There's a lot more to football than goals, but it's undeniable that in attack lies the core of the sport, the epicentre at which every child starts out their development.
Europe is lucky enough to be the hunting ground of a majority of the world's top talents, calling together scorers from all corners of the globe who regularly entertain with their finishing exploits, some more incisive than others.
Here, we've compared the world's 10 most accurate and frequent of this particular trade, where precision reigns paramount but extra bragging points are awarded for flair and sheer mass of goals.
Recent form is also given special precedence, this season being the key example in order to give the most relevant results possible, but that doesn't mean previous campaigns are ignored altogether.
All statistics come courtesy of Squawka.