Top league scorers: Messi level with Jonas

Lionel Messi's goal in El Clásico has drawn him level with Benfica's Jonas at the top of the rankings.

Lionel Messi celebrates his goal against Real Madrid on Sunday
Lionel Messi celebrates his goal against Real Madrid on Sunday ©AFP/Getty Images

UEFA.com looks at the top five in the overall rankings as well as those in the top six leagues according to UEFA coefficient rankings that earn multiple automatic places in next season's UEFA Champions League.

Jonas, Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah, Ciro Immobile and Robert Lewandowski have even already outscored Estonian duo Rauno Sappinen and Albert Prosa, who shared the honour of being the most prolific players in Europe's 13 calendar year 'summer' leagues. While Jonas and Messi jointly lead the way, the Barcelona man is top of the ESM Golden Shoe rankings as goals in different leagues carry different weights.

Overall top scorers in Europe

 Goals Matches Player Club
33 29 Jonas BenficaBenfica
33 34 Lionel Messi BarcelonaBarcelona 
31 35 Mohamed Salah LiverpoolLiverpool
29 32 Ciro Immobile LazioLazio
29 29 Robert Lewandowski BayernBayern

Spain

Germany

England

Italy

France

Goals Matches Player Club
28 32 Edinson Cavani ParisParis
20 33 Florian Thauvin MarseilleMarseille
19 20 Neymar ParisParis
18 25 Radamel Falcao MonacoMonaco
18 33 Mariano Díaz LyonLyon

Russia

Other European winter leagues

European summer leagues: 2017 top scorers

Goals Matches Player Club
27 35 Rauno Sappinen FloraFlora
27 35 Albert Prosa FCI TallinnFlora
24 32 Gerard Gohou KairatKairat
20 25 Rimo Hunt LevadiaLevadia

Correct up to and including Sunday 6 May

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