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The 21 best strikers in history

Gabby Barker

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Alfredo Di Stefano

La Saeta changed the history of football by leading Real Madrid in the first 5 editions of the European Cup, winning all of them.

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Alfredo Di Stefano

La Saeta changed the history of football by leading Real Madrid in the first 5 editions of the European Cup, winning all of them.

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Pele

Or Rei Pelé, Edson Arantes do Nascimiento, considered by many to be the best footballer in history. He scored 1282 goals, including friendlies, and is the only footballer to have won 3 World Cups.

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Pele

Or Rei Pelé, Edson Arantes do Nascimiento, considered by many to be the best footballer in history. He scored 1282 goals, including friendlies, and is the only footballer to have won 3 World Cups.

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Garrincha

His dribbles and goals earned him the nickname “The joy of the people.” Zambo by birth took advantage of that abnormality to trick rivals with his dribbles. He only lost a game with Brazil from the 70s he played.

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Garrincha

His dribbles and goals earned him the nickname “The joy of the people.” Zambo by birth took advantage of that abnormality to trick rivals with his dribbles. He only lost a game with Brazil from the 70s he played.

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Puskas

Idol in Hungary with the national team and with the Honved, he went into exile after the Soviet occupation to eradicate the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Puskas signed with Real Madrid in 1958 at the age of 31 and soon demonstrated his quality and his ability to score goals.

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Puskas

Idol in Hungary with the national team and with the Honved, he went into exile after the Soviet occupation to eradicate the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Puskas signed with Real Madrid in 1958 at the age of 31 and soon demonstrated his quality and his ability to score goals.

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Eusebius

The Panther, The Black Pearl. Eusebio revolutionized European football in the 1960s. He averaged more than 1 goal per game in his career. His death in 2014 shocked Portugal, who declared three days of official mourning.

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Eusebius

The Panther, The Black Pearl. Eusebio revolutionized European football in the 1960s. He averaged more than 1 goal per game in his career. His death in 2014 shocked Portugal, who declared three days of official mourning.

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Bobby charlton

The best English player in history. The top scorer in the history of Manchester United, world champion with England in 1966.

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Bobby charlton

The best English player in history. The top scorer in the history of Manchester United, world champion with England in 1966.

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George Best

The Northern Irishman was a precocious talent who made a career for Manchester United. His figure went beyond the playing fields. Belfast Airport has been named since 2006 as a tribute to the “fifth beatle” who died in 2005.

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George Best

The Northern Irishman was a precocious talent who made a career for Manchester United. His figure went beyond the playing fields. Belfast Airport has been named since 2006 as a tribute to the “fifth beatle” who died in 2005.

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Gerd Muller

More than 600 goals scored between Bayern and the German team. He got all the possible titles for a European footballer. He retired in the US playing at the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

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Gerd Muller

More than 600 goals scored between Bayern and the German team. He got all the possible titles for a European footballer. He retired in the US playing at the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

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Gerd Muller

More than 600 goals scored between Bayern and the German team. He got all the possible titles for a European footballer. He retired in the US playing at the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

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Cruyff

El Flaco revolutionized Dutch and world football. His transfer to Barça was the most expensive transfer of the moment. More than 400 goals came from his boots.

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Cruyff

El Flaco revolutionized Dutch and world football. His transfer to Barça was the most expensive transfer of the moment. More than 400 goals came from his boots.

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Theophilus Cubillas

More than 500 goals made Teófilo Cubiillas the best soccer player in the History of Peru. Champion of America in 1975, he played 3 World Cups and since his retirement Peru has never returned to a World Cup.

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Theophilus Cubillas

More than 500 goals made Teófilo Cubiillas the best soccer player in the History of Peru. Champion of America in 1975, he played 3 World Cups and since his retirement, Peru has never returned to a World Cup.

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Mario Kempes

Mario Kempes “El Matador” won 2 pichichis and 1 golden boot with Valencia. Idol of Argentina for the goals that were worth the 1978 World Cup played in the South American country.

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Mario Kempes

Mario Kempes “El Matador” won 2 pichichis and 1 golden boot with Valencia. Idol of Argentina for the goals that were worth the 1978 World Cup played in the South American country.

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Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker was the great scorer of the English team during the 80s and 90s. In Spain he played for Barcelona. Top scorer in the 1986 World Cup.

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Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker was the great scorer of the English team during the 80s and 90s. In Spain he played for Barcelona. Top scorer in the 1986 World Cup.

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Marco Van Basten

Marco Van Basten was the scorer of the fearsome Dutch trident of Milan who formed alongside Ruud Gullit and Frank Rijkaard. 3 Golden Balls and 2 golden boots show off his scoring talent.

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Marco Van Basten

Marco Van Basten was the scorer of the fearsome Dutch trident of Milan who formed alongside Ruud Gullit and Frank Rijkaard. 3 Golden Balls and 2 golden boots show off his scoring talent.

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Hugo Sanchez

The Mexican, 5 times Pichichi award, scored more than 500 goals in his professional career. In Spain he played for Atlético Madrid, Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano. In the image topping off Chilean.

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Hugo Sanchez

The Mexican, 5 times Pichichi award, scored more than 500 goals in his professional career. In Spain he played for Atlético Madrid, Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano. In the image shooting a penalty.

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Romario

Romario is the greatest scorer in football history with 768 goals, between official competitions and friendly matches with his team. In Spain he played for Barça and Valencia. World champion with Brazil in 1994.

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Romario

Romario is the greatest scorer in football history with 768 goals, between official competitions and matches with his team. In Spain he played for Barça and Valencia. World champion with Brazil in 1994.

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Roberto Baggio

Roberto Baggio thrashed in the main Italian squads and also led the attack of the Italian team in 3 consecutive World Cups (1990,1994,1998).

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Roberto Baggio

Roberto Baggio thrashed in the main Italian squads and also led the attack of the Italian team in 3 consecutive World Cups (1990,1994,1998). In the image scoring a goal for Real Madrid in the Champions League.

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Roger Milla

One of the great African soccer players of all time, he developed his career in France. Roger Milla is the oldest scorer in World Cup History when he scored against Russia in the 1994 US World Cup.

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Roger Milla

One of the great African soccer players of all time, he developed his career in France. Roger Milla is the oldest scorer in World Cup History when he scored against Russia in the 1994 US World Cup.

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Ronaldo

Ronaldo scored over 400 goals in a career that could have been even greater had he not suffered such serious injuries. Rio de Janeiro won 2 World Cups and 2 America's Cups with Brazil. In Spain he was a top scorer with Barça and with Real Madrid.

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Ronaldo

Ronaldo scored over 400 goals in a career that could have been even greater had he not suffered such serious injuries. Rio de Janeiro won 2 World Cups and 2 America's Cups with Brazil. In Spain he was a top scorer with Barça and with Real Madrid.

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Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry is the top scorer in the history of France and Arsenal. “Tití” won the World Cup and the European Championship with France and the Champions League with Barça in 2009.

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Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry is the top scorer in the history of France and Arsenal. “Tití” won the World Cup and the European Championship with France and the Champions League with Barça in 2009.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo, the highest historical scorer in the Champions League and current European camepeón at the club and national team level. In his 9 seasons at Real Madrid he scored 450 goals in 438 games.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo, the highest historical scorer in the Champions League and current European camepeón at the club and national team level. In his 9 seasons at Real Madrid he scored 450 goals in 438 games.

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Messi

La Pulga is the top scorer in the history of the League and the Argentine team. Top scorer in a league (50 goals). 5 Ballons of Gold and 5 Boots of Gold.

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Messi

La Pulga is the top scorer in the history of the League and the Argentine team. Top scorer in a league (50 goals). 5 Ballons of Gold and 5 Boots of Gold.

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Gabby is someone who is interested in all types of sports, she loves to attend watching matches live. Whenever there is a match being played in her city, she makes sure to get the tickets in advance. Due to the love for sports, she joined Sportsfinding, and started writing general sports news. Apart from writing the news, she is also the editor for the website who checks and edits every news content before they go live.

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