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Top three goalkeepers with most penalty saves in football history.

1. Sergio Asenjo-12 saves

Asenjo is third on the list of all-time leading penalty-savers in La Liga. The spaniard currently represents Villarreal and is in the right years of his stint with yellow submarines. He has also represented teams like Atletico Madrid and Malag previously. Overall, Asenjo has made 12 penalty saves from 46 with ratio of 26.1%. The thirty-two years old has three UEFA Europa League trophies and one La Liga win under his belt.

2. Santiago Canizare-11 saves

Santiago was one of the most recognized goalkeepers during his playing days. That was because of his silver-coloured hair. However, he was more renowned for being an excellent goalkeeper who had many qualities. Making penalty saves was a key area he was strong in, making eleven saves with a percentage of 23.9%. The fifty-two year old is now retired as a professional footballer. He is remembered foundly for his ten years period at Valencia after playing for teams like Real Madrid and Celta Vigo.

3. Diego Lopez-11 saves

The forty year old footballer is currently registered with Spanish outfit Espanyol. Diego Lopez has 11 saves on his records with a penalty saves percentage of 21.2%. The Veteran goalkeeper is in the last few years of his career and he is still making a mark for Espanyol. Diego has kept 10 clean-sheet in all competition in the ongoing campaign, at the time writing. Diego has previously played for teams like Real Madrid, Sevilla and Villarreal in the division.

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Asenjo Santiago Sergio Asenjo-12 Valencia Villarreal


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