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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10 Sergi Enrich (10 goals)
At number 10 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.
9 Kevin Gameiro (10 Goals)
At number 9 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.
8 Ruben Castro Martin ( 12 goals)
Rubén Castro Martín was born on 27 June, in the year of 1981. He is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Real Betis. He mainly is a striker but also is known to play as a winger. During his career, Ruben represented mainly Las Palmas and Betis. He has also appeared in more than 200 games in both La Liga as well as Segunda División.
7 Gerard Moreno ( 11 goals)
At number 7 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.
6 Aritz Aduriz (12 goals)
At number 6 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.
5 Antoine Griezmann (16 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 16 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.
4 Iago Aspas (17 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 17 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.
3 Cristiano Ronaldo (20 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 20 goals in La Liga 2017, 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.
2 Luis Suarez (26 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 26 goals this year, 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.
1 Lionel Messi (33 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 33 goals already in la liga 2017, 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.
list of La liga Top Scorers 2017
|La Liga Top scorers 2017|
|Lionel Messi||FC Barcelona||37||32%||6||7|
|Luis Suarez||FC Barcelona||29||25%||0||9|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||25||24%||6||8|
|Iago Aspas||Celta Vigo||19||36%||6||7|
|Aritz Aduriz||Athletic Bilbao||16||30%||5||5|
|Antoine Griezmann||Atletico Madrid||16||23%||0||6|
|Alvaro Morata||Real Madrid||15||14%||0||4|
|Ruben Castro||Real Betis||13||32%||2||4|
|Willian Jose||Real Sociedad||12||20%||3||6|
|Kevin Gameiro||Atletico Madrid||12||17%||1||2|
|Wissam Ben Yedder||FC Sevilla||11||16%||1||3|
|Karim Benzema||Real Madrid||11||10%||0||4|
|Raul Garcia||Athletic Bilbao||10||19%||3||7|
|Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco||Atletico Madrid||10||14%||0||3|
|Kevin-Prince Boateng||Las Palmas||10||19%||0||4|
|Carlos Vela||Real Sociedad||9||15%||3||4|
|Duje Cop||Sporting Gijon||9||21%||3||4|
|Fernando Torres||Atletico Madrid||8||11%||1||2|
|Pablo Sarabia||FC Sevilla||8||12%||1||2|
|Xabier Prieto||Real Sociedad||8||14%||1||4|
|Ivan Rakitic||FC Barcelona||8||7%||0||2|
|James Rodriguez||Real Madrid||8||8%||0||3|
|Carlos Carmona||Sporting Gijon||8||19%||0||2|
|Jonathan Viera||Las Palmas||7||13%||4||1|
|Vicente Iborra||FC Sevilla||7||10%||1||2|
|Iker Muniain||Athletic Bilbao||7||13%||0||0|
|Sergio Ramos||Real Madrid||7||7%||0||1|
|Gareth Bale||Real Madrid||7||7%||0||2|
|Franco Vazquez||FC Sevilla||7||10%||0||2|
|Stevan Jovetic||FC Sevilla||6||9%||0||1|