Lionel Messi leads top 20 players with most career goals in Europe

Lionel Messi leads top 20 players with most career goals in Europe

As the curtain falls on Europe’s top 5 leagues in the 2018-19 season, some squad members have made names for themselves.

In this report, Legit.ng highlights 20 players who netted most career goals in Europe and beyond, even as former Chelsea and Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas remains excited making the cut.

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Fabregas posted this caption on his Instagram: "Stats don’t lie they say... Nothing but pride to be in this list as the only Central Midfielder/Number 10 surrounded by the best strikers and players of the last 15 years."

Here are the active 20 players with most career goals and assists.

1. Lionel Messi

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

3. Zlatan Ibrahimović

4. Wayne Rooney

5. Sergio Aguero

6. Luiz Suarez

7. Gonzalo Higuaín

8 . Edinson Cavani

9. Karim Benzema

10. Samuel Eto'o

11. Claudio Pizarro

12. Roberto Lewandoski

13. Edin Džeko

14. Frank Ribery

15. Fernando Torres

16. Cesc Fabregas

17. Thomas Muller

18. David Villa

19. Eden Hazard

20. Mario Gomez

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has now been crowned player of the year across three of Europe's top five leagues.

The Portuguese star picked up his award as Serie A's best player in 2018-19 campaign on Sunday, May 19, at Allianz Stadium after enjoying a successful debut season at Juventus.

According to Give Me Football, some fans were divided between the Portuguese star Ronaldo and Fabio Quagliarella, but Ronaldo has impacted positively at Juventus since his arrival last summer.

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