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Top Goal Scorers

# Player Country Team Goals Games %
1 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal Manchester United 501 753 67%
2 Lionel Messi Argentina Barcelona 478 629 76%
3 Zlatan Ibrihimovic  Sweden Manchester United 401 740 54%
4 Samuel Oto’o Cameroon  Antalyaspor  (Turkish L2) 378 782 48%
5 Robbie Keane  Ireland LA Galaxy 369 836 44%
6 David Villa  Spain NYC FC 362 732 49%
7 Didier Drogba  Ivory Coast Montreal Impact 335 732 46%
8 Franceso Totti  Italy Roma 309 673 46%
9 Wayne Rooney England Manchester United 302 673 45%
10 Luis Suarez Uruguay Bacelona 294 498 59%

(from Oct 2015: http://talksport.com/football/most-career-goals-scored-world-football-top-10-highest-scoring-players-ranked-151001168718?p=1)

Federations & Fixtures

  • FIFA – The Fédération Internationale de Football Association – responsible for the organization of football’s major international tournaments (not the governing body of football rules which belongs to IFAB)
    • AFC – Asian Football Confederation
    • CAF – Confederation of African Football
    • CONCACAF – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football
      • CONCACAF Gold Cup – Every 2 years with winners of most recent 2 Cups qualifying for the upcoming CONCACAF Cup.
      • CONCACAF Cup – Match held every 4 years against most recent 2 Gold Cup competitions  (next is 2019); winner is CONCACAF champion and qualifies for the FIFA Confederations Cup
    • CONMEBOL – The South American Football Confederation
    • OFC – Oceania Football Confederation
    • UEFA – Union of European Football Associations (the administrative body for association football in Europe [and partly Asia]
      • UEFA Championship (aka “the Euros” or Eurocup) (Wiki)
      • UEFA Europa League (Wiki)
      • UEFA Super Cup (aka European Super Cup) (Wiki)
      • UEFA Nations League (Wiki) – Started in 2018 largely to replace international friendlies.  UEFA Nations League will be played from September to November of an even-numbered year (pool stage), and June of the following odd-numbered year (Nations League Finals of League A), meaning a UEFA Nations League champion will be crowned every two years.
    • English Football Association (FA)
      • FA Community Shield – annual match between the champions of the previous Premier League season and the holders of the FA Cup.  Played the week before FA league start. (Wiki)
      • FA Cup – English tournament (oldest tournament in the world).  Winner qualifies for UEFA Europa League group stage.  (Wiki)
    • FIFA Confederations Cup – Every 4 years (next is 2021) vs. 6 regional champions (AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC, UEFA)
  • World Cup

Links

http://www.soccerstand.com/

http://www.espnfc.us/

http://www.soccerstats.com/

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