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Manuel Neuer
MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 24: Manuel Neuer of Muenchen reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Olympiacos FC at Allianz Arena on November 24, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is the best in the world. Whether it is the international stage or the club level, he has performed equally well on both the fields.

Neuer has revolutionised the role of the goalkeepers. He helps his defense by becoming a sweeper and dealing with the opponent’s threats.

In conversation with Squawka, the former Schalke 04 goalkeeper revealed the five goalkeepers he admires.

1. Gianluigi Buffon –

TURIN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 25:  Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus FC celebrates his team-mates goa during the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Juventus and Manchester City FC at Juventus Arena on November 25, 2015 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
TURIN, ITALY – NOVEMBER 25: Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus FC celebrates his team-mates goa during the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Juventus and Manchester City FC at Juventus Arena on November 25, 2015 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Buffon has won the award of the Serie A goalkeeper of the year a record 9 times. Having won 20 major honours during his illustrious career, the Italian is still the most expensive goalkeeper of all time after moving for a world record fee from Parma to Juventus.

2. Iker Casillas –

Porto's Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas keeps the match ball after saving a penalty kick on the last minute of the Portuguese league football match CD Tondela vs FC Porto at the Aveiro Municipal stadium in Aveiro on November 28, 2015.   AFP PHOTO/ CATARINA MORAIS / AFP / CATARINA MORAIS        (Photo credit should read CATARINA MORAIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Porto’s Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas keeps the match ball after saving a penalty kick on the last minute of the Portuguese league football match CD Tondela vs FC Porto at the Aveiro Municipal stadium in Aveiro on November 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ CATARINA MORAIS / AFP / CATARINA MORAIS (Photo credit should read CATARINA MORAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

The Spanish international has won two European Championships and a World Cup with his country. The legendary goalkeeper has won 21 major honours in his career. Winner of three Champions League titles with Real Madrid, Casillas has shown class and longevity at the highest level of football.

3. Claudio Bravo –

goalkeeper Claudio Bravo of FC Barcelona during the Champions League match between FC Barcelona and AS Roma on November 24, 2015 at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)
goalkeeper Claudio Bravo of FC Barcelona during the Champions League match between FC Barcelona and AS Roma on November 24, 2015 at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Claudio Bravo has enjoyed a successful time since his move to Barcelona. The Chilean goalkeeper won the treble with Barca in his first season and also captained his country to a Copa America win. The former Real Sociedad goalkeeper set a record for Barcelona in La Liga after he failed to concede a goal for 754 minutes.

4. Thibaut Courtois –

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 23:  Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea on August 23, 2015 in West Bromwich, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND – AUGUST 23: Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea on August 23, 2015 in West Bromwich, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill – AMA/Getty Images)

Courtois has managed to win the league in his first season at Chelsea, having already won the league with Atletico Madrid and Genk before in his career. The Belgian is the youngest player to win the League in three countries.

5. David De Gea –

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: David De Gea of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 28: David De Gea of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

David De Gea has won the award for Manchester United player of the year for two seasons in a row. The Spanish international single handedly won games for Manchester United last season and was the main reason behind their fourth placed finish in the league. He is considered the best player in the Premier League.