November 30, 2021

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Diego Sousa equals Washington in Brazil's top scorer list.  See ranking |  Syndicate

Diego Sousa equals Washington in Brazil’s top scorer list. See ranking | Syndicate

Midfielder Diego Sousa has had a more precarious season, with the title lost in Grêmio, but continues the path of the scored goal. The win 1 to 0 On Fluminense, the veteran scored a goal. 20th place in the season and 126th in the history of Brazil.

Diego Souza Washington “Braveheart” has been named to the list of top scorers in the national competition with 126 goals. He is behind Serginio Chulapa and three goals from Tullio Maravella. Roberto Dynamite tops the list, with 190 goals.

Among the athletes who are still playing sports, the leading scorer is Fred with 155 goals, second in the overall standings. Following up on those still playing is Grêmio’s top scorer in 2021.

It was the Grêmio striker’s 20th goal this season. In the previous match, Diego scored 28 goals for Grêmio and ended up being the player with the most goals in Brazil. In this second period with Grêmio, he collected 97 matches and scored 48 goals.

The greatest goalscorers in Brazil

  • 1st place – Roberto Dynamite (190 goals between 1971 and 1992).
  • 2nd place – Fred (155 goals between 2004 and 2021)
  • Third place – Romario (154 goals between 1985 and 2007).
  • Fourth place – Edmundo (153 goals between 1992 and 2008).
  • Fifth place – Zico (135 goals between 1971 and 1989).
  • Sixth place – Tullio (129 goals between 1988 and 2005).
  • 7- Serginio Chulapa (127 goals between 1974 and 1990).
  • Eighth – Diego Sousa (126 goals between 2003 and 2021).
  • Eighth – Washington (126 goals between 1999 and 2010).
  • 10º – Dario (113 goals between 1971 and 1985).
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Diego Sousa celebrates his 20th goal with Grêmio in 2021 – Photo: Lucas Uebel / Grêmio

In addition, Diego Sousa came close to being the top scorer in Arena do Grêmio. The leader is Everton Cipollinha, who is currently at Benfica, with 43 goals. Luan, who is now at Corinthians, has 41. The center forward with 40 goals appears immediately after the duo.

Tricolor has four more games at home as a chance for the 36-year-old striker to also beat Cipoulinha and the previous shirt 7.

Without Borja, who is with Colombia in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, Diego Sousa should hold his place as a starter for the match against America-MG, on Saturday, in Independencia.

  • 43 games and 20 goals in 2021
  • 54 games and 28 goals in 2020
  • 64 games and 16 goals in 2007
  • Total: 161 games, 64 goals