All the major leagues in Europe have ended the 2020-2021 season and the league champions have been confirmed. Hence, it is worthy to highlight Europe’s highest goalscorers for the 2020-2021 season.
Also, Lille ended Paris Saint Germain‘s reign in French Ligue 1. While Bayern Munich continued their reign in the Germain Bundesliga.
As the aforementioned clubs were trying to be champions of the top leagues, top strikers in the continent strived to be one of Europe’s highest goalscorers for the 2020-2021 season. The top goalscorer earned the European Golden Shoe.
Below are Europe highest goalscorers for the 2020-2021 season
- Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich (41 goals)
Polish striker, Robert Lewandowski scored a whopping 41 goals in the German Bundesliga to give Bayern Munich the title. This means that the Polish striker ended the 2020-2021 season with the continent’s Golden Shoe award. He is the first polish footballer to be so awarded.
- Lionel Messi – FC Barcelona (30 goals)
The 2020-2021 season was tough for Lionel Messi but he was still able to score a whopping 30 goals in La Liga to become second on the list of Europe’s highest goalscorers for the 2020-2021 season. The Argentine footballer goals only helped Barcelona to finish 3rd on the league table.
- Cristiano Ronaldo – Juventus (29 goals)
The 2020-2021 season is Juventu’s worst season in the last 9 years but the club’s talisman was able to score 29 goals in the league to get a spot on the list of Europe’s highest goalscorers for the 2020-2021 season. However, the goals of the 36-year-old Portuguese forward only helped his team to finish 4th on the league table.
- Andre Silva – Eintracht Frankfurt (28 goals)
Andre Silva might not be playing in one of the best clubs in Europe but he finished the 2020-2021 season as the 4th player on the list of Europe’s highest goalscorers for the 2020-2021 season. The 25-year-old Portuguese striker scored 28 goals which only helped Eintracht Frankfurt to finish 5th in the German Bundesliga.
- Erling Haaland – Borussia Dortmund (27 goals)
Erling Haaland continued the 2020-2021 season from where he stopped in 2019-2020. This time around, he was able to score just 27 league goals for Borussia Dortmund. The goals of the 20-year-old Norwegian striker only helped Dortmund to finish third in the Bundesliga.
- Kylian Mbappe – PSG (26 goals)
Kylian Mbappe didn’t have the best of the season because his effort was not enough to win the French Ligue 1 title for Paris Saint Germain. However, the 26 goals the French star scored only helped PSG to finish second in the French Ligue 1.
- Romelu Lukaku – Inter Milan (24 goals)
Romelu Lukaku was one of the biggest revelations during the 2020-2021 season. The Belgian star scored 24 goals that helped Inter Milan to win the Italian Serie A.
- Gerard Moreno – Villarreal (23 goals)
Gerard Moreno is one of the two players on the list of the Europe highest goalscorers for the 2020-2021 season that is not playing in one of the top clubs in Europe. However, he was able to score 23 goals which helped his club, Villarreal to finish on the 7th spot in the Spanish La Liga.
9. Harry Kane – Tottenham (23 goals)
Harry Kane is the only Premier League player on the list of Europe’s highest goalscorers for the 2020-2021 season. The English striker scored 23 goals in the Premier League to help Tottenham Hotspur to finish 7th on the league table. The goals also won him the league golden shoe.