This Wednesday the final shortlist was revealed for the prize The Best for Best Goalkeeper of the Year; As we expected, the Dibu Martinezworld champion, was one of those who advanced.
Along with him, the revelation under the three sticks in the Qatar World Cup, Yassine Bounou, better known as “Bono”, and Thibaut Courtois, the goalkeeper of the Belgian national team and Real Madrid.
The sacrificed goalkeepers from the list of 5, that is, those who will no longer fight for recognition, were EdersonManchester City and Alisson Becker, Liverpool, although both also play for the Brazil team.
Who could win The Best for Best Goalkeeper of the Year?
Each of the finalists has arguments to win the award, although the most weighty reason is Emiliano Martinezsince his saves in regular time and in penalties were key for Argentina to win the World Cup.
For his part, “Bond” He surprised in the World Cup with those successful performances that guided Morocco to the World Cup semifinal, with only one goal conceded until the tournament semifinal; besides, He is the goalkeeper for Sevilla, the team with which he achieved the mark for the fewest goals conceded in the 2021-22 La Liga season.
Finally, Tibauth Courtois he fell short in the World Cup, as his team, Belgium, was expected to reach beyond the group stage, but they did not, although they only conceded two goals in their three games; however, regarding clubs, was essential for Real Madrid to get the current Champions League title, in addition to the fact that next Saturday, February 11 will play the final of the Club World Cup against Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia.
On February 9, the names of the finalists for The Best FIFA Coach awards will be revealed, both for women’s and men’s football, and a day later, the finalists for The Best for FIFA Player categories, The Best FIFA Player and the Puskás Award for Best FIFA Goal. The winners will be known at the award ceremony to be held on February 27 in Paris.
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