Did you know your hand shape may dictate what sort of goalkeeper gloves you should buy.
Many goalkeepers every month make the same mistake time and time again by buying a pair of gloves, just because their David De Gea or Joe Hart wears them. There’s nothing wrong with these gloves, but they might not be right for you.
Below shows a guide of goalkeeper gloves. Read each type and see which suites you best.
The different Goalkeeper Gloves/Palms you can choose from.
Roll Finger Goalkeeper Gloves
The Roll Finger Glove was probably the most popular glove palm for professional goalkeepers. This type of palm is best suited for keepers with thin, slender hands or fingers.
Negative Cut gloves are now one of the most popular gloves. The negative cut is generally suitable for goalkeepers with broad hands and or fingers.
Flat Palm Goalkeeper Gloves
Flat palms gloves, like Negative Cut goalkeeper gloves are generally suitable for goalkeepers with broad hands and or fingers.
Hybrid Cut Palm Goalkeeper Gloves
Hybrid Cut is normally when the little finger and index finger of the glove is a Roll Finger and the middle two fingers are Negative Cut or Flat Palm. This is normally for keepers who have irregular shaped hands or fingers.
The above is just a guide to help you out. Make sure you are 100% confident you your gloves.
So try and pick a glove that feels natural and comfortable when it’s on your hand.