The 2008/09 season in Europe had Argentine forwards among the top goal scorers in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal.
Despite having so many top notch forwards playing in Europe, the national team is struggling to score goals in the WC qualifying campaign.
Perhaps, the national team manager will consider giving an opportunity to players like Higuain, Zarate and Cavenaghi.
These are Argentina’s top European goal scorers in the 2008/09 season.
Lazio – 13 goals
Note – In his first season in Italy, Zarate was his team’s top goal scorer.
Bordeaux – 13 goals
Note – Cavenaghi was his team’s top goal scorer this season even though he missed two months due to an injury. Bordeaux won the French league title.
Porto – 17 goals
Note – Lopez was his team’s top goal scorer this season. Porto won the Portuguese league title.
Atletico de Madrid – 21 goals
Real Madrid – 22 goals
Note – Higuain was his team’s top goal scorer this season.
Genoa – 26 goals
Note – Milito was his team’s top goal scorer this season.
And the top goal scorer and best Argentine player in Europe this season:
TOP GOAL SCORER
Barcelona – 38 goals
Note – Messi was his team’s top goal scorer and the top goal scorer in the Champions League.
Barcelona won the Copa del Rey, the Spanish league title and the Champions League.