Top Scorers Table of the World Cup 2022 So Far

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 29 November 2022
Top Scorers Table of the World Cup 2022 So Far

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 kicked off on November 20 with the Qatar-Ecuador match, which witnessed the start of the competition for the World Cup top scorer title.

Where the Ecuadorian national team striker, Ener Valencia, managed to score two goals against Qatar, to lead his country to a 2-0 victory, before Valencia was able to score again this time against the Netherlands national team, raising his score to 3 goals so far in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

As for Kylian Mbappe, the star of the French national team, he scored a goal in his country’s 4-1 victory over Australia, before scoring a brace against Denmark to lead France to qualify for the 16th round, leading its group.

As for the Argentine star, Lionel Messi, he scored his first goal in the World Cup Qatar 2022 against Saudi Arabia from a penalty kick at Lusail Stadium, where Argentina lost 2-1.

Before he led Argentina to beat Mexico 2-0 by scoring the first goal with a wonderful shot from outside the penalty area, raising his tally to two goals in the World Cup so far.

As for Cristiano Ronaldo, he scored his first goal in the 2022 Qatar World Cup against Ghana with a penalty kick.

While Portugal's first goal against Uruguay was awarded to teammate Bruno Fernandez, despite Ronaldo's celebration of the goal!

Top Scorers Table of The World Cup 2022

Kylian Mbappe and Enner Valencia are joint top scorers in the 2022 World Cup after the first two rounds in the group stage, with 3 goals each. Lionel Messi, Olivier Giroud, and Richallison come in third place, along with many players.

1- Kylian Mbappe (France) - 3 goals

2- Ener Valencia (Ecuador) - 3 goals

3- Lionel Messi (Argentina) - 2 goals

4- Richarlison (Brazil) - 2 goals

5- Olivier Giroud (France) - 2 goals

6- Bukayo Saka (England) - 2 goals

7- Mehdi Taremi (Iran) - 2 goals

8- Ferran Torres (Spain) - 2 goals

9- Andrej Kramaric (Croatia) - 2 goals

10- Cody Gakpo (Netherlands) - 2 goals

11- Bruno Fernandes (Portugal) - 2 goals

It is worth noting that German Miroslav Klose is the top goal scorer in the history of the World Cup after he scored 16 goals in the Germany shirt in four different World Cups from 2002 until the 2014 Brazil edition, which he crowned under the management of coach Joachim Loew at the time.

While in second place, was the Brazilian Ronaldo, who scored 15 goals with the Brazil national team in World Cups, then another German football legend, Gerd Muller, who scored 14 goals.

Looking at the players participating in the 2022 World Cup, it seems that Thomas Muller is the only one who can approach or break Miroslav Klose's record, provided that he presents an exceptional tournament, as the Bayern Munich star scored 10 goals in three previous World Cup appearances.

Ranking of the World Cup's top scorers throughout history

1- Miroslav Klose (Germany) - 16 goals

2- Ronaldo Nazario (Brazil) - 15 goals

3- Gerd Muller (Germany) - 14 goals

4- Just Fontaine (France) – 13 goals

5- Pele (Brazil) - 12 goals

6- Jurgen Klinsmann (Germany) – 11 goals

7- Gary Lineker (England) – 10 goals

8- Thomas Muller (Germany) – 10 goals

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