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List of World Cup Top Goal Scorers All Time

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FIFA World Cup All Time Top Goal Scorers List
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FIFA World Cup All Time Top Goal Scorers List

FIFA World Cup All Time Top Goal Scorers? Who are the top scorers in the FIFA World Cup of All Times? Have you ever wanted to find out on whom are the top scorers of all time at the FIFA World Cup?

Well, if you have then worry not because we have prepared a list of the FIFA World Cup All Time Top Goal Scorers.

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FIFA World Cup All Time Top Goal Scorers List

All Time World Cup Top Goal Scorer

Who is the all time leading World Cup goal scorer? Miroslav Klose is the all time leading goal scorer at the FIFA World Cup with 16 goals playing for Germany.

# Player Team(s) Goals Matches World Cup tournaments
1 Miroslav Klose Germany 16 24 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014

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All Time World Cup Top Goal Scorer

List of World Cup Top Goal Scorers All Time

FIFA World Cup highest goal scorer of all time? World Cup history top goal scorers? Here is the list of all time World Cup goal scorers.

Lionel Messi is still a active player and he is on position 6 in the list of World Cup top goal scorers of all time. Messi needs to score 6 goals to make to the top of the list and beat Miroslav Kloses record in history. Here you will also find the list of World Cup top goals scorers with active players.

Top Ten World Cup Goal Scorers of all time

Here are the top 10 all time World Cup goal scorers. The players have scored 10 goals and above.

# Player Team(s) Goals Matches World Cup tournaments
1 Miroslav Klose Germany 16 24 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014
2 Ronaldo Brazil 15 19 [1994], 1998, 2002, 2006
3 Gerd Müller Germany 14 13 1970, 1974
4 Just Fontaine France 13 6 1958
4 Lionel Messi Argentina 13 26 2006, (2010), 2014, 2018, 2022
5 Pelé Brazil 12 14 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970
6 Kylian Mbappe France 12 14 2018, 2022
7 Sándor Kocsis Hungary 11 5 1954
Jürgen Klinsmann Germany 11 17 1990,
1994, 1998
8 Helmut Rahn Germany 10 10 1954, 1958
8 Gary Lineker England 10 12 1986, 1990
8 Gabriel Batistuta Argentina 10 12 1994, 1998, 2002
8 Teófilo Cubillas Peru 10 13 1970, 1978, (1982)
8 Thomas Müller Germany 10 19 2010, 2014, (2018), (2022)
8 Grzegorz Lato Poland 10 20 1974, 1978, 1982

List of all time World Cup Goal Scorers

List of World Cup History Top Goal Scorers nr 15-35

Here is the all time leading World Cup goal scorers list position 15 to 35 which includes players who have scored 7 up to 9 goals:

# Player Team(s) Goals Matches World Cup
15 Ademir Brazil 9 6 1950
15 Eusébio Portugal 9 6 1966
15 Christian Vieri Italy 9 9 1998, 2002
15 Vavá Brazil 9 10 1958, 1962
15 David Villa Spain 9 12 2006, 2010, 2014
15 Paolo Rossi Italy 9 14 1978, 1982, [1986]
15 Jairzinho Brazil 9 16 (1966), 1970, 1974
15 Roberto Baggio Italy 9 16 1990, 1994, 1998
15 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge Germany 9 19 1978, 1982, 1986
15 Uwe Seeler Germany 9 21 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970
26 Guillermo Stábile Argentina 8 4 1930
26 Leônidas Brazil 8 5 1934, 1938
26 Óscar Míguez Uruguay 8 7 1950, 1954
26 Harry Kane England 8 11 2018, 2022
26 Neymar Brazil 8 13 2014, 2018, 2022
26 Rivaldo Brazil 8 14 1998, 2002
26 Rudi Völler German 8 15 1986, 1990,
1994
26 Diego Maradona Argentina 8 21 1982, 1986, (1990), 1994
26 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 8 22 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022
35 Oldřich Nejedlý Czechoslovakia 7 6 1934, 1938
35 Lajos Tichy Hungary 7 8 1958, 1962, [1966]
35 Careca Brazil 7 9 1986, 1990
35 Johnny Rep Netherlands 7 13 1974, 1978
35 Andrzej Szarmach Poland 7 13 1974, 1978, 1982
35 Hans Schäfer Germany 7 15 1954, 1958, (1962)
35 Luis Suárez Uruguay 7 16 2010, 2014, 2018, (2022)

List of World Cup top goals scorers active players

List of World Cup top goals scorers active players

Here is the all time leading World Cup goal scorers list with active players:

# Player Team(s) Goals Matches World Cup
4 Lionel Messi Argentina 13 26 2006, (2010), 2014, 2018, 2022
6 Kylian Mbappé France 12 14 2018, 2022
8 Thomas Müller Germany 10 19 2010, 2014, (2018), (2022)
26 Harry Kane England 8 11 2018, 2022
26 Neymar Brazil 8 13 2014, 2018, 2022
26 Diego Maradona Argentina 8 21 1982, 1986, (1990), 1994
26 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 8 22 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022
35 Luis Suárez Uruguay 7 16 2010, 2014, 2018, (2022)
42 Enner Valencia Ecuador 6 6 2014, 2022
42 James Rodríguez Colombia 6 8 2014, (2018)
42 Ivan Perišić Croatia 6 15 2014, 2018, 2022
67 Romelu Lukaku Belgium 5 12 2014, 2018, (2022)
67 Xherdan Shaqiri Switzerland 5 12 (2010), 2014, 2018, 2022
67 Olivier Giroud France 5 16 2014, (2018), 2022
67 Edinson Cavani Uruguay 5 17 2010, 2014, 2018, (2022)

Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Lionel Messi World Cup goals

Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronald most World Cup goals

Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronald World Cup goals

World Cup stat Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo
Appearances 26 22
Goals 13 8
Goals per game 0.50 0.38

How many goals has Messi scored in World Cup? Lionel Messi has scored 13 World Cup goals so far. Messi scored two goals in World Cup final 2022.

How many goals has Ronaldo scored in World Cup? Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 8 World Cup goals

Messi’s World Cup goals
  • 2006: 1
  • 2010: 0
  • 2014: 4
  • 2018: 1
  • 2022: 7
Ronaldo’s World Cup goals
  • 2006: 1
  • 2010: 1
  • 2014: 1
  • 2018: 4
  • 2022: 1

World Cup top goal scorers each year (Golden Boot Winners)

World Cup top goal scorers each year (Golden Boot Winners)

Top goalscorers at each FIFA World Cup final tournament:

World Cup Player Team Goals
scored
Matches
played
Golden
Boot
1930 Guillermo Stábile Argentina 8 4 Yes
1934 Oldřich Nejedlý Czechoslovakia 5 4 Yes
1938 Leônidas Brazil 7 4 Yes
1950 Ademir Brazil 9 6 Yes
1954 Sándor Kocsis Hungary 11 5 Yes
1958 Just Fontaine France 13 6 Yes
1962 Flórián Albert Hungary 4 3 Yes
Garrincha Brazil 4 6 Yes
Valentin Ivanov Soviet Union 4 4 Yes
Dražan Jerković Yugoslavia 4 6 Yes
Leonel Sánchez Chile 4 6 Yes
Vavá Brazil 4 6 Yes
1966 Eusébio Portugal 9 6 Yes
1970 Gerd Müller West Germany 10 6 Yes
1974 Grzegorz Lato Poland 7 7 Yes
1978 Mario Kempes Argentina 6 7 Yes
1982 Paolo Rossi Italy 6 7 Yes
1986 Gary Lineker England 6 5 Yes
1990 Salvatore Schillaci Italy 6 7 Yes
1994 Oleg Salenko Russia 6 3 Yes
Hristo Stoichkov Bulgaria 6 7 Yes
1998 Davor Šuker Croatia 6 7 Yes
2002 Ronaldo Brazil 8 7 Yes
2006 Miroslav Klose Germany 5 7 Yes
2010 Diego Forlán Uruguay 5 7 No
Thomas Müller Germany 5 6 Yes
Wesley Sneijder Netherlands 5 7 No
David Villa Spain 5 7 No
2014 James Rodríguez Colombia 6 5 Yes
2018 Harry Kane England 6 6 Yes
2022 Kylian Mbappe France     9      7 Yes

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