Internazionale is a club with a rich history founded in 1908 with the idea to let both foreigners and Italians play for them. An idea that wasn’t shared by other teams in Italy at the time. This foreigner-friendly attitude of Inter has led to some of the greatest-ever strikers playing for them, some of whom have even won the Ballon d’Or. Being one of the Giants of Italian football, Internazionale has had many great strikers. Find the list of the Top 10 Inter Milan Goalscorers Of All Time.
10. Ermanno Aebi (106 goals)
The first player among Inter’s top scorers of all time is the Swiss/Italian striker, Ermanno Aebi. he joined Inter just two years after the club was founded, at the age 18. He stayed with Inter for 12 years and then retired from football. Perhaps Aebi’s most important achievements with Inter were his 2 Scudettos that he won with the club. The first of which was in his debut season in 1910, which was coincidentally Internazionale’s first Scudetto ever, the second was 10 years later in 1920. Aebi played a significant part in Inter’s success in that decade, helping him to the list of Top 10 Inter Milan Goalscorers Of All Time.
9. Christian Vieri (123 goals)
In the 1990s and the first decade of the 2000s, Bobo Vieri was among the best attackers in Serie A history. Throughout his playing career, he represented 12 clubs, including AC Milan, Juventus, and Inter, although his tenure at Inter was the most prolonged and reliable. When Vieri joined Juventus, where he won his lone Serie A championship, his career truly took off. He later relocated to Spain to play with Atletico Madrid, where he amassed 24 goals in 24 La Liga games and earned the Pichichi trophy for the league’s top goal scorer.
8. Mauro Icardi (124 goals)
Icardi is the lone active player among Inter’s all-time leading scorers and is likely the guy who many Inter supporters would prefer not to see on this list. He is also the only one of Inter’s all-time top goal scorers who, although frequently scoring for the team, never won a trophy with the organization. Possibly because he was a part of Inter through one of its most stale periods, when they seldom competed in any European tournament and struggled in the Serie A. Icardi grew up at Barcelona’s renowned La Masia youth system, but he wasn’t destined to play for the first team and instead transferred to Sampdoria, where after a few seasons he shined and major teams began to show interest.
7. István Nyers (133 goals)
Istvan Nyers, one of the best players in Hungarian history, spent six years (1948–1954) playing for Inter. Nyers played for 14 different teams during the course of his career, including teams like Roma and Barcelona, but Inter will be where most people will remember him for his time there. He rose to become one of Inter’s all-time leading goal scorers and one of the most prolific Serie A goal scorers during his time there. Nyers, who could play as a winger or a forward, was highly productive, scoring more than 20 goals each season in four of his six seasons with Inter, twice going over 30 goals.
6. Benito Lorenzi (143 goals)
Benito Lorenzi began his career at Empoli, but at the age of 21, after making an impression there, he transferred to Inter. He continued to represent Inter for 11 years in a variety of tournaments, including European tournaments, and he scored in every one of them, becoming one of Inter’s all-time leading goal scorers. Even though his goal total wasn’t outstanding in any one season, Benito managed to score 10+ goals a season throughout 9 of his 11 years at Inter, which was the key to his success there. His greatest season saw him score 21 goals in 1950/51.
5. Luigi Cevenini (156 goals)
Cevinini, a player who at different times in his career played for AC Milan, Internazionale, and Juventus, is possibly the most prolific goal scorer on this list with an incredible goals-per-game ratio everywhere he went. Luigi, one of five Cevinini brothers who all played professionally for Inter and AC Milan, was born and reared in Milan. Between 1912 and 1927, Luigi played for Inter three times during his career, spending a total of ten seasons there. The most prosperous part of his second stay at the club was when he won his sole Scudetto with Inter.
4. Sandro Mazzola (160 goals)
Sandro Mazzola, a legend of Inter Milan and one of the best Italian footballers in history, is our fourth player. Given that he played his whole career at Inter, he is one of those rare one-club players. He played a vital role in the Grande Inter era, which took place between 1960 and 1967 when Inter controlled Serie A and gained notoriety in Europe under the leadership of manager Helenio Herrera. a time when Mazzola firmly established himself as one of Inter’s all-time leading goal scorers. Mazzola was a very adaptable player who could play a variety of attacking positions, leading to his employment as an attacking midfielder as well as a winger and striker.
3. Roberto Boninsegna (171 goals)
Roberto Boninsegna is a different player who could have infuriated some Inter supporters by switching from Inter to Juventus, but the goals he scored at Inter and the relative success he had with the club led to his becoming one of Inter’s highest scorers of all time, which may have won over many supporters. Arriving in 1969 when the members of Grande Inter were gradually departing the team, Boninsegna was very much a part of the post-Grande Inter period.
2. Alessandro Altobelli (209 goals)
One of just two players among Inter’s highest scorers of all time to surpass 200 goals is Alessandro Altobelli. Despite having played for several other teams in addition to Inter, including Juventus, he is one of the Inter players on this list with the longest tenure. Altobelli, who had established a reputation at Brescia, joined Inter at the age of 22. Altobelli was a complete forward who excelled in the air because to his height and had accurate shoots. However, he was not selfish as seen by his good hold-up play, which allowed him to create opportunities for his teammates when facing the opposition’s goal.
1. Giuseppe Meazza (287 goals)
In football, having a stadium named after a player is uncommon, but not for Giuseppe Meazza. He is without a doubt one of the greatest Italian players ever, if not the best, and the home field of Inter and AC Milan is officially named after him. Meazza won everything during his career, including three Scudettos and one Coppa Italia while playing for Inter. He is one of just three Italian players to have won the World Cup twice (1934, 1938) on the international stage. Additionally, he led his nation to victory in the 1938 World Cup, helping him top our list of the Top 10 Inter Milan Goalscorers Of All Time.
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