List of people who have won the Yashin Trophy so far: Firstly introduced by France Football in 2019, and presented to the best-performing goalkeeper.
Named after the Russian goalkeeper Lev Yashin, also the winner of the trophy chosen by former Ballon d’Or winners. There have been only three players to win it till now as the 2020 Yashin Trophy was canceled due to the worldwide Pandemic COVID-19.
List of people who have won the Yashin Trophy so far
The title was first won by Alisson (Liverpool) in 2019 and the other two winners of the trophy are namely Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris-Saint German) in 2021 and Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) in 2022 becoming the current winner for the same.
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Let’s know more about the players,
Alisson Ramses Becker, commonly called Alisson plays for the Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil National Team. He is globally popular because of his goalkeeping skills and ability to handle the situation. Along with Liverpool he also played for Internacional (2013-16) and Roma (2016-18) in his senior career.
Alisson was also a part of the Brazil National team which won the Copa America 2019 and runner-up in Copa America 2021.
Gianluigi Donnarumma (2020)
Donnarumma plays for the La Liga club Paris-Saint German and Italy National Team as a goalkeeper. In his Senior career, he played for AC Milan for almost 6 years.
He also won the Italiana Golden Boy award in 2019 and also the Globe Soccer Award for Best Goalkeeper of the Year in 2021. In his career, he has received many goalkeeper awards for his excellent play.
Thibaut Courtois (2022)
The Belgian Footballer Thibaut Courtois was also nominated for the Ballon d’Or 2022. He is one of the best goalkeepers in the world of football, playing for Real Madrid and the Belgium National Team.
Before playing for Real Madrid he played for Chelsea and Genk too, which were the most progressing years in his football career. He also won the Best FIFA Goalkeeper Award in 2019.