Thibaut Courtois for the second time !
For the second time after 2018, Belgium’s and Real Madrid Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is the winner of IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper 2022 Award ! With 125 points, he has only 15 points more than Emiliano Martinez, Argentina’s World Cup 2022 winner (110 points). It was very tight between Courtois, winner of the Champions League and Martinez so impressive in Qatar. Morocco’s Yassine Bounou took place 3 on the podium with 55 points, becoming the first African Goalkeeper to enter in the World’s Top 3 !
Only Gianluigi Buffon, Iker Casillas, Manuel Neuer (each 5 Awards ), Walter Zenga , José Luis Chilavert, Oliver Kahn (each 3 Awards) have more Awards now than Thibaut Courtois who has now 2 Awards like Peter Schmeichel.
THE RANKING 2022
|1||Thibaut COURTOIS||Belgium||Real Madrid (Spain)||125|
|2||Emiliano MARTINEZ||Argentina||Aston Villa (England)||110|
|3||Yassine BOUNOU||Morocco||Sevilla FC (Spain)||55|
|4||Dominik LIVAKOVIC||Croatia||Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)||30|
|5||Hugo LLORIS||France||Tottenham (England)||25|
|6||Wojciech SZCZESNY||Poland||Juventus (Italy)||15|
|7||Jan OBLAK||Slovenia||Atlético Madrid (Spain)||10|
|Alisson BECKER||Brazil||Liverpool (England)||10|
|9||Jordan PICKFORD||England||Everton FC||5|
|Mike MAIGNAN||France||Milan AC (Italy)||5|