Best Soccer Strikers

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1Lionel Messi Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona. He is also known as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24th, 1987.

Are you kidding me 3rd this has to be some joke and why is fernando torres 1st he has been horrible recently and can't compare to Messi and Ronaldo Messi should be frist and Ronaldo should be second (the reason I put Ronaldo second behind Messi is because he has won more than Ronaldo recently)

Messi is the all time master of soccer and it will stay the king of soccer the people who say that ronaldo is better are totally wrong his strength might be regular but his skill is amazing in his full strength he can defeat real madrid liver ball chelsea ac millan manchester city manchester united and inter milan. ,.. Etc...

I think Messi is the best than any other striker of the world & in future he will be the only one soccer emperor of all time.

Guys he's in first idiots

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2Ronaldo

Players like Messi, C Ronaldo, Pele or Maradona would get to touch the ball well over 20 times in a match. They would get numerous deliveries of the ball. Other players surrounding them would involve them in the game. Subsequently, such players would get to score one or two goals per match. However, when R9 played for real Madrid sometimes he would not get to touch the ball for 20 minutes or more. In an entire match he would get to touch the ball only a few times. On the top of that he never got to play a full match, all the time he was at Real Madrid. Therefore, he had to make every touch with the ball count. And boy wasn't he the the most skillful player on the planet to do that! During many matches he would get to touch the ball only two or three during an entire match and he always succeeded to convert at least one of these few touches with the ball into at least a goal. Just imagine players like Messi, C Ronaldo, Pele or Maradona getting to touch the ball only a mere few times in ...more

Growing up a football fan in the late 90s, I first became aware of R9 when he burst onto the scene at the World Cup in 98. He was sensational. He had the speed, power and skill combined with an incredible eye for goal. No one could match his talent, defenders feared and respected him equally. I hadn't seen anything like it. No disrespect to the strikers of past and present, but to me he will always be and should stay a legend.

he is the best ever to bad injuries killed him what messi just achieved after playing 5-6 years for barca ronaldo did that in 1 year at the age of 19 and he won wc 2 times

The best striker of all time :')

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3Fernando TorresFernando José Torres Sanz is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for La Liga club Atlético Madrid, on loan from Serie A club Milan.

EVEN THOUGH THERE ARE OPINIONS THAT TORRES IS NOT ON FORM, HE IMPROVING HIMSELF AT CHELSEA... TOP 3 REASONS WHY HE IS ONE OF THE BEST
1) HE IS NAMED AS THE MAN OF RECORDS... SCORING GOALS IN FINAL & WINNING ALL POSSIBLE TROPHIES.
2) PROVING HIMSELF BY SCORING MORE GOALS THAN MANY STAR PLAYERS.
3) DANGEROUS STRIKER BY TAKING ALL DIFFICULT CHALLENGES WITH GOALKEEPERS AND DEFENDERS WHICH STRIKERS REFUSE.
CLUBS TARGETING FERNANDO TORRES...
1) AC MILAN
2) NAPOLI
3) ARSENAL
4) LIVERPOOL
5) F C BARCELONA
6) ATHLETICO MADRID
7) AC FIORENTINA

He is the best he scored 60 goals for liverpool. Why do you think chelsea bought him for 50 million dollars. Without him liverpool/chelsea would never win. He is the best soccer player in the world

Torres to me is like the best striker in the world. Just look at all he has done for Liverpool he has scored up to almost a hundred or even a hundred goals for them. And he is the highest goal scorer in Chelsea, he has scored in most matches he has played in.

What is he doing here he is playing crap at chelsea

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4Cristiano RonaldoCristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, GOIH is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.

at the moment(2010) he is surely one of the best - MatrixGuy

WOW! Is all I can say. I'm Mexican and I'm not stupid enough to put Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez above Cristiano. I can understand having Lionel Messi above him but Chicharito. Chicharito is not even in the same level as CR7. When I tought this list couldn't get any stupider I saw who was in first. Cristiano Ronaldo has the whole package you want from a striker he has long shots, headers, jukes, speed, and ball control. Fernando Torres can't even be on this list. I think Fernando Torres is one of the most rubbish players in football. Who ever chooses Torres over Messi and CR7 must not know anything about football.

Given his pace and finish he has got to be the best besides his movement is clever and hi tricks are gut wrenching for the defenders

A complete player

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5Didier DrogbaDidier Yves Drogba Tébily is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Canadian Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact.

A physical monster and has a commanding presence on the field.. Such a deadly finisher with amazing technique and nowadays has been assisting goals as well.. A perfect guy to have up front

He has very powerful shots, most of the shots and goals are from long range. He is also have the speed, skill and more. Besides that, he is scary for the defender midfield, defenders and especially, keeper

He is the best he is the perfect goal machine with fantastic tech good with set pieces he's got all a striker needs

Some striker super strong

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6Wayne RooneyWayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national team.

Wayne rooney is the best player in the world. He has more stamina than Ronaldo, Messi or fernando. He runs like a bull. His kicks are just like bullets. For I say rooney is better than all other players. His heads are better than anyone else

Rooney also can play as wing player and he also have powerful kick... I never see other players play like rooney

Wayne Rooney is the best striker because he is in Manchester United and because is a great passer, the best game maker in the team and y shoots most of the time far away from the goal and some of them have been goals. and he is much better than Ferndando Torres

WHAT! Wayne rooney is a terrible player. He is slow, poor in finishing and completely overrated.

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7Zlatan IbrahimovicZlatan Ibrahimović is a Swedish professional footballer who plays for an English club Manchester United and the Sweden national team for which he is captain.

You want a guy who is absolutely clinical in front of goal, can score out-of-the-world goals and dribble past you as if you were not there? Well then, it's gotta be Zlatan. The best all-out striker in world football over the last few years, this guy is nothing short of a beast. - GinSan

Nobody can do what zlatan can. He's extremely versatile. He's got amazing physique, good technique for his size, speed, acrobacy and a lot of force behind his shooting.

He is currently the best player.

He is a magician. He creates new moves. He is very strong. If he could use his aerial power in front of goal he would have had no match. Still his crazy moves make him the best of the best.

Hi is an animal!

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8Thierry Henry

he is a great striker, a complete striker, he has speed, has a high skill, he should be ranked first!

just legendary the best of all time even if he is at ny red bulls he will bring that team to the top

The best striker ever to play the modern game, he had it all.

I said 345 club goals I meant 355 club goals. And 406 in total.

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9Robin van PersieDutch footballer from Rotterdam born on August 6 1983. Currently plays for the Turkish club Fenerbahçe S.K and The Netherlands national football team as the number 11. Robin Van Persie is known for playing for Arsenal and Manchester United, though his most notable goal was his header against Spain ...read more.

Robin is not only a great striker, but also very complete, he works hard, and can pass dribble score. Above that he is an outstanding captain.

And comparing him with other great footballers, he is not in the best team.

Therefor he is my favorite. Dennis Bergkamp has been my favorite.

This guy is my favorite player. He is amazing! Robin van Persie jumped over a defender and scored! He should at least be #5 for he is the "Flying Dutchman. "

HE SHOULD BE THE BEST, NUMBER 1. FABULOUS FINISHING, YOU GOTTA LOVE HIS GOALS AND LEFT FOOT
HE IS THE BEST OF THE BEST

Robin van persie is a great player scoring amazing goals. Hence he is a great striker having deadly killer instinct. A VOLLEY KING###

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10PeleEdson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward.

I may love Torres, but let's admit it, when Pele's on the field, he's unstoppable. He was and still is, in my opinion, the only player who was born to make football the phenomenon it is now. - kusanagi_sanasara

Pele in 10th I guess a lot of the votes on this are made of teenagers who have been following football for the last ten years. He was even before my time but with a little research people would know why this guy is such a fuss in the football world LEGEND

What is going on. Why is he tenth. Fernando Torres sucks, he should be at like 50. Pele is the god of soccer.

Pele is number 1

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The Contenders

11Luis SuarezLuis Alberto Suárez Díaz is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Barcelona and the Uruguay national team as a striker.

Luis suarez is a very good soccer player.
And 2011 he won the copa america. Now he plays for liverpool. When he plays in the field he plays very good he defends and makes goals and that is a good soccer player

Luis Suarez is a man who wont stop till he scores! He is my favorite player on and off the field he is truly a goal scoring machine that unlike other players has a great willing passion for his club and country! First Ajax, then Liverpool, Now Barcelona, Later Legend!

Luis Suarez is the best he scored 31 goals in just 34 matches he is cool. EVERYONE VOTE FOR LUIS SUAREZ

Without a doubt the greatest striker playing in this day and age.

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12NeymarNeymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Brazil national team as a forward or winger, and is also the captain of the national team.

Neymar plays amazing. I love the way he dribble, attacks, tackles people and shoots. He's simply amazing... !

Best dribbler across the world ever

Neymar plays awesome his dribbling skills can easily make fool of any defender
Standing against him

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13Sergio AgueroSergio Leonel "Kun" Agüero is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Manchester City and the Argentina national team.

Should be in the top 10 with suarez both him and luis are better than torres

I like wht AGUERO IS DOING IN THIS LEAGUE. It seem to me he is good striker, I hope he will work hard for him to be the best striker in the world...

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14RonaldinhoRonaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gaúcho, is a retired Brazilian footballer.

What?! Are you kidding me?! He is a 2 time FIFA player of the year award
winner. Sure he messed up a bit in milan but if you see his performance now in
Brazilian league, you would surely want him to be in the top 10.

He is god gifted player and will be always on number 1..
I want to see drogba torres C. Ronaldo and ronaldhino as forwards in one team

My favorite. He might have done better but unfortunately... I like his free kick skills,dribbling,ball control and back kick

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15David VillaDavid Villa Sánchez is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker and also serves as captain for New York City FC in Major League Soccer.

What is Torres doing at number 3, I mean really? I like him as a player but he has not played well since he moved to Chelsea, and his accomplishments as a striker are far less than Villa or Raul, so he is not even the best in Spain. Something is seriously wrong with this list.

Villa is the best spanish striker he is a legend 56 goals in 93 caps for spain and his best career is with valencia 107 league goals in 166 league caps and all tournament 128 goals in 217 caps silver shoe in 2010 world cup, golden boot in euro 2008 bronze ball in 2010 world cup and bronze shoe in confederation cup 2009

I think that Neymar. Jr is the best but Villa gets like no credit and he does a lot of work. So, he definitely deserves to be in the top 10.

David villa is simply great

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16Gerd Muller

At least 1 goal in each national game he played. Don't think anyone else did that till today. Also still record holder in German ladder for the most goal scored in the ladder and back in his day there where 4 games less a season than today.

He scored 68 goals in 62 international appearances, and had fantastic dribbling ability.

Nice job Messi try agian with about 6 less aps no rks and 24 more pks
Until then I'm waiting.

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17Miroslav KloseMiroslav Josef Klose is a German professional footballer who last played as a striker for Serie A club Lazio.

He has scored 14 goals for his national team which places him 2nd after Ronaldo - LucasMota

Klose is by far the best striker I have seen. His enormous hunger for goal is the symbol of a great player. As a fan of this great game, I can never forget his goal scoring abilities.

The Oldest and the Greatest German Striker, with age comes experience

The best! Not a penalty taker and he is a great sportsman. For ever a legend!

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18Diego MaradonaDiego Armando Maradona is a retired Argentine professional footballer. He is known for "The Goal of the Century" and the "Hand of God" goal.

No one on the list can tie his boots.

Devine skill, speed & passing ability.
Wins highest cups throughout the carrier without any outstanding supporting player.
Such achievements with average skilled team mates of club & national side simply implied why he is the greatest.

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19Arjen RobbenArjen Robben is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Netherlands national team.V3 Comments
20Samuel Eto'oSamuel Eto'o Fils is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish club Antalyaspor.

He is the only player in history to win back-to-back Trebles with different squads. He is one of ONLY 2 players to ever score in two Champions League Finals. He has scored well over 200 goals in his career. He is undoubtedly the greatest African Footballer of all time. Has the player of the year trophies to prove that. Top strikers do not just score goals... they score goals when their team needs it most.

I THINK HE COULD BE THE ICON OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL SOCCER IS ONE OF THE BEST EVER IN THE WORLD JUST CHECK OUT HOW MANY TITLE GRABS BY THIS LEGEND OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AFRICAN CUP SPANISH ITALIAN SUPER CUP OLYMPIQUE GAMES

Eto'o deserve to be among the top 3 any other position given to him is pure jealousy bias and lack of football knowledge

He is the greatest player in the world

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