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Meet the top (10) free-kick highest goal scorers in football history

Mrbriz
By Mrbriz | self meida writer
Published 24 days ago - 626 views

Juninho pernabucano

The former lyon and Brazilian footballer has scored 77 times and most of them came from a long range with a unique style that bounces in front of the goalkeeper. 


Pele

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a forward. 

Pele scored a total of 70 goals from free-kicks which still make him to be considered as the greatest of all time. 


Legrottaglie

Nicola Legrottaglie is an Italian retired footballer who played as a central defender,

Legrottaglie scored 66 free kicks during his 21-years spell in the Argentine league 


Ronaldinho

Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, popularly known as Ronaldinho Gaúcho or simply Ronaldinho, is a Brazilian former professional footballer. He played mostly as an attacking midfielder, but was also deployed as a winger. He scored 66 goals from direct free kicks. 

David Beckham 

Beckham will always be be remembered by England for his late free kick against Greece that qualified the three lions for the 2002 world cup. 

The former Man United and Real Madrid Player scored a total of 65 free kick during his playing time. 


Late Diego Maradona 

 Late Diego Armando Maradona was an Argentine professional football player. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. The Argenine's legend has also bagged an incredible 62 free-kicks in his illustrious career. 

Zico

Arthur Antunes Coimbra, popularly known as Zico, is a Brazilian former footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.

Zico was so good that whenever there was a free-kick near the 18yard box, it almost looks like a penalty for Zico. He has scored 62 free-kicks as well. 


Ronald Koeman

Koeman was an accurate free kick kick taker, He was nicknamed the King of free kicks throughout his playing career. He bagged 60 free-kicks during his playing era. 

He is the current manager of F.c Barcelona


Rogerio Cenni

 Rogério Mücke Ceni is a Brazilian football manager and former player who played as a goalkeeper. 

 Cenni as a goalkeeper netted a total of 59 goals from free-kicks during his playing time and also hold the record of the highest goal ever scored by a goalkeeper. 


Marcelino Carioca


Marcelo Pereira Surcin, known as Marcelinho Carioca, is a Brazilian former footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He was noted for his accuracy from free kicks, earning him the nickname "Pé-de-Anjo". The vastly traveled Brazilian midfielder scored 59 goals for 13 teams before he retired.


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