Who has scored the highest goals in football history?
Here are some suggestions: Pele He ended his career with a total of 1,282 goals in 1,366 matches, It is often claimed that Pelé is the most prolific scorer in football history, but many of these goals were scored in non-competitive club matches. Gerd Muller For instance, if one counts non-competitive goals when compiling the total of goals scored by Gerd Müller, he would have a career total of 1455 goals in 1204 games. As non-competitive games are rarely counted in player’s statistics it is unknown how many players could have passed Pelé’s mark, but 1,282 goals is certainly one of the highest totals achieved by a professional footballer. If one looks only at competitive goals, then Pelé is the second highest scorer of all time behind Josef Bican. Bican never attempted to draw attention to his record, and when questioned about this, he quipped “who’d have believed me if I said I’d scored five times as many goals as Pelé?” Bican In the spring of 1968, Bican was told that h