Africa Soccer Edouard Mendy named The Best FIFA Men’s goalkeeper of the year

Edouard Mendy FIFA The Best

Senegal and Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy wins the Best FIFA Men’s goalkeeper of the year award ahead of Manuel Neuer and Gianluigi Donnarumma.

The 29-year old shot stopper has had a wonderful year in 2021 with the triumph in UEFA Champions league, a competition in which he gathered 9 clean sheets in 12 appearances.

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He later won the UEFA Super Cup against Villarreal. A well-deserved award for the former Rennes goalkeeper wo was snubbed in the Ballon d’Or shortlist.

In addition, Edouard Mendy recovered from Covid-19 on Sunday and will be available for Senegal for their last AFCON 2021 group stage game against Malawi on Tuesday.

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