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The Only Goalkeeper To Have Conceded Fewest Goals In The 21st Century

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The goalkeeping department in football has been special due to the tremendous works the goalkeeper does while on the goal post. He ensures that he prevents the ball from going into the net, especially if the defenders lose the ball or make mistakes in the goal arena.

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Several goalkeepers in La Liga have made a series of milestones and records breaking. For instance, Iker Casilla of Real Madrid cannot be forgotten by Real Madrid's fans, Victor Valdes of Barcelona made amazing achievements while in the Blaugrana shirt. His heroic performances made him be chosen as the Best La Liga Goalkeeper of All Time. 

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Victor Valdes

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Iker Casilla

Also, Ricardo Zamora, Antoni Ramallets, Santiago Canizares, Jan Oblak, and a host of others are some of the best La Liga goalkeepers now and of their time, while Petr Cech of Chelsea, Van Der Sar and David De Gea of Manchester United, Allison Becker of Liverpool, Bernd Leno of Arsenal, Emiliano Martinez of Aston Villa and others are great goalkeepers in English Premiership.

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Van Der Sar

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Petr Cech

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Bernd Leno

Wojciech Szczesny, Gianluigi Buffon, Samir Handanovic in Italian Seria, Manuel Neuer in Germany, etc.

Amidst all these goalkeepers, only one has proven to be the best of all. His performances while on the goal post have been tremendous and outstanding. He joined his current club in the year 2014 as the most expensive goalkeeper in La Liga.

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From his debut with his club in March 2015, he has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers In the top five European leagues. Among 100 goalkeepers in the top five European leagues who have played at least 7000 minutes in this 21st Century, he had clean sheets in more than 50 percent of his appearances.

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He had 111 clean sheets, 36 more than his closest counterpart. His game against Valencia on Saturday made it his 200th game and was only able to concede 123 goals, the fewest among goalkeepers in the top five European leagues in the 21st Century.

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The goalkeeper is no other than Jan Oblak who keeps for Atletico Madrid in Spain.

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Jan Oblak

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He was once linked with Chelsea's transfer. Rate him with Chelsea's current goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy.

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