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Euro 2024: List of highest goalscorers in European Championship, year-by-year breakdown, overall tally

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The 17th edition of the European Championship is set to kick off in Germany, with the host nation taking on Scotland in the opening match on June 14.

During the course of the qualifying rounds of Euro 2024, Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku broke the record for most goals scored in a single UEFA European Championship qualifying campaign with 14 goals.

However, the record for the most goals scored in a single Euro campaign is held by France’s Michel Platini, who scored nine goals in the 1984 edition.

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Take a look at the all-time top scorers in the European Championship and the top scorer in every edition since its beginning in 1960:

All time top scorers

Player Country Goals
Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 14
Michel Platini France 9
Antoine Griezmann France 7
Alan Shearer England 7

Top scorer(s) in each edition

1960

Francois Heutte (France), Viktor Ponedelnik (USSR), Valentin Ivanov (USSR), Drazan Jerkovic (Yugoslavia), Milan Galic (Yugoslavia) – 2 goals

1964

Jesus Maria Pereda (Spain), Ferenc Bene (Hungary), Deszo Novak (Hungary) – 2 goals

1968

Dragan Dzajic (Yugoslavia) – 2 goals

1972

Gerd Muller (West Germany) – 4 goals

1976

Dieter Muller (West Germany) – 4 goals

1980

Klaus Allofs (West Germany) – 3 goals

1984

Michel Platini (France) – 9 goals

1988

Marco van Basten (Netherlands) – 5 goals

1992

Henrik Larsen (Denmark), Karl-Heinz Riedle (Germany), Dennis Bergkamp (Netherlands), Tomas Brolin (Sweden) – 3 goals

1996

Alan Shearer (England) – 5 goals

2000

Patrick Kluivert (Netherlands), Savo Milosevic (Yugoslavia) – 5 goals

2004

Milan Baros (Czech Republic) – 5 goals

2008

David Villa (Spain) – 4 goals

2012

Fernando Torres (Spain), Alan Dzagoev (Russia), Mario Gomez (Germany), Mario Mandzukic (Croatia), Mario Balotelli (Italy), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) – 3 goals

2016

Antoine Griezmann (France) – 6 goals

2020

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Patrik Schick (Czech Republic) – 5 goals

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