African Star Has More Goals Than Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo In 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have dominated the goalscoring charts over the past few years, but, as it stands, an African striker has scored more goals than the two superstars in 2018 so far.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see the top three goalscorers in 2018 so far.

Algeria forward Baghdad Bounedjah has already scored 40 goals for club and country this year, more than any other player worldwide, according @MessiStats_ on Twitter.

South African football fans might remember Bounedjah after he finished as the joint top scorer at the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup – he was then in the services of Etoile du Sahel.

On the back of a prolific campaign with the Tunisian side, he joined Qatari outfit Al-Sadd, where he now links up with former FC Barcelona captain…

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