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LIONEL MESSI IFFHS TOP GOAL SCORER 2012

The "International Federation of Football History & Statistics" (IFFHS) puts Argentine International & FC BARCELONA forward LIONEL MESSI as the "Best Goal-scorer in World Football" for 2012.

The IFFHS takes into account goals scored from the 1st of Jan 2012 - 31st Dec 2012, with National Teams, in Olympic Games & in International Club games ( eg Champions , Europa League & World Clubs ... )

Messi finishes the year Top with 25 goals, ahead of Brazilian Neymar & Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo. This is another "prize" that gives more arguments for Messi to take is 4th FIFA Golden Ball , he is without doubt the "hot favourite". 


World Football

Below is the Top 20 "IFFHS Goalgetter" 2012 standings:

Pos. Name. Club/Nation. Total goals. (National Team/Club International comp)


1. Lionel Andrés Messi (FC Barcelona / Argentina) 25 (12/13)
2. Neymar Da Silva Santos Júnior (Santos FC / Brasil) 21 (13/8)
3. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (Real Madrid CF / Portugal) 18 (5/13)
4. Zlatan Ibrahimović (Milan AC / Paris St.Germain FC / Sverige) 17 (14/3)
5. Radamel Falcao (Club Atlético de Madrid / Colombia) 17 (5/12)
6. Mohamed Aboutreika (Al-Ahly SC Cairo / Egypt) 16 (9/7)
7. Klaas Jan Huntelaar (FC Schalke 04 / Nederland) 16 (4/12)
8. Leandro Damião da Silva dos Santos (SC Internacional Porto Alegre / Brasil) 13 (7/6)
9. Didier Yves Drogba (Chelsea FC London / Côte-d'Ivoire) 12 (9/3)
10. Michael Mifsud (Valletta FC / Malta) 12 (6/6)
11. Timotej Matavž (PSV Eindhoven / Slovenija) 12 (2/10)
12. Emmanuel Atukwei Clottey (Berekum Chelsea FC / Ghana) 12 (0/12)
Ricardo Oliveira (Al-Jazeera Abu Dhabi / Brasil) 12 (0/12)
14. Vedad Ibišević (VfB Stuttgart / Bosne i Hercegovine) 11 (6/5)
15. Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Júnior (SC Internacional Porto Alegre /
Chelsea FC London / Brasil) 11 (5/6)
16. Mario Gómez (FC Bayern München / Deutschland) 11 (4/7)
17. Edison Cavani (SSC Napoli / Uruguay) 11 (3/8)
18. Mohamed Salah Ghaly (FC Basel / Egypt) 10 (10/0)
Christopher Grant Wood (Bristol City / New Zealand) 10 (10/0)
20. Oribe Peralta (Club Santos Laguna de Torreon / México)

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