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The 20 Players Who Have Scored The Most Headers This Century Have Been Revealed, Sergio Ramos Ranks At No 15

Adnan Riaz

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The 20 Players Who Have Scored The Most Headers This Century Have Been Revealed, Sergio Ramos Ranks At No 15

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Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo leads the way for the most headers scored by a single player in club football since 2000.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner is believed to be the outright leading goalscorer of all time, with Ronaldo plundering a whopping 803 goals in his illustrious career.

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Ronaldo’s staggering 803-goal tally places him well clear of the likes of Brazil legend Pele (765), Lionel Messi (758) and Slavia Prague icon Josef Bican (720).

The 36-year-old Portuguese superstar also surpassed Iran legend Ali Daei to become the all-time goalscorer in international football.

PopFoot has now compiled data on the top 20 players who have scored the most headers in club football this century, with Ronaldo coming out on top of the pile.

Ronaldo has scored a whopping 110 times with headers, with the Portugal captain widely revered for his remarkable heading ability.

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But fans believe that the former Real Madrid star might have scored up to 140 headers across his career when his international goals are taken into consideration.

Luuk de Jong, who is currently on loan at Barcelona from Sevilla, finished behind Ronaldo in the rankings with 78 headers scored.

Posted below are the top 20 players who have scored the most headers in their club careers in the 21st century, according to PopFoot.

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20. Didier Drogba (N/A): 50

19. Olivier Giroud (AC Milan): 50

18. Guillaume Hoarau (Sion): 51

17. Islam Slimani (Lyon): 51

16. Raul (N/A): 51

15. Sergio Ramos (Paris Saint-Germain): 51

14. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid): 54

13. Peter Crouch (N/A): 56

12. Edinson Cavani (Manchester United): 57

11. Miroslav Klose (N/A): 58

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10. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan): 58

9. Edin Dzeko (Inter Milan): 59

8. Mario Mandzukic (N/A): 60

7. Aritz Aduriz (N/A): 63

6. Bas Dost (Club Brugge): 64

5. Radamel Falcao (Rayo Vallecano): 71

4. Fernando Llorente (Eibar): 75

3. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich): 77

2. Luuk de Jong (Barcelona/Sevilla): 78

1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United): 110

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Topics: Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski, Radamel Falcao, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani, Peter Crouch, Karim Benzema, Sergio Ramos, Raul, Olivier Giroud, Football

Adnan Riaz
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