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Players who have scored the most penalties for clubs since 2000

Mudeet Arora
Messi and Ronaldo are among the top
Messi and Ronaldo are among the top / Power Sport Images/GettyImages
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Key summary:

1) The list consists of 20 players

2) Penalty stats are revealed for club football only from the year 2000 till date

3) 4 England players make the list, highest among any country


Portugal legend Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest penalty scorer in club football this century (2000-present).

The Manchester United superstar has been among the goals for over 15 years now. The maestro also has scored the most number of headed goals than any footballer this century along with converting as many as 128 penalties in his club career.

However, Ronaldo's goals from penalties is much higher if his goalscoring for Portugal is included.

As revealed by PopFoot, here are 20 players who have scored the most number of penalties in their club careers in the 21st century (2000-date):

20. Bruno Fernandes: 39

19. Mark Noble: 40

18. Wayne Rooney (retired): 40

17. Steven Gerrard (retired): 42

16. Radamel Falcao: 44

15. Sergio Aguero (retired): 46

14. Neymar: 46

13. Ruud van Nistelrooy (retired): 50

12. Edinson Cavani 50

11. Frank Lampard (retired): 51

10. Robert Lewandowski: 53

9. Ronaldinho (retired): 57

8. Oscar Cardozo: 58

7. Dusan Tadic: 58

6. David Villa: 60

5. Ciro Immobile: 61

4. Francesco Totti: 73

3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 78

2. Lionel Messi: 84

1. Cristiano Ronaldo: 128


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