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Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

As the referee starts a match, apart from the performances of the defensive line, it is the role of forwards to determine the final result of the game. Given the importance of the offensive line, we have provided you best Juventus forwards of all time.
Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

From the beginning of the official activity of Italian football, its clubs have been known for their outstanding offensive line.

The forwards of these clubs, with their high technique and special elegance, has always shown a beautiful performance, attractive matches that got stuck in the minds of all their fans, thanks to the first-class forwards.

Best ever Juventus forwards

As one of the most popular Italian teams, we have provided you the best Juventus forwards of all time.

Alessandro Del Piero

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

The number one on our list of the best Juventus forwards of all time is the great Del Piero, a player who is almost impossible to forget. Alessandro Del Piero was born on 9 November 1974 in Conegliano, Italy. During his childhood, he played football with his two friends in their backyard, and between these three friends, only Alessandro could break into the real world of football. He started his career in the local youth team of San Vendemiano as a goalkeeper but then he switched to forward. Alessandro's breakthrough happened as he joined Juventus.

in 1993 he joined Juventus and played for 19 seasons (11 as captain). He remained with the Turin side until 2012 and in all these years he made 705 appearances, scored 290 goals, and had 91 assists. It also has to be mentioned that Del Piero holds the club records for most goals. Below is his achievement as one of the all-time best Juventus strikers:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 1994–95, 1996–97, 1997–98, 2001–02, Serie B: 2006–07, Coppa Italia: 1994–95, Supercoppa Italiana: 1995, 1997, 2002, 2003, UEFA Champions League: 1995–96

Individual

  • Most Valuable Player Intercontinental Cup: 1996, Coppa Italia-Top scorer: 2005–06 (5 goals), Serie A-Top scorer: 2007–08 (21 goals), Italian Football Hall of Fame: 2017 Juventus Greatest XI of All Time: 2017

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Roberto Bettega

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

La penna Bianca ("White Feather") is the second one on our list of best Juventus forwards of all time. He was born on 27 December 1950 in Trun, Italy. He started his football career in Juventus Primavera squad in 1961 as a midfielder and after 8 years he could break into the main team as a forward. He made his Serie A debut away to Catania on 27 September 1970 where he scored the winning goal. his professional football life lasted for almost two decades.

He was notably known for his successful years at Juventus, famous as one of Italy's highest ever players due to his strength, skill, goalscoring ability, and creativity. For 14 years he stayed with the Turin side and made 482 appearances, scored 172 goals, and had 2 assists. Below is his achievement as one of the all-time best Juventus strikers:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 1971–72, 1972–73, 1974–75, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1980–81, 1981–82, Coppa Italia: 1978–79, UEFA Cup: 1976–77

Individual

  • Serie A Top-scorer: 1979–80, Serie B Top-scorer: 1969–70, FIFA World Cup All-star Team: 1978

Giampiero Boniperti

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

let's move on to the third forward on our list who was known as the highest goalscorer in Juventus history for more than 40 years, until his record was beated by Alessandro Del Piero on 10 January 2006. Giampiero Boniperti was born on 4 July 1928 in Barengo, Italy. At the age of 16, he signed Juventus youth level and surprisingly managed to score 11 goals in just one match. He made his Serie A debut wearing the kit of the Old Lady on 2 March 1947 against A.C. Milan. He was indeed a productive forward, with excellent techniques which made him known as one of the greatest Juventus players ever. He spent his entire 15 season career at Juventus between 1946 and 1961. He made 459 appearances, scored 179 goals, and had 7 assists.

Below is his achievement as one of the best ever Juventus forwards:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 1949–50, 1951–52, 1957–58, 1959–60, 1960–61, Coppa Italia: 1958–59, 1959–60

Individual

  • Serie A Top-scorer: 1947–48 (27 goals) FIFA 100: 2004, Italian Football Hall of Fame: 2012, CONI Award for Outstanding Sporting Career: 2013

Franco Causio

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

One of Italy's greatest ever wingers is our fourth best Juventus forwards of all time. Franco Causio was born on 1 February 1949 in Lecce, Italy. He started his professional career in his hometown club Lecce and after two years at the age of 17, he could break into the Juventus side. For 11 years he wore the number jersey 7 for Juventus. Franco was widely considered as one of the best players in his generation, a creative, intelligent, extraordinary classy footballer who was blessed with wonderful dribbling skills and was an authentic crosser of the ball. In sum he spent 13 years with The Old Lady, he made 446 appearances, scored 72 goals, and had 2 assists.

Below is his achievement as one of the best Juventus forwards ever:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 1971–72, 1972–73, 1974–75, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1980–81, Coppa Italia: 1978–79, UEFA Cup: 1976–77

Individual

  • Guerin d'Oro: 1982

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David Trezeguet

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

David Sergio Trezeguet, the former french striker, is our fifth best Juventus forwards of all time. He was born on 15 October 1977 in Rouen, France. At the age of eight, he started his junior-level football career with Argentina with Club Atlético Platense and shortly after got promoted to the first team. Then in 1995, he joined Monaco and for almost five years he played there before joining Juventus and made his breakthrough. in 2000 he joined Juventus and made his Serie A debut under manager Carlo Ancelotti. Trezeguet as an opportunistic player spent almost a decade with Old Lady, he made 320 appearances, scored 171 goals, and had 24 assists.

Below is his achievement as one of the best Juventus forwards ever:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 2001–02, 2002–03, Supercoppa Italiana: 2003, Serie B: 2006–07

Individual

  • Serie A Footballer of the Year: 2001–02Serie A Foreign Footballer of the Year: 2001–02 Serie A Top Goalscorer: 2001–02 FIFA 100, Golden Foot: 2015 (Under the category of "Football Legend"), Juventus Greatest XI of All Time: 2017

Pietro Anastasi

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

Pietro Anastasi who was called Petruzzu 'u turcu is our next best strikers in Juventus history. He was born on 7 April 1948 in Varese, Italy, and passed away on 17 January 2020 at the age of 71. He started his professional football career in 1964 with Massiminiana and then at the senior level of his professional club career he joined Varese in 1966. Having passed two years in Varese he joined the Tudrin's side in 1968 and for nearly a decade stayed with the club. He established himself as one of the best strikers of his own generation. After his prosperous spells in Juve, he also joined Internazionale and Ascoli. With the Old Lady, he made 308 appearances and scored 132 goals.

Below is his achievement as one of the all-time best Juventus strikers:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 1971–72, 1972–73, 1974–75

Individual

  • Coppa Italia Top Goalscorer: 1974–75Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Top Scorer: 1970–71, Italian Football Hall of Fame: 2019

Omar Sívori

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

Enrique Omar Sívor, who was famous for his excellent skill, speed, goalscoring ability, technique, creativity, and footballing talent, is the next striker on our list of best strikers in Juventus history. He was born on 2 October 1935 in San Nicolás, Argentina into an Italian Argentine family. He passed away on 17 February 2005 at the age of 69.

He started his football career with a local side from the city of Buenos Aires, River Plate, and shortly after his debut, he broke into the main squad and fans gave him the nickname El Cabezón (bighead) after his hair, outspokenness, confidence, arrogance, and playing style. Having passed 3 years in River Plate, in 1957 he joined Juventus and enjoyed a successful time with the club during the late 1950s and early 1960s. He made 254 appearances and scored 163 goals.

Below is his achievement as one of the best Juventus forwards ever:

Juventus

  • Serie A (3): 1957–58, 1959–60, 1960–61, Coppa Italia (3): 1958–59, 1959–60, 1964–65, Coppa delle Alpi: 1963

Individual

  • South American Championship player of the tournament: 1957, Serie A Golden Boot: 1959–60, Ballon d'Or: 1961, FIFA 100: 2004

Paulo Dybala

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

Paulo Bruno Exequiel Dybala, the young future of Argentine football is the next on our list of All-time Best Juventus forwards. He was born on 15 November 1993 in Laguna Larga, Córdoba, Argentina. In 2003 he joined Instituto to start his junior level football career and after 8 spells broke into the main team and given the nickname "La Joya" and "El pibe de la pensión". Before joining Juve, for 3 years he played for Palermo, and then on 4 June 2015, it was officiated that the young Dybala would join Turin Side on a five-year deal for a fee of €32 million. He was given the number 21 shirt which was worn by Andrea Pirlo. He made his Juve debut on 8 August s a 61st-minute substitute in a match against Lazio in the 2015 Supercoppa Italiana. As a versatile forward for Juve so far he made 234 appearances and scored 96 goals and had 38 assists.

Below is his achievement as one of the best Juventus forwards ever:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, Coppa Italia: 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18; runner-up: 2019–20, Supercoppa Italiana: 2015, 2018; runner-up: 2019, UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2016–17

Individual

  • Serie A top assist provider: 2014–15, Serie A Team of the Year: Serie A Most Valuable Player: Coppa Italia top goalscorer: FIFA FIFPro World11 2nd team: 2017, Ballon d'Or: 2017 (15th place)

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Roberto Baggio

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

The Divine Ponytail, the great Baggio is the next striker on the list of best Juventus forwards of all time. Roberto Baggio was born on 18 February 1967 in Caldogno, Italy. At age nine, Baggio began his youth career in his hometown youth team club, Caldogno, and after playing in L.R. Vicenza and Fiorentina he joined Juve in 1990 for £8 million, the world record transfer for a footballer at the time. In fact, Juve was considered one of Fiorentina's rivals, so the club's fans got so angry by this transfer.

Baggio himself was not that much satisfied with this change. He even refused to take a penalty, stating Fiorentina goalkeeper Gianmatteo Mareggini knew him too well. But Baggio and fans little by little got along, but not from their heart, Baggio always said that "Deep in my heart I am always purple,". Despite all those conflicts, he was indeed a legend in football, so that in 2010 he named one of Juve's 50 greatest legends. Baggio spent 5 years with The Old Lady, he made 200 appearances, scored 116 goals, and had 13 assists.

Below is his achievement as one of the best Juventus forwards of all time:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 1994–95, Coppa Italia: 1994–95, UEFA Cup: 1992–93

Individual

  • World Soccer's World Player of the Year: 1993, Ballon d'Or: 1993 , FIFA World Player of the Year: 1993, Italian Football Hall of Fame: 2011, Golden Foot: 2003

Guglielmo Gabetto

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

One of the best Italian players of his generation, and one of Italy's greatest ever strikers, is the next footballer on the list of the Best forwards in Juventus history. Guglielmo Gabetto was born on 24 February 1916 in Turin, Kingdom of Italy and to everyone's surprise died at the age of 33 on 4 May 1949. He began his career with Juventus in 1934 and spent a successful season with the club. Gabetto is still today one of the club's best goalscorers. This young footballer was one of the passengers of a commercial airplane. He was one of the victims of the 1949 Superga air disaster, when a plane carrying nearly the entire Torino Football Club squad, the Grande Torino, crashed into the Superga hill near Turin. He made 180 appearances and scored 92 goals.

Below is his achievement as one of the best Juventus forwards of all time:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 1934–35, Coppa Italia: 1937–38

Helmut Haller

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

The next best Juventus forwards of all time is Helmut Haller who was considerably known for his irresistible dribbling. He was born on 21 July 1939 in Augsburg, Germany, and died at the age of 73 on 11 October 2012. He commenced his professional football career with BC Augsburg from 1948 until 1962. Before joining Juventus in 1968, for six years he played at Bologna. Helmut for almost five years stayed with the Old Lady, in sum he made 174 made 180 appearances, and scored 33 goals.

Below is his achievement as one of the Juventus best forwards ever:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 1971–72, 1972–73, European Cup: Runner-up: 1972–73, Inter-Cities Fairs Cup: Runner-up: 1971, Coppa Italia: Runner-up: 1972–73

Filippo Inzaghi

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

The next best Juventus forwards of all time is Filippo Inzaghi who wasn't only famous and popular in Italy, everyone loves him, even now. He was born on 9 August 1973 in Piacenza, Italy. In 1982, the young Inzaghi joined the San Nicolò club to follow his football dream and be as good as his role models Paolo Rossi and Marco van Basten. After three years, he started playing for hometown club Piacenza junior team, and then as a teenager, he could break into the main team in 1991.

Having gone through six years of professional football, he joined Juve by a 23 billion lire contract and soon established an awesome attacking partnership along with Alessandro Del Piero and Zinedine Zidane, the memorable cooperation which lasted for four seasons. Inzaghi scored two Champions League hat-tricks – against Dynamo Kyiv and Hamburger SV – and established his name as the first player to do so. Inzaghi only spent 4 spells with Juve but his time with Juve was his most notable one. Inzaghi as one of the most intelligent strikers ever, made 165 appearances, scored 89 goals, and had 7 assists with The Old Lady.

Below is his achievement as one of the Juventus best forwards ever:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 1997–98, Supercoppa Italiana: 1997, UEFA Intertoto Cup: 1999

Individual

  • Serie A top scorer: 1996–9, All-time Italy's Top goal scorer under UEFA club competition records, Player Career Award in the Globe Soccer Awards: 2014

Mario Mandžukić

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

The 13th best Juventus Forwards of all time is a prolific striker who was known for his defensive contribution and aerial power. He was born on 21 May 1986 in Slavonski Brod, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia. Due to the Croatian War of Independence, the Mundzukic family immigrated to Germany and there he started his football career. In 1992, he joined the German club TSF Ditzingen. Having gone through the youth level of football, in 2004 he joined Marsonia as his first senior club.

Before joining The Old Lady On 22 June 2015, he had also played in different world-class football clubs including NK Zagreb, Dinamo Zagreb, VfL Wolfsburg, Bayern Munich, Atlético Madrid. He spent four successful spells with the Turin sides, he made 162 appearances, scored 44 goals, and had 17 assists.

Below is his achievement as one of the best Juventus strikers ever:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, Coppa Italia : 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, Supercoppa Italiana: 2015

Individual

  • UEFA Euro Co-Top Scorer: 2012, Croatian Footballer of the Year: 2012, 2013, Croatian Sportsman of the Year: 2013

Gonzalo Higuaín

Best Juventus Forwards of All Time

The popular El Pipita, one of the greatest strikers ever, is the last on our list of Best ever Juventus strikers. Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín was born on 10 December 1987 in Brest, France. He is the son of the Argentine footballer Jorge Higuaín, so he was raised as a footballer. He started his football career by playing at the youth level and made his debut with River Plate in a 2–1 defeat against Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) on 29 May 2005. His eye-catching talents and performances as a forward led him toward Real Madrid and then towards Serie A.

on 26 July 2016, Higuaín sold to Juventus for a fee of €90 million paid in two parts, making him the most expensive South American footballer of all time, the highest ever paid by an Italian team, the highest of a player transferring within any domestic league. In his four-year spell with the Old Lady, he made 149 appearances, scored 66 goals, and had 16 assists.

Below is his achievement as one of the best ever Juventus forwards ever:

Juventus

  • Serie A: 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20, Coppa Italia: 2016–17, 2017–18; runner up 2019–20, UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2016–17

Individual

  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the season: 2013–14, 2014–15, FIFA FIFPro World XI 4th team: 2016, Juventus MVP of the Year: 2016–17, 2017–18, Serie A Top scorer: 2015–16

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