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The World Cup’s most iconic players: Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn

Oliver Kahn kept five clean sheets out of six at the 2002 World Cup

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

There are 50 days until the World Cup begins. Get in! Ahead of Russia 2018, talkSPORT.com is counting down the days with the tournament's most wonderful players.

The list, featuring Pele, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane, looks at the greatest moments from the most iconic footballers – from top scoring aces and majestic defenders to sensational scoundrels and those who just didnt know the rules.

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?

talkSPORT is your home of the 2018 World Cup. Tune in all throughout the summer to hear live commentary of every game, and visit talkSPORT.com for expert views and analysis of the big games and key moments from Russia.

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American Football

The World Cup’s most iconic players: Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn

Oliver Kahn kept five clean sheets out of six at the 2002 World Cup

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

There are 50 days until the World Cup begins. Get in! Ahead of Russia 2018, talkSPORT.com is counting down the days with the tournament's most wonderful players.

The list, featuring Pele, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane, looks at the greatest moments from the most iconic footballers – from top scoring aces and majestic defenders to sensational scoundrels and those who just didnt know the rules.

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?

talkSPORT is your home of the 2018 World Cup. Tune in all throughout the summer to hear live commentary of every game, and visit talkSPORT.com for expert views and analysis of the big games and key moments from Russia.

MORE ICONIC WORLD CUP PLAYERS: 51) BELLINI OF BRAZIL

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