The top goalscorers in Europe’s top five leagues since ’10: Messi, Aguero, Lewy

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A lot of top players tend to switch between European leagues these days – but who have been the top five goalscorers in the top five leagues since 2010?

Courtesy of Bleacher Report, we have the answer. And while a lot of the names that are completely expected, there lists serve as a reminder of just how good certain other players have been.

Wayne Rooney, for example, is third on the Premier League list despite not having played in the competition since leaving Manchester United in 2017. And Jamie Vardy is fifth despite not even playing in the top flight until 2014.

Arsenal forwards Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette both feature, on the Bundesliga and Ligue 1 lists respectively, while former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is fourth on the La Liga list despite not joining Barcelona until 2014.

The Serie A list, meanwhile, is a reminder of the strange quirk that allows 30-somethings to score for fun, with Antonio Di Natale second on the list despite being 32 in 2010 when the goals are counted from.

Here are the top five goalscorers in the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga and Ligue 1 since 2010.

Premier League

  1. Sergio Aguero – 180
  2. Harry Kane – 142
  3. Wayne Rooney – 114
  4. Romelu Lukaku – 113
  5. Jamie Vardy – 103

La Liga

  1. Lionel Messi – 381
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo – 304
  3. Karim Benzema – 164
  4. Luis Suarez – 147
  5. Antoine Griezmann – 143

Serie A

  1. Ciro Immobile – 135
  2. Antonio Di Natale – 125
  3. Gonzalo Higuain – 125
  4. Mauro Icardi – 121
  5. Fabio Quagliarella – 117

Bundesliga 

  1. Robert Lewandowski – 236
  2. Marco Reus – 124
  3. Thomas Muller – 113
  4. Mario Gomez – 99
  5. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 98

Ligue 1

  1. Edinson Cavani – 138
  2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 113
  3. Alexandre Lacazette – 100
  4. Wissam Ben Yedder – 81
  5. Kylian Mbappe – 80

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