The Top Scorers List in World Cup History Part 1

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 07 September 2022
The Top Scorers List in World Cup History Part 1
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In the World Cup tournaments, 2,300 goals have been scored in 20 editions without counting penalties, since the first goal scored by French player Lucien Laurent in the 1930 edition, more than 1,200 football players have scored goals in the editions of the World Cup that have been held.

Here is a list of these goalscorers:

1- Miroslav Klose (Germany) 16 goals in 24 matches, an average of 0.67, in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014 world cups

2- Ronaldo (Brazil) 15 goals in 19 matches, an average of 0,79, in 1994,1998, 2002, and 2006 World Cups

3- Gerhard Müller (west Germany) 14 goals in 13 matches, an average of 1,08, in 1970, 1974 World Cups

4- Just Fontaine (France) 13 goals in 6 matches, an average of 2,17, in world cup 1958

5- Pele (Brazil) 12 goals in 12 matches, an average of 0,86, in 1958, 1962, 1996, 1970 World Cups

6- Sándor Kocsis (Hungary) 11 goals in 5 matches, an average of 2.20, in world cup 1954

7- Jürgen Klinsmann (Germany) 11 goals in 17 matches, an average of 0,65, in 1990, 1994, 1998 World Cups

8-- Helmut Rahn (West Germany) 10 goals in 11 matches, an average of 1,00, in 1954,1958 World Cups

9- Gary Lineker (England) 10 goals in 12 matches, an average of 0,83, in 1986, 1990 World Cups

10- Gabriel Omar Batistuta (Argentina) 10 goals in 12 matches, an average of 0,83 in 1994,1998,2002 World Cups

11- Teófilo Cubillas (Peru) 10 goals in 13 matches, an average of 0,77 in 1970,1974 world cups

12- Thomas Müller (Germany) 10 goals in 17 matches, an average of 0,60   in 2010, 2014, and 2018 World Cups

13- Grzegorz Lato (Poland) 10 goals in 20 matches, an average of 0,50, in 1974, 1978, 1982 World Cups

14- Eusébio (Portugal) 9 goals in 6 matches, an average of 1.50, in World Cup 1966

15- Christian Vieri (Italy) 9 goals in 9 matches, an average of 1,00, in 1998,2002 World Cups

16- VAVA (Brazil) 9 goals in 10 matches, an average of 0,90, in 1958, 1962 World Cups

17- David Villa (Spain) 9 goals in 12 matches, an average of 0,75, in 2006,2010,2014 World Cups

18- Paolo Rossi (Italy) 9 goals in 14 matches, an average of 0,64, in 1978,1982 World Cups

19- Jairzinho (Brazil) 9 goals in 16 matches, an average of 0,56, in 1966,1970,1974 World Cups

20- Roberto Baggio (Italy) 9 goals in 16 matches, an average of 0,56, in 1990,1994,1998 World Cups

21- Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (West Germany) 9 goals in 19 matches, an average of 0,47, in 1978,1982,1986 World Cups

22- Uwe Seeler (East Germany) 9 goals in 21 matches, an average of 0,43, in 1958,1962,1966,1970 World Cups

23- Guillermo Stábile (Argentina) 8 goals in 4 matches, an average of 2,00, in World Cup 1930

24- Leônidas da Silva (Brazil) 8 goals in 5 matches, an average of 1,60, in 1930,1938 World Cups

25- Ademir Menezes (Brazil) 8 goals in 6 matches, an average of 1,33, in World Cup 1950

26- Óscar Míguez (Uruguay) 8 goals in 7 matches, an average of 1,14, in 1950,1954 World Cups

27- Rivaldo (Brazil) 8 goals in 14 matches, an average of 0,57, in 1998, 2002 World Cups

28- Rudi Völler (Germany) 8 goals in 15 matches, an average of 0,53, in 1986,1990,1994 World Cups

29- Diego Maradona (Argentina) 8 goals in 21 matches, an average of 0,38, in 1978,1982,1986, 1990 World Cups