5 Players with the Most Goals at the Age of 21
Netgenz - Netizen buzz Sport | Young players have the potential to often become stars for European football clubs. They even sent some of their talent guides all over the world to find prospective talents. The age of 21 years is one of the important periods for a footballer. Some of the world's stars find their light at that age. Here are the players with the most goals at the age of 21.
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Here are 5 Players with the Most Goals at the Age of 21
1. Ronaldo Nazario (167 goals)
Ronaldo Nazario was called El Fenomeno because of his great talent that is difficult to match other players. His talent was shown at a young age and sparkled even more at the age of 21. He became the most goalscorer at this age with 167 goals scored in 185 games.
At the age of 21, the Brazilian won the 2017 Ballon d'Or, the first-ever Ballon d'Or. This achievement makes him the youngest player to receive this prestigious award. He won the 2002 World Cup and won the golden boot. Even so, he never tasted the Champions League title.
2 Neymar Jr (140 goals)
At the age of 21, Neymar has scored 140 goals in 227 games. At that time, he was wearing a Barcelona shirt after being paid by Santos in 2013. There he enjoyed his golden profession by making a deadly duo with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.
Throughout his 4 seasons at Barcelona, Neymar won 2 La Liga titles, 3 Coppa Italias, and 1 Champions League trophy. In 2017, surprisingly, he left for Paris Saint-Germain as the world's most expensive player of all time.
3. Kylian Mbappe (116 goals)
Kylian Mbappe has captivated the eyes of world football lovers since dressing for AS Monaco in 2015–2017. At that time, he was still young, even under 18 years old. Mbappe turned 21 in 2019 and has won many titles with Paris Saint-Germain. In fact, he worshiped the 2018 World Cup title for France.
At the age of 21, he has racked up 116 goals in 199 appearances for club and country. He was Ligue 1's top scorer for 3 consecutive seasons from 2018/2019 to 2020/2021. Now the player has reached 23 years and the news next season will wear the Real Madrid shirt.
4. Erling Haaland (113 goals)
Erling Haaland has reached 21 years on July 21, 2021. He as a player has a star label. The Norwegian striker is really prolific and has attracted the interest of many big clubs. Right at the age of 21 years, the player has collected 113 goals for club and country.
His release clause at Dortmund will be active in the summer of 2022. He was soon linked with Real Madrid, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, and Manchester United. The clause will cost 75 million euros.
5. Sergio Agüero (84 goals)
Sergio Aguero started his profession with Independiente. He joined Atletico Madrid in 2006 and immediately captivated football fans with his sharpness and strength. Aguero scored 84 goals in 213 appearances at the age of 21. Most of the goals were scored when he was wearing Atletico Madrid.
In 2013, he moved to Manchester City at the age of 23. Sergio Aguero turned into a club legend after defending The Citizen for a decade. He is the club's top scorer during the club's lifetime with 184 goals in 275 appearances.
The age of 21 years is a turning point for a footballer. They are in the process of changing professions to become stars. The five players above have shown their abilities and qualities from a young age and can appear stable. It's worthy of being a star.