Real Madrid, Courtois Named Best Goalkeeper, De Gea Fails To Make List.



Real Madrid goalkeeper, Courtois, has been named Best Goalkeeper of 2018, by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS).

Thibaut Courtois was listed ahead of Tottenham’s Hotspur Hugo Lloris, while Gianluigi Buffon of Paris Saint-Germain came third in the list.

His Real Madrid teammate, Keylor Navas came fourth, while Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak and Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen were joint fifth.

Manchester United’s goalkeeper David De Gea did not make the list, as his name did not appear in the top five.

According to the IFFHS, football experts from 90 countries took part in the voting process, that saw the 26-year-old Belgium international, Courtois eceive 181 votes.

Lloris came second with 109 votes, and Buffon came third with 59 votes.

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