Here we provide you the list of best strikers among various teams around the world. The players are ranked according to their performances in recent leagues and international matches.
10. Luis SuarezWe start off out a list of Top 10 Football Strikers 2016 with Football’s bad boy, Luis Suarez. Scoring at an average of averaging 0.65 goals per game in 2015 to date (28 goals in 43 games in all competitions). At 28, he is already the leading all-time goal scorer for his team Uruguay with 43 goals in 82 matches.
9. Edinson Cavani:Coming in at number 9 in our list of Top 10 Football Strikers 2016, is Edinson Cavani, another Uruguayan forward. He has scored an average 0.69 goals per game in 2016 (29 goals in 42 games for PSG [26 goals] and Uruguay [three goals]). He has also been Seria A top scorer for his team Napoli during the 2012-13 season when he scored 29 goals.
8. Artiz Aduriz:At number 8 in our list of Top 10 Football Strikers, 2016 is Artiz Aduriz, a Spanish professional footballer who also plays for Athletico Bilbao. He scored at an average of 0.72 goals per game in 2015 (29 goals in 40 games for Athletic Bilbao). A strong forward, he has spent most of his career with Athletic Bilbao and has also scored more than 100 goals for the club across all competitions
At number 7 of our list of Top 10 Football Strikers of 2016 is Neymar Jr., the captain of the Brazilian National side and also plays for Barcelona. He scored at an average of 0.73 goals per game in 2015 (33 in 45 games for Barcelona [29 goals] and Brazil [four goals. With 46 goals in 67 matches for Brazil, Neymar is the fifth highest goalscorer for his national team.
6. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang:
Coming in at number 6 in the list of Top 10 Football Strikers 2016 is Aubameyang, Gabonese professional player who plays for Borussia Dortmund club. Scoring at an average of 0.76 goals per game in 2015 (33 in 43 games for Borussia Dortmund [28 goals] and Gabon [five goals]). Aubameyang is arguably one of the fastest players in the modern game, having clocked a time of 3.70 seconds over 30 meters, which is marginally faster than the time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt recorded in the first 30 meters of his record-breaking 100-meter run.
5. Zlatan Ibrahimović:
Now finally into the top 5 of Top 10 Football Strikers 2016, we have Zlatan Ibrahimović, captain of the Sweden National team and a player for French club Paris Saint-Germain. Scoring at an average of 0.78 goals per game in 2015 (30 in 38 games for PSG [22 goals] and Sweden [eight goals]), he is also the all-time highest scorer for his country with 62 goals in his tally. In December 2013, Ibrahimović was ranked by The Guardian as the third-best player in the world.
4. Robert Lewandowski:
Coming in at number 4 on our list of Top 10 Football Strikers 2016 is Robert Lewandowski, captain of the Polish national football side and a striker for the German club Bayern Munich. He has scored at an average of 0.95 goals per game in 2015 (40 goals in 42 games for Bayern [31 goals] and Poland [nine goals]). He has also totaled over 100 goals in Germany’s top division and reached the century mark quicker than any other foreign player.
3. Jamie Vardy:
2. Lionel Messi:
At number 2 in our list of Top 10 Football Strikers 2016 we have Lionel Messi, Argentine Professional Player and forward of Spanish club Barcelona. Messi Scored at an average of 0.84 goals per game in 2015 (45 goals in 53 games for Barcelona [41 goals] and Argentina [four goals]). Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as the greatest of all time, Messi is the only football player in history to win the FIFA Ballon d’Or four times, all of which he won consecutively, and the first player to win three European Golden Shoes. A prolific goal scorer, Messi holds the Guinness World Record titles for most goals scored in La Liga (291), a La Liga season (50), a calendar year (91), a Champions League match (five).
1. Cristiano Ronaldo:
Finally at number 1 in our list of Top 10 Football Strikers 2016 we have ChristianoRonaldo, captain of Portuguese National Football team.
He scored at an average of 0.97 goals per game in 2015 (42 goals in 43 games for Real Madrid [39 goals] and Portugal [three goals]). One of the biggest stars when it comes to football, Ronaldo is the first Portuguese footballer to win three FIFA/Ballons d’Or, and the first player to win four European Golden Shoe awards In May 2012. Ronaldo holds the record for most goals scored in a single UEFA Champions League, having scored 17 goals in the 2013-14 season In December 2014, Ronaldo became the fastest player to score 200 goals in La Liga, which he accomplished in his 178th La Liga game. He is the only player in the history of football to score 50 or more goals in a season on five consecutive occasions.