Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski has scored more goals than any player in the top ten leagues in Europe so far in 2021.
Recall that the 33-year-old Polish striker won the 2020-2021 European Golden Boot for the first time in his football career after outscoring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the frequent winners of the European award.
Robert Lewandowski scored 41 goals last season which was enough to win the award ahead of his competitors.
He almost win the award in the 2019-2020 season but Ciro Immobile of Lazio outscored him to earn the award ahead of the Polish striker.
Below are the top 10 Goalscorers in 2021 led by Robert Lewandowski
- Robert Lewandowski – 34 goals
From January 2021 to the time of publishing this report, Robert Lewandowski who has less than two seasons on his contract with Bayern Munich has played 24 games. In the games, the Poland international has scored 34 goals for Bayern in all competitions.
Based on the goals he has scored so far, he is sitting at the top of the European goalscorers chart.
- Erling Haaland – 27 goals
The closest to Robert Lewandowski is Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund. Haaland has scored 27 goals in a total of 29 games in all competitions for Dortmund so far this year.
- Lionel Messi – 25 goals
The third on the list is Lionel Messi. The 34-year-old Argentine football star has scored 25 goals in 25 games between January to date. He scored all the goals before he left Barcelona for Paris Saint Germain in August.
- Kylian Mbappe – 25 goals
Kylian Mbappe is 4th on the list. The French football star has played 29 games so far for Paris Saint Germain. In the games, he has scored 25 goals in all competitions.
- Karim Benzema – 22 goals
Karim Benzema of Real Madrid is sitting on the 5th spot. The 33-year-old French footballer has scored 22 goals in 30 games so far this year.
- Gerard Moreno – 22 goals
Gerard Moreno of Villarreal has scored 22 goals in 32 games so far this year. The goals the Spain international scored have placed him on the 6th spot on the list of top goalscorers in Europe.
- Andre Silva – 20 goals
Andre Silva has played 25 games for both Eintracht Frankfurt and RB Leipzig so far this year. In those games, Silva has scored 20 goals to earn himself a spot on the list of the highest goalscorers in Europe.
- Dusan Vlahovic – 20 goals
Dusan Vlahovic of Fiorentina has scored 20 goals so far this year. The Serbia international scored the goals in 27 games. He is the 8th top scorer in Europe so far this year.
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 20 goals
Manchester United returnee, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 20 goals between January to date. The 36-year-old Portuguese football icon scored the goals for Juventus and Manchester United.
- Patson Daka – 19 goals
Leicester City’s new arrival Patson Daka has scored 19 goals so far this year. He scored the goals in 24 games when he was playing for RB Salzburg and his current club, Leicester City.