“Goalkeepers are not born, they are made. Every quality a keeper needs – mental or physical – can be acquired through training. He must be a perfectionist; always ready to develop and better themselves.”
These are the wise words of the great Italian goalkeeper Dino Zoff – a man who had achieved virtually everything; at the tender age of 40 he captained his side to World Cup glory in 1982. He also went a staggering 1,143 minutes without conceding a goal for Italy and, perhaps most remarkably...Read Full Story
Former Dutch football goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has launched his own Foundation in Huis ter Duin in Noordwijk, on May 29, 2012. Van der Sar started his own foundation after the stroke of his wife, Annemarie van Kesteren, few years ago.Read Full Story
It is the day that all Manchester United fans around the world prayed that would never happen. United’s No.1 goalkeeper Edwin Van Der Sar has announced that he will be hanging up his gloves at the end of the season.
The Dutch goalkeeper joined the Red Devils in 2005 from Fulham for a reported fee of £2 million and has since made 174 appearances for United in all competition.
Van Der Sar has been an immense presence between the sticks for United and his contribution to the team has earned...Read Full Story
Edwin Van Der Sar has confirmed he will retire from football at the end of the season. The 40-year-old goalkeeper has decided to call it a day, ending an illustrious career in the game, spanning 21 years. Van Der Sar has won 9 competitive titles at Old Trafford, but has stated he needs to spend more time with his family...Van Der Sar has made 26 appearances this season, totalling 245 games for United since he joined the club in the summer 2005. Signing on from Fulham, the flying Dutchman has...Read Full Story
Edwin van der Sar revealed that he did all he could to save Lionel Messi’s wonder goal for Barcelona last night.
The Champions League final also brought an end to Van der Sar’s career and United’s Dutch keeper followed the lead of Vidic and Ferdinand by hailing the Barcelona performance
Van der Sar told ITV1 : “(I played) one game too many I think, it is not nice to lose of course. They had the better chances and we made one or two mistakes and they punish you,”.
The 40-year-old also admitted...Read Full Story
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