USA Soccer Top Goal Scorer: USMNT Leading Scorer All Time

USA Soccer Top Goal Scorer: USMNT Leading Scorer All Time

USA Soccer Top Goal Scorer: Take a look at the list of players who have scored the most goals for the USMNT on the international stage.

The World of Sports is much more than a passion in United States of America, be it NFL, NBA or NHL, the fan following has been beyond description. But same cannot be said for the sport of football (soccer) around the country.

Taken a fair share of time to become popular, there were many heroes of the sport who helped Americans focus of football more seriously. With the emergence of MLS in the modern-era, the sport of football is as famous in America, as it is any European countries. Not only that major International players have also been acquired in the process of lifting the spirit of the game.

Having said that, lets take a look at the top goal scorers for USA Football Team on the international stage.

USA Soccer Top Goal Scorer: List of Players Who Have scored the most International Goals for the USMNT

Former USA forward and face of the sport for many year, Landon Donovan is evidently the leading goal scorer for USA’s Football Team with 57 goals. Also Donovan is the top goal scorer of Major League Soccer. In his 15 year career, he represented US in the 157 matches, second most capped player after Cobi Jones.

More importantly, Donovan holds record of scoring 144 goals and 136 assists in the history of MLS soccer. One can surely call him the best footballer in the history of US football.

Career

Player

Goals

Matches

2000-1014

Landon Donovan

57

157

2004-Present

Clint Dempsey

43

114

1990-2000

Eric Wynalda

34

106

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1993-2006

Brian McBride

30

95

2007-Present

Jozy Altidore

27

82

1992-2002

Joe-Max Moore

24

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100

1985-1993

Bruce Murray

21

85

2004-Present

Eddie Johnson

19

63

1990-2004

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Earnie Steart

17

101

2001-Present

DeMarcus Beasley

17

121

Clint Dempsey is the second highest goal scorer for USA Football Team after the Landon Donovan. Dempsey was the former captain and has also represented his nation in 114 games and scored 43 goals. Whereas Eric Wynalda is the third highest scorer with 34 goals in 106 matches.

It would be safe to say that with the sport of football significantly gaining more popularity in the States, it would not be much of a surprise if these records are broken sooner rather than later.

Also Read: FIFA World Cup Winners: World Cup Winners List In Order

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