Defend, create and attack. These things are the fundamentals of football. Although everyone wants to watch a thrilling match, where neither of the football teams give each other any chance to win, nothing beats the excitement of scoring a goal. As such, since the inception of football, goal scoring is a sought after attribute of a player. After all, in the end, football is a game where you must outscore your opponent to win and hence the best strikers in the world are an asset to their respective team.
There are many best strikers in soccer. All of them give us excitement when they score a goal. Especially, if they score a goal for our favorite team. Now, let us take a look at the top 10 strikers in the world of 2017. Each of these players averages at more than one goal per two matches.
Top 10 Best Strikers In The World
So the list of best strikers in the world of soccer goes like this.
10. Luis Suarez – Uruguayan
- Full name: Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz
- Height: 1.82 m (6 ft. 0 in)
- Team: Barcelona/Uruguay national football team
We start off this list of top 10 best strikers in the world 2017 with football’s bad boy. Yes, Luis Suarez. Scoring at an average of 0.65 per game in 2015, with 28 goals in 43 games in all competitions. At the age of 28, Suarez is already the leading all-time goal scorer for Uruguay team, with 43 goals in 82 matches. Suarez s also regarded as one of the best strikers in the world.
If he wasn’t football’s most odious villain, no doubt Suarez would be everyone’s favorite player. How could he not? He is inventive, with or without the ball. He can finish. Also, he is an absolute nightmare for the opposite team to defend. Moreover, he is at the peak of his power right now with 63 goals and 23 assists in 58 starts for Barcelona in 2016 season.