Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded a special shirt by Juventus President Andrea Agnelli to celebrate a new milestone in his career. CR7 has now scored 400 plus goals in three top European Leagues so far. Today, we want to look at other four legends close to CR7 in five best Leagues in Europe
5. Delio Onnis- 299 League Goals
299 – Delio Onnis scored 299 goals in Ligue 1 (including 157 w/ Monaco & 39 w/ Reims), more than any other player. Legend.
— OptaJean (@OptaJean) February 21, 2014
French Ligue 1 goal records are not far away for players like Edinson Cavani and Neymar who are scoring goals for fun. However, they will need to beat Delio Onnis all-time record of 299 goals in 449 appearances.
He played for Monaco, Reims, Tours, and Toulon. He is closely followed by Bernard Lacombe who scored 255 times in 497 matches.
4. Jimmy Greaves- 357 League Goals
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) February 20, 2018
Former Chelsea, Tottenham and West Ham striker Jimmy Greaves takes the honors when we consider records in English First Division which was later renamed to Premier League. The legendary striker scored 357 goals in 516 matches he played in the League. This includes Division One before it was rebranded to become Premier League.
It is important for fans to know Allan Shearer scored 260 goals in Premier League alone. He holds the record for most goals scored since 1992 when the League was renamed.
3. Gerd Muller- 365 League Goals
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Bayern Munich legend Gerd Muller still holds Bundesliga goalscoring records with 365 goals in 427 matches. The deadly striker scored almost every time he had a chance to shoot. In all competition, he netted 564 goals in 605 appearances.