La Liga top 10 goalscorers of all time

10. Edmundo Suarez

Edmundo Suarez La Liga

Edmundo Suárez Trabanco, a Spanish center-forward also known as Mundo. He dominated Spanish football during the 1940s becaues of his great physical strength and his dedication to the game of football. He also coached several football clubs from 1951 until early 70’s.

Goals: 195
Country: Spain
Club: Valencia & Alcoyano
Years: 1939–1950

9. Pahiño

Pahiño La Liga

Manuel Fernández Fernández, he was also known as Pahiño in football. A striker from Vigo who won the the Pichichi trophy twice. He played for Spain three times and finished his terrific football career at Granada CF.

Goals: 210
Country: Spain
Club: Celta, Real Madrid & Deportivo
Years: 1943–1956

8. Quini

 Quini La Liga

Enrique Castro González also known as Quini, regarded as one of the best Spanish strikers to ever play the game. He won the Pichichi trophy seven times and five of those when he played in La Liga. He also represented Spain in two World Cups and one European Championship.

Goals: 219
Country: Spain
Club: Sporting Gijón & Barcelona
Years: 1970–1987

7. César Rodríguez

César Rodriguez La Liga

His complete name is César Rodríguez Álvarez, a Spanish forward who played for six football clubs during his senior career. He lead FC Barcelona to win five La Liga championships which made him renowned for his ability to score from corners. He played for his country Spain at the 1950 World Cup.

Goals: 223
Country: Spain
Club: Granada, Barcelona, Cultural Leonesa & Elche
Years: 1939–1955

6. Alfredo di Stéfano

Alfredo di Stefano La Liga

Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé, nicknamed “Saeta rubia” or “Blond Arrow”, he was fast, powerful and prolific forward, highly regarded as the greatest and most influential footballer of all time. He also scored in five consecutive European Cup finals between 1956 and 1960 playing for Real Madrid.

Goals: 227
Country: Argentina
Club: Real Madrid & Espanyol
Years: 1953–1966

5. Raúl

Raul La Liga

Raúl González Blanco also known as Raúl, he is regarded as one of the greatest Spanish players of all time who spent 16 years playing for Real Madrid. During his long stay in Real Madrid, he made 323 goals that made him the second all-time top goalscorer for the team. He also won six La Liga titles.

Goals: 228
Country: Spain
Club: Real Madrid
Years: 1994–2010

4. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo La Liga

A very talented Portuguese forward playing for Spanish club Real Madrid, he was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation, became the fastest player to score 200 goals in La Liga and the first player to score a goal against every team in a single season in La Liga.

Goals: 233
Country: Portugal
Club: Real Madrid
Years: 2009-present

3. Hugo Sánchez

Hugo Sanchez La Liga

Hugo Sánchez Márquez, a great scoring forward from Mexico City, known for his powerful strikes and volleys during his long-lived football career. He is considered as the greatest Mexican football player ever. He played in three FIFA World Cup tournaments for Mexico.

Goals: 234
Country: Mexico
Club: Atlético Madrid, Real Madrid & Rayo Vallecano
Years: 1981–1994

2. Telmo Zarra

Telmo Zarra La Liga

Telmo Zarraonandia Montoya also known as Zarra, a Spanish forward who won the Pichichi Trophy six times. He is known for his scoring ability which made him one of the most important players for Athletic Bilbao. La Liga recognized him as a true legend in sport, the Zarra Trophy for the highest-scoring Spaniard is awarded in his memory.

Goals: 251
Country: Mexico
Club: Athletic Club
Years: 1940–1955

1. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi La Liga

Lionel Andrés Messi, an Argentinian prolific forward who holds the Guinness World Records titles for most goals scored in La Liga with 289 goals. Also regarded by many as the best footballer of his generation, he won the Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year and also broke the all-time goalscoring records in both La Liga and the Champions League.

Goals: 289
Country: Argentina
Club: Barcelona
Years: 2004–present