The top three Premier League scorers for each nation

Date published: Monday 25th September 2017 11:56

The rather extensive list of the top three Premier League goalscorers for every nation is below. It is a list. It is extensive. So maybe you would like to prepare with a quiz? Because anything fun is always accompanied with a test. There’s a sex joke in there somewhere.

 

* How many different nationalities have scored at least one Premier League goal?
…99

 

* How many of those nations are only represented by only one goalscorer?
…16

 

* Name the five nations whose top Premier League goalscorer has only scored one goal.
…Burundi, Gambia, Poland, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Sierra Leone

 

* Name the ten current Premier League clubs represented by active top goalscorers for their respective nationalities.
…Arsenal, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Stoke, Tottenham, West Brom, West Ham

 

* Manchester United are represented by the most active top goalscorers for their respective nationalities (3). Name them.
…Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Romelu Lukaku and Antonio Valencia

 

* Which active Premier League player is one goal away from becoming his country’s joint-top Premier League goalscorer?
…Son Heung-min

 

* Who is Bosnia-Herzegovina’s second-top goalscorer?
…Find out for yourself. It’s worth it.

 


 

Algeria
Riyad Mahrez (27 goals)
Islam Slimani (7)
Hameur Bouazza (6)

 

Angola
Manucho (2)

 

Antigua and Barbuda
Mikele Leigertwood (2)
Dexter Blackstock (1)

 

Argentina
Sergio Aguero (128)
Carlos Tevez (84)
Hernan Crespo (20)

 

Armenia
Henrikh Mkhitaryan (5)

 

Australia
Mark Viduka (92)
Harry Kewell (57)
Tim Cahill (56)

 

Austria
Marko Arnautovic (22)
Paul Scharner (21)
Andreas Weimann (17)

 

Barbados
Emmerson Boyce (11)
Gregory Goodridge (1)

 

Belarus
Aliaksandr Hleb (8)

 

Belgium
Romelu Lukaku (91)
Christian Benteke (66)
Eden Hazard (57)

 

Benin
Stéphane Sessègnon (25)
Rudy Gestede (6)
Steve Mounié (2)

 

Bermuda
Shaun Goater (13)

 

Bosnia-Herzegovina
Edin Dzeko (50)
Asmir Begovic (1)

 

Brazil
Philippe Coutinho (35)
Juninho Paulista (30)
Roberto Firmino (23)

 

Bulgaria
Dimitar Berbatov (94)
Martin Petrov (16)
Stiliyan Petrov (9)

 

Burkina Faso
Bertrand Traoré (2)

 

Burundi
Gaël Bigirimana (1)

 

Cameroon
Joseph-Désiré Job (16)
Njitap Geremi (13)
Samuel Eto’o (12)

 

Canada
Tomasz Radzinski (35)
Junior Hoilett (14)
Simeon Jackson and Scott Arfield (4)

 

Chile
Alexis Sanchez (53)
Clarence Acuña (6)
Eduardo Vargas and Jean Beausejour (3)

 

China
Sun Jihai (3)
Zhi Zheng (1)

 

Colombia
Juan Pablo Ángel (44)
Hámilton Ricard (30)
Hugo Rodallega (29)

 

Congo
Christopher Samba (16)
Thievy Bifouma (2)

 

Costa Rica
Paulo Wanchope (50)
Bryan Ruiz (8)
Joel Campbell (3)

 

Croatia
Nikica Jelavic (29)
Alen Boksic (22)
Ivan Klasnic and Niko Kranjcar (20)

 

Curaçao
Leandro Bacuna (6)
Cuco Martina (1)

 

Czech Republic
Patrik Berger (38)
Milan Baros (28)
Tomás Rosicky (19)

 

Denmark
Christian Eriksen (33)
Nicklas Bendtner (32)
Henrik Pedersen (22)

 

DR Congo
Lomana LuaLua (24)
Youssouf Mulumbu (11)
Benik Afobe and Yannick Bolasie (10)

 

Ecuador
Antonio Valencia (22)
Enner Valencia (11)
Felipe Caicedo (4)

 

Egypt
Mido (22)
Amr Zaki (10)
Mohamed Salah (6)

 

England
Alan Shearer (260)
Wayne Rooney (200)
Andy Cole (187)

 

Finland
Mikael Forssell (34)
Jonatan Johansson (27)
Sami Hyypiä (22)

 

France
Thierry Henry (175)
Nicolas Anelka (126)
Louis Saha (84)

 

French Guiana
Marc-Antoine Fortuné (10)
Jean-Claude Darcheville (2)

 

Gabon
Daniel Cousin (4)
Didier Ndong (1)

 

Gambia
Modou Barrow (1)

 

Georgia
Temuri Ketsbaia (8)
Georgi Kinkladze (7)
Mikhail Kavelashvili and Zurab Khizanishvili (1)

 

Germany
Jurgen Klinsmann and Uwe Rosler (29)
Mesut Özil (23)

 

Ghana
Tony Yeboah (24)
André Ayew (19)
Michael Essien (17)

 

Gibraltar
Danny Higginbotham (9)

 

Greece
Stelios Giannakopoulos (20)
Nikolaos Dabizas (11)
Georgios Samaras (8)

 

Grenada
Jason Roberts (36)
Delroy Facey (2)

 

Guadeloupe
Pascal Chimbonda (6)
David Sommeil (4)
Ronald Zubar (3)

 

Guinea
Titi Camara (9)
Kamil Zayette (3)

 

Guyana
Carl Cort (28)

 

Honduras
Maynor Figueroa (4)
Wilson Palacios (2)
Róger Espinoza (1)

 

Hungary
Zoltán Gera (17)
Tamás Priskin and Ákos Buzsáky (2)

 

Iceland
Eiður Guðjohnsen (55)
Gylfi Sigurdsson (42)
Heidar Helguson (27)

 

Iran
Ashkan Dejagah (5)
Andranik Teymourian (2)

 

Israel
Yossi Benayoun (31)
Eyal Berkovic (17)
Ronny Rosenthal (10)

 

Italy
Paolo Di Canio (66)
Gianfranco Zola (58)
Benito Carbone (36)

 

Ivory Coast
Didier Drogba (104)
Yaya Touré (59)
Salomon Kalou (36)

 

Jamaica
Jason Euell (56)
Robbie Earle (45)
Marcus Gayle (34)

 

Japan
Shinji Okazaki (11)
Shinji Kagawa (6)
Junichi Inamoto and Maya Yoshida (4)

 

Kenya
Victor Wanyama (8)

 

Latvia
Marians Pahars (42)
Kaspars Gorkss (1)

 

Libera
George Weah (4)
Christopher Wreh (3)

 

Macedonia
Gjorgji Hristov (4)

 

Mali
Frédéric Kanouté (43)
Jimmy Kébé and Mamady Sidibé (5)

 

Martinique
Frédéric Piquionne (11)

 

Mexico
Javier Hernandez (40)
Guillermo Franco and Carlos Vela (5)

 

Montenegro
Stevan Jovetić (8)
Simon Vukcevic and Stefan Savic (1)

 

Montserrat
Ruel Fox (36)

 

Morocco
Hassan Kachloul (16)
Marouane Chamakh (15)
Mustapha Hadji (14)

 

Netherlands
Robin van Persie (144)
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (129)
Ruud van Nistelrooy (95)

 

New Zealand
Ryan Nelsen (9)
Winston Reid (6)
Chris Wood (3)

 

Nigeria
Yakubu Aiyegbeni (95)
Nwankwo Kanu (54)
Efan Ekoku (53)

 

Northern Ireland
Iain Dowie (33)
Chris Brunt (25)
Keith Gillespie (19)

 

Norway
Ole Gunnar Solskjær (91)
Steffen Iversen (39)
John Carew and Tore André Flo (38)

 

Paraguay
Roque Santa Cruz (26)
Antolín Alcaraz (3)
Cristian Riveros and Diego Gavilán (1)

 

Peru
Nolberto Solano (49)
Ysrael Zúñiga (3)
Claudio Pizarro (2)

 

Poland
Robert Warzycha and Marcin Wasilewski (1)

 

Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo (84)
Luís Boa Morte (29)
Nani (25)

 

Republic of Ireland
Robbie Keane (126)
Niall Quinn (59)
Damien Duff (54)

 

Romania
Dan Petrescu (23)
Adrian Mutu (6)
Ilie Dumitrescu (4)

 

Russia
Andrei Kanchelskis (42)
Andrey Arshavin (23)
Roman Pavlyuchenko (21)

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis
Bobby Bowry (1)

 

Scotland
Duncan Ferguson (69)
Kevin Gallacher (56)
Steven Fletcher (53)

 

Senegal
Demba Ba (43)
Sadio Mané and Papiss Demba Cissé (37)

 

Serbia
Savo Milosevic (29)
Branislav Ivanovic (22)
Dusan Tadic (16)

 

Sierra Leone
Kei Kamara (1)

 

Slovakia
Szilárd Németh (23)
Martin Skrtel (16)
Vladimír Kinder (3)

 

Slovenia
Robert Koren (4)

 

South Africa
Benni McCarthy (37)
Shaun Bartlett (24)
Steven Pienaar (22)

 

South Korea
Park Ji-sung (19)
Son Heung-min (18)
Ki Sung-yueng (13)

 

Spain
Fernando Torres (85)
Diego Costa (52)
Cesc Fàbregas (49)

 

Sweden
Freddie Ljungberg (48)
Sebastian Larsson (26)
Johan Elmander (19)

 

Switzerland
Xherdan Shaqiri (8)
Ramon Vega (7)
Philippe Senderos (6)

 

Togo
Emmanuel Adebayor (97)

 

Trinidad and Tobago
Dwight Yorke (123)
Kenwyne Jones (40)
Stern John (10)

 

Tunisia
Radhi Jaïdi (8)
Wahbi Khazri (3)
Hatem Trabelsi (1)

 

Turkey
Muzzy Izzet (34)
Tuncay Sanli (20)
Tugay Kerimoglu (11)

 

Ukraine
Sergei Rebrov (10)
Andriy Shevchenko (9)
Andriy Voronin (5)

 

USA
Clint Dempsey (57)
Brian McBride (36)
Roy Wegerle (13)

 

Uruguay
Luis Suarez (69)
Gustavo Poyet (54)
Diego Forlán (10)

 

Venezuela
Salomon Rondon (17)
Fernando Amorebieta (1)

 

Wales
Ryan Giggs (109)
Craig Bellamy and Gary Speed (81)

 

Zimbabwe
Peter Ndlovu (34)
Benjani Mwaruwari (26)

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