                   1
"Zetti"                                1




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Source: [IFF 99]

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Author: José Luis Pierrend (josepie@hotmail.com)
Last updated: 14 Mar 2013

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