Here are the top 10 greatest goalscorers in Ligue 1 history
Ligue 1 is one of the top tiers of European football. However, the French league is no longer in the list of ‘top 5 leagues in Europe.’
Many of you might have witnessed some great goalscorers in Ligue 1. Today we will tell you about the top 10 highest goalscorers in the history of the French Ligue 1.
Can you guess where you would find Zlatan Ibrahimovic in this list?
Highest Goalscorers In Ligue 1
- Jean Pierre Papin – Papin scored 156 goals in 270 appearances and is regarded as one of the greatest goalscorers in football history.
- Pauleta – The Portuguese striker netted 141 goals in 266 league appearances. He won the Ballon d’Or in 1991 and has won the golden boot five times.
- Edinson Cavani – The Uruguayan international scored 138 goals in 200 league appearances. He is one of the greatest PSG players of all time.
- Sonny Anderson – The Brazilian striker scored 138 goals in 221 league appearances. He is one of the greatest Lyon players of all time.
- Lilian Laslandes – Lilian scored 126 goals in 401 league appearances. He retired as a professional player back in 2008.
- Bafetimbi Gomis – Gomis scored 122 goals in 340 league appearances. He is currently an employee for Al Hilal FC in Saudi Arabia.
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic – The so called ‘Lion King’ scored 113 goals in 122 league appearances. The 39-year old beast has played for seven different clubs in his career. He is one of the players with more than 500 career goals.
- Andre Pierre Gignac – Gignac netted 103 goals in 292 league appearances. He also won the golden boot in 2009.
- Alexandre Lacazette – Lacazette scored 100 goals in 203 league appearances. He is one of the greatest Ligue 1 players of all time.
- Jimmy Briand – Briand managed to score only 10 goals in 458 league appearances. The 26-year old is still an active striker in the Ligue 1.