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This is a list of top goal scorers in association football.

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Listing according to RSSSF

This ranking is based just by the RSSSF. RSSSF does not count goals scored in friendly matches, by which definition it includes short tournaments such as the Ramón de Carranza Trophy.

Rank Name Years Matches Goals
1. Josef Bican 1931-1955 Unknown 804+
2. Romário 1985-2007 993 771
3. Pelé 1956-1977 827 765
4. Gerd Müller 1964-1981 793 735
5. Ferenc Puskás 1943-1967 Unknown 701+

Total career goals

This list attempts to include all goals scored by a player at all levels. Because different sources count differently, it cannot be considered definitive.

Player Country Years Matches Goals
Josef Bican Austria Czech Republic 1931-1956 917+ [1] 1467+ [2]
Gerd Müller Germany 1962-1981 1216 [1] 1461 [2]
Arthur Friedenreich Brazil 1909-1920 1239+ 1329+ [3]
Pelé Brazil 1957-1972 1363 [4], 1375[1] 1279 or 1280 [3], 1281 [4], 1284 [5]
Franz Binder Austria Germany 1930-1950 756 [3] 1006[6]
Romário Brazil 1985-2007 1188 [1] 968 [1] 1002

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e RSSSF All-Time Goalscorers, RSSSF Retrieved on May 21, 2007.
  2. ^ a b RSSSF. Includes amateur and youth matches
  3. ^ a b c Nuke soccer
  4. ^ a b fifa.com biography about Pelé
  5. ^ RSSSF. Includes only professional matches
  6. ^ Nuke soccer. Includes amateur and youth matches

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