Can you name the all-time top scorer for every South American nation?

Some of the most iconic goalscorers in the history of football hail from South America, but there can only be one top scorer for every nation – the question is, how many can you name?

The chances are you’ll know the illustrious names for Brazil and Argentina, but it gets tougher when you arrive at Peru and Venezuela. This one’s a real test of the depth of your global football knowledge.

You’re in luck, as we’ve only included the 10 nations that make up CONMEBOL, so you don’t need to go scratching your head about the top scorers from Guyana or Suriname.

We’ve given you the total numbers they’ve scored as your clue. An asterisk denotes the player is still active at international level.

Our score to beat from the office is 9/10. If you fancy another challenge after giving this a go, why not try name the top scorers for these 25 European nations?

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Good luck, and don’t forget to tweet us your scores at @planetfutebol.

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