Samir Handanović (born 14 July 1984) is a Slovenian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Italian club Inter Milan, for whom he serves as captain. During the 2010–11 Serie A season he saved a total of six penalty kicks, equalling an all-time league record set in the 1948–49 season.
Before moving to Italy he played in his home country of Slovenia.Having previously represented under-21 team, Handanović made an excellent match in his international debut in 2004. He has gone on to earn 81 caps for his country, the second-most for Slovenia and most by a goalkeeper and played for them at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of his generation, he is one of only four non-Italian keepers to be named Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year, winning the honour three times. He is nicknamed Batman due to his acrobatic saves.