The Goalkeepers With The Most Career Clean Sheets In Soccer History

Gianluigi Buffon and Iker Casillas are both near the top when it comes to the most career clean sheets in soccer history, but who’s ahead of these two living legends?

Goalkeepers, to paraphrase a popular saying, are insane. It’s the forwards that get the glory, and it’s more often than not the goalkeepers that have to shoulder the blame. It’s a thankless, lonely task that hardly ever favors the man or woman between the sticks. However, these individuals have dazzled with their ability to keep the opposing team off the scoreboard. These are the goalkeepers with the most clean sheets in different respective competitions.

According to the World Football Historic Center, the goalkeeper with the most career clean sheets overall and for club is Englishman Ray Clemence. Clemence kept 460 clean sheets in a career that included stints with Scunthorpe United, Liverpool, Tottenham and the English national team.

 

The Goalkeepers With The Most Career Clean Sheets In International Soccer

#1. Iker Casillas | Spain (82 Clean Sheets)

#2. Edwin van der Sar | Netherlands (72 Clean Sheets)

#3. Mohammed Al-Deayea | Saudi Arabia (69 Clean Sheets)

Mohammed Al-Deayea

Mohammed Al-Deayea - Photo: @PortieriSiNasce | Twitter


#4. Peter Shilton | England (66 Clean Sheets)

The Goalkeeper With The Most Career Clean Sheets In International Women’s Soccer

Hope Solo | USA (102 Clean Sheets)

 

The Most Career Clean Sheets In The Premier League

#1: Petr Cech - 190

#2. David James - 169

#3. Mark Schwarzer - 152

#4. David Seaman - 142

#5. Nigel Martyn - 138

#6. Pepe Reina - 134

#6. Edwin van der Sar - 134

#8. Tim Howard - 132

Tim Howard

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#8. Brad Friedel - 132

#10. Peter Schmeichel - 129

The Most Career Clean Sheets In La Liga

Andoni Zubizarreta - 233

The Most Career Clean Sheets In The Champions League

#1. Iker Casillas - 57

#2. Edwin van der Sar - 51

#3. Petr Cech - 47

#3. Gianluigi Buffon - 47 

#5. Victor Valdes - 45

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