The best goal scorers in Europe not named Messi or Ronaldo

These are a few of the other players you'd want up front on your soccer dream team.

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When Real Madrid and Barcelona meet, a handful of the best goal scorers in the world all take the field at once. When Real Madrid and Barcelona meet, a handful of the best goal scorers in the world all take the field at once. (Photo: Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

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Top goal scorers in the world

Despite all the other important components of soccer, it really comes down to scoring goals. You need them to win games, and those who score the most tend to be the biggest stars. Over the past decade or so the two best goal scorers, and thus biggest stars, in Europe have been Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Their star power is such that from a distance it would seem they're the only two great goal scorers in Europe. That's not the case, of course, and we prove that here.

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