List of top association football goal scorers
|This article's factual accuracy is disputed. (January 2013)|
This is a list of top goal scorers in association football.
This ranking is based just by the RSSSF, which does count club and national goals and goals scored in friendly matches. RSSSF also counts matches in lower divisions as well as in club's amateur and reserve teams, junior national teams and in other selection teams like some Pelé's matches in military team.
|1.||Josef Bican||Austria Czechoslovakia||1931-1956||918||1468|
|5.||Franz Binder||Austria Germany||1930-1949||756||1006|
|8.||Ferenc Puskas||Hungary Spain||1943-1966||754||746|
- List is about players who have scored over 746 goals in official and international games.
- According to Nuke Soccer, Brazilian Arthur Friedenreich Brazil (career 1909–1935) had 1329 goals in 1239 matches as RSSSF states 557 in 562. Also, Nuke Soccer mentions Franz Binder (career 1930–1949) having 1006 goals in 756 matches. In RSSSF, Binder has 546 goals in official matches.
- List of top association football goal scorers by country
- List of footballers with 50 or more international goals
- RSSSF: Prolific Scorers Data. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
- Nuke Soccer