100 Best Goals of 2011

Posted on 20 Jan, 2012, by in Featured

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo feature twice, but so does Juninho Pernambucano and his goals from the Qatari phase, Matias Urbano of Union Santa Fe and Gerardo Masini from Teramo, a Serie D club.

The best 100 goals of 2011? Takes time to compile a list like this, no matter if you agree with the choices. This one, made by lorma96, unlike the more oficial lists, doesn’t really give more famous players and goals an advantage above the others.

Number 100 – Simao Sabrosa, Besiktas

Number 99 – Juninho Pernambucano, Al-Gharafa. Has since returned to Brazil, playing for Vasco.

Number 98 – Heather O’Reilly, USA Women

Number 97 – Nano, Tenerife

Number 96 – Guido Burgstaller, Rapid Wien

Number 95 – Jermaine Beckford, Everton. He is playing for Leicester City this season.

Number 94 – Henan Barcos, LDU Quito. Has since moved on to Palmeiras in Brazil.

Number 93 – Helder Barbosa, Braga

Number 92 – Jese Rodriguez, Real Madrid Castilla

Number 91 – Nikica Jelavic, Rangers

Number 90 – Otar Martsvaladze, Volga Novogorod. Has since moved on to Krasnodar.

Number 89 – Elano, Santos

Number 88 – Robin van Persie, Arsenal

Number 87 – Julio Gomez, Mexico U-17 team

Number 86 – Jone Samuelsen, Odd Grenland

Number 85 – Cheick Tiote, Newcastle

Number 84 – Wellington Aparecido Martins, Sao Paulo

Number 83 – Carlos Vela, Real Sociedad. He’s on loan from Arsenal.

Number 82 – Amauri, Parma. He’s on loan from Juventus.

Number 81 – Vladislav Kulik, Universitatea Cluj

Number 80 – Milan Petrzela, Viktoria Plzen

Number 79 – Christopher Drazan, Rapid Wien

Number 78 – Lionel Messi, Barcelona

Number 77 – Alvaro Navarro, Godoy Cruz

Number 76 – Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid

Number 75 – Vitor Junior, Atletico Goianiense. Has since moved on to Corinthians.

Number 74 – Martin Palermo, Boca Juniors. Has retired since.

Number 73 – Gerardo Masini, Teramo, a Serie D club in Italy.

Number 72 – Cristiano Ronaldo (2), Portugal.

Number 71 – Heinrich Schmidtgal, Greuther Furth

Number 70 – Scott Sinclair, Swansea

Number 69 – Marko Arnautovic, Werder Bremen

Number 68 – Juninho Pernambucano (2), Al-Gharafa

Number 67 – Darren Ambrose, Crystal Palace

Number 66 – Fred, Fluminense

Number 65 – Luis Suarez, Liverpool

Number 64 – Wallyson, Cruzeiro

Number 63 – Raul Meireles, Liverpool. Has since moved on to Chelsea.

Number 62 – Pa Modou Kah, Roda. Has since moved to Qatar, playing for Al Khor.

Number 61 – Cristian Gabriel Chavez, Tucaman. Has since moved on to Napoli.

Number 60 – Zlatan Ibrahimovic, AC Milan

Number 59 – Odil Ahmedov, Uzbekistan

Number 58 – Andres Guardado, Mexico

Number 57 – Helder Postiga, Zaragoza

Number 56 – Vincent Rufli, Servette

Number 55 – Gualberto Mojica, Oriente Petrolero

Number 54 – Esteban Fuertes, Colon

Number 53 – Pascal Angan, Wydad Casablanca

Number 52 – Paulo Ferrari, River Plate. Has since moved on to Rosario Central.

Number 51 – Julio Baptista, Malaga

Number 50 – Farid Cheklam, Najran

Number 49 – Maicosuel, Botafogo

Number 48 – Henok Goitom, Almeria

Number 47 – Kevin Prince Boateng, AC Milan

Number 46 – Samba Diakite, Nancy

Number 45 – Roger Rodrigues da Silva, Ceara

Number 44 – Sinha, Toluca

Number 43 – Omar Milanetto, Padova

Number 42 – Jose Capdevilla, Xerez

Number 41 – Eric Hassli, Vancouver Whitecaps

Number 40 – Marvin Emnes, Middlesbrough

Number 39 – Jimmy Briand, Lyon

Number 38 – Matias Urbano, Union Santa Fe

Number 37 – Fabian Schar, FC Wil

Number 36 – Pablo Gabas, LD Alajuelense

Number 35 – Marco Rigoni, Novara

Number 34 – Bruno Mezenga, Red Star Belgrade. He has since moved on to Turkey, playing for Orduspor.

Number 33 – Andrew Johnson, Fulham

Number 32 – Piotr Grzelczak, Widzew Lodz

Number 31 – Claudio Riano, Talleres

Number 30 – Jorge Troiteiro, Burgos

Number 29 – Giovani Dos Santos, Mexico

Number 28 – Jan Schlaudraff, Hannover

Number 27 – Roberto de Souza, Maritimo

Number 26 – Bernardo de Souza, Vasco

Number 25 – Victor Nunez, Herediano

Number 24 – Martin Bravo, Pumas

Number 23 – Ahmed Abd El-Zaher, ENPPI

Number 22 – Dennis Rommedahl, Denmark

Number 21 – Lisandro Ezequiel Lopez, Arsenal de Sarandi

Number 20 – Artioms Rudnevs, Lech Poznan

Number 19 – Aidil Zafuan, Malaysia

Number 18 – Neymar, Santos

Number 17 – Freddy Guarin, Porto

Number 16 – Cosmin Moti, Dinamo Bucuresti

Number 15 – Lex Immers, ADO

Number 14 – Eren Derdiyok, Leverkusen

Number 13 – Lionel Messi (2), Barcelona

Number 12 – Kafoumba Coulibaly, Nice

Number 11 – Pat Sullivan, Shamrock. He’s actually taking a year off from football, travelling in Australia.

Number 10 – Cleiton Xavier, Metalist

Number 9 – Samuel, Pacos

Number 8 – Benjamin De Ceulaer, Lokeren

Number 7 – Dejan Stankovic, Inter

Number 6 – Leopoldo Sinceros, Cruz del Sur

Number 5 – Wayne Rooney, Manchester United

Number 4 – Matias Urbano (2), Union

Number 3 – Yohandry Orozco, Venezuela U-20 team

Number 2 – Dimitris Sialmas, PAS Giannina. He has since moved on to AEK Athens.

Number 1 – Gerardo Masini (2), Teramo