Josef martinez - Atlanta United - Goal celebration

Josef Martinez is having a historic 2018 season in MLS.


The striker has already broken the league's single-season goal scoring record with is going to win the Golden Boot in MLS as Atlanta United chase history. So, what other goalscoring challenges does he have outside of his own mirror?


Well, where does he stand in global goalscoring charts since the turn of 2018?


Martinez's 30 goals this calendar year rank ahead Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and is even level with Thai League 1's goalscoring king Diogo. 


Global 2018 Top 10

<strong>Player</strong>
<strong>Club</strong>
<strong>G&nbsp;</strong>
<strong>GP</strong>
Josef Martinez
Atlanta United (USA)
30
30
Diogo
Buriram United (THA)
30
30
Jhon Cifuente
CD Universidad Catolica (ECU)
29
31
Liliu
Nomme Kalju (EST)
27
23
Dave Turpel
F91 Dudelange (LUX)
25
18
Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid (ESP)/Juventus (ITA)
25
20
Talisca
Besiktas (TUR)/Evergrande Taobao (CHN)
25
28
Roman Debelko
FCI Levadia (EST)
25
30
Lionel Messi
Barcelona (ESP)
24
24
Zakaria Beglarishvili
FC Flora Tallinn (GEO)
24
28

Other Notables

<strong>Player</strong>
<strong>Club</strong>
<strong>G &nbsp;</strong>
<strong>GP&nbsp;</strong>
Florian Thauvin&nbsp;
Olympique Marseille (FRA)&nbsp;
20
22
Mohamed Salah
Liverpool (ENG)
18
21
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Man United (ENG)/LA Galaxy (USA)
18
23
Luis Suarez
Barcelona (ESP)
18
24
Robert Lewandowski
Bayern Munich (GER)
17
17
Gareth Bale
Real Madrid (ESP)
17
24
Antoine Griezmann
Atletico Madrid (ESP)
15
23
Harry Kane
Tottenham (ENG)
15
24
Sergio Agüero
Manchester City (ENG)
13
15
Neymar
PSG (FRA)
12
11

Last updated Sept. 25