Know about the Top 5 Most Goals Scorer in La Liga history
La Liga is the top division football league played in Spain known for its high pressing and quick passing playing style. La Liga is one of the best football leagues in Europe and is home to big clubs such as Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, and Athletico Madrid. Since the inaugural season in 1929, La Liga has witnessed some of the best goal scorers of the game. Football legends like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Hugo Sanchez have bossed the league by scoring goals for fun. In this list, we will know about the Top 5 goal-scorer in La Liga history.
#5 Raul (229 goals)
The Spanish and Real Madrid legend was a great striker in his time. Having played in La Liga for 16 years, the Spanish forward stayed loyal to Real Madrid. Raul is the highest Spanish goal-scorer in European leagues with 256 goals, 228 goals in La Liga and 28 goals in Bundesliga. He has scored a total of 229 goals in a record 550 games with a goal ratio of 0.41 in La Liga. Raul won the La Liga golden boot twice and the Champions League golden boot once. He also won the Champions League (3 times), La Liga title (6 times), Spanish Super Cup (4 times) in his career.
#4 Hugo Sanchez (234 goals)
Hugo Sanchez is considered the greatest footballer ever from Mexico. Hugo was very famous for his pinpoint finishing in his days. The La Liga legend has played for 3 clubs in the league, Athletico Madrid (58 games), Real Madrid (190 games) and Rayo Vallenco (17 games). Sanchez has scored a total of 234 goals in just 347 matches with a goal ratio of 0.67. The Mexican football legend won the La Liga title (5 times), Spanish Cup (2 times), Spanish Super Cup (4 times) and one UEFA Cup in his excellent career along with winning the La Liga golden boot (5 times).
#3 Telmo Zarra (251 goals)
The Spanish and Athletic Bilbao legend used to be one of the best forward in his era. Having pledged his loyalty to Athletic Bilbao he never played for any other club in the league. Zarra has scored 251 goals in just 277 games with an incredible goal ratio of 0.90. Zarra won the La Liga golden boot 6 times besides winning the La Liga once and Spanish Cup (5 times).
#2 Cristiano Ronaldo (311 goals)
One of the greatest footballers ever needs no introduction. Ronaldo has donned the jersey of Real Madrid in La Liga for 9 years, scoring 311 goals in just 292 games with an extraordinary goal ratio of 1.07. Not only Spain, but the King of football also conquered England and Italy too. Ronaldo has won the Ballon D’or (5 times), UEFA Best player (3 times), FIFA Best Men’s player (2 times), La Liga title (2 times), La Liga golden boot (3 times), Spanish Cup (2 times), Spanish Super Cup (2 times), Champions League (5 times), Champions League golden boot (7 times), Euro Cup (1 time), Premier League champion (3 times) and Serie A champion (2 times) till now.
#1 Lionel Messi (474 goals)- All-time Highest Goal Scorer in La Liga History
The magician of football needs no introduction either, hailed as one of the best footballers ever, Lionel Messi holds the record of the top scorer in La Liga history with 474 goals in 520 games with a goal ratio of 0.91. This record looks too good to be broken ever. Recently, Messi joined PSG leaving La Liga and FC Barcelona after 17 years. Messi has won the Ballon D’or (record 6 times), FIFA Best Men’s Player (1 time), UEFA Best Player (3 times), La Liga title (10 times), La Liga golden boot (8 times), Spanish Cup (7 times), Spanish Super Cup (8 times), Champions League (4 times) Champions League golden boot (6 times) and Copa America once.
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