Who is the all-time top scorer for South Africa?

Benni McCarthy
South Africa

# Player / Current club
1 Benni McCarthy Retired 63
2 Katlego Mphela Retired 49
3 Bernard Parker Kaizer Chiefs 66
4 Shaun Bartlett Retired 44

Who is the top scorer in South America history?

Lionel Messi
In 2021, Lionel Messi overtook Brazilian legend Pelé to become the leading goal scorer in international matches from South America. Having scored 79 goals for the Argentinian national team so far, the 34-year-old is now two goals ahead of Pelé, who retired from international duty in 1971.

Who scored the most top flight goals?

Premier League + 1. Division » All-time Topscorers » rank 1 – 50

# Player goals
1 Jimmy Greaves 357
2 Alan Shearer 283
3 Nat Lofthouse 253
4 Gordon Hodgson 244

Who scored the first goal in 1998 SA?

It was Bafana Bafana’s first appearance at a World Cup finals in 1998, and things didn’t start so well as they lost 3-0 to eventual World Cup winners France in their opening game. The second match was against Denmark, and it was in that game that South Africa’s first ever goal in a World Cup Finals was scored.

Who is the top scorer in Absa Premier League?

DStv PremiershipTop Scorers

Player Team Goals
Peter Shalulile Mamelodi Sundowns Mamelodi Sundowns 21
Sepana Victor Letsoalo Royal AM Royal AM 14
Bienvenu Eva Nga Chippa Chippa 10
Mxolisi Macuphu Royal AM Royal AM 8

Who is the top goal scorer for Brazil?

Pele is Brazil’s all-time record goalscorer with 77 goals in 92 appearances. Ronaldo is second in Brazil’s list of all-time top goalscorers with 62 goals in 98 appearances.

Who is the highest goal scorers in England?

Rooney, Lineker, Kane & England’s all-time leading goalscorers

  1. Wayne Rooney | 53 goals.
  2. Bobby Charlton | 49 goals.
  3. Harry Kane | 49 goals.
  4. Gary Lineker | 48 goals.
  5. Jimmy Greaves | 44 goals.
  6. Michael Owen | 40 goals.
  7. Nat Lofthouse | 30 goals.
  8. Alan Shearer | 30 goals.

Who is the all time top scorer in England?

England’s top goalscorer is Wayne Rooney. He scored 53 goals for England, in 120 appearances and is the only English player in history to have crossed the 50-goal mark for the national team. Kane is now on 49 goals, even with the mythical Bobby Charlton.

Who is the greatest goalscorer of all time?

Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest scorer in the history of world football with a total of 807 official goals. He is followed by the Austrian Josef Bican with 805 official goals. Romario closes the podium with 772 goals.

Who is the most goalscorer in PSL history?

Manuel Bucuane He is an inborn football star and the first non-south African to have exceeded the 100 goals mark in PSL history. Manuel was a threat to the opponents in his Jomo Cosmos red label. Some followers called him “Tico-Tico’ Bucuane because he was a highly skilled footballer of his time.

Who is the top goalscorer in Italian football history?

The Italian league has produced a who’s-who of goalscorers over the years. A number of Italians and world record signings have played in this league. The likes of Alessandro Del Piero, Gabriel Batistuta and Roberto Baggio all make the top 10 but for the top goalscorer in the history of the league we have to go back to the early 1950s.

Who is the first footballer to score 807 goals?

He scored the hattrick against Tottenham and become the first footballer to score 807 goals (FIFA Authorized goals). He broke the 805 goal records of Josef Bican. Apart from Cristiano Ronaldo, there is a list of footballers who scored hundreds of goals for their club and country.