Another big year for Football as the FIFA World Cup is going to be played again after 4 years. The FIFA World Cup this year will be held in November in Qatar which is one of the richest countries in the world. Therefore we are here to discuss the most important component of the football game : the striker. Only focus of the players in the game is on scoring goals and that is where strikers play an important role. Another sign of their importance is their value in the sports market. To let you know, football strikers are among the highest paid players in the transfer market. This is why we are here with a list of top 10 best football strikers in the world 2022.
Though Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been dominating football over decades, now it is the time for a clash. Yes, it seems that their football rule is under threat as one by one the best strikers of the new generation are entering the field to challenge these kings. To give you a glimpse of this tough competition, we have prepared the list of top 10 strikers.
1. Karim Benzema
What else can be needed to ensure that there are some better strikers than the champions of football. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo may be the highest paid, richest or best players of football but when it comes to being the best striker, Karim Benzema tops the list leaving everyone else behind. He is the reason why Real Madrid is one of the most successful teams in the world. He is popular for his playmaking and finishing. In the last season Karim scored two hat tricks, one against PSG and another against Chelsea.
2. Robert Lewandowski
How can a team not be the most successful team after having such talented strikers. Robert Lewandowski plays as a striker for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. At the age of 32, the professional footballer of Poland has conquered a lot. He is known for his techniques, positioning and finishing. The polish professional striker has made over 30 goals in consecutive three seasons in a row.
3. Kylian Mbappe
Kylian Mbappe plays as striker for Paris Saint-Germain and has recorded his name as one of the best football players. The French player scored 30 goals and more than 20 assists last season for PSG. He might be leaving PSG this year but you don’t need to worry because his next destination is predicted to be another most successful team, Real Madrid.
4. Harry Kane
The English player Harry Kane plays for Tottenham Hotspur as a striker in the premier League. He is also the captain of the national football team of England and right now he is considered one of the best strikers in the World. He may be leaving Tottenham soon and joining another club. Whoever team he goes with, his fans are just going to be his supporters all the time.
5. Erling Haaland
Erling Haaland is one of the youngest strikers in the world who have recorded their name in the list of best strikers. He is only 21 years old and his superhuman abilities are just par excellence. He plays for Borussia Dortmund in the German Bundesliga. Due to an injury, the striker could not make many appearances for Borussia Dortmund. But his energy and strength don’t match and probably that’s why he might be joining another bigger club soon.
6. Ciro Immobile
Ciro Immobile is an Italian football player who acts as a striker for Lazio in Serie A. A lot of the people even considered him the best striker of his generation based on his impeccable and irresistible striking skills. His playmaking, techniques, and positioning skills are just mind-blowing. The Footballer scored more than 20 goal in three consecutive seasons.
7. Dusan Vlahovic
Dusan Vlahovic plays as striker for Juventus at the age of only 22. He joined Juventus only in early 2022 , January. Obviously it was not his debut because before that he played for Fiorentina in Serie A. Dusan scored 17 goals for Fiorentina before Christmas and the outstanding footballer took only 33 seconds to score his very first champions league score. He is on his way to success and the young player has a bright future ahead.
8. Diogo Jota
You must have heard Diogo’s name before. Yes, he is also one of the richest footballers in the world. The full name of the player is Diogo Jose Teixeira da Silva who is a Portuguese player. Portuguese are undoubtedly the legends of the football game. He is currently striking for Liverpool. He is the third player who scored most goals in the Premier League. Before becoming a part of Liverpool he used to play for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
9. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang is currently playing striker for Barcelona in La Liga. He is also the captain of Gabon National team. The Barcelona striker, Pierre is known for his finishing, pace and off ball movement. Before joining Barcelona, he played striker for Arsenal for four years.
10. Cristiano Ronaldo
Here comes the long awaited champion of the champions, the one and only Cristiano Ronaldo. He is the best Footballer in the world right now and apart from that he is also one of the highest paid and Richest Footballers. Now he has also come to be one of the best Strikers in the world as well. Cristiano is currently playing for Manchester United. The Portuguese player is considered the greatest of all time but he did not perform well for Manchester United this year. The 37-year-old legend has always been at first or second place but here he comes at 10 that apparently shows that he is facing tough competition from the players of the new generation.
So, how did you like the list of top best 10 strikers in the world 2022? Would you want to add or remove any from the list? Do let us know your opinion in the comment section below. We would be happy to what you think.