These are the top scorers in World Cup history


Since the first World Cup for national teams, when 1930 in Uruguaywhere we will live for a few days, Qatar 2022Countless teams and players have participated in the highest national team competition. But few have left their mark, today in MD we take a look at the top scorers in World Cup history.



Miroslav Klose (16 goals)

Of Polish origin and German nationality, Miroslav Klose is the leading scorer in the history of World Cups. After playing in this competition four times, 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014, the historic striker for Bayern and Werder Bremen among others, has the privilege of being the top scorer in the history of the World Cup. In the end, fate had a surprise for him, when he emerged as the winner in Brazil 2014.

Jurgen Klinsmann



Ronaldo Nazario (15 goals)

One of the best players of all time, with bangs, without bangs or with broken knees, Ronaldo is one of the most legendary players in the World Cup. He played in the 1994 World Cups, where he did not make his debut, in 1998, 2002 and 2006 and won the championship twice in 1994 and in 2002, where his last match against Germany will be remembered as one of the greatest “odes” to football.

Jurgen Klinsmann



Gerd Muller (14 goals)

‘Torpedo’ Mueller is remembered as one of the best strikers in history. The Bavarian legend has scored 14 goals in two World Cup appearances. Averaging more than a goal per game, Muller played in the 1970 World Cup (where he scored 10 goals) and in 1974 he managed to win it.

Jurgen Klinsmann



Just Fontaine (13 goals)

For many an unknown name, but Fontaine holds the record for the most goals scored in a World Cup. The Frenchman scored 13 goals in just one World Cup, in Sweden in 1958, where Brazil emerged victorious.

Jurgen Klinsmann



Pele (12 goals)

O’Rey, for many the best player in history, for others not, but it is indisputable that Edson Arantes do Nascimento, even if he is not the leading scorer in the World Cups, is the most important player in the history of this competition. With the Brazilian team he won 3 world cups (1958, 1962 and 1970), making him the player with the most world cups in history.

Jurgen Klinsmann



Sándor Kocsis (11 goals)

Hungarian Sándor Kocsis is the player with the best goalscoring average in World Cups, with 11 goals scored in just 5 games (2.2 goals per game) at the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland. Despite his great performance, Hungary lost in the final against Germany.

Jurgen Klinsmann


Germany (11 goals)

Jurgen Klinsmann

Klinsmann participated in the World Cups in 1990, 1994 and 1998. He was part of the German team, where they won the World Cup in 1990 and the Euro Cup in 1996, he was also one of the most important forwards of the 90s. He scored 11 goals in 17 games, and was a player at Stuttgart, Inter or Tottenham among others.

The barrier of 10 goals

Helmut Rahn, Gary Lineker, Gabriel Batistuta, Teófilo Cubillas, Thomas Müller and Grzegorz Lato are the players who scored 10 goals. Muller has a chance this year to continue scoring goals that will propel him up the ladder and He is the active player who has scored the most goals in World Cups. This is his fourth World Cup, and despite the fact that in Russia 2018 he did not score anything.the German is still in a good position to be one of the top scorers in the championship.

Source: La Verdad


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