Germán Cano lives an exceptional season at Fluminense and has been breaking record after record in number of goals. Now he equaled Neymar and Gabriel Barbosa’s mark in Brazil. With the goal against Goiás, at Maracanã, for the Brazilian Championship, he reached 43 in the season.
Now, he has one more game to go (against Bragantino) to make at least one and surpass the two already mentioned as top scorers per season in Brazil (annual ranking that exists since 2008).
The PSG star from France scored 43 in 2012 for Santos. Gabriel already did the same 43 for Flamengo, in 2019.
Check out the marks of the top scorers by season since 2008 according to a report on the ge website:
2008: Keirrison (Coritiba) – 41 goals
2009: Diego Tardelli (Atlético-MG) – 39 goals
2010: Jonas (Grêmio) and Neymar (Santos) – 42 goals
2011: Leandro Damião (International) – 38 goals
2012: Neymar (Santos) – 43 goals
2013: Hernane (Flamengo) – 36 goals
2014: Magno Alves (Ceará) – 37 goals
2015: Ricardo Oliveira (Santos) – 37 goals
2016: Robinho (Atlético-MG) – 25 goals
2017: Henrique Dourado (Fluminense) – 32 goals
2018: Gustavo (Fortaleza) – 30 goals
2019: Gabigol (Flamengo) – 43 goals
2020: Diego Souza (Grêmio) – 28 goals
2021: Hulk (Atlético-MG) – 36 goals
Note: only official competitions involving Brazilian clubs are part of the Artilleryman of the Year award: first division of all state teams in the country, Series A to D of the Brazilian Championship, Copa do Brasil, Copa do Nordeste, Copa Verde, Copa Libertadores da America, Copa Sudamericana, Recopa Suruga, Copa Suruga and the Club World Cup. Selection games do not count.