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CR7, Haaland, Mbappe, Osimhen: Ranking the Top 7 Best Finishers in World Football in 2023

  Football is all about scoring goals and the best outlets for goals are finishers. This is not only restricted to strikers as some midfielders and wingers can also finish with the same finesse as strikers.

  Currently, it can be said that Erling Haaland is the best finisher in the world. The Norwegian striker joined Manchester City from Borussia Dortmund and has been tearing it up in the English Premier League ever since. Bar the few games he hasn't been able to score in, he has been a consistent goalscorer. 

  This season he has scored 32 goals in 30 games for Manchester City and 26 of those goals have come in 22 appearances in the English Premier League. 

  Second, on the list is Barcelona's Robert Lewandowski. Despite leaving his former club to join Barcelona, the Polish star hasn't found it difficult to score goals. This season, he has scored 23 goals and provided six assists in 27 appearances.

  Third on the list is Karim Benzema. The Frenchman is an all-round striker who is adept at scoring goals and holding up play high up the pitch. 

  The 2021-22 season was Benzema's best campaign at an individual level. His exploits were central to Real Madrid's triumphant runs in La Liga and the Champions League. Benzema's performances helped him earn his first-ever Ballon d'Or last year.

  Despite his injury concerns earlier in the season, he has managed to score 18 goals and provide 5 assists in all competitions this season. 

  Fourth on the list is Harry Kane. The Englishman is a phenomenal striker who also has the ability of a playmaker. He possesses a combination of technical skills, positional awareness, and composure that make him a constant threat to opposing defenses. He has scored 19 goals and provided three assists in 32 appearances in all competitions for Tottenham Hotspur so far this season.

  Fifth on the list is Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen. The 24-year-old has been in great goalscoring form this season and right now, he is arguably the best striker in Europe. 

  Osimhen has scored 20 goals and provided four assists in 23 appearances across all competitions for the Partenopei so far this season. 

  Paris Saint-Germain star, Kylian Mbappe is sixth on the list. The Frenchman's elite finishing skill was on full display in the 2022 FIFA World Cup as he scored a hat-trick in the final and also won the Golden Boot award.

  His pace and finishing abilities have made him one of the most feared attackers in the world. He has scored 25 goals and provided six assists in 27 appearances in all competitions for Paris Saint-Germain so far this term.

  Portuguese superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo rounds up the top seven. The Al-Nassr superstar's powers have waned in the last couple of seasons but his performance in the last three games for his club means that he hasn't lost his mojo.

  The former Manchester United star is one the greatest goalscorers in football's history and he has scored five goals and provided two assists in his last three games for Al-Nassr in the Saudi Arabian League. 

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