While more acclaimed football personalities are currently playing football in Europe, stars from all around the globe have been in prolific form throughout the 2023-24 season.

Arguably, forwards are presently judged by the amount of goals and assists they produce, and notably, celebrated players from Inter Milan, PSG, and Al Nassr all make the top 10 in this list.

For the record, when players are tied on goal contributions, they are separated by their goal contribution per minute ratio, just as Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has 19 contributions in the Premier League, but misses out on the list due to his inferior ratio.

The 10 players with the most league goals and assists in 2023-24 across world football are:

10. Lautaro Martinez – 19 (15 goals + 4 assists)

The 26-year-old leads the race for the Golden Boot in Italy with 15 goals in 16 outings so far. If he continues at his current trajectory at Inter, Martinez will post the best numbers of his career.

9. Stefano Lilipaly – 20 (9 goals + 11 assists)

Lilipaly, the Indonesia international is enjoying a fabulous 2023-24 season.

Plying his trade for Borneo Samarinda in his native country, the 33-year-old has notched nine goals and 11 assists to nestle nicely on our list.

8. Nemanja Bilbija – 20 (15 goals + 5 assists)

The 33-year-old is the highest scorer in Bosnian League history.
With 15 goals and five assists for Zrinjski Mostar, the striker is once again showing that class remains permanent.

7. Aleksandar Mitrovic – 20 (16 goals + 4 assists)

After speculation throughout the summer that Mitrovic was headed to Saudi Arabia, Al Hilal finally tempted Fulham to let go of their star man for a whopping £50million fee.

But so far, Mitrovic has been worth every penny. The Serbian has fired in 16 goals from as many games, including a hat-trick against Al-Ittihad.

6. Kylian Mbappe – 20 (18 goals + 2 assists)

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With Lionel Messi and Neymar now out of the picture at PSG, Mbappe is the main man in the French capital. Until he moves to Madrid anyway.

Arguably the best player in the world right now, the 25-year-old has scored 18 goals and two assists in League 1 this season.

Mbappe has now won five consecutive Golden Boots in France and he is currently on track to win his sixth. Just a ridiculous player.

5. Marcus Haber – 21 (19 goals + 2 assists)

Now 34, the Canadian striker is turning out for Cambodian club Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng and has notched 19 goals and two assists this season.

4. Akram Afif – 21 (13 goals + 8 assists)

Afif, the most hyped of Qatar’s stage-frightened World Cup team, ineffectual in the face of elite opposition from foreign shores.

But the winger was the star player during the Qatari’s 2019 Asian Cup triumph and is scoring for fun this season at Al Sadd. 13 goals and 8 assists are numbers beyond the wildest dreams of most.

3. Santiago Gimenez – 22 (18 goals + 4 assists)

Since switching to Feyenoord in the summer of 2022, Gimenez has been in seriously prolific form.

Of the 39 goals Gimenez has scored this year, 18 have come this season. Four assists have also been chucked in as he’s such a stand-up bloke.

2. Harry Kane – 26 (21 goals + 5 assists)

Since making the switch to Bayern Munich, Kane has been in the form of his career with 21 goals and five assists in his first half-season in the Bundesliga.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 28 (19 goals + 9 assists)

Albeit most footballers are winding down in their late thirties, CR7 still seems hungrier than ever – 19 goals and 9 assists during this season.