Antoine Griezmann hailed Jan Oblak as the best goalkeeper in the world following his performance against Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The Atletico Madrid shot-stopper produced a remarkable triple-save to deny Julian Brandt and Kevin Volland in the second half of the 0-0 last-16 second-leg draw at the Vicente Calderon.

Oblak, who missed the 4-2 first-leg victory in Germany due to injury, has kept 13 clean sheets this season and a total of 14 in the Champions League since his debut in 2014-15 – a tally only Juventus veteran Gianluigi Buffon can match.

And team-mate Griezmann believes there is no finer player in his position.

“It’s why we say he’s the best goalkeeper in the world,” said the France star. “He proves it in every game and he did so again.”

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