Most Expensive Goalkeepers in the World.

Football, the most-watched game in the world with over 1 billion followers has over the years produced outstanding talent and showcases the best in what passion for a game can make a player do.

Goalkeepers are seen as the crucial part of the team if not the most. Having a strong goalkeeper who has the ability to not concede goals is a key part of a team’s overall ability to win trophies and help them attain the pinnacle of football dominance.

In this article, we are going to cover some of the most expensive goalkeepers to ever grace the game in the world.

1. Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Born in 1999 he is an Italian professional footballer who plays for Paris Saint-Germain and the Italian national team as a goalkeeper. This young show-stopper is regarded as one of the most promising goalkeepers in the world as he was named player of the tournament in UEFA Euro 2020 helping his team to win the tournament. He recently won the Yashin trophy.

Currently, he earns an annual salary of $ 13 million having a net worth estimation of $ 33 million and a current transfer market value of $65 million making him one of the most valued goalkeepers in the world. During the recent Finalissima cup clash against Argentina Donnarumma proved his worth when he was able to prevent Lionell Messi from scoring.

2. Alisson Becker

Born in 1992 he is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Liverpool FC and the Brazilian national team as a goalkeeper.

He is widely referred to as one of the best goalkeepers in the world due to his excellent and crucial saves and positioning. He has many individual awards with the most recent being named in the PFA Team of the year 2021-22 Premier League. Currently, he earns a salary of 7.8 million pounds per year having a net worth of 16 million pounds and a current transfer market value of 65 million pounds.

3. Ederson Moraes.

Born in 1993 he is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Manchester City FC and the Brazilian national team as a goalkeeper.

At the time of his transfer, he became the most expensive goalkeeper of all time in terms of the nominal value of the sterling pound at the time of his transfer. He has won many cups over the years including the premier league cup and was chosen as the UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season.

He currently earns a salary of 3.38 million Euros annually with a net worth of $ 16 million and a current transfer market value of 85 million Euros.

4. Thibaut Courtois

Born in 1992 he is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid and the Belgium national team as a goalkeeper.

He has over the years excelled in all the clubs that he has played in be it Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, and Real Madrid where he won his first UEFA Champions League title in 2022.

He currently has an estimated net worth of 113 million Euros and a salary of 13.156 million Euros and a current transfer market value of 60.0 million Euros.

5. Aaron Ramsdale.

Born in 1998 he is an English professional footballer who plays for Arsenal FC and England national team as a goalkeeper.

He is the most expensive footballer due to his signing to the arsenal in the club record transfer of 30 million pounds. He was in the squad that finished runners-up at the UEFA Euro 2020.

He is earning an annual salary of 2.4 million Euro with a net worth of 10 million Euro and an estimated market value of 20.4 million Euro.

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