Top five Europe’s deadliest attackers in 2017: Messi leads as Ronaldo fails to make list
There’s so much firepower in European football at the moment as the very best of the best ply their trade on the continent.
With the 2017 calendar year almost up, a list has been compiled showing the highest goalscorers.
In first position is Barcelona’s magician, Lionel Messi.
Messi was has been consistent for Barcelona since making his first team debut. And when it comes to grabbing goals, he is every goalkeeper’s worst nightmare.
He was last season’s European Golden shoe winner with 37 goals (Some scored in 2016). And has continued this season from where he left off.
In 43 games played for Barcelona in 2017, Messi has scored 45 goals.
Following close is Harry Kane who has banged in 36 goals in 36 goals so far in 2017. The 24-year-old is in the midst of one of the richest spells of away form in recent years.
According to Opta, here’s a list of the top five goalscorers in 2017
45 – Only Lionel Messi (45) has more competitive goals for a big five Euro League club in 2017 than Harry Kane (36). Leaders. pic.twitter.com/oGYB4CXSoN
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 4, 2017