Iraqi player Hammadi Ahmad still tops the poll of IFFHS World Top Goalscroer till mid-year. With 12 goals for Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya in AFC Cup, Ahmad is ahead of Brazilian Carlos Adriano de Sousa Cruz of South Korean club FC Seoul, who scored 11 goals. Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo added 4 more goals to his balance and climbed the list to the third place with 10 goals, halved between his national team and his Spanish club Real Madrid C.F.

Till mid-year, 27 players scored 6 or more goals in international matches and club competitions (club competitions preliminaries excluded). By confederations, they are 9 from South American, 6 from Asia, 5 from each of Europe and Africa, and 1 from each of CONCACAF and Oceanian. By Nationality, Argentina comes first with 4 players followed by Chile, DR Congo and France with 2.

By club football on confederations level, 9 play in European clubs, 8 in Asian clubs, 4 in South American, 3 in African, 2 in CONCACAF and 1 in Oceanian. By leagues, Spain comes first with 5 players, followed by Germany with 2.

# Player Country Conf. Club Country Conf. Country Club Total
1 Hammadi Ahmad Iraq AFC Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya Iraq AFC 0 12 12
2 Carlos Adriano de Sousa Cruz Brazil CONMEBOL FC Seoul South Korea AFC 0 11 11
3 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal UEFA Real Madrid C.F. Spain UEFA 5 5 10
4 Lionel Messi Argentina CONMEBOL FC Barcelona Spain UEFA 6 3 9
5 Cedric Bakambu DR Congo CAF Villareal Spain UEFA 3 6 9
6 Raymond Gunemba Papua New Guinea OFC Lae City Dwellers Papua New Guinea OFC 6 2 8
7 Adrián Gallardo Valdés Spain UEFA Ceres F.C. Philippines AFC 0 8 8
7 Ismael Sosa Argentina CONMEBOL Pumas de la UNAM México CONCACAF 0 8 8
7 Kévin Gameiro France UEFA Sevilla Spain UEFA 0 8 8
7 Marco Ruben Argentina CONMEBOL Rosario Central Argentina CONMEBOL 0 8 8
11 Sardar Azmoun Iran AFC FK Rostov Russia UEFA 7 0 7
12 Antoine Griezmann France UEFA Atlético Madrid Spain UEFA 4 3 7
13 Jeje Lalpekhlua India AFC Mohun Bagan A.C. India AFC 1 6 7
14 Jonathan Calleri Argentina CONMEBOL São Paulo Brasil CONMEBOL 0 7 7
15 Eduardo Vargas Chile CONMEBOL 1899 Hoffenheim Germany UEFA 6 0 6
15 Felix Badenhorst Swaziland CAF Mbabane Swallows F.C. Swaziland CAF 6 0 6
15 Romelu Lukaku Belgium UEFA Everton England UEFA 6 0 6
18 Ahmed Akaichi Tunisia CAF Étoile du Sahel Tunisia CAF 4 2 6
18 Arturo Vidal Chile CONMEBOL Bayern München Germany UEFA 4 2 6
18 Clint Dempsey USA CONCACAF Seattle Sounders USA CONCACAF 4 2 6
18 Jonathan Bolingi DR Congo CAF TP Mazembe DR Congo CAF 4 2 6
22 Juan Carlos Arce Bolivia CONMEBOL Bolívar Bolivia CONMEBOL 2 4 6
23 Wu Lei China PR AFC Shanghai SIPG F.C. China AFC 1 5 6
24 Christopher Chizoba Nigeria CAF Ayeyawady United Myanmar AFC 0 6 6
24 Junior Sornoza Ecuador CONMEBOL Independiente del Valle Ecuador CONMEBOL 0 6 6
24 Mohd Safiq Rahim Malaysia AFC Johor Darul Ta’zim Malaysia AFC 0 6 6
24 Raja Rafe Syria AFC Al-Wahda SC Damascus Syria AFC 0 6 6
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