Bilbao (Spain), Dec 1 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang currently tops Europe’s goal scorers with 24 goals in all football competitions, while Athletic Bilbao’s Spanish striker Aritz Aduriz came in second with 20 goals overall.

Aubameyang, who is the top scorer of the Bundesliga with 17 goals, scored seven goals in the Europa League and a goal in the DFB-Pokal, reports Efe. On the other hand, Aduriz scored 10 goals in La Liga, six in the Europa League and four goals in Copa del Rey.


Bayern Munich’s Polish Robert Lewandowski and German teammate Thomas Muller are tied with Aduriz with 20 goals. The Spanish player is now surpassing other La Liga stars, such as Barcelona’s Luis Suarez (17 goals), Neymar (16 goals) and Lionel Messi (7 goals) as well as Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo (16 goals).

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