Football (soccer) is one of the most popular sports in the world. There are many great players. La Liga is the officially sponsored Liga BBVA that makes this game available to people around the world. This is the most popular league in Europe and allows them to get some of the best players. There are five players that have scored a lot of points and have set a number of records.
.1 Lionel Messi
Messi plays for the team from Argentina and has scored 317 points. He is considered to be one of the great football players ever and is the highest scorer in La Linga. He has played in 348 games and broke most of the records in football. He broke the record for highest scorer in 2014. He still holds the title for most points scored.
.2 Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo plays for Portugal. So far in his career he scored 262 points. He had a great 2014 seasons and was able to score 48 goals in only 35 games. He became the highest scorer in the Real Madrid league. He is the leading hat trick scorer in La Liga with 30 hat tricks. If he keeps scoring at this rate he is a real contender to break the scoring record in the league.
.3 Telmo Zarra
Zarra plays for Spain and has scored 251 times. Most of his career was spent with the Athletic Bibao league in the early years. He played with this team from 1940 to 1955. He has several records that he was able to set during his career. He is the third top scorer in the history of La Liga. He is the top scorer in Copa del Rey with 81 goals. He is also the top scorer in the Athletic Club with a total of 332 goals. These records are going to be hard to beat.
.4 Hugo Sanchez
Sanchez plays for the team from Mexico. He scored 324 in his career. He is also one of the most well known football players around the world. He has appeared in over 347 games and was a top member of La Liga for four seasons in a row. This is something that most players do not accomplish.
Raul is so good that he only needs to be known by one name. He has scored 228 points from the football team from Spain. He has set a record with the number of game he appeared in. Raul has been in over 550 football games. He spent 16 years with the Real Madrid team and in 1999 was titled the best striker in the world. He is the only player that has won the UEFA award three years in a row.
These are some of the best football players to take the field. They have scored a number of goals and have gained the respect of fans all around the world. These players are finally getting the respect for their talent that they deserve.