PSG’s Top 5 goal scorers of all time: Kylian Mbappe overtakes Cavani

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PSG's Top 5 goal scorers of all time: Kylian Mbappe overtakes Cavani
PSG's Top 5 goal scorers of all time: Kylian Mbappe overtakes Cavani

Kylian Mbappe has recently surpassed the 200-goal mark of Edinson Cavani and became PSG’s all-time leading goalscorer. His 92nd-minute goal against Nantes was the one that brought him to this feat. Mbappe joined PSG in 2017 on loan from Monaco, and the move was made permanent the following year for a reported fee of €180 million, making him one of the most expensive players in history. Since then, he has helped lead PSG to several domestic titles, including the Ligue 1 championship, as well as to the final of the UEFA Champions League in 2020.Mbappe PSG

Mbappe is known for his exceptional speed, dribbling skills, and goal-scoring ability, and he has been compared to football legends such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. He has also been a key player for the French national team, helping them win the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

5. Pauleta (2003-2008)

Paris Saint-Germain all-time top scorers - Pauleta
Paris Saint-Germain all-time top scorers – Pauleta

Pauleta is a former professional football player from Portugal who played for various clubs throughout his career, including Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).

Pauleta played for PSG from 2003 to 2008, during which he scored 109 goals in 211 appearances. He was the team’s top scorer in four out of his five seasons with the club and helped PSG win the Coupe de France in 2004 and 2006. Pauleta is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in PSG’s history.

After leaving PSG, Pauleta went on to play for SC Bastia and retired from professional football in 2008. However, he has remained involved in the sport as a television pundit and as an ambassador for PSG.

4. Neymar Jr. (2017-present)

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Paris Saint-Germain all-time top scorers – Neymar

Neymar is a Brazilian professional footballer who currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), a French football club. He joined PSG in 2017 for a world-record transfer fee of €222 million from Barcelona. Since then, he has scored 118 goals in 173 matches for the French club.

Since joining PSG, Neymar has been a key player for the club, helping them win several domestic titles, including the Ligue 1, Coupe de France, and Coupe de la Ligue. However, PSG’s ultimate goal has been to win the UEFA Champions League, and Neymar has been instrumental in their journey towards this goal.

In the 2019-20 season, Neymar helped PSG reach the final of the Champions League for the first time in the club’s history, although they ultimately lost to Bayern Munich. In the following season, he played a crucial role in helping PSG reach the semi-finals of the Champions League, where they were eliminated by Manchester City.

Neymar’s performances for PSG have been impressive, with his skill, pace, and creativity making him one of the most feared attacking players in the world. He has formed a formidable partnership with fellow forward Kylian Mbappe, and together they have terrorized opposition defenses.

Overall, Neymar has been a great addition to PSG, and his presence has undoubtedly helped the club establish themselves as one of the top teams in Europe.

3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2012-2016)

Paris Saint-Germain all-time top scorers - zlatan ibrahimovic
Paris Saint-Germain all-time top scorers – zlatan ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish professional footballer who has played for several top-tier football clubs, including Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).

Ibrahimovic joined PSG in July 2012 from AC Milan, and during his four seasons with the club, he became one of their most iconic and successful players. He helped the team win four consecutive Ligue 1 titles from 2012 to 2016 and also played a crucial role in their domestic cup victories during that period. Ibrahimovic scored a remarkable 156 goals in 180 appearances for PSG, becoming the club’s all-time leading scorer.

Ibrahimovic’s time at PSG was marked by his impressive performances on the pitch, as well as his larger-than-life personality off it. He was known for his confidence, his outspoken nature, and his occasionally controversial comments in the media. Nevertheless, he remains one of the most beloved and respected players in PSG’s history, and his contributions to the club’s success will always be remembered.

2. Edinson Cavani (2013-2020)

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Paris Saint-Germain all-time top scorers – Edinson Cavani

Edinson Cavani is a professional football player from Uruguay who played for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) from 2013 to 2020. During his time at PSG, Cavani became one of the club’s all-time leading scorers, scoring 200 goals in 301 appearances in all competitions.

Cavani was a crucial part of PSG’s success during his time at the club, helping them win numerous domestic titles, including Ligue 1, Coupe de France, and Coupe de la Ligue. However, despite his individual success, Cavani was never able to help PSG win the UEFA Champions League, which remains the club’s ultimate goal.

In 2020, Cavani left PSG as a free agent and signed with Manchester United in the English Premier League. Despite his departure, he remains a fan favorite at PSG, and his contributions to the club’s success will always be remembered by the fans.

1. Kylian Mbappe (2017-present)

Paris Saint-Germain all-time top scorers - Mbappe
Paris Saint-Germain all-time top scorers – Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe is a French professional football player who currently plays as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). He is considered one of the best young football players in the world and has already achieved a great deal of success at a young age. Mbappe joined PSG in 2017 from AS Monaco for a transfer fee of around €145 million, which made him the most expensive teenage footballer ever.

Since joining PSG, Mbappe has been one of the team’s most important players and has played a key role in helping the team win multiple domestic trophies, including the Ligue 1 title, the Coupe de France, and the Coupe de la Ligue. He has also been instrumental in helping PSG reach the Champions League final in 2020, although they were ultimately defeated by Bayern Munich. He recently became PSG’s all time top scorers with record 201 goals in 247 games.

Mbappe’s performances at PSG have earned him numerous individual awards, including the Ligue 1 Player of the Year award in 2019 and 2020, and the Golden Foot award in 2020. He has also been nominated for the Ballon d’Or award multiple times.

Mbappe’s future at PSG has been the subject of much speculation, with rumors linking him to various clubs across Europe, including Real Madrid. However, as of now, Mbappe remains under contract with PSG until 2022, and it remains to be seen whether he will extend his contract or move on to another club.