The best strikers in the history of Athletic Bilbao

The best strikers in the history of Athletic Bilbao
Ismael Urzaiz, a legend of Athletic Bilbao. PHOTO: Goal

Who are the best strikers in the history of Athletic Bilbao? The Basque club, It is one of the historic Spanish league. Next to Real Madrid and Barcelona, He is the only one who has played all editions of the Spanish Primera Division and is one of the clubs with more titles in Spain, thanks in part to its more than twenty Cups.

A club, with over one hundred years of history and a lot of football. Because, make a list of these features, It becomes a complicated company. Even so, faithful to our style, we offer to these players as the best strikers in the history of Athletic Bilbao.

Telmo Zarra

“The best head in Europe after Churchill”. A) Yes, They presented to one of the best strikers in the history of Athletic Bilbao, the Spanish League and football history. A legend scorer who scored goals with bilbaina zamarra for many years and set a record of goals in the league that took many years to be overcome by outside series like Leo Messi.


The first scorer in the history of Spanish football. With his eternal headscarf, Pichichi, He thrashed with Athletic until his premature retirement and subsequent death before age 30 by Typhus. Such was his legend, your bust, He chaired the old San Mames for decades and continues to do in the new. A bust to the visiting team for the first time the Lions Stadium, You should pay a visit and leave a bouquet of flowers. They also put their name to the trophy for top scorer in the Spanish League.

Dani Ruiz

considered the “great Captain” Athletic, He played his entire playing career at Athletic Bilbao scoring goals for 12 years in all competitions in which he played the Atleti zamarra. It was part of the group that won two league titles and one Copa del Rey in 80.

Piru Gaínza

Perhaps today it would be considered more extreme but at the time, He was part of a mythical lead in sharing the responsibility of scoring goals by Zarra among others. The Gamo Dublin He swelled to score goals for years and came on merit in the history of Athletic Bilbao

Fernando llorente

The “Lion King” did not have the best club out of your life but you can not deny that is one of the best strikers given the history of Athletic Bilbao and one of the best players who has had the Basque club so far this XXI century. All it marred by a march nothing fancy club where he debuted in the top flight.

Aritz Aduriz

The scorer par excellence club of San Mames in the second decade of the century. In a second stage excellent and past 30 years, Aduriz started to score goals and goals to the point of thirty long many the Spanish team. Undoubtedly one of the best strikers in the history of Athletic Bilbao.

Ismael Urzaiz

The Urzaiz tank swelled to score goals in San Mamés since the late 90 well into the first decade of the century. A legend marking Athletic headed goals like hotcakes and played more than 400 Atleti matches with zamarra. One of the best strikers had pure centers Athletic and Spanish football at the time.

Joseba Etxebarria

Although often it effected his game since the band also appeared in many games as a striker where he became a legend player. It was signed in 1995 by 500 million when he was 17 years. His signing led to controversy with rival, the Real society, club where it formed and where he debuted in First as a teenager. It eventually became the third most capped player in the history of Athletic Bilbao. And of course, in one of his best strikers.

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Alberto Llopis

Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol


2 thoughts on “The best strikers in the history of Athletic Bilbao

  1. I would put ahead of Llorente many such Bata, Chirri, Unamuno, And Red, Gorostiza, Arieta I, Panic grass, Frank I and II

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