Benni McCarthy, South Africa - 44 years

Benni McCarthy, South Africa was the top scorer in Primeira Liga, Portugal 2003/2004. See other high positions in top scorer lists below.

His full name is Benedict Saul McCarthy and his most common position on the football field was forward. He was born in Cape Town, South Africa and today he is 44 years old (birth date 12 November 1977). Benni McCarthy has also scored some goals for his national team, totally 31 goals in 79 games for his South Africa. He retired from football in the year of 2013.

Benni McCarthy top scorer record

League, Team Season Goals Position Age Winner/leader
 
Premier League
2008/2009 10 16 31 Nicolas Anelka
 
Premier League
2006/2007 18 2 29 Didier Drogba
 
Primeira Liga
2004/2005 11 6 27 Liedson
 
Champions League
2003/2004 5 5 26 Fernando Morientes
 
Primeira Liga
2003/2004 20 1 26 Benni McCarthy
 
Primeira Liga
2001/2002 12 10 24 Mário Jardel
 
Europa League
1999/2000 6 5 22 Darko Kovacevic

Benni McCarthy hat-tricks

Here you find 4 hat-tricks scored by Benni McCarthy.

Date and league Match Goals
9 may 2004
Primeira Liga 2003/2004
Porto - Pacos De Ferreira
3-1
3
17', 52', 68'
27 april 2002
Primeira Liga 2001/2002
Porto - Santa Clara
5-3
3
37', 60', 74'
20 april 2002
Primeira Liga 2001/2002
Braga - Porto
0-4
3
33', 39', 74'
30 september 1999
Europa League 1999/2000
Celta Vigo - Lausanne
4-0
3
11', 85', 89'

Information about Benni McCarthy

Complete name
Benedict Saul McCarthy
Player position
Forward
Date of birth
12 November 1977
Place of birth
Cape Town, South Africa
Retired
2013
Height
183 cm
National team caps
79
National team goals
31
Source: Wikipedia

Articles containing Benni McCarthy

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African top scorers from 2000 to today
(26 February 2021)

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