A good quality goalkeeper is essential to any team bidding to win major titles in the world of football.
So different are the skills required for a goalkeeper to succeed in football that no outfield player could ever make up for the lack of a top class shot stopper.
It is such a valued position that clubs will spend almost as much of a high quality goalkeeper as they would a comparable striker and pay the wages to match.
Here we take a look at the world's best paid goalkeepers at the moment as reported by TheRichest.com.
Are these goalkeepers worth the money? Use the comment box below to share your thoughts on these mega wages.