Edin Dzeko joins Cristiano Ronaldo among Europe's top 10 international scorers, Wayne Rooney next to drop out

Edin Dzeko joins Cristiano Ronaldo among Europe's top 10 international scorers, Wayne Rooney next to drop out

Edin Dzeko’s two goals in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s 2-0 victory over Northern Ireland in the UEFA Nations League saw him reach two personal milestones.

The first saw him achieve 300 career goals for club and country, while the second put him among the top 10 European international goal scorers, with 55 for his national team.

The Roma striker overtook two players — including England’s all-time top scorer, Wayne Rooney — is now joint seventh. That means Rooney will drop out of the top 10 the next time a new player enters it.

Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku is the leading active goal scorer outside this list — but still needs a further eight to break move up into the elite.

Here is a look at the players who make up the top 10.

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