10) Samir Handanovic
Inter Milan goalkeeper Samir Handanovic ranks no 10 on our list of goalkeepers with the most number of cleansheets in the 21st century. The 37 year old has kept 245 cleansheets in 699 appearances in his illustrious career so far.
No 9 on list our list is Legendary French goalkeeper Michail Landreau. Landreau made over 661 career appearances before his retirement with the former PSG shot stopper keeping as many as 256 cleansheets in those matches.
Barcelona legendary goalkeeper Victor Valdes also makes our list of goalkeepers with the most number of cleansheets in the 21st century. The now retired Spanish shot stopper has a modest record of 260 cleansheets in 586 games for club and country.
Legendary Ajax and Manchester united goalkeeper Edwin Vandersar is another goalkeeper who makes our list of players with the most number of cleansheets in the 21st century. The Dutch shot stopper managed to keep a modest 273 cleansheets in 573 appearances for both club and country.
6) Hugo Lloris
Tottenham shot stopper Hugo Lloris occupies no 6th spot on our list. The French world cup winner has a record of 285 cleansheets in 796 appearances for both club and country.
5) Manuel Neuer
It would almost be unthinkable if legendary German shot stopper Manuel Neuer does not make our list of goalkeepers with the most number of cleansheets in the 21st century. The 36 year old has a record of 344 cleansheets in 758 games so far in his highly decorated career.
4) Pepe Reina
Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina occupies 4th place on our list. The Lazio shot stopper has kept 355 cleansheets in 883 appearances in a career that seen him play for the likes of Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Napoli amongst others.
3) Iker Casillas
Regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the history of football, it wouldn't come as a surprise to many that Iker Casillas occupies no 3 spot on our list.
The Spanish legend had an extensive career between the sticks and managed a modest record of 365 cleansheets in 883 matches for club and country.
2) Petr Cech
No 2 on our list is none other than the legendary Petr Cech. The now retired Czech goalie is regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the premier league history and has a record of 365 cleansheets in 836 games.
1) Gigi Buffon
Probably the greatest goalkeeper of all time, Italian legend Gigi Buffon sits at the top of our list of goalkeepers with the most number of cleansheets in the 21st century. The 42 year old who still plys his trade for Parma till date has kept an astonishing 409 cleansheets in 900 games since the turn of the century.
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