Half of the La Liga season 2017 has passed and we have seen a lot of action. 159 matches have been played in the league so far and 467 goals have been scored. The league enjoys a healthy goal scoring ration of 2.94 goals per match. As you would expect, the usual suspects Ronaldo and Messi and already on the list of highest goal scorers. However, there are some newcomers as well. Let’s take a look at La liga Top Scorers 2017 Season.
La liga Top Scorers 2017 Season
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1010 Willian Jose (9 Goals)
At number 10 in La liga Top Scorers List is William Jose. The incredible goal scoring form of this Brazilian striker has ensured 5th place for Real Sociedad at the half way mark. William Jose has represented 9 different clubs during his career. This talented 25 years old striker seems to be just warming up. He has scored 9 goals in 14 matches.
99 Aritz Aduriz (9 goals)
At number 9 in this list, we have Aritz Aduriz. Aritz Aduriz Zubeldia was born on 11th of February, in the year of 1981. He is a Spanish professional footballer who is known to play for Athletic Bilbao as a striker. He is popularly renowned for his aerial ability and first touch. He spent most of his career with the team of Athletic Bilbao and scored over 100 goals across all the major competitions in favour of the team. Aritz also outdid a century of goals in La Liga tournament, in which he additionally represented Mallorca and Valencia.
88 Sergi Enrich (10 goals)
At number 8 in this list, we have Sergi Enrich. Enrich was born and brought up in the city of Ciutadella de Menorca, Minorca in Balearic Islands. A product of RCD Mallorca’s youth ranks, he ended up making his first-team – and La Liga – debut on 24 January 2010.The match witnessed him playing the last 22 minutes in a 1–1 away draw against RCD Espanyol, playing on as a substitute for Fernando Varela. Sergi spent the vast major part of his first professional season with the reserve team, in the third division.
77 Kevin Gameiro (10 Goals)
At number 7 is Kevin Gameiro. He is among the most prolific strikers of 2016 and has amazing finishing abilities. His stint at FC Lorient during which he scored 50 goals in 108 matches helped the team to reach it’s highest finish in League 1 ever; 7th position. His performance led him to a transfer to PSG and then to Sevilla. Currently, he plays for Atletico Madrid and has become the favorite of fans netting 6 times already. With half season worth of football left, he is sure to be there among the top of La Liga goal standings.
66 Gerard Moreno ( 11 goals)
At number 6 in this list, we have Gerard Moreno. Gerard Moreno Balagueró was born on 7th April in the year of 1992 and is known simply as Gerard. He is a Spanish professional footballer who is known to play as a striker for the RCD Espanyol. He was Born in Santa Perpetua de Mogoda, Barcelona, Catalonia. Gerard is known to join the Villarreal CF team in the year of 2010. Gerard made his professional debut with the B-side On 5 March 2011. He appeared as a late substitute in a 1–2 home loss against the team of Rayo Vallecano.
55 Antoine Griezmann (14 Goals)
At number 5 in La liga Top Scorers is Antoine Griezmann. He is having the time of his life. He represented France in finals of Euro 2016 and Atletico Madrid in Champions League Final 2015. At 25, he is still growing and is yet to reach his peak which makes him even more exciting. With 14 goals in the season, he is the reason for Atletico being in 6th position on La Liga points table. He is one of the most prolific scorers in La Liga having scored 52 times in his 89 appearances.
44 Iago Aspas (15 Goals)
At number 4 in La liga Top Scorers is Iago Aspas. He seems to be in pretty good form. The Celta Vigo striker has found the net 10 times in in 15 appearances. The striker has been playing at Celta Vigo since 7 seasons now and has a pretty good record. This reliable Celta Vigo striker would be looking forward to improving his overall record of 68 goals in 198 matches for Celta Vigo. It would be interesting to see how Iago Aspas ends up on the La Liga top scorers list at the end of the season 2016-17.
33 Cristiano Ronaldo (19 Goals)
At number 3 in La liga Top Scorers is Cristiano Ronaldo. The Real Madrid legend is back to doing what he does best, put the ball behind the net. Ronaldo is the only player in the history of football to score more than 40 goals every season for 7 consecutive seasons. Ronaldo has scored 10 goals in 11 matches in La Liga, this season. The Portugese goal machine will be a little disappointed that he is at number 3 right now, but he still has half season left to get the number 1 spot.
22 Luis Suarez (22 Goals)
At number 2 in La liga Top Scorers is Luis Suarez. Suarez needs no introductions when it comes to goal scoring charts. One of the most lethal strikers in world football, his career has reached new heights ever since partnering with Messi and Neymar for Barcelona. He has scored goals in double digits ever since he started playing and in the previous season, he scored a whopping 59 goals from 53 matches. With 12 goals from 15 matches, he is sure to make this season memorable for himself. If he stays in La Liga for a few more seasons, he will surely become one of the main strikers in All-Time La Liga XI, and will be counted among Best La liga scorers of all time.
11 Lionel Messi (25 Goals)
At number 1 in La liga Top Scorers is Lionel Messi. Messi is one of the greatest La Liga Scorers of all time. Most goals scored in La Liga, most goals scored in a single season, most assists made in La Liga, Messi has done it all. With 12 goal and 4 assists already in 13 matches, he is looking to bounce back after his shocking national team retirement and defeat in the Copa America.
As the season has reached the half way stage, there is no saying who will emerge on top. But as the season progresses, La Liga results and table is starting to take shape. We will get a better idea about which striker will be the best this season in couple of months. But in the meantime, these are the La liga Top Scorers 2017 Season or goal scoring machines, you need to keep a check on.
|Lionel Messi||Argentina||FC Barcelona||25||31%||4||5|
|Luis Suarez||Uruguay||FC Barcelona||22||27%||0||6|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Portugal||Real Madrid||19||27%||6||5|
|Iago Aspas||Spain||Celta Vigo||15||38%||2||6|
|Antoine Griezmann||France||Atletico Madrid||14||27%||0||5|
|Kevin Gameiro||France||Atlético Madrid||10||19%||1||1|
|Aritz Aduriz||Spain||Athletic Bilbao||9||26%||3||1|
|Willian Jose||Brazil||Real Sociedad||9||21%||2||4|
|Ruben Castro||Spain||Real Betis||9||29%||1||3|
|Wissam Ben Yedder||France||FC Sevilla||9||17%||1||3|
|Duje Cop||Croatia||Sporting Gijon||8||26%||3||3|
|Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco||Belgium||Atlético Madrid||8||15%||0||2|
|Kevin-Prince Boateng||Ghana||Las Palmas||8||18%||0||3|
|Karim Benzema||France||Real Madrid||8||11%||0||3|
|Alvaro Morata||Spain||Real Madrid||8||11%||0||3|
|Raul Garcia||Spain||Athletic Bilbao||7||20%||3||5|
|Carlos Vela||Mexico||Real Sociedad||7||17%||3||3|
|Vicente Iborra||Spain||FC Sevilla||7||13%||1||2|
|Gareth Bale||Wales||Real Madrid||7||10%||0||2|
|Sergio Ramos||Spain||Real Madrid||7||10%||0||1|
|Jonathan Viera||Spain||Las Palmas||6||14%||4||1|
|Celso Borges||Costa Rica||Deportivo||6||19%||2||4|
|Pablo Sarabia||Spain||FC Sevilla||6||12%||1||1|
|Luciano Dario Vietto||Argentina||FC Sevilla||6||12%||0||3|
|Xabier Prieto||Spain||Real Sociedad||6||14%||0||3|
|Carlos Carmona||Spain||Sporting Gijon||6||19%||0||1|
|Fernando Torres||Spain||Atletico Madrid||5||10%||1||1|
|Ivan Rakitic||Croatia||FC Barcelona||5||6%||0||2|
|Marko Livaja||Croatia||Las Palmas||5||11%||0||1|
|Munir El Haddadi||Spain||Valencia||5||13%||0||1|