Sunil Chhetri is the striker who also competes in the world’s second highest goal at the national level, second only to Portugal’s superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. The poor performance in the West Ham shirt made him gradually lose his position in the national team. The former Manchester United striker needs more efforts this season to be able to impress coach Gerardo Martino.
He played in the Premier League in Sunderland, scoring 51 goals for Ghana. Gyan is unemployed after the expiry of his contract with Turkish club Kayserispor. The player with two English-Filipino bloodlines is the only name in Southeast Asia in the top 10 strikers who also play the most goals for the team.
Edin Dzeko has played for Bosnia since 2007. Football in the Balkans has not yet produced a striker that can replace AS Roma’s main striker. This year is 31 years old but Robert Lewandowski still owns good condition. He will be the mainstay of the attack for Bayern Munich and the Polish national team for many years to come.
The mischief of Luis Suarez combined with the ability of Edinson Cavani to surf the country helps Uruguay possess a striker pair that makes every opponent be wary. David Villa is in the final years of his career. The former Barcelona striker is playing in Japan with Vissel Kobe but has yet to officially say goodbye to his international career.
Lionel Messi just went through the Copa America unsuccessfully when only 1 goal from the penalty spot. “La Albicelestes” lost to Brazil in the semifinals and took 3rd place overall. At the age of 35, the “national legend” of the Indian national team is still playing regularly and shining with goals in Asian tournaments.
After the Euro 2016 championship, Cristiano Ronaldo achieved more success with Portugal with the first UEFA Nations League in history. In this tournament, CR7 set up a hat-trick to help “Seleccao” defeat Switzerland in the semi-finals, setting the stage for victory against the Netherlands in the final at home in June.