It is rare for spectators to see goal keepers come off their box area to opposition areas and score goals for their team. As a follower of the English Premier League, I have few goal keepers come forward to help their teams put one into the opposition net.
The only time you would notice goal keepers leave their half to try to help their teams score is in last moment of the match and that is only if the team needs to score at all cost and if the team is set to play a set-piece be it corner or free kick.
Most times, it has not augur well for such team because once the ball gets to the opposition player, the keeper is in trouble. However, we can boldly say there were some brave goal keepers in the past. They are well known to have scored a great number of goals, helping their teams in so many occassion. They score in different position be it Free kick, Header, Shots anyhow.
In this article, we would profile five great goalkeepers of all time.
5. Rene Higuita:
The Colombian goal keeper famously known for his Scorpion Kick, is one of the best goal scoring goal keepers of all time. He was known to be very daring, he leaves his area of comfort during football matches, dribbles opposition players, take the ball half way and tries to shoot at goal, he also take free kicks for his country. Known to be the craziest goal keeper of all time.
In total, Higuita scored 41 goals for both club and country