Most free kick goals in Premier League- who holds the record with 11 to his name?

Most free kick goals in Premier League- who holds the record with 11 to his name?

Hitting a dead-ball into the net is one of the most aesthetic things you can see on a football pitch. How the players are stationary, all eyes on the taker, the goalkeeper’s sole focus being to keep one ball out of his goal- and yet still, the set-piece specialists gets the better of him.

You can’t name many better things than scoring a free kick goal. And to think that a few of the players have hit free kicks in double figures in the Premier League is just amazing to think about. Here, Alley Sport lists the 5 players with most free kick goals in Premier League. Enjoy!

Most free kick goals in Premier League- how many freekick does James Ward-Prowse have to his name?

Sunderland icon and Sweden midfield Sebastian Larsson leads the list with 11 to his name during his time in the PL with the Black Cats. He was a true master of the set-piece and he is still going strong with AIK in Allsvenska. Behind him in the list is James Ward-Prowse with 11 to his name as well.

 Most free kick goals in Premier League- how many freekick does James Ward-Prowse have to his name?  (Image: Official Premier League website)
Most free kick goals in Premier League- how many freekick does James Ward-Prowse have to his name? (Image: Official Premier League website)

He may have taken more time than Larsson to get there, but he still has a lot of years left in him and is still active for Southampton. He can really overtake Larsson as early as next week. At 27, he has a lot of time to even go on and double his tally.

Defender with most free kick goals in Premier League- where does Trent Alexander-Arnold rank?

Surprisingly, the Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold is only tied 27th on the list with 4 free kicks. Third on the list is Cristiano Ronaldo with 9 free kick goals to his name for Manchester United. Below him lies Christian Eriksen, who scored 8 for Tottenham Hotspur during his heyday.

Defender with most free kick goals in Premier League- where do James Ward-Prowse and Trent Alexander-Arnold rank?
Players with most free kick goals in Premier League- where do James Ward-Prowse and Trent Alexander-Arnold rank?

And rounding off our top 5 list is Juan Mata with 8 strikes to his name for Chelsea and Manchester United. It’s surprising to see names like Morten-Gamst Pedersen and Steven Gerrard on the list, but they are not behind with 7 to their name.

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