Top 20 Best Strikers In The World
You would agree that frequent goal scorers players often command the most significant transfer fees.
It is because strikers are always under the spotlight, and they are responsible for the most exciting part of a football match.
But, of course, their role involves a whole lot, like holding up, link play, pressing, running the channels, bully defenses, and most importantly, scoring goals.
So today, we will be looking at some of the best football strikers in the world. For clarity purposes, the players on this list play central strikers in most of their games.
So straight to the list:-
- Raul Jimenez
Mexican Striker Raul Jimenez is one of the most reliable forwards in Europe.
However, when it comes to his games, with his ability in the air, one can say that the striker has immensely improved in his game.
Although he isn’t as consistent as he should be in terms of goal scoring, there is room for improvement.
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- Lautaro Martinez
Martinez is a promising young striker who can become one of the finest in the world.
The Argentine is a deadly and strong finisher with both feet, and his exploits in the air have aided his game.
He is a player desired by some of the top and wealthiest clubs. Martinez is expected to achieve great things.
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The Swedish legend continues to play for AC Milan in Italy, and although having some competition up front with Olivier Giroud, most observers believe Ibrahimovic is one striker to watch out for.
The Milan striker is believed to be crucial to Milan’s prospects of winning Serie A and is also considered one of the world’s best strikers.
Best Strikers In The World
- Alvaro Morata
Although Juventus lost Cristiano Ronaldo this summer, Morata remains a capable finisher in the Bianconeri attack.
Because Morata is returning more vigorous than ever in the 2021/22 season, he will be even more of a focal point.
Thanks to his skills, the Juventus striker is gradually creating a name for himself.
- Amine Gouri
At just 21, Amine’s goal-scoring abilities are pretty impressive. This season, he should be on every club radars because he would undoubtedly soon be a fan favorite.
Being a part of the top striker globally, there’s little doubt he’ll find himself at a bigger club in the coming years.
- Victor Osimhen
Napoli has assembled a strong group for the coming season, but Osimhen’s early success bodes well for the Serie A club.
Italian teams would have to be careful of the striker who can rediscover
his form from when he joined the squad from Lille.
- Ángel Correa
After a strong showing last season, the Argentina international is settling in at Atletico.
As one of the top strikers in football, he has already scored three goals this season, and hopefully more to come in other to challenge Real Madrid for back-to-back La Liga titles.
- Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Everton’s striker may not get the same attention as other strikers, but DCL is well-deserving of the praise that Ronaldo, Harry Kane, and others receive.
He’s already scored three goals in as many games this season, and hopefully, there’s plenty more to come, being among the top strikers in the world.
- Michail Antonio
Antonio has been perhaps the finest striker in the Premier League so far this season, and he will undoubtedly restore West Ham’s status as a European contender if he continues to score goals, as he has been doing.
- Pierre-emerick Aubameyang
Since joining the team in 2018, Gabon midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been Arsenal’s marksman.
Although his 2020/2021 season stats aren’t as impressive as they should be, he is considered one of the world’s best strikers with a record of 10 goals, with two from the penalty.
- Andre Silva
The 2020/2021 season has been good for the Portuguese striker Andre Silva, as he has recorded 28 goals and five assists in just 32 league games for Eintracht Frankfurt.
So far, in 34 appearances, Andre has scored 30 goals and five assists, making him the 10th best striker in the world.
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- Ciro Immobile
Since he came into the limelight, Ciro Immobile has been an internet sensation.
The Italian forward was in solid form throughout the majority of the season, scoring 27 goals in 47 appearances. As he stands, he is currently the No.9 best striker globally.
- Kareem Benzema
Next on the list is Benzema, who has proven to be a prolific goal scorer.
Following the departure of Christiano Rinaldo from Real Madrid, Benzema has continued to register his presence on the team with some impressive goals.
2020/2021 has recorded him scoring 30 goals in 45 appearances, 23 of which were achieved in Laliga.
- Kylian Mbappe
Following his breakthrough season at Monaco four years ago, the hype on Kylian Mbappe has been worth it.
Although the Frenchman is currently the 7th best striker in the world, in the 58 appearances made this season, he has scored 48 goals and 11 assists.
- Cristiano Ronaldo
Christiano Rinaldo doesn’t seem to be slowing down with a record of 41 goals in the 2020/2021 season.
He is not just regarded as a seasoned striker but as one of the best players in the world.
Although Ronaldo has the highest number of ballon d or for any striker, a total of 5, and has won 4 European golden shoes, he currently stands as the 6th best striker in the world.
- Luiz Suarez
At No.5 is Luiz Suarez, who after he joined Atletico Madrid, many felt his game was over.
However, the former Barcelona striker seems to be proving them wrong.
For the 2020/2021 season, Luiz Suarez has scored 21 goals and three assists for Atletico, engineering his team to the LA Liga title.
- Romelu Lukaku
Dubbed as one of the driving forces behind Inter Milian, Romelu Lukaku has so far bagged 23 league goals just in his first season in Italy.
In 53 appearances, he has made this. He has scored 39 goals and provided 12 assists. He is currently the 4th best striker in the world.
- Erling Haaland
Next on the list is Erling Haaland, who, at just 20 years, every club is trying to get their hands on.
For someone so young, he plays like a veteran footballer, scoring a total of 49 goals in 52 games.
The Borussia Dortmund sensation no doubt has a cleared path waiting for him, standing at No.3 on the world’s best strikers.
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- Harry Kane
English premier league top scorer Harry Kane has held on to this title for over three consecutive years.
The Englishman, who has won three premier league golden boot awards, has scored a total of 30 goals from 54 appearances and 18 assists for the 2020/2021 season, also ranked as the 2nd best striker in the world.
- Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski is the best football striker of 2021. The Poland and Bayern Munich striker holds the record for scoring the fastest number of consecutive goals in one match.
In 2020, he won the FIFA men’s best player award this football season, and the Bayern Munich striker has scored 53 goals in 47 appearances with nine assists. There are chances of this increase over time.