Today's Fernando Muslera Talking Points
Néstor Fernando Muslera Micol (Spanish: [ferˈnando muˈzleɾa], born 16 June 1986) is an Argentine-born Uruguayan footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Turkish club Galatasaray and the Uruguayan national team. He was selected as the seventh best goalkeeper in the world in 2010 and sixth best goalkeeper in the world in 2011 by the IFFHS.
He began his career at Montevideo Wanderers and Nacional, moving to Lazio in 2007 where he won the 2009 Coppa Italia Final. In 2011 he was signed by Galatasaray for around €12 million, where he has since won honours including three Süper Lig titles.
A full international since 2009, Muslera has earned over 80 caps for Uruguay. He played at three Copa América tournaments, winning in 2011, and also featured at two World Cups, helping his nation to fourth place in the 2010 edition.Close