Goalkeepers stand there, lonely between the sticks, and often help their team to remain in a game. But, there are times when they are simply ignored.
It's quite often a common sight but the keepers role in the performance of a team is quite vital and central.
If not for them, teams would quit winning games and would eventually succumb to the opposition pressure.
Keepers like David de Gea, Wojciech Szczesny and Simon Mignolet have caught the attention of big clubs, and there's no doubting their abilities, considering the fact that they perform and do well for their clubs.
They have all of a sudden, hit the headlines hard, but prior to their eye-catching performances, they were not good enough. But now, they have begun to make waves in the football world.
Let's take a look at the five best goalkeepers in the Premier League in 2013....