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Yasser Al-Qahtani Image Source: SPL

Top 5 Highest Goal Scorers In Al-Hilal History. Asian football has not been as prosperous as the several European club football teams that have carried an immense legacy forward. However, it is still considered a widely regarded sport. The Saudi Pro League is certainly one of the most sought-after football leagues in Asia currently. With its inaugural season played back in 1976, the competition has now attracted players of worldwide fame and brought this league to the limelight. 

Al-Hilal FC is the most dignified team in the Saudi professional league. Established long back in 1957, this team has enjoyed immense success, as they have won 66 titles alongside a record 18 Saudi Professional League titles. As this team is Asia’s most successful football club, they have won a record 52 domestic cups along with 12 continental championships, after which they were marked as the Best Asian Club of the 20th century. 

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The team enjoys its hold internationally as well, which includes several FIFA Club World Cups where they ended as runners-up in 2022.  Owing to the team’s immense success in all recent tournaments, we will seem to look at the legacy of their goal scorers.

5. Mohammad Al-Shalhoub

The Saudi attacking midfielder has featured for the team throughout his career and is now the assistant manager for the same side. Considered a modern legend of Saudi football, he has been part of several accolades with the club. Throughout his wide career, which spanned from 1999 to 2020, he has appeared in 412 games for Al-Hilal and scored the 5th highest 75 goals in the history of the club.

4. Eduardo

Carlos Eduardo is a Brazilian footballer who has had an illustrious career, playing for around 10 teams across the world. Among them, he had his best years playing for Al Hilal for several seasons from 2015 to 2020, where he appeared in 149 games, scoring 78 goals. 

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3. Salem Al-Dawsari

The most sensational player in the Saudi setup has been their star performer and has also been an eminent inclusion in the Al-Hilal camp. After appearing for the club for over a decade now, he has appeared on over 379 occasions for the club and has been their eminent scorer, as he has scored 93 goals and will continue to do so in the upcoming seasons as well. 

Salem Al-Dawsari - Al Hilal
Salem Al-Dawsari (Source: Saudi Pro League)

2. Bafetimbi Gomis

Gomis is a French national football player who has been a star since his professional club debut for Saint-Etienne before rising to stardom with Lyon and then Al-Hilal. Donning the Al-Hilal jersey, Gomis has appeared in 148 games with 111 goals and made an impact with 17 assists as well.

1. Yasser Al-Qahtani

He is a veteran Saudi player who holds great records internationally with his immense success in the 2007 AFC Asian Cup and also his 2006 FIFA World Cup goal against Germany. The forward’s move from Al-Qadisiyah to Al-Hilal in 2005 was a record transfer in the history of the Saudi Pro League in those days. He has appeared for the club on 270 occasions and the ball has found the back of the net 122 times, while he has created 29 assists for the side as well.