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The 10 greatest strikers of all time

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The aim of football is simple – To score a goal. These players have cemented their place in history by scoring a bucket load of goals from all different kinds of situations and angles.

These strikers have given football fans all over the world an immense amount of joy thanks to their skills, attacking play and goals. There have been plenty of amazing strikers who have played and to pick the top 10 from such a big list is no easy task. Without much ado, let us look at the 10 greatest strikers of all time.

Note: Only out and out strikers have been considered, wingers and players who played in the ‘false 9’ position have not been taken into consideration.

Honourable mentions

Thierry Henry

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While it might be argued that Henry was a winger, the Frenchman was at his lethal best when he played as a lone striker in Arsene Wenger’s 4-5-1 system. Winner of multiple Premier League titles, World Cup and a Euro, Henry is undoubtedly one of the modern day greats.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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The enigmatic Swede has conquered almost every top league in Europe with his goalscoring exploits and is capable of creating something out of nothing. The Manchester United striker has remained consistent for the last 12 years and is among the very best strikers of this generation.

Luis Suarez

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The Uruguayan forward’s tenacity, dribbling skills, finishing and positioning make him one of the most complete players in the modern game. Winner of multiple titles during his spells at Ajax, Liverpool and Barcelona, Suarez was also instrumental in guiding Uruguay to the 2011 Copa America title and is arguably the best striker in world football at the moment.

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