French goalkeeper Alphonse Areola made it. A position in the star ensemble of Paris Saint-Germain, which he had been working towards since he was 13 years old – because he is from Paris and PSG belongs to his heart. He is the man for the great teams and measures himself with the very best. Whether it’s the royals of Real Madrid or the French Équipe Tricolore.
Not only his spectacular saves and his great reactions give proof that the World Champion of 2018 is an exceptional goalkeeper. Who is able to give the eight-foot-high crossbar a kung fu kick for warming up, is more than average.
Read more in Alphonse’s portrait: Acrobatic World Champion
Find out more about Areola’s sporting achievements, his greatest successes and his personalised uhlsport goalkeeper gloves in his player profile.
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Date of birth
27 February 1993
Place of birth
West Ham United
1x World Champion
3x Frenach Champion
2x French Cup Winner
2x French League Cup Winner
4x French Super Cup Winner
1x Under 20 World Champion
2 for France
61 for France Uner 16 – Under 21