Casillas the best goalkeeper in the world, Buffon, the second
Iker Casillas has been declared for the fifth time the best goalkeeper of the year by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS). In the vote among journalists from the five continents, Casillas accumulated 224 points, with which he surpassed the Italian Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), what added 128.
Czech Petr Cech, English Chelsea goalkeeper, was third with 92; the German Manuel Neuer, from Bayern Munich, room with 85; English John Hart, del Manchester City, fifth with 26; and the also Spanish Víctor Valdés, From Barcelona, sixth with 15.
Casillas, with 31 years, achieves this title for the fifth time in a row after finishing second, third and twice fourth in this ranking between 2003 Y 2007.