Barcelona and former Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski is the highest goal-scorer in Europe’s top five leagues since 2020.
The 34-year-old joined Barcelona from Bayern Munich and has proven critics wrong with his attacking prowess and goal-scoring abilities in La Liga.
Since 2020, he has played a total of 92 games, and has emerged with an astonishing goals per game stat. He has bagged 104 goals. Outscoring the number of games played with a 1.13 goals per game.
Now a Manchester City forward but formerly a Bundesliga titanic striker, Erling Haaland is second on the chart of players with most goals in Europe’s top five leagues since 2020. He nearly hit one goal per game.
Haaland is miles below Robert Lewandowski. Despite playing lesser number of games, the average goals per game still make him play second fiddle to the Barcelona forward. Since 2020, Haaland has played 84 games and has scored 83 goals. His average goals per game stands at 0.98.
Since 2020, he has played 91 games across all competitions, and has scored 75 goals, leaving him third in the chart. His goals per game is 0.82. This means Erling Haaland has done better in front of goal than the France International from 2020 to January 2023 goal stats.
Italian national team captain and Lazio forward Cire Immobile is fourth on the list. He has played more games than Erling Haaland, Mbappe and Robert Lewandowski since 2020.
In 101 matches across all competitions, Cire Immobile has recorded 73 goals. His goal per game is 0.72.
Former Manchester United star now Al-Nassr forward Cristiano Ronaldo is fifth on the chart.
Despite having a recent difficult season with Manchester United, his past record at Juventus and Manchester United first season has shot him to the fifth. He has played 93 matches, scoring 69 goals. His goals per game is 0.74.
The Real Madrid goal-scoring is sixth on the log. Karim Benzema has scored 67 goals in 95 appearances. His goals per game stand at 0.70.
Occupying the seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth positions are Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur (62 goals in 101 games), Mohamed Salah of Liverpool (62 goals in 108 games), Ben Yedder of Monaco (61 goals in 101 matches), and Lionel Messi (56 goals in 96 games), respectively.
Lionel Messi’s career regained momentum in his second season as a PSG player. Prior to his exit from Barcelona, Messi hit the lows of his career amid Barcelona’s financial woes.
Hence, slipping down to the bottom of the chart is a no surprise. Meanwhile, the Argentina international has regained his form, helping Argentina win the World Cup trophy and pushing PSG for another Ligue 1 title .