La Liga is one of the most competitive leagues in Europe. But is the best one when it comes the UEFA’s league coefficient.
The La Liga was founded in 1929, as clubs from across the nation competed to be crowned Spanish and European champions.
A number of players have failed to make their mark in this league, while others created lasting memories.
Let’s take a look at five of the top active goalscorers in the league who are currently playing La Liga.
5. Antonie Griezmann (104 goals in 263 appearances)
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann began his professional career in Spain with Real Sociedad in 2009.
The 26-year-old helped the club in the war of promotion from Spanish Segunda División during 2009-10 season. After five seasons with the club, the attacker moved away to Atletico Madrid in 2014.
He began to establish himself as a top quality player, putting in outstanding displays at the highest level of the game.
The France international sits in fifth on the chart of active La Liga goalscorers, with a lot of ground to make if he has to break into the all-time chart.
4. Karim Benzema (124 goals in 253 appearances)
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been one of the top strikers in Europe over the last decade. The Frenchman made his move to Spain’s top flight with a move from Lyon to Real Madrid in 2009.
After five seasons at the French club with a lot of goals to his name, Benzema sought a move to the biggest and most successful European club in football history.
The 29-year-old has made 253 appearances in La Liga for Madrid, the forward has netted 124 times in the league.
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