Picture : Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo scored more than 700 club goals since 20 years. They are always on the Top in 2023 !

IFFHS World all-time ranking for club goal-scorers

We update the ranking of world’s all-time best club scorers, with Lionel Messi becoming few days ago the 2nd player to reach 700 top-level club goals. He did it 4.5 month after Cristiano Ronaldo who was the first ever conqueror of this “peak”.
Total amount of goals for each player is presented along with its breakdown by competitions.

 PlayerGoalsNationalityPeriodLeague Cups ICC TotalTotalTotal
 Erwin Helmchen 729Germany1923-19512369016   713160
1Cristiano Ronaldo 709Portugal 2002-506 4110152 50651152
2Lionel Messi 700Argentina 2004-492 5615137 49271137
3Romário691Brazil1985-2007311233514254 5449354
4Josef Bican690Austria, BM, CS1931-1955515 7559152651513441
5Pelé 679Brazil1957-1977138466 492336044926
6Ferenc Puskás640Hungary, Spain1943-1966515 69 38185156956
7Jimmy Jones 636Northern Ireland  1947-1964332 4324721233229014
8Joe Bambrick608Northern Ireland  1926-1943348 40220  348260 
9Abe Lenstra591Netherlands1936-196328928418   57318 
10Eusébio578Portugal 1957-1978422 97 59 4229759
11Gerd Müller566Germany1964-1981405 781469 4059269
12Glenn Ferguson563Northern Ireland  1987-2011313 56185633132419
13Jimmy McGrory540Scotland1922-1937409 7754  409131 
14Fernando Peyroteo539Portugal1937-1949332132702 3464723
15Robert Lewandowski513Poland2008-359 4310101 35953101
16Uwe Seeler509Germany1954-1978180267241721 4474121
17Alfredo Di Stéfano501Argentina, Spain1945-1966376 55 50203765570

Domestic Leagues (DL) = 
National Leagues (NL, only top tier) + relevant Regional Leagues (RL).
Domestic Cups (DC) = 
major National Cups (NC) + other relevant national competitions (OC) of this kind, including League Cup, SuperCup etc.
International Club Competitions (ICC) = 
major ICC (MICC), including UEFA and CONMEBOL continental tournaments, Mitropa Cup until 1940, InterContinental Cup, Club World Cup + other relevant ICC (OICC).
Erwin Helmchen is included in the list but not ranked as his RL are not considered relevant.