Manuel Neuer was named World Goalkeeper of the Year for 2014, and has since cemented his status as the best custodian on the planet with consistently excellent displays - © © imago / ActionPress
Manuel Neuer was named World Goalkeeper of the Year for 2014, and has since cemented his status as the best custodian on the planet with consistently excellent displays - © © imago / ActionPress
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Ten things on Manuel Neuer

He is the last line of defence for a once-in-a-lifetime team and is widely acknowledged as the best goalkeeper in the world: FC Bayern München's Manuel Neuer.

As familiar now to fans of the game around the world as he is to those in Germany, the Gelsenkirchen native is a professional footballer whose vision of life, based on his own upbringing, certainly extends beyond the football pitch. Here are just a few things you may not have known about the Germany No1...

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