The young Frenchman, Kylian Mbappe, the star of Paris Saint-Germain, finished the year 2022 as the top scorer in the world, with his team and his country, ahead of many stars, while Cristiano Ronaldo was absent from the list.
Mbappe lived a different year that witnessed many wonderful moments, most notably the renewal of his contract with the French capital team after months of rumors about his approach to Real Madrid, but it was also not devoid of difficult moments, the most important of which was losing the final match of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and failing to achieve the title for the first time. second in a row.
Mbappe outperformed many soccer stars, and scored 56 times against rivals with Paris Saint-Germain and the French national team.
🚨 𝗢𝗙𝗙𝗜𝗖𝗜𝗔𝗟: Kylian Mbappé is the top-scorer of 2022.
56 goals in 56 games.
— Football Tweet ⚽ (@Football__Tweet) December 31, 2022
Mbappe scored his last goal in 2022 against Strasbourg on Wednesday, December 28, in the 16th round of the French League, preceded by the historic hat-trick against Argentina in the Qatar World Cup final.
Mbappe surpassed the Norwegian Erling Haaland, the Manchester City striker, who scored 46 goals in 2022, with the “Citizens”, Borussia Dortmund and the Norway national team.
The Vikings scored their last goals in 2022 against Everton, on Saturday, December 31, in the 18th round of the English Premier League, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
The Polish Robert Lewandowski, Barcelona striker, came in third place with 42 goals, which he scored with the “Catalan” club, Bayern Munich and the Polish national team.
Lewandowski bid farewell to 2022 in a disappointing way, as he failed to score Espanyol, so his team Barcelona came out with a 1-1 draw, in the 15th round of the Spanish League.
Mahdi Tarmi, the Portuguese striker of Porto, came in fourth place, with 37 goals, which he scored with his Portuguese team and the Iranian national team, who scored two goals for him in the Qatar 2022 World Cup, and they were against the England national team.
Frenchman Christopher Nkunku, the German Leipzig striker, placed himself as Tarmi's partner in fourth place, with 37 goals.
Argentine Lionel Messi, the star of Paris and captain of the "Tango", ranked sixth with 35 goals, but more importantly, he won the World Cup with his country.
Messi led Argentina to win the 2022 World Cup (French)
Among these goals, Messi scored 7 in the 2022 World Cup, two of which were in the final match, and they are the last goals of the “flea” in 2022, due to his absence from Saint-Germain’s last match against Strasbourg.
And there is one partner for Messi in sixth place, after he also scored 35 goals in the same number of matches (51 games), which is Ricardo Gomez from Cape Verde, the Serbian striker Partizan Belgrade.
Eighth came Harry Kane, striker of Tottenham Hotspur and the England national team, who also scored 35 goals, but in 62 games, ahead of Norwegian Amal Pellegrino, striker of Bodo Glimt, who scored 34 goals, and Karim Benzema, striker of Real Madrid and France, completed the top ten list, after he scored Over the past world 39 goals.
The name of the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, who recently transferred to the Saudi Al-Nasr team, came out of the list, as he scored only 16 goals during 2022, including 11 in the English Premier League and 2 in the European League with Manchester United, and 3 with Portugal (two in Switzerland in the European Nations League and a single goal in Ghana). the last edition of the World Cup).
List of world scorers in 2022:
1- Kylian Mbappe: 56 goals in 56 matches.
2- Erling Haaland: 46 goals in 43 games.
3- Robert Lewandowski: 42 goals in 51 games.
4- Mahdi Tarmi: 37 goals in 53 matches.
5- Christopher Nkunku: 37 goals in 58 matches.
6- Lionel Messi: 35 goals in 51 matches.
7- Ricardo Gomez: 35 goals in 51 games.
8- Harry Kane: 35 goals in 62 matches.
9- Amal Pellegrino: 34 goals in 46 matches.
10- Karim Benzema: 33 goals in 39 matches.