10 All Time Top Scorers of Serie A

Serie A is a professional league soccer competition, in which clubs that are at the top of the Italian football league system take part. The league has been operating since the season of 1929-30. It is one of the best soccer leagues which is watched all over the world, and was, in fact, considered the best league in the world in the 90’s. The series has been responsible for having produced the highest number of footballers who have been seen in the European Cup as finalists.

Featured-120415Of the players who participate in the Serie A, some are noted for their footwork, some for their goal-keeping, and some for their goal-scoring capabilities. Let us take a look at the 10 All Time Top Scorers of Serie A.

10 All Time Top Scorers of Serie A

 

10. Alessandro Del Piero

10 All Time Top Scorers of Serie A
10 All Time Highest Goal Scorers of Serie A

Italian footballer Alessandro Del Piero currently plays for Delhi Dynamos FC in Indian Super League as a deep-lying forward. Alessandro Del Piero scored 188 goals in 478 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career between 1993 and 2012. He has an average of 0.39 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the tenth place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A. Del Piero scored 1 goal in 14 matches while playing for Padova between 1991 and 1993, and also scored 208 goals in 513 matches while playing for Juventus in his club career from 1993 to 2012. Besides his club football career, he also scored 27 goals in 91 international matches while playing for the Italian national football team between 1995 and 2008.

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9. Giuseppe Signori

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Serie A – Highest Goal Scorers List

Retired Italian football striker Giuseppe “Beppe” Signori represented Italy at the 1994 FIFA World Cup, where the Italian team reached the final. Giuseppe Signori scored 188 goals in 344 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career between 1991 and 2004. He has an average of 0.55 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the ninth place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A. Giuseppe Signori scored 117 goals in 152 matches while playing for Lazio between 1992 and 1997, and also scored 70 goals in 142 matches while playing for Bologna in his club career from 1998 to 2004. Besides his club football career, he also scored 7 goals in 28 international matches while playing for the Italian national football team between 1992 and 1995.

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8. Kurt Hamrin

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All Time Goal Scorers – Serie A

Retired Swedish footballer Kurt Hamrin is widely noted for his incredible dribbling ability with both of his feet. He is also regarded as one of the greatest Swedish footballers of all-time. Kurt Hamrin scored 190 goals in 400 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career between 1956 and 1971. He has an average of 0.48 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the eighth place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A. Kurt Hamrin scored 150 goals in 289 matches while playing for Fiorentina between 1958 and 1967, and also scored 9 goals in 36 matches while playing for A.C. Milan in his club career from 1967 to 1969. Besides his club football career, he also scored 17 goals in 32 international matches while playing for the Swedish national football team between 1953 and 1965.

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7. Antonio Di Natale

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Players with Highest Number of Goals – Serie A

 

Italian footballer Antonio Di Natale currently plays for Italian Serie A side Udinese as a forward. He won the Serie A CAd]apocannoniere award twice consecutively in 2009–10 and 2010–11 seasons. Antonio Di Natale scored 203 goals in 414 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career from 2002 until now. He has an average of 0.49 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the seventh place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A. Antonio scored 49 goals in 158 matches while playing for Empoli between 1996 and 2004, and also scored 185 goals in 350 matches while playing for Udinese in his club career from 2004 till now. Besides his club football career, he also scored 11 goals in 42 international matches while playing for the Italian national football team between 2002 and 2012.

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6. Roberto Baggio

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Top Goal Scorers – Serie A

 

Retired Italian footballer Roberto Baggio was chosen on the FIFA World Cup Dream Team in 2002. He was named FIFA World Player of the Year and achieved the Ballon d’Or in 1993. Roberto Baggio scored 205 goals in 452 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career between 1985 and 2004. He has an average of 0.45 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the sixth place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A. Roberto Baggio scored 78 goals in 141 matches while playing for Juventus between 1990 and 1995, and also scored 12 goals in 51 matches while playing for A.C. Milan in his club career from 1995 to 1997. Besides his club football career, he also scored 27 goals in 56 international matches while playing for the Italian national football team between 1988 and 2004.

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5. José Altafini

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10 Players with Most Goals in Serie A

 

Italian-Brazilian former footballer José Altafini held the record for most goals in a single European Cup for more than 50 years until it was surpassed by Lionel Messi. José Altafini scored 216 goals in 459 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career between 1958 and 1976. He has an average of 0.47 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the fifth place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A. Altafini scored 120 goals in 205 matches while playing for A.C. Milan between 1958 and 1965, and also scored 71 goals in 180 matches while playing for Napoli in his club career from 1965 to 1972.

Besides his club football career, he also scored 4 goals in 8 international matches while playing for the Brazilian Soccer team between 1957 and 1958, and scored 5 goals in 6 international matches while playing for the Italian national football team between 1961 and 1962.

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4. Giuseppe Meazza

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Serie A – Top Goal Scorers List

 

Italian footballer Giuseppe “Peppino” Meazza, nicknamed il Balilla, led Italy to win the World Cup twice consecutively; in 1934 where he won the Golden Ball Award and again in 1938 as the captain. Giuseppe Meazza scored 216 goals in 367 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career between 1929 and 1947. He has an average of 0.59 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the fourth place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A.

Giuseppe Meazza scored 241 goals in 348 matches while playing for Inter Milan between 1927 and 1940, and also scored 9 goals in 37 matches while playing for A.C. Milan in his club career from 1940 to 1942. Besides his club football career, he also scored 33 goals in 53 international matches while playing for the Italian national football team between 1930 and 1939.

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3. Gunnar Nordahl

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10 Players with Highest Number of Goals in Serie A

 

Swedish football player Gunnar Nordahl is widely considered as one of the greatest Swedish football players of all-time. He achieved two Scudetto titles and five top scorer awards in his club career. Gunnar Nordahl scored 225 goals in 291 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career between 1948 and 1958. He has an average of 0.77 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the third place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A. Gunnar Nordahl scored 210 goals in 257 matches while playing for A.C. Milan between 1949 and 1956, and also scored 15 goals in 34 matches while playing for Roma in his club career from 1956 to 1958. Besides his club football career, he also scored 43 goals in 33 international matches while playing for the Swedish national football team between 1942 and 1948.

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2. Francesco Totti

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Serie A – Highest Goal Scorers of All Time

 

Italian forward Francesco Totti currently plays and captains the Serie A side Roma. He achieved five Italian Footballer of the Year titles, two Serie A Footballer of the Year titles and two Serie A goal of the year awards in his club career till now. Francesco Totti scored 240 goals in 582 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career between 1992 till now. He has an average of 0.41 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the second place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A. Francesco Totti scored all his 240 goals in 582 matches while playing for Roma from 1992 until now. Besides his club football career, he also scored 9 goals in 58 international matches while playing for the Italian national football team between 1998 and 2006.

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1. Silvio Piola

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All Time Highest Goal Scorers – Serie A

 

Italian forward Silvio Piola is widely regarded as one of the greatest strikers of his generation. He played a key role in the Italian team to achieve the FIFA World Cup in 1938 where he scored two goals in the final. Silvio Piola scored 274 goals in 537 Italian Serie A matches that he ever participated in during his club career between 1929 and 1954. He has an average of 0.51 goals per Serie A matches and is inducted in the top place in our list of 10 All Time top scorers of Serie A. Piola scored 143 goals in 227 matches while playing for Lazio between 1934 and 1943, and also scored 26 goals in 57 matches while playing for Juventus in his club career from 1945 to 1947. Besides his club football career, he also scored 30 goals in 34 international matches while playing for the Italian national football team between 1935 and 1952.

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The Italian clubs have reached the final of the Serie A competition a record 26 times and has won 12 of them. It is ranked 4th among the European leagues, and it is quite natural that the footballers who score the biggest number of goals win themselves immense popularity and respect for the same.

10 All Time Top Scorers of Serie A

1. Silvio Piola
2. Francesco Totti
3. Gunnar Nordahl
4. Giuseppe Meazza
5. José Altafini
6. Roberto Baggio
7. Antonio Di Natale
8. Kurt Hamrin
9. Giuseppe Signori
10. Alessandro Del Piero

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