Picture : Samantha Kerr, crowned as Best payer of the season in England, is the new number 1 of the World's Best Scorers !



Australian Samantha Kerr is the new leader of the World Top Goal Scorer Ranking 2022 ! She has scored 26 goals since the beginning of the year like Marie Antoinette Katoto and Tessa Wullaert. Due to her 10 internatioanl goals, she is solitary leader before French Katoto (9 international goals) and Belgium’s Tessa Wullaert  (6 international goals).

Six players have already reached the 20 goals in the year and only one is not a striker : Alexia Putellas, the Spanish Ballon d’Or 2021, with already 22 goals ! All continents are represented in the Top 35. Netherlands, England and Mexico have 4 Goal Scorers in the Ranking.



THE RANKING 2022 at May 31

1Samantha KERRAustraliaChelsea FC (England)115 1026
2Marie Antoinette KATOTOFranceParis SG1074526
3Tessa WULLAERTBelgiumAnderlecht182 626
4Alicia CERVANTESMexicoChivas Guadalajara18  523
5Kadisha SHAWJamaicaManchester City FC76 922
6Alexia PUTELLASSpainFC Barcelona 656320
7Fanna KALMANetherlandsTwente145  19
8Charline WELLINGSEnglandFC Celtic (Scotland)163  19
9Catarina MACARIOUSAOl Lyon (France)7 5517
10Stephany MAYORMexicoUANL Tigres13  417
11Lauren HEMPEnglandManchester City FC69 217
12Veronica Charlyn CORRALMexicoPachuca17   17
13Katty MARTINEZMexicoClub America10  616
14Dominika KOPINSKAPolandLodz16   16
15Telma ENCARNACAOPortugalCSMaritimo115  16
16Vivianne MIEDEMANetherlandsArsenal (England)71 715
17Georgia STANWAYEnglandManchester City FC65 415
18Roselord BORGELLAHaïtiIssy (France)3  1114
19Tabea WASSMUTHGermanyVFL Wolfsburg1012114
20Catalina USMEColombiaAmerica Cali13  114
21Lavidge BERGOLLIAlbaniaKUPS (Finland)14   14
22Jill ROORDNetherlandsVFL Wolfsburg (Germany)523313
23Jovana DAMNJANOVICSerbiaFC Bayern (Germany)53 513
24Yuika SUGASAWAJapanUrawa9  413
25Claudia PINASpainFC Barcelona 1021 13
26Romee LEUCHTERNetherlandsFC Ajax112  13
27Lucie MARTINKOVACzech RepSparta Prag76  13
28Ada HEGERBERGNorwayOlympique Lyon (France)513312
29Gentjana ROCHINorth MacedoniaKUPS (Finland)9  312
30GEYSEBrazilMadrid CFF (Spain)92 112
31Mia FISCHELUSAUANL Tigres (Mexico)12   12
32Uchenna KANUNigeriaUANL Tigres (Mexico)12   12
33Lindsey THOMASFranceMilan AC (Italy)84  12
34Fiona WORTSEnglandAdelaide (Australia)12   12
35Ria KARJALAINENFinlandHJK48  12


All goals at top senior level are counted (top national divisions, national cups, official international club tournaments, official games between national teams).                                                                
NL – National League                                                                  
NC – National Cups                                                                     
ICC – International Club Competitions                             

NT – National Team                                                                     
Period: from January 1 to May 31, 2022.

Tiebreaking criteria in case of equal number of total goals: 1) international goals (ICC + NT), 2) goals scored for national team (NT), 3) goals scored in domestic league (NL), 4) strength of the league (according to IFFHS ranking), 5) number of total games played.