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Goalkeeper: Alphonse Areola with 31% of your votes

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 18: Goalkeeper, Alphonse Areola of PSG throws the ball out during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield on September 18, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

The battle for the Ronaldo.com Best Ligue 1 Goalkeeper for the 2018-19 campaign was really close, as Alphonse Areola edged out Stephane Ruffier and Walter Benitez by a single vote.

Areola shared the place between the sticks at Paris Saint-Germain with Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon. The Frenchman made 21 appearances, noting 11 clean sheets and conceding 17 goals in the process.

He won his third League 1 crown with the Parisians this season, but failed to clinch the Coupe de France as well, losing to Rennes in the final’s penalty shootout.