FC Barcelona is one of the most successful and storied football clubs in the world, having won numerous domestic and international titles. At the heart of that success lies a long line of talented strikers who have led the team to glory time and time again. In this article, we'll look closer at Barcelona's top 10 goal scorers of all time and some of their most memorable moments on the pitch.

1. Lionel Messi – 672

Starting at the top of the list, we have none other than Lionel Messi, arguably the greatest player ever to grace a football pitch. Messi has scored an unbelievable 672 goals for the Blaugrana in all competitions and collected an incredible collection of silverware (35) before parting ways with Barcelona in 2021. His finest moment with the club has to be the 2009 Champions League final, where he scored the winning goal against Manchester United in a 2-0 win.

2. Cesar Rodriguez – 232 goals

Cesar Rodriguez is one of the most legendary players to have ever played for Barcelona. The striker scored an impressive 232 goals for the club, making him the second-highest goal scorer in the club's history. His finest moment came in the 1952-53 season when he scored 28 goals to help Barcelona win the La Liga title.

3. – 198 Goals

Luis Suarez is an Uruguayan striker who played for Barcelona from 2014 to 2020. He scored a total of 198 goals for the club, making him the third-highest goal-scorer in Barcelona's history. During his six seasons at the club, Suarez won a total of 13 trophies, including four La Liga titles and the Champions League in the 2014-15 season.

Suarez's finest moment in a Barcelona shirt came in the 2015-16 season when he scored a hat-trick on the final day of the campaign against Granada to secure the La Liga title for the Catalan giants. He was also instrumental in the club's treble-winning season in 2014-15, forming a formidable attacking trio with Lionel Messi and .

However, Suarez's time at Barcelona ended on a controversial note. In the summer of 2020, new manager Ronald Koeman informed Suarez that he was not part of his plans for the future, and the club attempted to sell him. A proposed move to Juventus fell through, and Suarez ultimately joined Barcelona's La Liga rivals, Atletico Madrid. The manner of his departure was criticized by many Barcelona fans, who felt that the club had not shown sufficient respect to one of their greatest-ever strikers.

4. Laszlo Kubala – 194 Goals

Laszlo Kubala was a Hungarian forward who played for Barcelona in the 1950s and 1960s. He scored an impressive 194 goals for the club, making him the fourth-highest goal scorer in the club's history. His finest moment came in the 1959-60 season when he scored the winning goal in the European Cup semi-final against Real Madrid.

5. Josep Samitier – 184 Goals

Josep Samitier was a Spanish forward who played for Barcelona in the 1910s and 1920s. He scored an impressive 184 goals for the club, making him the fifth-highest goal scorer in the club's history. His finest moment came in the 1919-20 season when he scored the winning goal in the Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao.

6. Josep Escola – 165 Goals

Paulino Alcantara was a Filipino-Spanish forward who played for Barcelona in the early 1900s. He scored an impressive 167 goals for the club, making him the sixth-highest goal scorer in the club's history. His finest moment came in the 1925-26 season when he scored a hat-trick against Real Madrid in a 5-1 win.

7. Paulino Alcantara – 143 Goals

Paulino Alcantara was a Filipino-Spanish forward who played for Barcelona in the early 1900s. He scored an impressive 143 goals for the club, making him the seventh-highest goal scorer in the club's history. His finest moment came in the 1925-26 season when he scored a hat-trick against Real Madrid in a 5-1 win.

8. Samuel Eto'o – 130 Goals

Samuel Eto'o was a Cameroonian forward who played for Barcelona in the 2000s. He scored an impressive 130 goals for the club, making him the eighth-highest goal scorer in the club's history. His finest moment came in the 2005-06 season when he scored the opening goal in the Champions League final against Arsenal, helping Barcelona win the trophy.

9. Rivaldo – 130 Goals

Rivaldo was a Brazilian forward who played for Barcelona in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He scored an impressive 130 goals for the club, making him the eighth-highest goal scorer in the club's history – the same as Samuel Eto'o. His finest moment came in the 2000-01 season when he scored a hat-trick against Valencia to help Barcelona win the La Liga title.

10. Mariano Martin – 128 Goals

Mariano Martin was a Spanish forward who played for Barcelona in the 1930s and 1940s. He scored an impressive 124 goals for the club, making him the eighth-highest goal scorer in the club's history. His finest moment came in the 1941-42 season when he scored the winning goal in the Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao.

Each of these players left their mark on Barcelona's rich history, with countless moments of individual brilliance and stunning goals. From Messi's breathtaking solo runs and curling free-kicks to Cesar Rodriguez's clinical finishing and Kubala's dazzling dribbling skills, each player brought something unique to the team.

One of the most iconic moments in Barcelona's history came in the 1992 European Cup final when Ronald Koeman scored the winning goal against Sampdoria with a stunning free-kick. The Dutch defender is not on the list of top goal-scorers, but his goal remains etched in the memories of Barcelona fans to this day.

As impressive as these players' goal-scoring records are, they are just one part of what makes them true legends of the club. Their dedication, skill, and unwavering commitment to Barcelona's success have made them heroes in the eyes of fans around the world.

In conclusion, Barcelona's top 10 goal scorers list is a testament to the rich history of this iconic club, and a reminder of the incredible talent that has graced over the years. From Messi's unrivaled brilliance to the clinical finishing of Cesar Rodriguez and the dazzling skills of Kubala, each player on this list has left an indelible mark on the club's legacy. Whether they were scoring hat-tricks in or leading the team to European glory, these players are a true inspiration to fans of Barcelona and football lovers around the world.

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