Top Division Scoring Records


Countrywise Record Holders

France | Italy | Tunisia


Countrywise Record Holders Goals Single Season

NB: below, for each country the player(s) who scored most goals
    within a single league season are listed; nationality is
    indicated if different from country in which the goals were
    scored.

Country        Goals    Player (Nationality)          Season

Albania         59      Refik Resmja                  1951
Algeria         36      Nasser Bouiche                1985/86
Andorra         36      Rafael Sanchez Pedrosa        1997/98
Angola          29      Carlos Alves                  1980
Argentina       60      Héctor Horace Scotta          1975
Armenia         45      Aram Hakobyan                 2003
Austria         41      "Hans" Krankl                 1977/78
Azerbaijan      39      Nazim Aliev                   1992
Belarus         34      Andrei Khlebosolov            1996
Belgium         41      Jules Van Craen               1942/43
                41      Arthur Ceuleers               1942/43
Bolivia         49      Joaquín Botero                2002
Bosnia-Herzeg.  31      Dzelaludin Muharemovic        2000/01
Brazil          58      "Pelé"                        1958
Bulgaria        38      Hristo Stoichkov              1989/90
Chile           37      Luis Hernán Alvarez           1963
China           26      Li Jinyu                      2006
Colombia        42      Pedro Cabillón (ARG)          1949
Costa Rica      41      Errol Daniels                 1967
Croatia         34      Eduardo Alves Da Silva        2006/07
Cuba            32      Lester Moré                   2003
Cyprus          44      Sotiris Kaiafas               1976/77
Czechoslovakia  43      Josef Bican                   1946/47
Czech Republic  22      Radek Drulak                  1995/96
                22      Vratislav Lokvenc             1999/00
Denmark         28      Hans Aabech                   1973
                28      Allan Hansen                  1981
                28      Ebbe Sand                     1997/98
Ecuador         43      Jaime Iván Kaviedes           1998
Egypt           34      Hassan El-Shazly              1974/75
England         60      William Ralph Dean            1927/28
Estonia         46      Aleksandrs Cekulajevs (LAT)   2011
Faroe Islands   24      Suni Fridi Johannesen         1995
                24      Uni Arge                      1997
Finland         30      Matti Sundelin                1960
France          44      Josip Skoblar (YUG)           1970/71
Georgia         41      Merab Megreladze              1992/93
Germany (East)  38      Johannes Schöne               1950/51
Germany (West)  40      "Gerd" Müller                 1971/72
Greece          39      Antonis Antoniadis            1971/72
Guatemala       41      Oscar Sánchez                 1977
Honduras        34      Wilmer Velasquez              1997/98
Hungary         66      Ferenc Déak                   1945/46
Iceland         19      Petur Petursson               1978
                19      Gudmundur Torfason            1986
                19      Thordur Gudjonsson            1993 
                19      Tryggvi Gudmundsson           1997
Iraq            36      Younis Abid-Ali               1993/94
Ireland         37      Jimmy Turnbull                1935/36
Israel          38      Mordehay Spiegler             1967/68
Italy           35      Gunnar Nordahl (SWE)          1949/50
Japan           36      Masashi Nakayama              1998
Kazakhstan      30      Arsen Tlekhugov               2001
Kyrgyzstan      39      Roman Kornilov                2003
Latvia          36      Viktors Dobrecovs             2003
Lebanon         32      Fadi Alloush                  1990/91
Lithuania       27      Mantas Savenas                2004/05
Macedonia       36      Sasa Ciric                    1992/93
Malta           32      Danilo Doncic (SRB)           1996/97 
                32      Danilo Doncic (SRB)           2001/02
Mexico          58      José Saturnino Cardozo (PAR)  2002/03
Moldova         35      Serghei Rogaciov              1996/97 
Montenegro      28      Ivan Boskovic                 2009/10
Morocco         25      Mohamed Boussati              1981/82
Netherlands     43      "Coen" Dillen                 1956/57
North. Ireland  55      Frederick Roberts             1930/31
Norway          30      Odd Iversen                   1968
Paraguay        34      Flaminio Silva                1936
Peru            37      Eduardo Esidio (BRA)          2000
Poland          37      Henryk Reyman                 1927
Portugal        46      Héctor Casimiro Yazalde (ARG) 1973/74
Qatar           27      Klemerson De Araugo (BRA)     2007/08
Romania         49      Ladislau Bonyhádi             1947/48
Russia          25      Oleg Veretennikov             1995
San Marino      23      Teodoro Bernardini            1987/88
                23      Fabrizio Albani               1996/97
Saudi Arabia    32      Hamza Idriss                  1999/00
Scotland        52      William MacFadyen             1931/32
Serbia          30      Savo Milosevic                1994/95
Singapore       43      Aleksandar Duric              2007
Slovakia        31      Jan Drojbk                    1942/43
Slovenia        29      Zoran Ubavic                  1991/92
South Korea     28      Kim Do-Hun                    2003
Soviet Union    35      Oleg Protasov                 1985
Spain           40      Cristiano Ronaldo (POR)       2010/11
Sweden          39      John Valter Johansson         1924/25
Switzerland     40      Leopold Kielholz              1933/34
Tajikistan      42      Zokir Berdikulov              1995
Tunisia         32      Abdelmajid Tlemçani           1958/59
Turkey          39      Tanju Colak                   1987/88
Turkmenistan    41      Sergei Kazankow               1992
                41      Rejepmeyrat Agabayew          1995
Ukraine         22      Serhiy Rebrov                 1997/98
                22      Maxim Shatskikh               2002/03
Uruguay         34      Fernando Morena               1975
USA             67      Archibald McPherson Stark     1924/25
Uzbekistan      45      Jaafar Irismitov              2000
Venezuela       34      Juan García                   2001/02
Wales           47      Marc Lloyd-Williams           2001/02
Yugoslavia      34      Darko Pancev                  1990/91

France - Most Successful Top Division Goalscorers

NB: below all players to have scored 28 or more goals within a 
    single league season at the top level in France are listed;
    seasons are indicated by the year in which they finished;
    if not French, nationality is indicated. 

Season Player (Nationality)    Club              Goals
                        
1971   SKOBLAR Josip (YUG)     Marseille          44
1971   KEITA Salif (MLI)       Saint-Etienne      42
1978   BIANCHI Carlos (ARG)    Paris St.-Germain  37
1966   GONDET Philippe         Nantes             36
1952   ANDERSSON Gunnar (SWE)  Marseille          35
1963   MASNAGHETTI Serge       Valenciennes       35
1936   COURTOIS Roger          Sochaux            34
1958   FONTAINE Just           Reims              34
1976   BIANCHI Carlos (ARG)    Reims              34
1947   SINIBALDI Pierre        Reims              33
1957   CISOWSKI "Thadée"       Racing Paris       33
1948   BARATTE Jean            Lille              31
1952   ANDERSSON Gunnar (SWE)  Marseille          31
1956   CISOWSKI "Thadée"       Racing Paris       31
1967   REVELLI Hervé           Saint-Etienne      31
1935   ABBEGLEN André (SUI)    Sochaux            30
1937   ROHR Oskar (GER)        Strasbourg         30
1947   KEMP Gustave            Metz               30
1955   BLIARD René             Reims              30
1957   FONTAINE Just           Reims              30
1959   CISOWSKI "Thadée"       Racing Paris       30
1964   OUDJANI Ahmed (ALG)     Lens               30
1972   SKOBLAR Josip (YUG)     Marseille          30
1974   BIANCHI Carlos (ARG)    Reims              30
1975   ONNIS Delio (ARG)       Monaco             30
1990   PAPIN Jean-Pierre       Marseille          30
1935   COURTOIS Roger          Sochaux            29
1957   NJO LEA Eugene (CMR)    Saint-Etienne      29
1957   JONSSON Egon (SWE)      Lens               29
1972   KEITA Salif (MLI)       Saint-Etienne      29
1974   BERDOLL Marc            Angers             29
1976   ONNIS Delio (ARG)       Monaco             29
1978   ONNIS Delio (ARG)       Monaco             29
1978   BJEKOVIC Nenad (YUG)    Nice               29
1982   ONNIS Delio (ARG)       Tours              29
1934   LUKACS István (HUN)     Sète               28
1936   ROHR Oskar (GER)        Strasbourg         28
1937   ZATELLI Mario           Marseille          28
1946   BIHEL René              Lille              28
1947   BARATTE Jean            Lille              28
1951   PIANTONI Roger          Nancy              28
1960   FONTAINE Just           Reims              28
1961   PIANTONI Roger          Reims              28
1963   COSSOU Lucien           Monaco             28
1964   GUY André               Saint-Etienne      28
1970   REVELLI Hervé           Saint-Etienne      28
1974   BRAUN Nicolas           Metz               28
1977   BIANCHI Carlos (ARG)    Reims              28
1985   HALILHODZIC Vahid (YUG) Nantes             28
                        

Italy - Most Successful Top Division Goalscorers

NB: below all players to have scored 28 or more goals within a 
    single league season at the top level in Italy are listed;
    seasons are indicated by the year in which they finished;
    if not Italian, nationality is indicated. 

Season Player (Nationality)    Club              Goals
                        
1950   NORDAHL Gunnar (SWE)    Milan              35
1951   NORDAHL Gunnar (SWE)    Milan              34
1959   ANGELILLO Antonio Val.  Internazionale     33
1934   BOREL Felice Placido    Juventus           32
1930   MEAZZA Giuseppe         Ambrosiana         31
1951   NYERS Istvan (HUN)      Internazionale     31
2006   TONI Luca               Fiorentina         31
1950   NYERS Istvan (HUN)      Internazionale     30
1952   HANSEN John (DEN)       Juventus           30
1931   VOLK Rodolfo            Roma               29
1933   BOREL Felice Placido    Juventus           29
1947   MAZZOLA Valentino       Torino             29
1956   PIVATELLI Gino          Bologna            29
2010   DI NATALE Antonio       Udinese            29
1933   SCHIAVIO Angelo         Bologna            28
1935   GUAITA Enrico           Roma               28
1950   HANSEN John (DEN)       Juventus           28
1958   CHARLES John (WAL)      Juventus           28
1959   ALTAFINI José (BRA)     Milan              28
2011   DI NATALE Antonio       Udinese            28


Tunisia - Most Successful Top Division Goalscorers

NB: below all players to have scored 15 or more goals within a 
    single league season at the top level in Tunisia are listed;
    seasons are indicated by the year in which they finished;
    if not Tunisian, nationality is indicated. 

Season Player (Nationality)         Club             Goals    

1959   Abdelmajid Tlemçani          ES Tunis          32            
1958   Boubaker Haddad              CA Bizertin       28            
1958   Habib Mougou                 ES Sahel          28            
1956   Habib Mougou                 ES Sahel          25            
1975   Zoubaier Boughenia           ES Tunis          24            
1973   Ezzeddine Chakroun           Sfax RS           23            
1958   Saad Karmous                 CS Hammam-Lif     22            
1960   Abdelmajid Tlemçani          ES Tunis          22            
1957   Miled Ben Messaoud "Farzit"  JS Methouienne    20            
1959   Krimou                       US Tunisienne     20            
1959   Arbi Touati                  Club Africain     20            
1976   Raouf Ben Aziza              ES Sahel          20            
1978   Raouf Ben Aziza              ES Sahel          20            
1957   Noureddine Ben Yahmed "Diwa" Stade Tunisien    19            
1957   Saad Karmous                 CS Hammam-Lif     19            
1960   Hedi Braiek                  Stade Tunisien    19            
1976   Moncef Oueda                 JS Kairouannaise  19            
2000   Ali Zitouni                  ES Tunis          19            
1959   Miled Ben Messaoud "Farzit"  JS Methouienne    18            
1961   Ammar Merrichko              AS Marsa          18            
1966   Mongi Delhoum                CS Sfaxien        18            
1977   Moncef Oueda                 JS Kairouannaise  18            
1990   Faouzi Rouissi               Club Africain     18            
1993   Abdelkader Ben Hassan        CA Bizertin       18            
1993   Kenneth Malitoli (ZAM)       ES Tunis          18            
1995   Belhassan Aloui              CS Hammam-Lif     18            
2009   Michael Eneramo (NGA)        ES Tunis          18            
1957   Habib Mougou                 ES Sahel          17            
1965   Mohamed Salah Jedidi         Club Africain     17            
1966   Salem Kaddadi                ES Sahel          17            
1969   Mohamed Salah Jedidi         Club Africain     17            
1971   Abdessalam Adhouma           ES Sahel          17            
1975   Nejib Limam                  Stade Tunisien    17            
1983   Hedi Bayari                  Club Africain     17            
1996   Sami Touati                  Club Africain     17            
2000   Francileudo dos Santos (BRA) ES Sahel          17            
1959   Habib Mougou                 ES Sahel          16            
1960   Noureddine Ben Yahmed "Diwa" Stade Tunisien    16            
1962   Chedly Aouini                ES Tunis          16            
1963   Mokhtar Chelbi               AS Marsa          16            
1966   Habib Akid                   ES Sahel          16            
1974   Abdessalam Adhouma           ES Sahel          16            
1981   Habib Gasmi                  Club Africain     16            
2006   Amine Ltaief                 ES Tunis          16            
1958   Naceur Ben Zekri             JS Methouienne    15            
1964   Mongi Delhoum                CS Sfaxien        15            
1970   Othmane Jenayah              ES Sahel          15            
1977   Ezzeddine Chakroun           Sfax RS           15            
1977   Othmane Mellouli             CA Bizertin       15            
1978   Ezzeddine Chakroun           Sfax RS           15            
1983   Tarek Dhiab                  ES Tunis          15            
1989   Abdelhamid Hergal            Stade Tunisien    15            
1991   Fethi Chehaibi "Bargou"      JS Kairouannaise  15            
1996   Samir Raouene                ES Sahel          15            
1998   Abdelkader Ben Hassan        CA Bizertin       15            
1998   Zied Tlemçani [*]            ES Tunis          15

[*] son of Abdelmajid Tlemçani                                          
        

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