World Cup Top scorer


Country: Brazil

Goals: 15 (4 goals during 1998 France World Cup, 8 in 2002 South Korea World Cup and 3 in 2006 World Cup, Germany. )

Ronaldo is nowhere near his old form and the once phenomenal player's career is limping towards retirement. Still, his unique record remains unbeaten! Germany's Miroslav Klose, the only player who has come close to breaking Ronaldo's record. With 10 goals to his name, let's see whether Miroslav Klose could make it this time. Muller

Country: Germany

Goals: 14

This great German is one among the all-time best players in the world. Gerd Muller scored 10 goals at the 1970 Mexico World Cup. Gerd Muller remained on the top spot for long until Ronaldo eclipsed his record during the 2006 World Cup. Fonataine

Country: France

Goals: 13

Just Fontaine is ranked 3rd among the World Cup top scorers, but his unique feat of 13 goals in a single World Cup tournament remains unbeaten even today.
Country: Brazil

Goals: 12

Regarded by many as the greatest footballer ever, legendary Brazilian Pele's World Cup score is 12. He was part of the Brazilian team during their 3 World Cup victories. Klinsmann

Country: Germany

Goals: 11

This handsome German's 11 goals in World Cup include 5 in 1994 World Cup and 3 each in 1990 and 1998 World Cups. He is the 2nd German after Gerd Muller who crossed the 10 goals mark in World Cup history. Batistuta

Country: Argentina
Goals: 10
Fondly called Batigol, Gabriel Omar Batistuta is ranked 5th. Batti has 2 hat-tricks to his credit - against Greece in 1994 and against jamaica in 1998 - thus becoming the fourth player in history to have achieved this unique feat. The other members of the 10 goal league are Teofilo Cubillas, Miroslav Klose, Grzegorz Lato, Gary Lineker and Helmut Rahn. Klose

Country: Germany

Goals: 10
This German sensation scored a hat-trick against Saudi Arabia in the 2002 South Korea World Cup. He scored 5 goals in that World Cup, of which all were headers. Baggio, Cristian Vieri and Paulo Rossi

Country: Italy

Goals: 9
The nine goals league is flooded with Azurri warriors - Roberto Baggio, Cristian Vieri and Paulo Rossi. Roberto Baggio is the only Italian player who has scored in 3 World Cups. His compatriot Cristian Vieri was the top scorer for Italy during the 1998 and 2002 World Cup. Paulo Rossi was the henchman who lead Italy to victory at the 1982 World Cup . Other players include: Ademir, Eusebio, Jairzinho,Rummenigge, Uwe Seeler and Vava. Maradona

Country: Argentina

Goals: 8

Surprisingly, Argentine legend Maradona's overall World Cup score is eight. This includes the controversial 'hand of God' of 1986 World Cup. His 2nd goal against England is considered the greatest goal in World Cup history. Other players include Rivaldo, Rudi Voller, Guillermo Stabile, Leonidas and Oscar Miguez.

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