FIVE Best Strikers Who Have Truly Excelled For Barcelona

FIVE Best Strikers Who Have Truly Excelled For Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the best football clubs in the world. The Catalans had a number of great players including world-class strikers.

Strikers like David Villa, Thierry Henry, Samuel Eto’o, Johan Cruyff including others have been doing well at Camp Nou.

But who have excelled during their time at Barcelona? Here are 5 best strikers who have truly excelled for the Blaugrana.

5. Patrick Kluivert [1998-2004]

Kluivert’s career at Barcelona was not characterised by many trophies but he has been a magnificent striker during his time.

The Dutchman won only La Liga title with the Catalan side in 1998-88, but he managed to score 122 goals in 257 appearances.

4. Quini [1980-1984]

Despite scoring more for hometown club Sporting de Gijón than he did for Barca,

Enrique Castro Gonzalez was simply known as Quini was Spanish brilliant striker who played for Barcelona, Sporting Gijon and Spain national team.

He spent the most time of his career at Sporting Gijon, but in only four seasons at Camp Nou, the Spaniard has been magnificent.

Quini scored 77 times in 142 outings for Barca in all competitions. The striker helped the club to win 2 Copa del Rey, Supercopa de Espana, Copa de la Liga and UEFA Cup Winners Cup.

3. Samuel Eto’o [2004–2009]

Samuel Eto’o has been a Diamond at Barcelona. The former Cameroon international is one the few players to have played for both Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Having graduated from Madrid academy, Eto’o moved to Mallorca on a permanent deal in 2000 after making just six appearances.

The striker left Mallorca for Barcelona after 5 seasons.  He has been a brilliant striker who was as strong as he was fast during his time at La Liga giants.

Eto’o managed to score 130 goals in 199 appearances which is a remarkable record for the club. He won La Liga title three times, 2 UEFA Champions League, Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana.

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