Top-10 Leading Goal Scorers in International Football

Leading Goal Scorers of International Football

In the game of football, a player tries to score goals as much as possible. There are many players around the globe who are goal machine for their team. Well International Football has its own dignity and therefore the Leading Goal Scorers of International Football have different sort of respect for every Football Fan. In this article we are going to look after top 10 goal scorers in the history of Football.

Here’s the list of Top-10 Goal Scorers of International Football

10)- Sandor Kocsis

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
Sandor Kosis

Sandor Kocsis was the the international football player from Hungary. In the era of 1950s, he was the main goal scorer for his team. He has also played for Barcelona. He played for 8 years professionally and scored 75 goals in 68 matches.

9)- Lionel Messi 

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
Lionel Messi : The modern day legend

The next man on the top 10 goal scorers list is the former Barcelona player,  Messi. Messi is the captain of Argentina national team. He has played 149 games for Argentina and have scored 76 goals in his International career so far.

8)- Ali Mabkhout

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
UAE’s forward Ali Mabkhout looks on during the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Group A football match between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates at the Khalifa International Stadium in the Qatari capital Doha on December 2, 2019. (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR / AFP)

Ali is the Al Jazeera legend. He is the clinical finisher and has been one of the highest goal scorer for this club. He is also the part of UAE International team and has been there top goal scorer of all time. He has scored 76 goals in his career and has placed 92 games for United Arab Emirates. He is the eighth highest goal scorer of all time.

7)- Pele

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
Pele was best in his generation

Pele is one of the legends of the game. He was phenomenal throughout his career. He is one of the best players in the history of the game. He has played 92 games for Brazil. He has played 4 4 world cups and has won three of them. We have scored 77 goals in his career. He is the seventh highest goal scorers of all time in international football.

6)- Hussein Saeed 

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
Hussein Saeed

Hussein Saeed is the process highest goal scorer of all time. He has played 137 games for Iraq national team. He was the part of Al- Talaba. He has played 3 Olympic games and the 1986 World Cup as well. He has scored 78 goals in his career and is this sixth highest goal scorer of all time in international football.

5)- Godfrey Chitalu

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
Godfrey Chitalu

Godfrey Chitalu is the fifth highest goal scorer of all time. Is the most profilac African footballer. We have played 108 games for Zambia and have scored 79 goals in his career. He began his career in coaching after his retirement from Professional football Android in 1993 in the zambian air disaster.

4)- Ferenc Puskas

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
Football –
Ferenc Puskas
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The most well-known Hungarian football on this list, Puskas is remembered for his time with Real Madrid. The forward was also an influential presence for Hungary, scoring 84 goals in just 85 matches. He led his team to a Summer Olympics Gold as well as a Silver medal finish in the 1954 World Cup.

The Hungarian legend was also awarded the Golden Ball in the 1954 edition as reward for his amazing showing and occupies the fourth spot in the list of highest scorers in international football of all time.

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3)- Mokhtar Dahari

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
Mokhtar Dahari

Mokhtar Dahari was the goal scoring machine for the Malaysian national team. He became the best Asian forward at the age of 23. He also lead the Malaysian national team to the bronze medal in the Asian Games 1974. Tiktok Malaysia national team to their best ever ranking in 1977.

He have played 142 games in his career and have scored 89 goals. He is the third highest goal scorer of all time.

2)- Ali Daei

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
Ali Daei

Ali Daei  was the highest goal scorer of all time before Cristiano Ronaldo took over him. He has scored 109 goals in his career which seem to be Unbreakable record at one time. He made his debut in 1993 and played for almost 13 years. Has played 149 matches and also has led his team to the gold medal in the Asian Games 1998.

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1)- Cristiano Ronaldo 

Leading Goal Scorers in International Football
Cristiano Ronaldo is the currently the best football in the world

Ronaldo became the highest International goal scorer after surpassing Ali during the 2022 World Cup qualifier against Ireland. Ronaldo has scored 111 goals in his career so far.

 

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