100 Best Goals of 2011

    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

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