Argentine club Belgrano’s keeper probably should’ve been terrified with four River Plate players bearing down on him with no help in sight, but instead he went all “NAH FUCK THAT” and stood up brave and tall and psyched out the attackers, somehow saving a goal and earning the glory.
Even way down in the ninth tier of English soccer, players do not like to lose. Case in point: Cray Valley Paper Mills FC goalkeeper Jordan Carey’s reaction to this Ashford United goal:
Goalkeeper goals are always special for the simple fact that it’s always great when a goalkeeper scores. But Baroka FC keeper Oscarine Masuluke’s stoppage-time equalizer that he knocked in with a crazy overhead kick, coupled with his crotch-grabbing celebration, deserves a spot in the goalie goal hall of fame.
Thanks to the internet’s first helpful Youtube commenter, we know that this North Korean youth team was most likely actively trying to lose to avoid playing a better team in the knockout round of the Asian Federation’s U-16 Championship. So we can say pretty definitively that this Korean keeper was in fact trying to…
Most videos posted here about goalkeepers tend to be of the lowlight variety. But today, let us celebrate Yang Qipeng of China’s Tianjin Teda for this stretch of heroic saves in a match against Liaoning Whowin.
Tending goal may be kind of boring compared to the other positions in soccer, but just because you don’t get much time on the ball to show off your tekkers doesn’t mean the answer is to start playing keepy-uppy with a back pass as a man charges you down, as Lincoln City’s Paul Farman learned the hard way.
You’d think the ref would have more respect for this fed up keeper who hunts down a pitch invader, grabs him by the back of the shirt, and marches him off the field like a put-upon teacher escorting an unruly student to the principal’s office, but instead of thanks, Mohamed Sokhra only received a red card for his…
It's a dangerous day to be a goalkeeper in the English Premier League.
Tim Howard has announced that he will alter future editions of his just-published book, in response to Brad Friedel's complaint that the book unfairly and inaccurately claims that Friedel attempted to block Howard's move to the Premier League. This decade-old goalkeeper feud still burns brightly, apparently.
When the Robot War comes, there's a very good chance it will go to penalties. In that case, we will call on humanity's greatest goalscorer. But the machines have picked their champion: RoboKeeper. All hail RoboKeeper.