Oliver Kahn kept five clean sheets out of six at the 2002 World Cup
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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50) Oliver Kahn: Germany, goalkeeper (1994, 1998, 2002 and 2006)
Oh, Ollie. Imperious in 2002, Kahn was beaten once (by Robbie Keane, no less) and kept five clean sheets out of six as Germany one-nilled their way to the final. There, his sheet was truly soiled. He fumbled a save right into the path of Ronaldo, who ate the chance up. Germany lost 2-0 to Brazil, Kahn won player of the tournament, but was never quite the same keeper afterwards. Also, have you ever noticed the guy has no chill?
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