All Time FIFA Confederations Cup Top Goalscorers
All Time FIFA Confederations Cup Top Goalscorers? Who are the top scorers in the FIFA Confederations? Have you ever wanted to find out on who are the top leading Goalscorers of all times in the FIFA Confederations? Well, if you have then worry not because we have prepared a list of the All Time FIFA Confederations Cup Top Goalscorers.
Scoring goals is not an easy task for players especially when you arere in a competition like FIFA Confederations where you come across strong (Champions) teams in each continent. In this list, we have picked out the top 50 Leading Goalscorers in the tournament of all time.
FIFA Confederations History
What is the FIFA Confederations Cup? It was an international association football tournament for men’s national teams. The tournament was held every four years by FIFA, consisted by winners of the six FIFA Confederations Championships (UEFA, CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, CAF, AFC, OFC). It was contested by eight teams, six teams come from the six Confederation Championships then the two are the hosts and the previous winners of the FIFA World Cup.
The Cup had started in 1997 and was won by Brazil after the beat Australia 6-0 in the final to claim the very first FIFA Confederations title. Since 2005 the hosts of the Confederations are the country who will host the FIFA World Cup the following year, it is a rehearsal tournament for the FIFA World Cup. Before 2005 the tournament was held after every two years.
Since its start in 1997 eight tournaments had been played successfully, as the tenth FIFA Confederations 2017 hosted in Russia was the last ever to be played.
The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup was the tenth and final FIFA Confederations Cup, a quadrennial international men’s football tournament organised by FIFA. It was held in Russia, from 17 June to 2 July 2017, as a prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Russia was announced as the host on 2 December 2010 after the country was awarded the hosting rights of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The matches were played in four different stadiums across four cities: Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, and Sochi.
It was the first time Russia has hosted the tournament, and the third time the Confederations Cup has been held in the European continent. As hosts, Russia qualified automatically for the tournament; they were joined by the six winners of the FIFA confederation championships and the 2014 FIFA World Cup champions, Germany.
2014 World champions Germany won their first title following a 1–0 win over Chile in the final.
Let’s now have a look at the All time FIFA Confederations Point League table.
Let’s now have a look at the top Goalscorers of all times in the FIFA Confederations since 1997.
All Time FIFA Confederations Cup Top Goalscorers List!
Here is the All Time FIFA Confederations Cup Top Goalscorers List. Enjoy!
|1||Cuauhtémoc Blanco|| Mexico||9||8||0||1.13|
|3||Fernando Torres|| Spain||8||9||0||0.89|
|6||Marzouq Al-Otaibi|| Saudi Arabia||6||4||0||1.50|
|David Villa *|| Spain||6||8||0||0.75|
|John Aloisi|| Australia||5||9||1||0.56|
|Fred *|| Brazil||5||5||0||1.00|
|Luís Fabiano|| Brazil||5||5||0||1.00|
|Robert Pirés|| France||5||10||1||0.50|
|Vladimír Šmicer|| Czech Republic||5||5||0||1.00|
|14||Michael Ballack|| Germany||4||6||3||0.67|
|Gabriel Batistuta|| Argentina||4||5||1||0.80|
|Luciano Figueroa|| Argentina||4||4||0||1.00|
|Thierry Henry|| France||4||5||1||0.80|
|Abel Hernández *|| Uruguay||4||1||1||4.00|
|Javier Hernández *|| Mexico||4||7||1||0.57|
|Shunsuke Nakamura *|| Japan||4||5||0||0.80|
|Neymar *|| Brazil||4||5||0||0.80|
|23||José Abundis|| Mexico||3||9||0||0.33|
|Jared Borgetti|| Mexico||3||7||0||0.43|
|Edinson Cavani *|| Uruguay||3||4||0||0.75|
|Clint Dempsey|| USA||3||5||0||0.60|
|Luis García Postigo|| Mexico||3||5||0||0.60|
|Leon Goretzka *|| Germany||3||4||0||0.75|
|Giovanni Hernández|| Colombia||3||5||0||0.60|
|Nnamdi Oduamadi|| Nigeria||3||2||0||1.50|
|Francisco Palencia|| Mexico||3||7||0||0.43|
|Lukas Podolski *|| Germany||3||4||0||0.75|
|Román Riquelme|| Argentina||3||5||2||0.60|
|Robinho *|| Brazil||3||10||0||0.30|
|Tuncay Şanlı|| Turkey||3||5||0||0.60|
|Lars Stindl *|| Germany||3||4||0||0.75|
|Luis Suárez *|| Uruguay||3||5||0||0.60|
|Timo Werner *|| Germany||3||4||0||0.75|
|Sylvain Wiltord|| France||3||10||0||0.30|
|Okan Yılmaz|| Turkey||3||5||1||0.60|
|Zé Roberto|| Brazil||3||10||0||0.30|
|43||Daniel Amokachi|| Nigeria||2||3||0||0.67|
|Mario Balotelli *|| Italy||2||3||1||0.67|
|Eric Carrière|| France||2||4||0||0.50|
|Cristiano Ronaldo *|| Portugal||2||4||1||0.50|
|David Silva *|| Spain||2||6||0||0.33|
|Daniele De Rossi *|| Italy||2||7||0||0.29|
|Landon Donovan|| USA||2||8||1||0.25|
|Francileudo Dos Santos|| Tunisia||2||3||0||0.67|
|* Active player|
Player With Most Number of Goals!
Who is the player with the most number of goals at the FIFA Confederations of all time? Mexican Cuauhtémoc Blanco and Brazilian Ronaldinho are the all time leading top Goalscorers at the FIFA Confederations both with 9 goals, although the Mexican hasn’t taken any penalties from the goals and has a better goal ratio than the Brazilian. In third is Spanish striker Fernando Torres with 8 goals he was the top goal scorer at the 2013 FIFA Confederations.
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