Golden Shoe 2018-19: Messi, Mbappe, Ronaldo & Europe's top scorers


Goal has tallied up all the top scorers across the major leagues and to take a look at who will be crowned this season's Golden Shoe winner.

Lionel Messi has defended his crown, although Kylian Mbappe made a close run of it at the end, with Sampdoria veteran Fabio Quagliarella coming within a sniff of the Barcelona star.

If you are looking for the 2019-20 Golden Shoe standings click here!

  • Lebo Mothiba - Strasbourg vs. Monaco

    1Lebo Mothiba | Lille, Strasbourg | 10 goals (20)

    Mothiba has been impressive for the Ligue 1 side since transferring from Lille in the January transfer window.
  • Memphis Depay Lyon 2018-19

    2Memphis Depay | Lyon | 10 goals (20)

    The Netherlands forward got his 9th and 10th strikes of the Ligue 1 season in Lyon's final game against Caen.

    3Nils Petersen | Freiburg | 10 goals (20)

    Petersen rounded off his Bundesliga campaign with a brace as Freiberg defeated Nurnberg 2-1 on the final day of the season.
  • Toko EkambiGetty Images

    4Karl Toko Ekambi | Villarreal | 10 goals (20)

    Despite the Yellow Submarine's struggles in La Liga, the Cameroon forward has found some consistency in front of goal.
  • Marko Arnautovic West Ham 2018-19Getty Images

    5Marko Arnautovic | West Ham | 10 goals (20)

    After a bright start to the season, a failed move to China and injury problems saw the Austria international's output in front of goal drop.
  • Gerard Deulofeu Watford

    6Gerard Deulofeu | Watford | 10 goals (20)

    The former Barcelona winger endured a slow start to the season but has shown flashes of his best form in the final months of the campaign.
  • Thorgan Hazard Borussia Monchengladbach 2018-19Getty Images

    7Thorgan Hazard | Borussia M'gladbach | 10 goals (20)

    The younger brother of the Chelsea starlet has impressed in Germany this season.
  • Lorenzo Insigne Napoli 2018-19Getty Images

    8Lorenzo Insigne | Napoli | 10 goals (20)

    It's been another strong campaign for the Italy international, who has reached double figures in league goals for the third time in four seasons. 
  • Wilfried Zaha Crystal Palace 2018-19Getty Images

    9Wilfried Zaha | Crystal Palace | 10 goals (20)

    Zaha scored his 10th Premier League goal of the season against Cardiff as Roy Hodgson prepares to field offers for the forward this summer.
  • Vedad Ibisevic Hertha Berlin 2018-19 Bundesliga

    10Vedad Ibisevic | Hertha Berlin | 10 goals (20)

    The Bosnia forward scored his 10th Bundesliga goal of the season in a comprehensive victory over Stuttgart in May.
  • Chris Wood, BurnleyGetty

    11Chris Wood | Burnley | 10 goals (20)

    The New Zealand international has rediscovered his best form during the second half of the season for the Clarets.
  • Gaetan Laborde Montpellier Marseille Ligue 1 04112018Getty

    12Gaetan Laborde | Montpellier | 10 goals (20)

    Montpellier's 24-year-old forward has been in fine form, helping his side push for a Europa League spot.
  • Remi Oudin Reims 2019Getty Images

    13Remi Oudin | Reims | 10 goals (20)

    Reims striker Remi Oudin has been enjoying one his his best seasons as a senior player and cracked double figures in Ligue 1 for the first time.
  • Francois Kamano Bordeaux 2018-19Getty

    14Francois Kamano | Bordeaux | 10 goals (20)

    The Guinea international made a strong start to the Ligue 1 campaign, though he has struggled during the second half of the season.
  • Marcus Rashford Manchester United 2018-19Getty Images

    15Marcus Rashford | Manchester United | 10 goals (20)

    The England international has been in superb form under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since the Norwegian replaced Jose Mourinho.
  • Ezequiel Avila Huesca La Liga 2018-19Getty

    16Ezequiel Avila | Huesca | 10 goals (20)

    The Argentina forward scored his 10th La Liga goal of the season in a 2-0 victory over Eibar in April.
  • Kompany Sane Manchester CityGetty

    17Leroy Sane | Manchester City | 10 goals (20)

    Germany international Leroy Sane matched his best season tally and will be eager to add to his haul.
  • Lucas Moura Tottenham 2019

    18Lucas Moura | Tottenham | 10 goals (20)

    The Tottenham winger netted a superb hat-trick in the 4-0 demolition of Huddersfield on April 13 as Spurs demonstrated they are capable of coping without Harry Kane.
  • Dodi Lukebakio Fortuna Dusseldorf 2018-19

    19Dodi Lukebakio | Fortuna Dusseldorf | 10 goals (20)

    Lukebakio's highlight of the season came with his hat-trick in November against Bayern Munich, and he has now broken double digits for Dusseldorf. 
  • Benito Raman Gent 12092015JASPER JACOBS/AFP/Getty Images

    20Benito Raman | Fortuna Dusseldorf | 10 goals (20)

    The striker has been impressive for the Bundesliga outfit once again this season.
  • Serge Gnabry Bayern Munich 2018-19Getty Images

    21Serge Gnabry | Bayern Munich | 10 goals (20)

    The former Arsenal winger has been one of Bayern's star men during an inconsitent campaign at the Allianz Arena.
  • Anthony Martial Manchester United 2018-19Getty Images

    22Anthony Martial | Manchester United | 10 goals (20)

    It has been a bounce-back season for the France international, who has reestablished himself as a key player at Old Trafford a year after he fell out of favour under Jose Mourinho. 
  • Alfred Finnbogason Augsburg

    23Alfred Finnbogason | Augsburg | 10 goals (20)

    Finnbogason has been clinical in front of goal for the Bundesliga side. He is the club's first-choice penalty-taker and netted a hat-trick from the spot in an early February fixture against Mainz.
  • Galatasaray Ankaragucu Henry Onyekuru 190119AA

    24Henry Onyekuru | Galatasaray | 14 goals (21)

    The Everton forward has been in fine form during his loan spell with the Turkish giants in Istanbul.
  • Steven Bergwijn PSV EindhovenGetty

    25Steven Bergwijn | PSV | 14 goals (21)

    The winger scored his 14th goal of the Eredivisie season against Willem in a comprehensive victory in late April.
  • Dyego Sousa Sporting Braga 2018-19Getty

    26Dyego Sousa | Sporting Braga | 14 goals (21)

    The Brazilian is on his way to contend for the honour of top-scorer of the Primeira Liga, having reached double figures before the turn of the year.
  • Gervinho Parma Bologna Serie AGetty

    27Gervinho | Parma | 11 goals (22)

    The former Arsenal forward has gotten to a good start at new side Parma in Serie A.
  • Mauro Icardi Inter 2018-19Getty Images

    28Mauro Icardi | Inter | 11 goals (22)

    The Argentine got off to a strong start for Inter this season, but his form has dipped somewhat heading into the second half of the campaign.
  • Salomon Rondon Newcastle 2018-19Getty Images

    29Salomon Rondon | Newcastle | 11 goals (22)

    The Magpies forward equalised against Liverpool with his 10th strike in the league.
  • Stephan El Shaarawy Roma Sampdoria Serie A

    30Stephan El Shaarawy | Roma | 11 goals (22)

    The 26-year-old forward has reached double-digit goals in a league season for the first time since 2012-13 with Milan. 
  • Gonzalo Higuain Chelsea 2019Getty Images

    31Gonzalo Higuain | Juventus/Chelsea | 11 goals (22)

    The Argentina international has gotten off to a decent start at Stamford Bridge after arriving from Juventus in the January transfer window.
  • Gregoire Defrel Sampdoria SPAL Serie AGetty Images

    32Gregoire Defrel | Sampdoria | 11 goals (22)

    While his strike partner Fabio Quagliarella is taking most of the plaudits, Gregoire Defrel has been working hard in front of goal and reached double figures this season.
  • M'Baye Niang Torino Serie AGetty

    33M'Baye Niang | Rennes | 11 goals (22)

    Niang scored his 10th goal of the Ligue 1 season against Lille on the final day of the campaign.
  • Max Alain-Gradel ToulouseGetty

    34Max Gradel | Toulouse | 11 goals (22)

    Former Bournemouth forward Gradel has thrived since returning to Ligue 1 and has reached double figures for the season.
  • Alvaro Morata Atletico MadridGetty

    35Alvaro Morata | Chelsea/Atletico Madrid | 11 Goals (22)

    Having struggled for form during his time at Stamford Bridge, a return to Spain has seen the former Real Madrid man regain his confidence with Los Blancos' cross-town rivals.
  • Ondrej Duda Hertha Berlin 2018-19Getty Images

    36Ondrej Duda | Hertha Berlin | 11 goals (22)

    The Slovakia international has been Hertha's main goal threat in the Bundesliga despite playing in a withdrawn role behind the frontman.
  • Stephane Bahoken AngersGetty Images

    37Stephane Bahoken | Angers | 11 goals (22)

    The 26-year-old Bahoken is having his best season in Ligue 1, having already surpassed his career high in the league for goals back in February. The forward looks set to lead Angers this season in goals in his first year with the squad after moving from Strasbourg. 
  • Aleksandar Mitrovic Fulham 2018-19Getty Images

    38Aleksandar Mitrovic | Fulham | 11 goals (22)

    Serbia international Mitrovic has been enjoying life at Fulham, though his goals were not enough to extricate them from the Premier League drop zone.

  • Max Kruse Werder BremenGetty Images

    39Max Kruse | Werder Bremen | 11 goals (22)

    Werder Bremen are pushing for a European finish in the Bundesliga this season and Max Kruse's goalscoring form in the second half of the season has been crucial in that regard.
  • Hugo Rodallega TrabzonsporAA

    40Hugo Rodallega | Trabzonspor | 15 goals (22.5)

    Rodallega had managed just 15 goals in the last three seasons in the Turkish top-flight, but equalled that number during the 2018-19 campaign. 
  • Fedor Chalov CSKA Bayer LeverkusenGetty

    41Fedor Chalov | CSKA Moscow | 15 goals (22.5)

    Chalov finished strong, with three goals in his last two games to bring his season total up to 15. 
  • Abdenasser El KhayatiGetty

    42Abdenasser El Khayati | ADO Den Haag | 15 goals (22.5)

    Though his team is middle of the pack, the 29-year-old banged in the goals early in the season. 
  • Joao Felix Benfica 2018-19Getty Images

    43Joao Felix | Benfica | 15 goals (22.5)

    The teenager has been linked with a number of Europe's top clubs after a breakout campaign in Portugal.
  • Francisco SoaresGetty

    44Francisco Soares | Porto | 15 goals (22.5)

    Soares netted his 14th goal of the league season against Aves in early May.
  • Bas Dost Sporting

    45Bas Dost | Sporting CP | 15 goals (22.5)

    The Dutch striker continues to find the net in the Portuguese capital as he enjoys a renaissance in his career.
  • Rafa Silva BenficaGetty

    46Rafa | Benfica | 15 goals (22.5)

    The Benfica forward has been in typically starring form for the Portuguese league this campaign.
  • Sam LammersDean Mouhtaropoulos

    47Sam Lammers | Heerenveen | 15 goals (22.5)

    The Netherlands U-21 striker has been in great form this season with ​Heerenveen while on loan from PSV.
  • Alanyaspor Papiss Cisse 3102019AA

    48Papiss Cisse | Alanyaspor | 16 goals (24)

    The Senegal forward enjoyed his most productive season in nearly a decade as he fired 16 goals in the Turkish Super Lig. 
  • Josip Ilicic Atalanta 2019Getty Images

    49Josip Ilicic | Atalanta | 12 goals (24)

    Josip Ilicic regularly hits double figures from midfield and it looks like he will do the same this season having bagged two hat-tricks - one against Sassuolo and one against Chievo.
  • Jose Luis Morales Levante

    50Jose Luis Morales | Levante | 12 goals (24)

    Veteran striker Jose Luis Morales has been in solid form for Levante all season and has broken double figures for the second season in succession.
  • Angel Di Maria PSG Marseille Ligue 1 17032019

    51Angel Di Maria | PSG | 12 goals (24)

    The Argentina international scored his 10th goal of the Ligue 1 season against Montpellier at the end of April.
  • Pablo Sarabia Sevilla 2018-19

    52Pablo Sarabia | Sevilla | 12 goals (24)

    The midfielder has become a transfer target for several of Europe's biggest clubs as he has reached a new career high in La Liga goals in a breakout season.
  • Jordon Ibe Joshua King Bournemouth Chelsea Premier League 01/30/19

    53Josh King | Bournemouth | 12 goals (24)

    The Norway international has been sensational for the Cherries this season as he has emerged as a formidable strike talent in the Premier League.
  • Ashley Barnes, Chris Wood, Burnley

    54Ashley Barnes | Burnley | 12 goals (24)

    The former Brighton striker has been in fine form to help the Clarets in their bid to survive the drop in the Premier League.
  • Jadon Sancho Dortmund 2019

    55Jadon Sancho | Borussia Dortmund | 12 goals (24)

    The England wonderkid has been in top form in Germany this season.
  • Ayoze Perez Newcastle 2018-19

    56Ayoze Perez | Newcastle | 12 goals (24)

    The 25-year-old Perez has becoming an increasingly influential figure down the stretch for Newcastle as they battle to maintain their Premier League status for next season, already surpassing his career high in the Premier League in goals.
  • Luka Milivojevic Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Premier League 2018-19

    57Luka Milivojevic | Crystal Palace | 12 goals (24)

    The Palace penalty specialist is almost perfect when it comes to converting spot-kicks in the Premier League.
  • Emiliano Sala Nantes Metz Ligue 1 30092017Gettyimages

    58Emiliano Sala | Nantes | 12 goals (24)

    The Argentine scored 12 goals for Nantes in Ligue 1 prior to his tragic death following an aircraft incident after signing for Cardiff City in January.
  • Willian Jose Real Sociedad Real Madrid

    59Willian Jose | Real Sociedad | 12 goals (24)

    Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose has hit double figures for the third Liga season in a row and will be eager to better his haul of 15 from last season.
  • Roberto Firmino Liverpool 2018-19Getty Images

    60Roberto Firmino | Liverpool | 12 goals (24)

    The Brazil international had a slow start to the season, but after a hat-trick against Arsenal he looks back in the groove.
  • Romelu Lukaku Marcus Rashford Man Utd 2018-19Getty Images

    61Romelu Lukaku | Manchester United | 12 goals (24)

    The former Chelsea striker has not been at his best this season but has still popped up with some important goals.
  • Alassane Plea, GladbachGetty

    62Alassane Plea | Borussia Monchengladbach | 12 goals (24)

    Former Nice forward Plea scored a hat-trick against Werder Bremen in early November and is now into double figures for the season.
  • Heung-Min Son Tottenham 2018-19

    63Heung-Min Son | Tottenham | 12 goals (24)

    Despite missing the opening weeks of the season and some of January, the South Korea international has been a deadly goalscoring presence when available.
  • Galatasaray Besiktas Burak Yilmaz 04052019Seskim

    64Burak Yilmaz | Trabzonspor/Besiktas | 16 goals (24)

    The Turkey international has rediscovered his best form after a couple of years in the wilderness.
  • Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Ajax 2018-19Getty Images

    65Klaas-Jan Huntelaar | Ajax | 16 goals (24)

    Veteran striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is showing that he still has what it takes to score goals regularly despite finding his appearances for Ajax limited chiefly to cameos from the bench.
  • Michel Vlap Heerenveen

    66Michel Vlap | Heerenveen | 16 goals (24)

    Former Netherlands youth international Michel Vlap has enjoyed a stellar season with Heerenveen, scoring double figures from midfield.
  • Dusan Tadic Hakim Ziyech Ajax

    67Hakim Ziyech | Ajax | 16 goals (24)

    The Morocco international continues to tear up Eredivisie and leads the way for the legendary Dutch outfit.
  • Robin van Persie FeyenoordGetty

    68Robin van Persie | Feyenoord | 16 goals (24)

    The veteran has been in fine form since the start of 2019, having scored nine goals in eight games across the Eredivisie and the KNVB Cup. That run has seen Van Persie find his way back toward the top of the Dutch league's scoring charts. 
  • Junior Moraes Shakhtar Lyon Champions League 02 10 2018Getty Images

    69Junior Moraes | Shakhtar Donetsk | 16 goals (24)

    Shakhtar have made a scintillating start to the new league season, with the Brazilian's plentiful goals key to their efforts.
  • Vedat Muriqi Caykur

    70Vedat Muriqi | Rizespor | 17 goals (25.5)

    The Kosovo international enjoyed his best season in the Turkish top-flight, matching the career high he'd set in the country's second division. 
  • Rafa Silva Benfica 2018-19Getty Images

    71Rafa Silva | Benfica | 17 goals (25.5)

    The Portugal winger has enjoyed a superb end to the season for the Europa League quarter-finalists.
  • Hirving Lozano PSV

    72Hirving Lozano | PSV | 17 goals (25.5)

    Mexico's World Cup hero has picked up right where he left off in Russia with more eye-catching displays in Eredivisie.
  • Oscar de Marcos Inaki Williams Athletic Club 2018-19Getty Images

    73Inaki Williams | Athletic Club | 13 goals (26)

    Athletic Club are in a fight to earn qualification for Europe and Inaki Williams' goals have helped.
  • Roger Marti - LevanteGetty

    74Roger Marti | Levante | 13 goals (26)

    Marti signed a new contract over the summer and his goal haul this term includes a memorable match-winning penalty against Real Madrid.
  • Glenn Murray Brighton

    75Glenn Murray | Brighton | 13 goals (26)

    The 35-year-old has defied expectations this season and, after finding the net against the likes of Manchester United, West Ham and Leicester City, will be hoping to improve on last season's haul of 12 goals.
  • Maxi Gomez Celta Vigo

    76Maxi Gomez | Celta Vigo | 13 goals (26)

    Uruguayan forward Gomez continues to form a formidable strike partnership with Iago Aspas at Celta Vigo, chipping in with his fair share of goals.
  • Jonathan Bamba Lille 2018-19Getty Images

    77Jonathan Bamba | Lille | 13 goals (26)

    Lille forward Jonathan Bamba is a key member of the squad that is on course for Champions League qualification and his goals are crucial.
  • Raul Jimenez Wolves 2018-19

    78Raul Jimenez | Wolves | 13 goals (26)

    The Mexico international has been in prolific form for the Molineux side so far this season as they have exceeded expectations in the Premier League for a newly-promoted side.
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson Everton 2018-19

    79Gylfi Sigurdsson | Everton | 13 goals (26)

    The Iceland international has rediscovered his scoring touch after a difficult first season at Goodison Park.
  • Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal vs Tottenham 2018-19

    80Alexandre Lacazette | Arsenal | 13 goals (26)

    The former Lyon forward has had to play second fiddle to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at times, but he has still found the net with some regularity.
  • Oyarzabal Real SociedadGetty Images

    81Mikel Oyarzabal | Real Sociedad | 13 goals (26)

    Oyarzabal has developed into one of La Liga's top young attackers after earning his first senior Spain cap in 2016 at the age of 19. 
  • Paul Pogba Manchester United 2018-19

    82Paul Pogba | Manchester United | 13 goals (26)

    After struggling for form under Jose Mourinho, the World Cup winner has discovered new-found purpose under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Being United's designated penalty taker has helped to pad out his tally.
  • Wahbi Khazri Clement Grenier Saint-Etienne Rennes Ligue 1 21102018Getty

    83Wahbi Khazri | Saint-Etienne | 13 goals (26)

    The Tunisian attacker has found a new lease on life in France, with this campaign already the best goalscoring season of his career.
  • Jorge Molina GetafeDenis Doyle

    84Jorge Molina | Getafe | 14 goals (28)

    At 36, Molina shows no sign of slowing down, as the former Real Betis striker is still getting the job done for Los Azulones. 
  • Jean-Philippe Mateta

    85Jean-Philippe Mateta | Mainz | 14 goals (28)

    The Frenchman scored a hat-trick as Mainz registered a resounding 5-0 win over Freiburg in early April.
  • Charles Eibar 2018-19Getty

    86Charles | Eibar | 14 goals (28)

    The Brazil forward has been in clinical in front of goal for Eibar this season and is in line to finish the season as the club's top-scorer.
  • Jaime Mata Getafe 2018-19

    87Jaime Mata | Getafe | 14 goals (28)

    The Getafe striker has been impressive in front of goal and is contender for finishing the season as his club's top-scorer, alongside ​Jorge Molina.
  • Richarlison, Everton

    88Richarlison | Everton | 14 goals (28)

    The Brazilian has justified Everton's huge investment in the off-season, having already surpassed his league goal total with Watford last campaign - continuing his prolific form in front of goal under manager Marco Silva.
  • Kevin Volland Bayer Leverkusen 2018-19Getty Images

    89Kevin Volland | Bayer Leverkusen | 14 goals (28)

    The Germany international has found his scoring touch during the second half of the Bundesliga season.
  • Andy Delort Montpellier 2018-19Getty

    90Andy Delort | Montpellier | 14 goals (28)

    Delort has been an important player in Montpellier's strike force this season as the Ligue 1 side aims to clinch a top-four finish.
  • Raul de Tomas Rayo Vallecano 2018-19Getty Images

    91Raul de Tomas | Rayo Vallecano | 14 goals (28)

    The Real Madrid loanee netted a hat-trick against Celta Vigo in January to move himself up the scoring charts in La Liga.
  • Callum Wilson Bournemouth Premier League

    92Callum Wilson | Bournemouth | 14 goals (28)

    Wilson is enjoying his most productive Premier League season yet, with his form for the Cherries earning him a first England cap against the USA in November. Now into double figures, the striker has been linked with the likes of Chelsea.
  • Adrian Dalmau Heracles Almelo 03162019ProShots

    93Adrian Dalmau | Heracles | 19 goals (28.5)

    Spanish striker Adrian Dalmau has hit the ground running since arriving at Heracles from Villarreal B and is keeping pace with the likes of Robin van Persie in the Eredivisie scoring chart.
  • Ciro Immobile Inter Lazio Coppa ItaliaGetty Images

    94Ciro Immobile | Lazio | 15 goals (30)

    Lazio's star man is once again finding the net with regularity and is one to watch in Serie A. 
  • Dries Mertens Napoli 2018

    95Dries Mertens | Napoli | 15 goals (30)

    The Belgium international has not been at his best in front of goal this season but has still managed to chip in on occasion.
  • Belotti celeb Torino Chievogetty images

    96Andrea Belotti | Torino | 15 goals (30)

    Italy international Andrea Belotti enjoyed his best ever season in 2016-17, scoring 26 goals in Serie A, but he has struggled to scale those heights since. Nevertheless he is a key player for Torino in front of goal.
  • Antoine Griezmann, Atletico MadridGetty

    97Antoine Griezmann | Atletico Madrid | 15 goals (30)

    It may have been a somewhat slow start to the La Liga campaign for the World Cup winner, but Griezmann is making up for lost time with a recent spell of excellent form for Atletico. 
  • Moussa Dembele Lyon Nimes

    98Moussa Dembele | Lyon | 15 goals (30)

    Former Celtic striker Moussa Dembele made a return to Ligue 1 to join Lyon and is showing why he is so highly rated.
  • Radamel Falcao Monaco 2018-19Getty Images

    99Radamel Falcao | Monaco | 15 goals (30)

    The former Manchester United and Chelsea forward will have to be at his best if the principality side are to avoid relegation in Ligue 1.
  • Yussuf Poulsen RB LeipzigGetty

    100Yussuf Poulsen | RB Leipzig | 15 goals (30)

    The Denmark international has formed a formidable partnership with Timo Werner for the Bundesliga high-flyers.
  • Neymar PSG Lyon Ligue 1 07102018FRANCK FIFE

    101Neymar | PSG | 15 goals (30)

    The Brazilian left Barcelona with the intention of escaping Messi's shadow but had his debut season in Paris scuppered by a foot injury. He started in impressive fashion once again this season under new boss Thomas Tuchel, but his tally has been impacted by more injuries.
  • Sebastian Haller Frankfurt Bundesliga

    102Sebastien Haller | Frankfurt | 15 goals (30)

    The 24-year-old Frenchman is enjoying another productive season in front of goal and has hit double figures for the first time in the Bundesliga.
  • Bruno Fernandes Sporting Club

    103Bruno Fernandes | Sporting CP | 20 goals (30)

    The Portugal international midfielder has reached double digit league goals for a second season in a row.
  • Pavoletti Cagliari ChievoGetty Images

    104Leonardo Pavoletti | Cagliari | 16 goals (32)

    The 30-year-old has found consistency in front of goal despite Cagliari's struggles in Serie A.
  • Caputo celeb Empoli Udinesegetty images

    105Francesco Caputo | Empoli | 16 goals (32)

    Despite Empoli's struggles, Caputo has been in fine form, finding the net against Juventus, Napoli and AC Milan among others.

    106Timo Werner | RB Leipzig | 16 goals (32)

    Having recorded 21 goals across all competitions in each of the last two seasons, the Germany international frontman is chasing down that tally once more.
  • Andrea Petagna SPALGetty Images

    107Andrea Petagna | SPAL | 16 goals (32)

    The 23-year-old has been the spearhead of SPAL's bid to survive in Serie A this season.
  • Ishak Belfodil Hoffenheim 29032019Getty

    108Ishak Belfodil | Hoffenheim | 16 goals (32)

    The Algeria international striker has proved a valuable asset for Hoffenheim since joining from Standard Liege last summer. 
  • Florian Thauvin Lyon Marseille Ligue 1 23092018Getty

    109Florian Thauvin | Marseille | 16 goals (32)

    French left-winger Thauvin's impressive form for Marseille this season has earned him the interest of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich, and he will be eager to carry his performances through to the end of the campaign.
  • Eden Hazard Chelsea

    110Eden Hazard | Chelsea | 16 goals (32)

    The Belgian was linked with a move to Real Madrid in the summer following an impressive World Cup campaign but has opted to remain at Stamford Bridge for the time being, where he has broken double figures once more.
  • Borja Iglesias La Liga 2018-19Getty

    111Borja Iglesias | Espanyol | 17 goals (34)

    Iglesias struck in three games in a row during the early weeks of the season but his form has dropped as Espanyol have themselves struggled.
  • Raheem Sterling Man City 01122018

    112Raheem Sterling | Manchester City | 17 goals (34)

    The English winger is part of Pep Guardiola's free-scoring side and netted his 50th goal for the club in all competitions in a 6-1 win over Southampton. 
  • Wout Weghorst Wolfsburg Bundesliga 2018-19Getty

    113Wout Weghorst | Wolfsburg | 17 goals (34)

    Weghorst has been a prolific striker for the Bundesliga outfit this season as his side attempt to clinch a top-four spot.
  • Arkadiusz Milik Atalanta Napoli Serie AGetty Images

    114Arkadiusz Milik | Napoli | 17 goals (34)

    The 24-year-old has been in fine scoring form for Napoli this season as they continue to put pressure on at the top of the Serie A table.
  • Luka Jovic Eintracht Frankfurt 11112018

    115Luka Jovic | Frankfurt | 17 goals (34)

    The Serb scored five times against Dusseldorf on October 19, becoming the youngest player in Bundesliga history to do so, rocketing himself up the scoring charts in Germany.
  • Harry Kane

    116Harry Kane | Tottenham | 17 goals (34)

    A habitual contender for the Premier League's Golden Boot award, Kane has made another strong start to the season and looks set to challenge again for the top scorer award in 2018-19.
  • Andrej Kramaric Hoffenheim 2019Getty

    117Andrej Kramaric | Hoffenheim | 17 goals (34)

    The Croatia forward has had an impressive season for the Bundesliga side so far and completed a memorable brace against Freiburg in a 4-2 win in January.
  • Kai Havertz Bayer Leverkusen 2018-19

    118Kai Havertz | Bayer Leverkusen | 17 goals (34)

    The 19-year-old has been in superb form for the Bundesliga side this season, with some of Europe's top clubs linked with a move with him over the summer.
  • Marco Reus Borussia Dortmund 03102018Getty

    119Marco Reus | Borussia Dortmund | 17 goals (34)

    The Germany international has battled many injury problems over the years but started this season in good shape and form for high-flying Dortmund.
  • Haris Seferovic Benfica 2018-19Getty

    120Haris Seferovic | Benfica | 23 goals (34.5)

    The Switzerland international has been in bright scoring form for Benfica this season and netted a double against Boavista in late January to emerge as a front-runner as top-scorer in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
  • Jamie Vardy Leicester City 2018-19

    121Jamie Vardy | Leicester | 18 goals (36)

    The Foxes striker has once again been clinical in front of goal, especially against the 'top six' of the Premier League, and has reached double figures.
  • Wissam Ben Yedder Sevilla 2018-19Getty

    122Wissam Ben Yedder | Sevilla | 18 goals (36)

    France international Ben Yedder has been instrumental in Sevilla's fight to finish in La Liga's top four this season.
  • Paco Alcacer Dortmund 2018-19Getty

    123Paco Alcacer | Borussia Dortmund | 18 goals (36)

    Alcacer scored a free-kick in the sixth minute of stoppage time during Borussia Dortmund's crazy 4-3 win over FC Augsburg in early October, a game in which he also netted a hat-trick. The former Barcelona forward is flourishing in the Bundesliga.
  • Edinson Cavani PSG Bordeaux Ligue 1 09022019Getty

    124Edinson Cavani | PSG | 18 goals (36)

    Uruguay international Edinson Cavani is approaching the closing stages of his career, but he continues to hit the back of the net with impressive regularity. Along with Mbappe and Neymar, he is part of a potent strikeforce at PSG.
  • Cristhian Stuani Girona La Liga 2018-19

    125Cristhian Stuani | Girona | 19 goals (38)

    Stuani scored both of Girona's goals as they held Barcelona to a 2-2 draw at Camp Nou early on in the season, handing the defending Liga champions their first draw of the campaign. He has continued to act as a formidable force in front of goal for his side.
  • Iago Aspas Celta Vigo La Liga 2018

    126Iago Aspas | Celta Vigo | 20 goals (40)

    The Spain international started the season well enough, but a hat-trick against Eibar shot him up the charts. 
  • Sergio Aguero Manchester City

    127Sergio Aguero | Manchester City | 21 goals (42)

    Manchester City's all-time top-scorer is in fine form for the Premier League champions once again. The Argentine equalled Alan Shearer's record for most hat-tricks scored in the Premier League (11) when he netted three times against Chelsea in February.
  • Karim Benzema Real Madrid 2018-19Getty Images

    128Karim Benzema | Real Madrid | 21 goals (42)

    The Frenchman is Real Madrid's top scorer as they continue to adjust to life without Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • Luis Suarez Barcelona 2018-19

    129Luis Suarez | Barcelona | 21 goals (42)

    The Uruguyan striker proved to be the man to step up for Barcelona in the absence of Lionel Messi in their Clasico clash with Real Madrid, with his hat-trick against the Blancos seeing him become the first man other than his Argentine colleague to record a treble in such meetings since Romario in 1994. He won the Golden Shoe in 2014 and 2016, so is chasing his third award.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Serie A 10272018Getty Images

    130Cristiano Ronaldo | Juventus | 21 goals (42)

    The former Real Madrid star took his time getting rolling in Serie A but has moved up the scoring charts. His first strike against Sampdoria in December made him the highest-scoring Portuguese player in the Italian top-flight since Rui Barros.
  • Dusan Tadic Ajax

    131Dusan Tadic | Ajax | 28 goals (42)

    The former Southampton wideman has been in superb form for the Eredivisie giants since his summer arrival in the Netherlands.
  • Luuk de Jong PSV 2018-19Getty

    132Luuk de Jong | PSV | 28 goals (42)

    Luuk De Jong has been unstoppable in the Eredivisie, forming a potent strikeforce alongside Hirving 'Chucky' Lozano.
  • Krzysztof Piatek AC Milan Serie A 2018-19Getty

    133Krzysztof Piatek | Genoa/AC Milan | 22 goals (44)

    Piatek is the unlikely challenger to Ronaldo in the race to be Serie A's top scorer following his scintillating form for Genoa, becoming the first player since Gabriel Batistuta to score in each of the first seven games of an Italian top-flight season.

    He moved to AC Milan in January and got off the mark for his new side immediately.

  • Sadio Mane Liverpool 2018-19Getty Images

    134Sadio Mane | Liverpool | 22 goals (44)

    Liverpool winger Sadio Mane has taken some of the pressure off Mohamed Salah this season and is enjoying the best single Premier League season in terms of goals of any Senegalese player.
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Arsenal 2018-19

    135Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | Arsenal | 22 goals (44)

    Gabon international Aubameyang has been in fine goalscoring form, helping Unai Emery make an encouraging start to life as Arsene Wenger's successor at Arsenal.

  • Duvan Zapata Atalanta 2018-19Getty Images

    136Duvan Zapata | Atalanta | 22 goals (44)

    The Colombia international netted a hat-trick against Udinese to get his season properly going and has not looked back since.
  • Nicolas Pepe Lille Ligue 1 2018-19

    137Nicolas Pepe | Lille | 22 goals (44)

    The 23-year-old's clinical goal-scoring nature has attracted the attention of Arsenal, and is a key figure in Lille's attacking force.
  • Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 09022019

    138Robert Lewandowski | Bayern Munich | 22 goals (44)

    The Poland international had a frustrating end to the 2017-18 season but looks to be finding his best form heading into the early months of 2019.
  • Mohamed Salah Liverpool 2018

    139Mohamed Salah | Liverpool | 22 goals (44)

    Last season's Premier League Golden Boot winner is looking to enjoy another productive campaign in the final third. The Egypt international scored his first hat-trick of the campaign in a 4-0 rout over Bournemouth in early December.

  • Mbaye Diagne Galatasaray 2018-19Getty Images

    140Mbaye Diagne | Kasimpasa/Galatasaray | 30 goals (45)

    The Senegal international's superb form in the Turkish Super Lig earned him a move to Galatasaray during the January transfer window.
  • Fabio Quagliarella Sampdoria 2018-19

    141Fabio Quagliarella | Sampdoria | 26 goals (52)

    The veteran Italy international is showing no sign of slowing down, with his eye for the spectacular very much alive. With his 11th consecutive strike against Udinese, he equalled the Serie A record established in 1994-95 by Gabriel Batistuta.
  • Kylian Mbappe Saint-Etienne PSG Ligue 1 17022018

    142Kylian Mbappe | PSG | 33 goals (66)

    The World Cup winner with France started the Ligue 1 in typical stellar form, and made history as he scored four goals in 13 minutes against Lyon in a 5-0 victory in early October – as well as a hat-trick in a 9-0 demolition of Guingamp in January.
  • Lionel Messi Barcelona

    143Lionel Messi | Barcelona | 36 goals (72)

    The Ronaldo-Messi rivalry came to an end last summer, but the Barcelona superstar could hold onto the honour of top-scorer in Spain this season following the Portuguese international's departure to Juventus.