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Check Top 20 International Goal Scorers For Country; Messi Position Will Surprise You

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Few days ago, the media was full with praise of the ace Portugal Starman that has added some goals to his international tally.



Naijacrawl crew consider it expedient to highlight some prolific attackers that have made their countries great by recording a number of goals that is yet to be matched by those that followed or following them.

Here are the top 20 players that have the highest international number of goal scored for their respective country.

1 Ali Daei | Iran | 109 goals / 149 caps

2 Cristiano Ronaldo | Portugal | 106 goals / 176 caps

3 Mokhtar Dahari | Malaysia | 89 goals / 142 caps

4 Ferenc Puskas | Hungary & Spain | 84 goals / 89 caps

5 Godfrey Chitalu | Zambia | 79 goals / 108 caps

6 Hussein Saeed | Iraq | 78 goals / 137 caps

7 Pele | Brazil | 77 goals / 92 caps

8 Ali Mabkhout | UAE | 76 goals / 92 caps

9 Sandor Kocsis | Hungary | 75 goals / 68 caps

10 Kunishige Kamamoto | Japan | 75 goals / 76 caps

11 Bashar Abdullah | Kuwait | 75 goals / 133 caps

12 Sunil Chhetri | India | 74 goals / 118 caps

13 Lionel Messi | Argentina | 73 goals / 145 caps

14 Majed Abdullah | Saudi Arabia | 72 goals / 117 caps

15 Kinnah Phiri | Malawi | 71 goals / 115 caps

16 Kiatisuk Senamuang | Thailand | 71 goals / 134 caps

17 Miroslav Klose | Germany | 71 goals / 137 caps

18 Piyapong Pue-on | Thailand | 70 goals / 100 caps

19 Stern John | Trinidad & Tobago | 70 goals / 115 caps

20 Gerd Muller | West Germany | 68 goals / 62 caps

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