Serie-A is the highest tier football league in Italy. The league started it’s journey in 1898. But the authority introduced the round-robin system in 1929 season. Since the very beginning, thousands of players have taken part in this competition. Italian legendary defender Paolo Maldini is the player with the most appearances in this league. In this article, we will inform you about the top 10 Serie A leading goal scorers of all time.
- Number 8 position is a tie between 3 players.
- Number 2 position is also a tie between 2 players.
# Top 10 Serie A Leading Goal Scorers Of All Time:
10) Giampiero Boniperti:
The Italian forward featured in the league in between 1946 to 1961. He played in 443 games during this long period. He used to play for Juventus and scored 178 goals for the Bianconeris. Boniperti had an average of 0.40 goals per game.
9) Gabriel Batistuta:
I certainly don’t need to introduce this legend as you all must have a clear idea about him. Bati-goal featured in 318 league matches in Italy. The Argentine sensation was able to put the ball into the back of the net on 184 occasions. Most of his goals (152) came wearing the Fiorentina jersey. In addition to this, he scored 30 more goals for La Lupas. The star striker also has 2 league goals for Inter Milan beside his name.
8) Alberto Gilardino:
Gilardino stands 8th in this list. The spot remains tied among 3 Italians. He featured in 502 league matches and netted on 188 occasions. He scored all these goals for 7 clubs! The highest number of goals he scored for Parma (50). Moreover, he scored 48 goals for Fiorentina and 36 goals for AC Milan. The forward also converted for Genoa (19), Bologna (13), Hellas Verona (5) as well as Piacenza (3).
8) Alessandro Del Piero:
Another Juve legend in this list. The World Cup winner with Italy also has 188 strikes beside his name. It should be noted that all of his Serie-A goals came wearing the Bianconeris’ jersey.
8) Giuseppe Signori:
Signori too has 188 Serie-A goals. He scored more than 100 goals for Lazio (107). Meanwhile, his other strikes came for Bologna, Sampdoria as well as Foggia.
7) Kurt Hamrin:
The love story between the Swedish and Serie-A is very well known. Hamrin occupies the 7th position in this list. However, he’s the 2nd Swedish top scorer in the league. The former Fiorentina star scored 190 times in the Italian top flight. Undoubtedly, he scored most of his goals (150) for the Violets.
6) Roberto Baggio:
The Italian stands 6th in the ladder. Among his 205 goals, 78 came for the Juventus, 45 for Brescia and 39 for Fiorentina. He also netted for Inter Milan, AC Milan and Bologna in his long league career of 19 years.
5) Antonio Di Natale:
Whenever you talk about Udinese, you must mention this forward. The highest ever goal scorer for them. He sits in the 5th spot with 209 goals. He netted the ball on 191 occasions for the Little Zebras.
4) Jose Altafini:
The Brazil-born footballer shares the spot with Giuseppe Meazza. The former Milan attacker scored on 216 occasions. Clearly, most of his goals came for Milan (120). His other strikes came for Napoli (71) as well as Juve (25).
4) Giuseppe Meazza:
Meazza is the highest ever goal scorer for Inter Milan. He also scored 216 league goals as same as Altafani. He netted the ball on 197 occasions for the Black and Blues.
3) Gunnar Nordahl:
Nordahl was considered as one of the best strikers ever to play in the Serie-A. The Swedish was able to put the ball at the back of the net on 225 occasions. He is the highest ever goal scorer in the league for AC Milan (210). Apart from this, he is also the highest ever Swedish scorer of the league. Finally, he also has the best goal per game average (0.77) in this list.
2) Francesco Totti:
You can’t complete a majestic list of Serie-A without writing this name. The one club legend, The Roman Emperor of the modern time as well as the penalty specialist. You just can’t stop appreciating this man. Unquestionably one of the finest footballer in Italian history. Totti stands 2nd in this list with exactly 250 goals beside his name. Obviously, all those goals he scored for AS Roma only.
1) Silvio Piola:
The highest ever goal scorer in Serie-A history. Piola is way ahead of his other counterparts with 274 goals. It has been more than 65 years since he made the record. The Lazio legend’s record is still unbreakable. The sensational striker scored 143 goals for Lazio. His other strikes came for Novara (70), Pro Vercelli (51) as well as Juventus (10).