Lionel Messi is one of the best players ever. Four-times World Player of the Year, Messi is already Barcelona's record goalscorer. Although not an out-and-out striker, he operates in Barcelona's front three and in the 2011-12 campaign he set a new world record by scoring 73 times in a single season.
Luis Suarez shows why he's arguably the world's best striker - scoring Barcelona's second in their 3-1 win against Sporting Gijon. Luis Suarez shows why he's arguably the world's best striker - scoring Barcelona's second in their 3-1 win against Sporting Gijon.
Neymar was a revelation at the 2014 World Cup, before being ruled out of the tournament in the quarter-final stage after a high challenge from Colombia’s Juan Zuniga in the Battle of Fortaleza. The striker is blessed with sublime technique, an unerring finish and pace to burn.
The 2014-15 season was the best of Benzema's Real Madrid career. In a team where Cristiano Ronaldo is a dominant and overbearing force, Benzema still managed to score 21 goals in La Liga and the Champions League before his season was curtailed by injury. Benzema has pace to burn and is one of the best all-round strikers on this list.
France and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. Catherine Steenkeste / Getty Images The 2014-15 season was the best of Benzema's Real Madrid career. In a team where Cristiano Ronaldo is a dominant and overbearing force, Benzema still managed to score 21 goals in La Liga and the Champions League before his season was curtailed by injury.
Radamel Falcao: The Best Striker In The World There is little to no doubt that at this current moment in time Radamel Falcao is the best striker in world football. The Colombian forward, currently plying his trade at Atletico Madrid is dominating the headlines both in Spain and across Europe with continued tales of his exploits.
As Antonio Candreva flew down the right flank, his cross went a little awry and forced Mauro Icardi to check his run and turn his back to goal. Instantly controlling the ball, the Argentinian span and fired a shot low into the bottom corner of the net, AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker powerless to prevent it putting Inter Milan ahead.
The Ballon D'or is a great metric to determine the best football players of all time. There are three spots filled each year, and Thierry Henry was 2nd in 2003 and 3rd in 2006. He was selected out of a myriad of talents around the world on both occasions. This strongly suggest that he can be categorized as one of the best players of all time.
The controversial Barcelona frontman is one of world soccer’s most technically gifted strikers. Blessed with a fine first touch and tremendous all-round technique, the Uruguayan's form for Liverpool persuaded Barca to spend US$130 million on the player in 2014.
Michu has hailed Robin van Persie as the best striker in the world after watching the Dutchman tear Swansea apart. Van Persie grabbed the first and third goals as United gave David Moyes a perfect Premier League debut with the club by hammering last season's Capital One Cup winners 4-1 at the Liberty Stadium.
Alexandre Lacazette is one of the best strikers in the world, but where does his arrival at Arsenal place him in the context of Premier League hit men?. As tempting as it would be to rate each team’s strike corps, we’re wondering where each club’s top striker would place if ranked with the other 19 leading men in the Premier League.
Am proud of Eto’o being a great player and his great achievement for himself and Africa, for now the whole world witnesses his success and contribution to the world soccer.I can now say he is the best skriker in th world, Eto’o is an icon not just in Africa but in the world as well.
There are also films, such as: Maradona, La Mano de Dios (Maradona, the Hand of God), El Camino de San Diego (Saint Diego's Road), Amando a Maradona (Loving Maradona), Maradona by Kusturica. By 1982, Maradona had become one of the biggest sports stars in the world and had endorsements with many companies, including Puma and Coca-Cola, earning him $1.5 million per year in endorsements.
Olivier Giroud is “one of the best strikers in the Premier League”, according to Jack Wilshere, with Arsenal fortunate to have such depth to their squad. The France international has found himself nudged down the pecking order at Emirates Stadium, with Alexis Sanchez taking a central striking berth last season and Alexandre Lacazette drafted in for 2017-18.
Rutgerus Johannes Martinus "Ruud" van Nistelrooy (Dutch: Ruud van Nistelrooij; [ˈryt fɑn ˈnɪstəlroːi̯] ( listen); born 1 July 1976) is a retired Dutch footballer and a current manager for the PSV youth team. A former striker, he is the fourth-highest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history with 56 goals.
Daniel Sturridge is among the top five or six strikers in the world, according to former Fulham midfielder Jimmy Bullard. The 24-year-old Liverpool forward enters the World Cup in good form after scoring 21 goals in 29 Premier League appearances last season, earning a spot in the PFA team of the year.
Marcel "Marco" van Basten (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑrkoː vɑn ˈbɑstə(n)] ( listen); born 31 October 1964) is a Dutch football manager and former football player, who played for Ajax and Milan, as well as the Netherlands national team, in the 1980s and early '90s as a forward.
Gerd Müller. Müller won the World Cup with West-Germany in 1974 , he scored a total of 68 goals in 62 matches for the national team. He was nicknamed "Der Bomber" because of his incredible scoring ability. He scored 401 goals in 441 matches as a striker of Bayern Munich.
Columbus Crew defender Jonathan Mensah has hailed New York City FC striker David Villa Sanchez, narrating the trouble in facing the Spaniard. The two men last came face to face in November when their sides met in Major League Soccer Cup - Conference semifinals. Although Crew emerged victorious on a ...
Mandžukić was one of two of manager Slaven Bilić's first choice strikers for Croatia at UEFA Euro 2012, being paired with the Everton striker Nikica Jelavić. He scored twice in Croatia's opening 3–1 win against the Republic of Ireland, and also scored in a 1–1 draw against Italy the following match.