It would be surprising if we didn’t see Cristiano Ronaldo near the top of any scorers list. After all, if there’s one thing he loves more than scoring goals, it’s record-breaking.
The Portugal captain has scored the most goals in a single Premier League season for Manchester United, the most away goals in a single season of La Liga, and the most goals in the final, semi-final and quarter-finals of the Champions League, is the only player to score More than 10 goals in 7 consecutive seasons of the Champions League, the fastest to score 150, 200 and 300 goals in La Liga, he has scored the most goals in a single season with Juventus – this is just a glimpse into his extraordinary life and extended record book.
However, the soccer icon tops the list presented here – in fact, it’s closer to the bottom than it is to the top!
Here are the 17 best goalscorers in the history of the Euro, ranked by the ratio of goals scored to the number of matches played:
|1. Michel Platini||France||1.8|
|2. Savo Milosevic||Serbia||1.25|
|3. Antoine Griezmann||France||0.86|
|4. Alan Shearer||England||0.77|
|5. Ruud van Nistelrooy||Holland||0.75|
|6. Patrick Kluivert||Holland||0.67|
|7. Wayne Rooney||England||0.60|
|8. Marco van Basten||Holland||0.56|
|9. Thierry Henry||France||0.55|
|10. Milan Barros||Czech Republic||0.50|
|11. Zlatan Ibrahimovic||Sweden||0.46|
|12. Cristiano Ronaldo||Portugal||0.43|
|13. Nuno Gomez||Portugal||0.43|
|14. Fernandez Torres||Spain||0.38|
|15. Mario Gomez||Germany||0.38|
|16. Jürgen Klinsmann||Germany||0.38|
|17. Zinedine Zidane||France||0.36|