Serie A

Del Piero, Totti, Mertens: The record goalscorers for top 5 clubs in Serie A

Arjun Singh Devgan
Francesco Totti and Alessandro Del Piero are among two of the greatest Italian players in their history
Francesco Totti and Alessandro Del Piero are among two of the greatest Italian players in their history / VINCENZO PINTO/Getty Images
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The Serie A is one of the most competitive leagues in the world, with a number of top players plying their trade in Italy. Being a record goalscorer for a top club in the league is a prestigious honour, with very few being able to score goals on a consistent basis.

Here, we take a look at the top four clubs in Italy and their record goalscorers.

1. Juventus - Alessandro Del Piero - 290 goals

Juventus' forward Alessandro Del Piero h
Juventus' forward Alessandro Del Piero h / OLIVIER MORIN/Getty Images

Widely regarded as one of the best Italian players of all-time, Alessandro Del Piero netted 290 goals for Juventus during his 19-year association with them, with the striker hailed as the best ever player in their illustrious history.

The 46-year-old was a delight to watch on the pitch and won everything there is to win in the sport.

2. AC Milan - Gunnar Nordahl - 221 goals

Netto, Gunnar Nordahl
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That Gunnar Nordahl is AC Milan's record goalscorer despite spending only seven years with them, goes to show just how prolific he was in front of goal - with the striker winning an unprecedented five Golden Boot awards (the most ever by a player in Italy).

The legendary Swede also played for AS Roma while in Italy, continuing his brilliant form for them too.

3. Inter Milan - Giuseppe Meazza - 284 goals

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One of the few Italian players to have won two World Cup titles, Giuseppe Meazza is a legendary figure at Inter Milan, thanks to the 284 goals he scored for them during his career.

The striker who is considered to be the greatest Italian footballer of all-time, was posthumously inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame in 2011.

4. Napoli - Dries Mertens - 135 goals

Dries Mertens
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Dries Mertens moved to Napoli in 2013 and since then has established himself as their most important player, scoring 135 goals to become the club's all-time highest goalscorer.

For all his individual achievements with the club, the Belgian is yet to win the league title and will look to add that to his tally in the near future.

5. AS Roma - Francesco Totti - 307 goals

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Serie A - "AS Roma v Lazio Roma" / VI-Images/Getty Images

Nicknamed as L'Ottavo Re di Roma, Francesco Totti is AS Roma's greatest ever player and their most loyal one, with the Italian spending his entire professional career with them.

Known for his vision, technique, and goalscoring ability, the superstar symbolises the club and the city of Rome and is an icon in the country.

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