Cristiano Ronaldo is towards breaking the current world record, 25 goals, scored by Lionel Messi in 2012 and himself in 2013. Midway through 2017, he scored already 17 goals, 7 with his national team and 10 on club level, both highest till end of June.

He is followed by 2 Asian players : North Korean Kim Yu-song of the club April 25 and Iranian Mehdi Taremi of Persepolis FC, with 10 and 9 goals respectively.

29 players scored 6 or more goals till end of June. They are classified as follows :

– by national team goals :

Confederation wise : AFC (10), UEFA (9), CONMEBOL (5), OFC (3) and CAF (2)

Country wise : Brazil, France and New Zealand (3), Iran, Oman and Portugal (2)

– by club goals :

Confederation wise : AFC (13), UEFA (10), OFC ‘3), CONMEBOL (2) and CAF (1)

Country wise : New Zealand (3), Brazil, China, England, France, Germany, Iran, Oman and UAE (2)

Club wise : Al-Ain FC, Auckland City FC and FC Bayern München (2)

 

Player Country Conf. Club Country Confederation Country Club Total
Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal UEFA Real Madrid Spain UEFA 7 10 17
Kim Yu-song North Korea AFC April 25 North Korea AFC 1 9 10
Mehdi Taremi Iran AFC Persepolis FC Iran AFC 3 6 9
Henrikh Mkhitaryan Armenia UEFA Manchester United England UEFA 3 5 8
Paulinho Junior Brazil CONMEBOL Guangzhou Evergrande China AFC 3 5 8
Bienvenido Marañón Spain UEFA Ceres–Negros FC Philippines AFC 0 8 8
Gabriel Guerra Argentina CONMEBOL Johor Darul Ta’zim F.C. Malaysia AFC 0 8 8
Robert Lewandowski Poland UEFA Bayern München Germany UEFA 4 3 7
Vincent Aboubakar Cameroon CAF Beşiktaş Turkey UEFA 4 3 7
Manuchekhr Dzhalilov Tajikistan AFC Lokomotiv Moskva Russia UEFA 2 5 7
Omar Abdulrahman UAE AFC Al Ain FC UAE AFC 0 7 7
Stipe Plazibat Croatia UEFA Home United Singapore AFC 0 7 7
Abdul Aziz Al-Muqbali Oman AFC Fanja Oman AFC 6 0 6
Olivier Giroud France UEFA Arsenal FC England UEFA 6 0 6
Paolo Guerrero Peru CONMEBOL Flamengo RJ Brazil CONMEBOL 4 2 6
Arturo Vidal Chile AFC Bayern Munich Germany UEFA 3 3 6
Bertrand Traoré Burkina Faso CAF AFC Ajax Netherlands UEFA 3 3 6
Nasser Al Shamrani Saudi Arabia AFC Al Ain FC UAE AFC 3 3 6
Myrat Ýagşyýew Turkmenistan AFC Altyn Asyr FK Turkmenistan AFC 1 5 6
Alexandre Lacazette France UEFA Olympique Lyon France UEFA 0 6 6
Fred Guedes Brazil CONMEBOL Atlético Mineiro Brazil CONMEBOL 0 6 6
Givanildo Vieira de Souza “Hulk” Brazil CONMEBOL Shanghai SIPG China AFC 0 6 6
Jeremy Brockie New Zealand OFC SuperSport United South Africa CAF 0 6 6
João Moreira Portugal UEFA Auckland City FC New Zealand OFC 0 6 6
Kaveh Rezaei Iran AFC Esteghlal Tehran Iran AFC 0 6 6
Kylian Mbappé France UEFA AS Monaco France UEFA 0 6 6
Mohammed Al Ghassani Oman AFC Saham Club Oman AFC 0 6 6
Ryan De Vries New Zealand OFC Auckland City FC New Zealand OFC 0 6 6
Tom Jackson New Zealand OFC Team Wellington New Zealand OFC 0 6 6

 

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