Indian Super League

5 all-time highest goalscorers in ISL history

Arjun Singh Devgan
Ogbeche is the all-time highest goalscorer in ISL history
Ogbeche is the all-time highest goalscorer in ISL history / ISL
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The Indian Super League (ISL) is the most competitive football league in India, with all the top players from the country participating in it. The league also boasts decent foreign talent, while in recent times, it has emerged as a breeding ground for youngsters.

Here, we take a look at five players who have scored the most goals in the history of the league.

1. Bartholomew Ogbeche - 53 goals

Ogbeche is the best striker in the history of the ISL
Ogbeche is the best striker in the history of the ISL / ISL

Bartholomew Ogbeche is arguably the greatest foreign player in the history of the ISL, considering that he has been extremely prolific for all the clubs he has played for, while also winning the league title with two different sides.

The Nigerian is not only the all-time highest goalscorer in the league's history, but also the record goalscorer for NorthEast United, Kerala Blasters FC and Hyderabad FC.

2. Sunil Chhetri - 51 goals

Sunil Chhetri
Chhetri is a football icon in India / Matthew Ashton - AMA/GettyImages

An icon in India and the most popular footballer in the country, Sunil Chhetri has been at the forefront of success for both club and country and ranks second on this list with 51 goals from 114 games.

The 37-year-old won the ISL title in 2018/19 and would look to add another such honour to his tally next season.

3. Ferran Corominas - 48 goals

FC Goa have struggled since Ferran Corominas left the club
FC Goa have struggled since Ferran Corominas left the club / ISL

A two-time Golden Boot winner, Ferran Corominas was an inspired signing for FC Goa with the Spaniard scoring 48 goals in the three seasons he played for them.

Despite his excellence in front of goal, the 38-year-old decided against extending his contract with the club, and at the time he left, he was the all-time highest goalscorer in the competitions history.

4. Roy Krishna - 36 goals

Roy Krishna has been brilliant in the ISL so far
Roy Krishna has been brilliant in the ISL so far / ISL

Roy Krishna has been one of the best foreign players to participate in the ISL as he has been brilliant on the pitch as seen by the number of individual honours he has won so far.

The striker was key to ATK winning the 2019/20 league title while also being the top goalscorer in two editions and also winning the Golden Ball in 2020/21.

5. Marcelo Pereira - 34 goals

Marcelinho is a true legend of the ISL
Marcelinho is a true legend of the ISL / ARUN SANKAR/GettyImages

Also known as Marcelinho, the Brazilian is capable of playing on either wing or as an attacking midfielder and has starred for the likes of Delhi Dynamos, Pune City, Hyderabad, Odisha, ATK Mohun Bagan and NorthEast United during his time in India.

The 34-year-old who won the Golden Boot award in 2016, was not only a good goalscorer but also played a key role in providing assists for his fellow team-mates.

He will no doubt be a big miss for Indian football.

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