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Ronaldo leads pack in Europe
January 31st, 2012 12:26AM

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[GOLEADORES] Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, followed by Barcelona's Lionel Messi, is the leading scorer among Europe’s major leagues. ... Bayern Munich's Mario Gomez scored his Bundesliga- leading 17th goal last weekend. ... For leading scorer updates in Europe's major leagues ...

South Americans are among the top scorers in Spain, England, Italy and France.

Nine of Ronaldo’s goals have come from the penalty spot. Messi has converted two PKs.

Spain La Liga
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal) 24
Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina) 22
Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid/Argentina) 14
Falcao (Atletico Madrid/Colombia) 14

English Premier League
Robin Van Persie (Arsenal/Netherlands) 19

Demba Ba (Newcastle/Senegal) 15
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City/Argentina) 14
Wayne Rooney (Manchester United/England) 13

German Bundesliga
Mario Gomez (Bayern Munich/Germany) 17
Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke 04/Netherlands) 16
Lukas Podolski (FC Cologne/Germany) 15
Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund/Poland) 14

Dutch Eredivisie
Bas Dost (Heerenveen/Netherlands) 17
Luuk de Jong (Twente/Netherlands) 15
Dries Mertens (PSV/Belgium) 14
John Guidetti (Feyenoord/Sweden) 12

France Ligue 1
Olivier Giroud (Montpellier/France) 15
Nene (Paris SG/Brazil) 9
Loic Remy (Marseille/France) 9
Kevin Gameiro (Paris SG/France) 9

Italian Serie A

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan/Sweden) 14
Antonio Di Natale (Udinese/Italy) 14
German Denis (Atalanta/Argentina) 12
Edinson Cavani (Napoli/Uruguay) 11



1 comment
  1. Asa Hoffman
    commented on: January 31, 2012 at 8:22 p.m.
    Go Messi to pass up Ronaldo for top scorer!!


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