#FIFAWorldCup: The Greatest Goal Scorers

Here are the greatest goal scorers at the FIFA World Cup.

1. Diego Maradona (Argentian) – Played in 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994 and scored 8 goals from 21 matches.

2. Rudi Völler (West Germany/Germany) – Played in 1986, 1990, 1994 and scored 8 goals from 15 matches

3.  Rivaldo (Brazil) – Played in 1998, 2002 and scored 8 goals from 14 matches

4. Óscar Míguez (Uruguay) – Played in 1950, 1954 and scored 8 goals from 7 matches

5. Ademir (Brazil) – Played in 1950 and scored 8 goals from 6 matches 

6. Leônidas (Brazil) – Played in 1934, 1938 and scored 8 goals from 5 matches

7. Guillermo Stábile (Argentina) – Played in 1930 and scored 8 goals from 4 matches

8. Uwe Seeler (West Germany) – Played in 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970 and scored 9 goals from 21 matches

9. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (West Germany) – Played in 1978, 1982, 1986and scored 9 goals from 19 matches

10. Roberto Baggio (Italy) – Played in 1990, 1994, 1998 and scored 9 goals from 16 matches

11. Paolo Rossi (Italy) – Played in 1978, 1982 and scored 9 goals from 14 matches

12. David Villa (Spain) – Played in 2006, 2010, 2014 and scored 9 goals from 12 matches

13. Vavá (Brazil) – Played in 1958, 1962 and scored 9 goals from 10 matches

14. Christian Vieri (Italy) – Played in 1998, 2002 and scored 9 goals from 9 matches

15. Eusébio (Portugal) – Played in 1966 and scored 9 goals from 6 matches

16. Grzegorz Lato (Poland) – Played in 1974, 1978, 1982 and scored 10 goals from 20 matches

17. Thomas Müller (Germany) – Played in 2010, 2014 and scored 10 goals from 13 matches

18. Teófilo Cubillas (Peru) – Played in 1970, 1978, 1982 and scored 10 goals from 13 matches

19. Gabriel Batistuta (Argentina) – Played in 1994, 1998, 2002 and scored 10 goals from 12 matches

20. Gary Lineker (England) – Played in 1986, 1990 and scored 10 goals from 12 matches

21. Helmut Rahn (West Germany) – Played in 1954, 1958 and scored 10 goals from 10 matches

22. Jürgen Klinsmann (Germany) – Played in 1990, 1994, 1998 and scored 11 goals from 17 matches

23. Sándor Kocsis (Hungary) – Played in 1954 and scored 11 goals from 5 matches

24. Pelé (Brazil) – Played in 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970 and scored 12 goals from 14 matches

25. Just Fontaine (France) – Played in 1958 and scored 13 goals from 6 matches

26. Gerd Müller (West Germany) – Played in 1970, 1974 and scored 14 goals from 13 matches

27. Ronaldo (Brazil) – Played in 1998, 2002, 2006 and scored 15 goals from 19 matches

28. Miroslav Klose (Germany) – Played in 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 and scored 16 goals from 24 matches

29. Careca (West Germany) – Played in 1986, 1990 and scored 7 goals from 9 matches 

30. Oldřich Nejedlý (Czechoslovakia) – Played in 1934, 1938 and scored 7 goals from 6 matches 

 

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