Watch ex-Chelsea star Courtois' ridiculous 88th-minute penalty save with his foot as Real Madrid win Spanish Super Cup

THIBAUT COURTOIS incredibly saved a late penalty in Real Madrid's 2-0 Spanish Super Cup final win over Athletic Club with his foot.

Goals by Luka Modric and Karim Benzema put Real in the driving seat, but with Eder Militao seeing red and conceding a penalty – what looked like a comfortable win was at risk of collapsing.




The former Chelsea ace Courtois dived the wrong way for Raul Garcia's spot-kick, but his trailing leg booted the ball away to safety.

But before Real could celebrate Courtois' heroics, there was more defending to do.

Nico Williams, younger brother of team-mate Inaki, was picked out on the left-hand side.

The 19-year-old clipped a cross into Real's penalty area which a confident Courtois claimed comfortably.

Fans have hailed the 'underrated' Courtois, even Real's president Florentino Perez singled the Belgian out.

Perez said: "Courtois is the BEST goalkeeper in the world."

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One Real fan added: "Courtois is so underrated it’s criminal at this point #HalaMadrid."

Another added: "His name is Thibaut Courtois, but they can call him the best goalkeeper in the world so far in the 2021/22 season. IMMENSE."

The Super Cup might not be the only silverware Courtois picks up this season.

Real are sitting pretty at the top of LaLiga, leading Sevilla by five points.

Title holders Atletico Madrid are 16 points behind in fourth and Barcelona are out of sight in sixth.

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