Moroccan national team goalkeeper Yassine Bounou has been voted the third best goalkeeper in the world by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS).
The Moroccan international goalkeeper has a total of 55 points, and ranks behind Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, first in the standings, and Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, second.
Thibaut Courtois with a total of 125 points obtains the IFFHS prize for the second time. Other porters have set records for this award with 3 times for Oliver Kahn, Walter Zenga, José Luis Chilavert, and 5 times for Gianluigi Buffon, Iker Casillas, Manuel Neuer.
Yassine Bounou, thanks to his good performance in the World Cup with the Moroccan team, only conceded 5 goals in 6 games including 1 own goal, less goals than Emiliano Martinez who won the gauntlet. gold, and conceded 12 goals including 5 on penalties in 7 games.
The Moroccan goalkeeper also had a remarkable season with his club Sevilla FC where he won the famous Zamora trophy, which crowns the best goalkeeper in Spanish La Liga.
The rest of the IFFHS ranking places the Croatian, Dominik Livakovic, in 4th place ahead of the Frenchman Hugo Lloris, and the Pole, Wojciech Szczensny.