English Premier League is considered by players, fans, and pundits as the most competitive by far as compared to other leagues in Europe. It is, therefore, something special to score 100 goals in England. The very best footballers have done it over the years but they will tell you it is not a walk in the park. Harry Kane is the latest star to join the special list and today we want to see just how quick he did.
8. Michael Owen- 100 goals in 186 matches
The list will obviously not be complete without the name of Michael Owen. He is last English man to lift the coveted Ballon d’Or in 2001. The lethal striker scored goals for fun especially during his days at Liverpool. He scored his first 100 goals at Anfield after only 186 matches. The attacker also played for Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City.
7. Les Ferdinand- 100 goals in 176 Matches
English legendary striker Les Ferdinand spent a big chunk of his career at Queens Park Rangers. He netted his first 100 goals for the London Club in just 176 matches. He went on to play for Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspurs, and West Ham United.
6. Robbie Fowler- 100 goals in 174 matches
Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler will never be forgotten by the Anfield faithful for years to come. He was a ruthless striker who did not mind playing dirty to help the team win. He helped the Reds lift a number of titles during his prolific spell in Merseyside. He scored his 100 goals in only 174 matches. The bullish attacker also played for Liverpool, Manchester City, and Leeds United.
5. Ian Wright- 100 goals in 173 matches
Arsenal second player on the list is Ian Wright. The former England international needed only 173 matches in Gunners colors to strike 100 goals. He could play in several positions up front. He also played for West Ham United. The English legend has three sons playing professional football today.