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The Top 5 Goalscoring Goalkeepers

Rogério Ceni (Brazilian) 

The Sao Paulo goal keeper has scored a total of 105 goals – 57 from free kicks and 48 from penalties.

Ceni has the highest no of goals for any goalkeeper. The 39 year old started his senior career with Sao Paulo in 1992 and is yet to hang his boots still playing with the same passion over the past two decades. He has been Recognized by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics as the goalkeeper to have scored the most goals in the history of football, surpassing José Luis Chilavert in 2006, Ceni represented Brazil at two World Cups.

Watch his goals here:

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José Luis Chilavert (Paraguayan)

Jose Luis Chilavert – The first goal keeper on the planet to score a hattrick !! A life time total of 57 goals, which has only been surpassed by Rogério Ceni  so far. Jose holds another record for the most number of International goals scored by a goal keeper with 8 goals for the Paraguay national team.

A tribute to the Paraguayan:

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Dimitar Ivankov (Bulgarian)

Dimitar Ivanov is a Bulgarian International known for his ability to score from penalties. With a career total of 41 goals the Bulgarian stands at third place. The goal keeper will be remembered by Turkish club Bursaspor for his heroics against Fenerbahçe scoring a winner in the 95th minute.

Forgive me for this video

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René Higuita (Colombian)

Though the name Rene Higuita may not sound familiar. There will be hardly few people out there who has not seen his incredible overhead kick save against England in 1995. Nick named as the “Mad Man”, he was well known for his ‘sweeper’ playing style taking risk in leaving his post empty to clear balls and even dribble. Unique and ‘crazy’ by his nickname, he stood out in soccer history as one of the most unique and remarkable goal keepers of all time. Rene hanged his boots finally in 2010 with the career total of goals.

If you haven’t seen this, then please do.

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Hans-Jörg Butt (German)

The German completes our top 5 goal scoring goal-keeper’s list.

A career total of 39 goals, record number of penalties scored in a single European league (Bundesliga), scored 3 goals in the Champions League which is also a record and one in the German League Cup.

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