Thibaut Courtois to David de Gea: Former & current goalkeepers share childhood photos on International Goalkeeper Day

By: Sports Desk |

Published: April 15, 2020 7:00:12 pm


In the picture: Thibaut Courtois (left) and David de Gea (right). 

Remembering the legends on International Goalkeeper Day, current Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois hailed former Spain and Netherlands no 1 Iker Casillas and Edwin Van der Sar and termed the duo as his idols.

In a tweet on Wednesday, the Belgium international shared a picture of his younger days and honoured his colleagues on the occasion.
“Honoring my fellow colleagues on International Goalkeeper Day. As goalkeeper legends, I look up to Casillas and Van der Sar. Thank you both for inspiring me to fulfill my goals as a keeper!” he wrote.

Responding to Courtois’ tweet, Van der Sar stated that he admired former Manchester United no 1 Peter Schmeichell, Hans van Breukelen and Michel Preud’Homme and termed them as legends.

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Meanwhile, current Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea also shared a picture of his younger days and expressed his love towards the role.

Leicester City’s Kasper Schmeichel was also among the many who followed the trend on this occasion.

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