Who has been the best Spanish striker in history?

Who has been the best Spanish striker in history?
David Villa is one of the best Spanish forwards in history. PHOTO: https://sp.depositphotos.com/

Who has been the best Spanish striker in history? Analyzing with cold numbers the careers of level footballers and including them in a list does not seem like an easy job. Even so, We are going to try to define who are some of the best Spanish forwards in history.

Who would be the best Spanish striker in history?

1-David Villa. Top scorer of the national team with 56 goals. Silver Ball in the World 2010 and one of the major figures of victories in Euro 2008 and the World Cup in South Africa 2010. Skill with the ball at his feet, good throwing punches francs, speed, sacrifice and especially, goal. 3 Suspenders, 1 Champions, few titles he escaped Asturian. But nevertheless, He could never win the Pichichi.

2- Raúl González. The 7 It was during the years 90 Y 2000 an emblem of Real Madrid. 228 goals with Real Madrid make him one of the top scorers in the history of La Liga and one of the top scorers in the history of Real Madrid. In their 16 years in the elite as a madridista ended with 3 Champions and 6 Suspenders. The Copa del Rey was missing as well as the World Cup and a more successful step through the national team where despite being at the time the second highest scorer in the “day” It never happened semifinals at a major tournament. Fight, delivery and opportunism, I become Silver Ball and twice Pichichi.

3- Telmo Zarra. Still top scorer in league history with 251 goals, but nevertheless, its much more I remember he went to England in the World 1950 which it served to give Spain the pass to the semifinals of the World Cup event. Six times Pichichi, Zarra's head was almost more famous than Churchill's for his ability to head any cross. An idol in San Mamés and one of the largest. Definitely.

4- Quini: in the years 80 the quarry of Sporting Gijon gave birth to one of the best players of the decade, Quini. a great 9 who he won five Pichichis and networks drilled League a total of 219 times. The Wizard he had the gift of opportunism and a wonderful ability to move around the area.

5-César Rodríguez: the “wigs” was a myth in Barcelona during 13 seasons he scored more than 200 goals and left indelible plays for the fans of Les Corts over the years 40 Y 50. He was quick, ambidiestro, It was well head and had a goal. Possibly, Spanish striker with more resources than have been at the poor performance of the team at that time be deprived of even more famous.

Other great Spanish strikers worthy of being on this list:

– Emilio Butragueno: 123 and reference league goals in World 1986.

– World: 195 goals and key player for years in Valencia.

– Santillana: one of the best heads that has given the Spanish football.

– Fernando Torres: few but important goals in Spain. Fundamental many years at Liverpool and selection.

– Julio Salinas: many voices criticize inclusion but this is a player who scored more than 150 league goals and an example of longevity.

Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in Colgadosporelfutbol.com and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982

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