Paris Saint-Germain, commonly known as PSG, is one of the most popular and successful football clubs in France, and also in Europe.
Founded in 1970, the club has a rich history and has been home to some of the most talented soccer players in Europe, and from other parts of the world.
Like every other soccer team, one of the key and most notable areas is its ability to score goals, and Paris Sainte Germain is one of the soccer teams in Europe that are known for scoring lots of goals including some great and iconic ones.
And over the years, PSG has had no shortage of prolific goal-scorers. In this article, we will take a look at the PSG all-time top scorers, top ten.
This will include some legendary football players such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, George Weah, Edison Cavanni, and even Kylian Mbappe, who are all playing for the French club.
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1. Kylian Mbappe
- Goals – 206+
- Apps – 255+
- Year’s Active – 2017 to Present
First on our list of Paris Saint Germain’s highest goal scorers in French football, and the 2022 World Cup winner, Kylian Mbappe.
Regarded as one of the best players in world football right now, Kylian Mbappe is PSG’s all-time top scorer and edged past his former teammate and Uruguayan international, Edison Cavani to the award.
Signed in 2017 from Monaco for $145 million, the second most expensive transfer fee back then, after Neymar’s move from Barcelona to Paris, the France International has since gone ahead to score over 206+ goals for the French club and had helped take them to their first UEFA Champions League final in history. Albeit, they were defeated by Bayern.
2. Edinson Cavani
- Goals – 200
- Apps – 301
- Year’s Active – 2013 to 2020
Paris Saint Germain’s highest goalscorer before Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani was a key player and one of the most historical in the club’s history.
Born in 1987, Edison Cavani was signed by the French club Napoli in 2013 for $64 million, making him the 6th most expensive player back then.
The Uruguayan striker played for PSG from 2013 till 2020 when his contract ran out, after signing an extension in 2018, which made him stay for two more years.
During his time at the French capital, he won several league titles, won several individual awards, including two golden boots, and a golden foot, and also got named in the UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year thrice.
3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
- Goals – 156
Third on our list is the Swedish professional football player, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Signed in 2012 from AC Milan, he played for the French club between 2012 to 2016, improving his lethality in front of the goalpost every match, his time at Paris Saint Germain was a great success.
With over 165 goals in 180 games, the Swede established himself as one of the best goalscorers in the league, and in the world.
His goals were very important to the club and had helped the club to win several titles and major trophies, including the Ligue 1 title.
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In his first season at the club, he scored an impressive 30 goals, helping the team win their first Ligue 1 title in 19 years. He continued his remarkable form in the following seasons, scoring 41, 30, and 38 goals respectively, and helping PSG to win another three Ligue 1 titles.
During his time in Paris, he was twice named Ligue 1 Player of the Year. He als9 became their highest goalscorer before he left the club in 2016 to join Manchester United.
- Goals – 118+
- Apps – 173
- Year’s Active – 2017 to Present
Signed by Paris Saint Germain in 2017 for a world transfer record fee of about $200 million from FC Barcelona, Neymar de Silver Santos Júnior, also known as Neymar is a Brazilian professional football player who currently plays for the Parisian club.
A key player for the team, Neymar is one of the highest goalscorers in the club’s history and currently looks set to be scoring more, as he continues to stay at the club.
Known for being a lethal goal scorer, playmaker, dribble, and top freekick taker, Neymar has scored over 118 goals for the club since he was signed by the Club in 2017, and looks like he will be scoring even more.
- Goals – 109
- Apps – 211
- Year’s Active – 2003 to 2008
Pedro Miguel Carreiro Resendes, commonly known as Pauleta, is a retired Portuguese professional footballer who played for the French club, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) from 2003 to 2008.
During his time at the French club, Pauleta became a fan favorite and one of the club’s most prolific goalscorers.
Signed from Bordeaux, in 2003, Pauleta quickly established himself as one of the key players in the club.
Scoring 15 goals in his first season at the French capital, he helped the club to win the French Cup, also known as the Coup de France.
In the following seasons, his fine form continued as he scored 20, 23, and 15 goals, and helped the club to a UEFA Club final in 2006. With 211 appearances for the club, his total goals for the club were 109 between 2003 to 2008.
6. Dominique Rocheteau
- Goals – 100
- Apps – 318
- Year’s Active – 1980 to 1987
Unarguably one of the best players in the history of Paris Saint Germain, and one of their top ten goal scorers, Dominique Rocheteau is a retired French professional football player.
Signed in 1980, he played for seven seasons at the French club, before he left the club in 1987.
During his time at the club, he became a fan favorite amongst the Paris Saint Germain fans, winning the club their first major trophy, the French Cup also known as the Coup De France in 1982.
He also played a key role in PSG’s success in the French League, helping the team to win the championship in 1986.
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7. Angel Di Maria
- Goals – 93
- Apps – 266
- Year’s Active – 2015 to 2022
One of the few Argentine players on this list, South American winger, Angel Di Maria is one of Paris Saint Germain’s highest goal scorers and unarguably one of the best players in the club’s history.
Signed from …. in 2015, Angel Di Maria quickly became a fan favorite at the French club, scoring several goals for the club before the signing of France International, Kylian Mbappe, and his South American counterpart, Neymar.
Known for his dribble, pace, and pass accuracy, Angel Di Maria was highly instrumental for the club, as he was constantly performing till he left the French capital, before joining Juventus in 2022.
He is one of the few players on this list that had won every domestic trophy for the club and had also helped them to their first UEFA Champions League final in 2020, where they were defeated 1-0 by Bayern Munich.
8. Safet Susic – 85 goals
- Goals – 85
- Apps – 345
- Year’s Active – 1982 to 1981
Safet Susic is a former Bosnian professional footballer who played for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) from 1982 to 1991.
Susic is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the club, and he played a key role in helping PSG to become one of the top teams in French football during the 1980s, alongside his strike partner, Dominique Rocheteau.
Susic was widely known for his exceptional technical skills, vision, and his ability to score goals from a variety of positions on the field.
His qualities proved to be highly instrumental as his goals helped the club to win several trophies, including the Coup de France in 1982, 1983, and 1990,
He was also instrumental in helping PSG to reach the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup in 1983 and the quarter-finals of the European Cup in 1984.
9. Mustapha Dahleb
- Goals – 85
- Apps – 250
- Year’s Active – 1974 to 1984
Also known as Little Prince amongst the PSG supporters, Mustapha Dahleb is a retired Algerian professional footballer who played for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) from 1974 to 1984.
He is also considered one of the greatest players in the history of the club.
Mustapha Dahleb played a key role in helping the club to establish itself as one of the top teams in French football during the 1970s and 1980s.
In 1974, he was signed by the French capital, where he would spend the next decade of his career.
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With exceptional technical skills, vision, and ability to score goals from a variety of positions on the pitch, he quickly scored 85 goals for the French club, helping the team win the Coup de France in 1982, also helping the club to reach the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup in 1983 and the quarter-finals of the European Cup in 1984.
10. Carlos Bianchi – 78 goals
- Goals – 78
- Apps – 80
- Year’s Active – 1977 to 1979
Last on our list is Carlos Bianchi.
Carlos Bianchi is a retired Argentine professional football and coach who played for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) between 1977 to 1978.
With 78 goals in 80 games, Carlos Bianchi quickly became one club’s clubs highest goalscorers. And also helped the club to win the 1978 Coup de Fr also known as the French Cup.
Although he was very lethal in front of goal, scoring several goals from different positions on the pitch, the Argentine could not help the French club to win the league title, Ligue 1.
They struggled in the league during his time at the club, finishing in the bottom half in the 1977-78 league season.