Picture : Elkeson is the leader of the ranking in China.
All-time best top division goal-scorers: China (Part 26)
The Chinese Professional Football League was established in 1994. Here we publish the top 10 of its goal-scorers.
Four of them are active; two play currently there, just the best two (Elkeson and Wu Lei).
There are 2 foreigners in the list: Zahavi (Israel) and Goulart (Brazil).
The record holder Elkeson (full name Elkeson de Oliveira Cardoso) was born in Brazil, obtained Chinese citizenship in 2019 through naturalization and represents China internationally). He has scored 128 goals since 2013.
Wu Lei holds the record on goals for a single club, 127 for Shanghai Port (previously Shanghai SIPG).
|CHINA||1994-||ALL-TIME BEST TOP DIVISION GOAL SCORERS|
|Player||Period||Goals||Games||Breakdown by clubs|
|1||Elkeson||2013-||128||211||Guangzhou Evergrande 86, Shanghai Port 37, Chengdu Rongcheng 5|
|2||Wu Lei||2013-||127||207||Shanghai Port 127|
|3||Li Jinyu||1999-2010||120||251||Liaoning 46, Shandong Luneng 74|
|4||Gao Lin||2005-2022||100||365||Shanghai Shenhua 14, Guangzhou Evergrande 73, Shenzhen 13|
|5||Hao Haidong||1994-2004||96||185||Bayi 18, Dalian Shide 78|
|6||Han Peng||2001-2018||93||269||Shandong Luneng 93|
|7||Eran Zahavi||2016-2020||91||106||Guangzhou R&F 91|
|8||Ricardo Goulart||2015-2021||82||135||Guangzhou Evergrande 78, Hebei China Fortun 4|
|9||Wang Tao||1994-2002||82||180||Dalian Shide 57, Beijing Guoan 25|
|10||Qu Bo||2000-2016||78||307||Qingdao Jonoon 51, Guizhou Renhe 27|