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13 commanding goalkeepers to look out for at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

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Modified 20 Mar 2019, 14:54 IST

Come June 2014, Brazil will have the honour of hosting one of the globe's mostpopularevents - The quadrennial FIFA World Cup. 32 Countries willcome together in Brazilwith the zeal and appetite to excite, captivate and ultimately be crowned World Champions. The International competition promises to showcase a plethora of high quality football and attacking panache.With the world expectinggoals galore this summer, we take a look at some of the most proficient men obstructing that prospect - the men between the sticks. The custodians. The last line of defense. The ones whoare critical to their team's elimination or progression in the competition. Akin to a goal from a striker, a goalkeeper's save either causes heartbreak, or relief worth celebrating.

#1 Brazil - Jlio Csar

Currently on loan at Major League Soccer's Toronto F.C, the Brazillian shotstopper has been capped 78 times by Brazil after succeeding the previous goalkeeper Dida in 2003. 

César's good handling of the ball and reliabilty in goal will ensure that the hosts have a high chance of being crowned this year's champions.

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