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Goalkeepers With The Highest Number of Goals In Football History

Last season, Alisson Becker scored a late goal with his head that led Liverpool to the Champions League spot. His last minute goal against West Brom made him the sixth goalkeeper to score a goal in the Premier league. It was also the first goal of his career. Now, we are going to look at goalkeepers who have scored the highest goals in football history.


10. Fernando Patterson:

The legendary Costa Rican goalkeeper scored 26 goals through out his career, a very impressive figure for someone in his position.

9. Dragan Pantelic:

Dragan Pantelic also scored 26 goals during his career. He was not only good at stopping shots, he was also good at taking free kicks.

8. Misael Alfaro:

Born in El Salvador, he scored 31 goals through out his career, 11 of which came from penalties. He had to postpone his career in 2010 due to a severe neck injury.

7. Hans-Jorg Butt:

Known for his excellent scoring ability, he scored 32 goals as a goal keeper. Never forget that he was also good in taking free kicks.

6. Jorge Campos:

On this list is Jorge Campos, the Colombian legend. He scored 34 goals through out his career. He was so impressed with his scoring abilities that he played as a striker some times.

5. Johnny Vegas Fernandez:

Johnny Vegas scored 39 goals for 7 different teams through out his career. 30 of his goals were from penalties while the remaining 9 were outside the box.

4. Rene Higuita:

Rene Higuita scored 41 goals through out his career. He was not only known for his goal scoring abilities, he was also known for his special move that blocked a penalty against England. He had the ability to play as a goalkeeper, a defender, a midfielder and a striker.

3. Dimitar Ivankov:

The third name on our list is a Bulgarian goalkeeper who scored 42 goals during his career. Dimitar Ivankov announced his retirement in 2011.

2. Jose Luiz Chilavert:

Known as the second on this list, he scored 62 goals during his career. He was also known as a free kick specialist. He is currently the goalkeeper with the highest number of international goals in history.

1. Rogerio Ceni:

The highest scoring goalkeeper in the history of football is Rogerio Ceni. Out of his 123 goals, 60 of them were from free kicks, while the rest were from penalties.

Now, you can see that being a goal keeper doesn't stop you from scoring goals for your team.


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