Putellas breaks record, Oshoala 4th in Barcelona Femeni’s all-time top scorer

Putellas breaks record, Oshoala 4th in Barcelona Femeni’s all-time top scorer
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In the realm of women's football, Oshoala's FC Barcelona Femeni has been making headlines for its incredible achievements on the pitch.

Their star players have continued to set records, and one such historic moment recently unfolded as Alexia Putellas, the reigning Ballon D'Or winner, reached a milestone that cements her legacy within the club.

With her 182nd goal for FC Barcelona, Putellas became the club's all-time leading goal scorer.

This remarkable feat saw her surpass her former teammate Jenni Hermoso.

As we delve into this incredible achievement, it's important to acknowledge the contribution of Asisat Oshoala, who finds herself among the top goal scorers for Barcelona Femeni.

Alexia Putellas: A record-breaking captain

On a chilly evening in Madrid, the talented Barcelona Femeni captain, Alexia Putellas, etched her name into the annals of football history.

In the 51st minute of Barcelona's match against Atlético Madrid, Putellas struck a decisive blow, securing her place as the club's all-time leading goal scorer.

Her 182nd goal surpassed the previous record held by Jenni Hermoso.

The achievement is particularly significant given that Barcelona Femeni is one of the powerhouses in women's football, boasting an array of world-class talent.

To rise above all the incredible footballing prowess within the club is a testament to Putellas' exceptional skill, consistency, and dedication to her team.

Hermoso, the previous record holder, is not to be forgotten in this remarkable story.

The Spanish striker had a significant impact on Barcelona Femeni's success, with her 181 goals showcasing her incredible scoring ability during her two stints with the club.

Her presence and goal-scoring prowess undoubtedly laid the foundation for Barcelona Femeni's dominance in the women's football landscape.

The remarkable top four

While the limelight is currently shining on Alexia Putellas and Jenni Hermoso, it is essential to acknowledge the other top goal scorers who have played an integral part in Barcelona Femeni's journey.

Sònia Bermúdez, with 123 goals, and Mariona Caldentey, with 95, have contributed significantly to the club's success.

Notably, Asisat Oshoala, the Nigerian striker, is firmly in the fourth position among the club's all-time top goal scorers.

Oshoala joined FC Barcelona Femeni in 2019 and has since been a force to be reckoned with on the field.

With 110 goals to her name, she has consistently demonstrated her ability to find the back of the net, making her one of the key pillars of the team's attacking force.

Asisat Oshoala of FC Barcelona during the Pre-season friendly
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Asisat Oshoala's journey and achievements

Asisat Oshoala's journey to Barcelona Femeni has been nothing short of remarkable.

Hailing from Nigeria, the Super Falcon arrived in Spain and swiftly adapted to the European style of play.

Her ability to score goals has been a vital asset for Barcelona Femeni, and it has been instrumental in the club's domestic and international successes.

In the 2021-22 season, Oshoala added another feather to her cap by winning the Primera División Top Scorer award, solidifying her reputation as one of the most potent goal scorers in women's football.

The recent milestone achieved by Alexia Putellas as Barcelona Femeni's all-time leading goal scorer is a testament to the exceptional talent that graces the club's roster.

Jenni Hermoso's contribution, as the previous record holder, cannot be understated, as her goals played a pivotal role in the club's journey to the top.

Asisat Oshoala, the Nigerian sensation, continues to be an integral part of Barcelona Femeni's formidable attacking force.

Her consistent goal-scoring ability has earned her a place among the club's top goal scorers.

As Barcelona Femeni continues to shine on the global stage, Oshoala's contributions, along with those of her teammates, are sure to keep the footballing world enthralled.

This article was most recently revised and updated 8 months ago

Rababe Koussaimi, a 22-year-old journalist, is deeply passionate about the world of sports. She grew up in a footballing environment, supporting both Bayern Munich and Wydad Athletic Club. She began her English journalism career by hosting a podcast for the first English radio station in Morocco. Currently, the Moroccan journalist channels her enthusiasm into writing and conducting extensive research, creating insightful and engaging content for GoalBall Live readers.