Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 16 April 2014

World Cup Watch: Goalkeepers

Oscar Perez (Mexico)
England fans have already had a glimpse of the Mexico stopper during the recent friendly. Yet if fans were sitting in Row Z, they might not have seen him. At just 5'7", Perez will be the shortest keeper on show. How he fares against the height of Peter Crouch or the strength of Didier Drogba could be entertaining.

Over the years there have been some memorable World Cup stoppers.

We've enjoyed Jorge Campos and his zany kit, Ramon Quiroga who managed to pick up a yellow card in the opposition's half and Jose Luis Chilavert who would take Paraguay's free-kicks. Hopefully 2010 can produce another hero. Here's our pick of the most likely candidates.

>> Click on the image to launch our guide.

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