Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 15 goals less than longstanding rival Lionel Messi in all competitions so far this season, while only one African is in the top 10 – here are Europe's top marksmen across all competitions in 2018/19 so far.
Click through the gallery above to see the top goalscorers from Europe’s top five leagues and their tallies across all competitions so far this campaign.
Messi leads the European Golden Shoe race after netting 29 goals in LaLiga so far, while Kylian Mbappe follows in second place with three strikes less.
The Argentine is also the leader for goals scored in all competitions in 2018/19 to this date, having netted 39 times already. He has scored eight times in the Champions League and twice in the Copa del Rey, in addition to finding the back of the net on 29 occasions in LaLiga.
Mbappe shares the second spot with Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, with both having scored 30 times so far. While the Frenchman has struck 25 league goals plus another four in the Champions League and once in the Coupe de France, Lewandowski has netted 18 Bundesliga goals, eight in the UCL, once in the DFB Pokal and a hat-trick in the German Super Cup.
Further down the ranking, in seventh position, appears Ronaldo after scoring 19 goals in his debut Serie A campaign so far, plus four in the UCL and one strike in the Supercoppa Italiana.
Ronaldo's overall tally in 2018/19 so far is thus 24 strikes, 15 less than Messi – you can see all of Europe's top goalscorers across all competitions this season in the gallery above!
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