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Lionel Messi

Top 10 Goalscorers in the History of the Champions League

Posted on 26 Nov, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

It’s an excellent opportunity to review the greatest scorers in the history of the Champions League and the European Cup, with the top 10 holding only three players (Lionel Messi, … More

Lionel Messi

Greatest Scorers of All-Time in Europe’s Top Leagues

Posted on 25 Nov, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

Lionel Messi breaking Telmo Zarra’s record for most goals in the history of Spanish football is an excellent opportunity to check out the greatest scorers of all-time in the rest of Europe’s top leagues: England, France, Germany and Italy. More

Ronaldo

Greatest Scorers in World Cup History

Posted on 12 Jun, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

Only seven players have scored 11 goals or more in the history of the World Cup. Two from Brazil, Pele and Ronaldo; one, Sandor Kocsis, is from Hungary; another is from France, Just Fontaine. West Germany or Germany with Jurgen Kilnsmann, Gerd Muller and Miroslav Klose. More

Raul

10 Greatest Scorers in Real Madrid History

Posted on 6 Aug, 2013, by in Featured

With Cristiano Ronaldo not planning on leaving Real Madrid anytime soon, there’s a very good chance that by the end of this season, he’ll climb even higher in Real Madrid’s top 10 all-time scorers chart, getting closer to Alfredo Di Stefano and Raul. More

Ferenc Puskás

10 Best Goalscorers in International Football

Posted on 7 Feb, 2013, by in Featured

Miroslav Klose is very close to becoming the all-time leading goal scorer in world cup history, and is also one goal away from entering the top 10 of all-time leading scorers in international football. Missing the match against France didn’t help, with Gerd Müller just one goal in front of him before he joins the likes of Pele and Ferenc Puskas. More

All-Time Leading Goalscorers for the Top 20 National Teams

Posted on 4 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

The end of a major international tournament, like Euro 2012 that just ended, is a good chance for some statistical brushing up. This time? The greatest scorers for the best national teams in history, from Brazil, through Italy and Germany to even Mexico and Austria, with some great names like Gabriel Batistuta and Theirry Henry popping up. More

The Top Ten Scorers in FC Barcelona History

Posted on 21 Mar, 2012, by in Featured

FC Barcelona, the best team in the world these past few years, with one of the greatest sides ever – Messi, Xavi, Iniesta, Puyol, Pique and it goes on. We began our Top Scorers project with Manchester United, and we continue with the Spanish and European Champions. As you’ve probably guessed, Messi, despite being only 24, is here. More

Cristiano Ronaldo at 100 Goals and Other Statistical Ponderings

Posted on 3 Nov, 2011, by in Soccer

Half a day after Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals at Lyon, making it his 99th and 100th goals for Real Madrid. Twenty Four hours after Lionel Messi nailed his hat trick, making it 202 goals for Barcelona in his career. The comparisons can’t, won’t stop. But the goals just won’t stop. More

The Top Ten Scorers in Manchester United History

Posted on 20 Jun, 2011, by in Featured

Summer’s here, so it’s a great time to freshen up on those history charts and lists. We begin our project with the current English champions, the team that has became the all time leading club in league titles mostly thanks to Sir Alex Ferguson – Manchester United. More

Top Ten Scorers in Serie A History

Posted on 9 Sep, 2010, by in Soccer

The 10 greatest scorers in the history of the Italian Premier League, the Serie A. More