La Liga is known for its fast attacking football and breaking fast counter attacks. Over the years La Liga has seen some amazing goal scorers who have made their way to become a legend. Players like Messi and Ronaldo have been absolute legends in terms of scoring goals in La Liga. So let us have a look at 5 players with maximum goals in La Liga.
#5. Raul (229 Goals in 550 Matches)
A Real Madrid legend, Raul has been a part of the elite league for 16 years and he played for only one club. His loyalty towards the Los Blancos was immense and went on to become one of the best players of the club. Two-time golden boot winner and three-time UEFA Champions League winner with Real Madrid, Raul Gonzalez scored 229 goals in the La Liga.
#4. Hugo Sanchez (234 Goals in 347 Matches)
One of the best foreign players of his time to ever play in La Liga. The Mexican stalwart Hugo Sanchez was a player with true talents. His lethality and agility are what made him a deadly striker upfront. Sanchez scored 234 goals in 347 games overall, where he played for elite clubs like Real Madrid (190 goals), Atletico Madrid (58 goals), and Rayo Vallecano (17 goals).
#3. Telmo Zarra (251 Goals in 277 Matches)
An elite Spanish player with an unbelievable goal-scoring ratio. Telmo Zarra sits comfortably at 3rd on our list. Another player who has been loyal to Athletic Bilbao has scored 251 goals for the club. He also won the golden boot award 6 times.
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#2. Cristiano Ronaldo (311 Goals 292 Matches)
A true goal-scoring machine, Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best forwards to ever play in La Liga. He has stat-padded a lot of achievements and records throughout his career at Real Madrid. Just like Raul he also has been loyal to Los Blancos and hasn’t featured for any other club.
Cristiano Ronaldo happens to be the only player who has more goals than matches played. Thus making him the only player with an exceptional goal-scoring ratio. He has scored 311 goals in 292 appearances for Real Madrid. Among his countless individual accolades, he won four Ballon d’Or awards during his stay in Spain.
#1. Lionel Messi (474 Goals 520 Matches)
The best South American player to ever grace the football field in La Liga. Lionel Messi is one such player who has rocked the league with his magic.
Loyal to his club, Messi has played his entire career with Barcelona, winning various team trophies and individual accolades. Messi has scored 474 goals in his 520 appearances. He is also the only player in football history by winning 7 Ballon d’Or awards out of which 6 came from his time in Barcelona.