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All-Time Top Goal Scorers In FIFA World Cup History (1930-2022)

Miroslav Klose is the outright top goal scorer in the history of FIFA World Cup having scored 16 goals in 24 matches over 4 different world cups. Brazil’s Ronaldo has 15 goals in 19 matches over 4 world cups. Germany’s Gerd Muller has 14 goals in 13 matches in two world cups.

Below is the complete list of all-time top goal scorers in FIFA World Cup history.

NO PLAYERGOALSMATCHESWORLD CUPS
1 Miroslav Klose16242002, 2006, 2010, 2014
2 Ronaldo15191994,1998, 2002, 2006
3 Gerd Müller14131970, 1974
4 Just Fontaine1361958
5 Pelé12141958, 1962, 1966, 1970
6Sándor Kocsis1151954
7 Jürgen Klinsmann11171990,1994, 1998
8 Helmut Rahn10101954, 1958
9 Gabriel Batistuta10121994, 1998, 2002
10 Gary Lineker10121986, 1990
11Teófilo Cubillas10131970, 1978, (1982)
12 Thomas Müller10162010, 2014, (2018)
13 Grzegorz Lato10201974, 1978, 1982
14 Ademir 961950
15 Roberto Baggio 9161992,1993
16 David Villa 9122010
17 Jairzinho9161970
18 Paolo Rossi9141982
19 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge919_
20Uwe Seeler9211970
21Vavá9101962
22Christian Vieri991982
23Léônidas85_
24Diego Maradona8211986
25Oscar Míguez87_
26Rivaldo8141997
27Guillermo Stábile841930
28Rudi Völler8151990
29Careca79_
30Cristiano Ronaldo7172008, 2014, 2018
31Oldřich Nejedlý761934
32Johnny Rep7151938
33Hans Schäfer7131962
34Luis Suárez7132014, 2018
35Andrzej Szarmach781942
36Lajos Tichý7151958
37Bebeto6121986
38Dennis Bergkamp6161994
39Zbigniew Boniek6102010
40 Zbigniew Boniek 6112006
41Asamoah Gyan682002
42Helmut Haller6172006
43Thierry Henry632004
44Josef Hügi661960
45Harry Kane6182015
46Mario Kempes6251978
47Lothar Matthäus6191990
48Lionel Messi6192010, 2014, 2018
49Max Morlock651950
Who has appeared in most world cup matches ?

Mario Kempes is the most capped player in fifa world cup history with 25 matches to his name.

Has any player won world cup golden boot more then once ?

No! no player has ever wont golden boot award in world cup more then once.

How many goals do Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have in world cups ?

Cristiano have 7 goals in 17 matches while Messi has scored 6 goals in 19 world cup matches

Who scored the most number of goals in World Cup finals ?

Ronaldo has scored 2 goals in world cup 2002 final against Germany

Which player scored the most number of goals in single world cup tournament ?

Just Fontaine 13 goals in 6 matches in 1958

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