Top Scorer by Soccer Team

For each team, name the player that scored the most goals in its history.
Official matches only
According to Wikipedia
Quiz by alberici
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Last updated: September 1, 2021
First submittedJuly 23, 2013
Times taken91,530
Average score66.7%
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Team
Goals
Player
Santos
643
Pelé
Barcelona
634
Lionel Messi
Bayern Munich
564
Gerd Müller
Benfica
473
Eusébio
Real Madrid
450
Cristiano Ronaldo
Liverpool
346
Ian Rush
Juventus
290
Alessandro Del Piero
Chelsea
211
Frank Lampard
Newcastle United
206
Alan Shearer
Paris Saint-Germain
200
Edinson Cavani
Napoli
125
Dries Mertens
Brazil (women)
112
Marta
Team
Goals
Player
Hungary
84
Ferenc Puskás
Germany
71
Miroslav Klose
Ireland
68
Robbie Keane
Ivory Coast
65
Didier Drogba
Uruguay
64
Luis Suárez
Sweden
62
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Spain
59
David Villa
Cameroon
56
Samuel Eto'o
England
53
Wayne Rooney
France
51
Thierry Henry
Ukraine
48
Andriy Shevchenko
Wales
33
Gareth Bale
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Level 83
Mar 8, 2014
I got Pele and Messi... then got Muller only because I was guessing common surnames. I missed Maradona by one "a", and missed Donovan because scanning the list of countries I didn't see the USA was on the list. Never heard of all but 4 of these guys.
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Level 50
Mar 8, 2014
seems that you dont watch football too much... I got them all but Red Bulls and Del Piero, because I wrote Pierro...
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Level 22
Mar 9, 2014
Casually hyperlinking your quiz... clever
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Level 20
May 24, 2020
clearly you don't know anything about the sport they are all pretty easy.
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Level 83
Aug 7, 2021
I know that I don't. The amount of time/energy I spend on this site bragging or trying to impress anyone is inversely proportional to the amount of time/energy people here seem to think I spend on these things.
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Level 53
Mar 8, 2014
I have already made this quiz...one for club teams and one for national teams...
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Level 32
Nov 26, 2014
though none of these players are british champions league winners: http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/116507/uefa-champions-league-winning-british-footballers
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Level 52
Dec 14, 2014
Lampard and Rush both won the champions league and are both british
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Level 76
Dec 19, 2018
And now Bale
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Level 74
Jun 5, 2015
the record of highest national goals is for Ali Daei from Iran with 109 scores. please add it to your quiz.
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Level 88
Jul 23, 2015
I got Messi, Pele, Maradona, and Landon Donovan. Hooray for ignorant American non-soccer fans!
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Level 58
Sep 14, 2015
The England entry is out of date now :-) Wayne Rooney scored his 50th goal against Switzerland to become top scorer. Good quiz!
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Level 73
Sep 15, 2015
I know but I am waiting until Cristiano Ronaldo beats the record of Raul at Real Madrid in order to change his and England's entry simultaneously. Only a few weeks left I guess...
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Level 26
Sep 29, 2015
Actually, Pelé made 1091 goals for Santos.
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Level 85
Oct 19, 2015
A lot of those were in unofficial friendlies. Generally not counted in official statistics.
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Level 53
Oct 19, 2015
what about Ali Daei
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Level 53
Oct 19, 2015
shoulda guessed Berbatov instead guessed Stoichkov
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Level 73
Oct 19, 2015
I tried a zillion different ways to spell Stoichkov, but Berbatov came to me just in time.
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Level 66
Oct 19, 2015
Donovan and Ibrahimovic aren't arranged by number.
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Level 19
Apr 1, 2022
hahahah xD such a fun quiz! me and my kids had such a great time !
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Level 55
Oct 19, 2015
You should change the quiz's picture
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Level ∞
Oct 20, 2015
Changed
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Level 63
Oct 19, 2015
I'm American and I got 9.
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Level 20
Jun 15, 2022
Dont care, never asked, Just dont say age (:
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Level 32
Oct 22, 2015
Wow, I was expecting Sandor Kocsis to represent Hungary...
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Level 56
Jun 17, 2022
really? ferenc puskas is like the face of hungarian football over the last century
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Level 23
Jun 27, 2016
I got Ian Rush but not didier drogba
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Level 79
Feb 13, 2018
That's good. Because Rush was substantially better.
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Level 56
May 3, 2020
i beg to differ
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Level 56
Jun 17, 2022
ian rush also said that if i drink enough milk, i'll be good enough to play for accrington stanley
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Level 65
Jul 5, 2016
Argentina answer needs an update
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Level 41
Sep 7, 2016
Needs updating as far as I am aware Bradley Wright Phillips is New York Red Bulls current all time leading scorer (and a damning indictment on the standard of the league!)
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Level 66
Dec 29, 2016
agreed Bradley Wright-Phillips is clearly ahead of Angel now
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Level 22
Nov 28, 2016
you have real madrid, but not FC barcelona
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Level 71
Jan 10, 2017
If you like this quiz, try my (Mal's 20 Greatest Ever Soccer, Football Players) but don't expect to agree with all my selection.
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Level 12
Jan 17, 2017
BUT NONE OF THESE ARE THE GREATEST

http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/224139/probably-the-best-soccer-players-of-all-time

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Level 20
Feb 7, 2017
There is Pele, Messi And Ronaldo. Three of the greatest of all time pipe down
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Level 55
Jun 13, 2017
And Eusebio. And Puskas. And Maradona (who is for my money the greatest player ever)
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Level 56
Feb 13, 2021
pele lol. zidane the real best of all time
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Level 16
Feb 9, 2018
Napoli: top scorer is now Marek Hamsik, 118 goals
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Level 86
Apr 11, 2018
Gareth Bale is now Wales' top scorer. Comments above have other needed updates.
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Level 26
Jul 19, 2018
Football not s***er
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Level 70
Jun 25, 2019
Seconded.
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Level 16
Dec 17, 2019
*football or soccer* depending on where you live call it whatever
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Level 58
Dec 10, 2020
You ought to learn about the history of the game you think you know so much about then... The game has been called soccer since the 19th century, and was just as common a word in Britain for the game as the name "football" for most of the 20th century. Many of the game's top players had the word "soccer" in the title of their autobiographies (e.g. George Best). Watch some old Pathe news videos of matches - the word "soccer" is used a lot.
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Level 31
Aug 1, 2018
Didn't realise how many goals Hamsik has scored for Napoli, lucky I guessed him
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Level 45
Nov 17, 2018
i put eusebio spelt it correctly only thing I missed was the accent over the second E how can you not allow that?????
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Level 76
Nov 18, 2018
Try again? It was accepted for me (without the accent).
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Level ∞
Oct 15, 2019
Accents never matter on JetPunk. We automatically convert é to e.
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Level 38
Apr 18, 2019
all with 3:58 remaining
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Level 57
Oct 15, 2019
Maybe accept Puscas?
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Level ∞
Oct 15, 2019
Okay
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Level 66
May 19, 2020
Marek Hamsik was equalled by Dries Mertens, so maybe accept both?
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Level 57
Jun 19, 2020
Dries Mertens (122) has now surpassed Marek Hamsik (121) for Napoli, so this should probably be updated i guess
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Level 57
Aug 19, 2020
true, mertens is now on 125
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Level 70
Sep 15, 2020
That one does stick out like a sore thumb. The rest all ‘big’ European clubs and or very famous players. Whilst Napoli are a decent side and Mertens is a great player, both are probably a level below everyone else on the list.

Though having looked at some other big clubs, AC Milan and Ajax etc, it looks like their too scorers are less well known.

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Level 75
Sep 23, 2020
Napoli used to be on that quiz for the very easy Diego guess.

Now it's a little bit more interesting for the sake of the quiz, but Diego pretty much flooded the newsreel when Dries got the record over Hamšík, as he adores him, so a lot of soccer fans have heard about this.

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Level 65
Sep 23, 2020
I have a similar quiz if anyone wants to give it a try: https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/156455/football-clubs-highest-goalscorers
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Level 69
Sep 23, 2020
It's 'football', not 'soccer'.
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Level 58
Dec 10, 2020
You ought to learn about the history of the game you think you know so much about then... The game has been called soccer since the 19th century, and was just as common a word in Britain for the game as the name "football" for most of the 20th century. Many of the game's top players had the word "soccer" in the title of their autobiographies (e.g. George Best). Watch some old Pathe news videos of matches - the word "soccer" is used a lot.
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Level 45
Oct 28, 2020
Please make "Ibra" work for Ibrahimovic
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Level 67
Dec 2, 2021
Why?

His name is Ibrahimovic.

We're also not calling Benzema 'Benze', right?

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Level 73
Dec 2, 2021
Yeah, I agree with Niels. "Ibra" is not even a nickname, but rather a shorter version of his family name (not a very common one according to my experience) and shouldn't be accepted!
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Level 7
Jul 7, 2021
you should make "martha" for marta
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Level 47
Aug 4, 2021
Could not get Napoli tried Hamsik only to find out it's mertenswho has over took him, even tried higuain.

Great quiz

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Level 17
Jan 1, 2022
Plz make part 2
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Level 66
Jun 22, 2022
Next time you update this quiz, you may want to consider adding Canada's Christine Sinclair.

Her 189 international goals (at the time of writing) is the record for both women and men.

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Level 34
Aug 11, 2022
According to FC Barcelona's page in Wikipedia Lionel Messi scores 672 goals for the club and that is correct with official Barca statistics so there is a mistake in your quiz.