World Cup 1930-2010 - Final Tournaments - Top-100 Goal Scorers


RONALDO Luis Nazário de Lima (Brazil)           15    1998-2006

Gerhard MÜLLER (Germany)                        14    1970-1974
Miroslav KLOSE (Germany)                        14    2002-2010

Just FONTAINE (France)                          13    1958

PELÉ - Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Brazil)     12    1958-1970

Sándor KOCSIS Péter (Hungary)                   11    1954
Jürgen KLINSMANN (Germany)                      11    1990-1998

Helmut RAHN (Germany)                           10    1954-1958
Teófilo CUBILLAS Arizaga (Peru)                 10    1970-1982
Grzegorz Boleslaw LATO (Poland)                 10    1974-1982
Gary Winston LINEKER (England)                  10    1986-1990
Gabriel Omar BATISTUTA (Argentina)              10    1994-2002

ADEMIR Marques de Menezes (Brazil)               9    1950
VAVÁ - Edvaldo Izidio Neto (Brazil)              9    1958-1962
EUSEBIO da Silva Ferreira (Portugal)             9    1966
Uwe SEELER (Germany)                             9    1958-1970
JAIRZINHO - Jair Ventura Filho (Brazil)          9    1966-1974
Paolo ROSSI (Italy)                              9    1978-1982
Karl Heinz RUMMENIGGE (Germany)                  9    1978-1986
Roberto BAGGIO (Italy)                           9    1990-1998
Christian VIERI (Italy)                          9    1998-2002

Guillermo STÁBILE (Argentina)                    8    1930
LEÔNIDAS da Silva (Brazil)                       8    1934-1938
Oscar Omar MÍGUEZ (Uruguay)                      8    1950-1954
Diego Armando MARADONA (Argentina)               8    1982-1994
Rudolf VÖLLER (Germany)                          8    1986-1994
RIVALDO Victor Borba Ferreira(Brazil)            8    1998-2002
David VILLA (Spain)                              8    2006-2010

Oldrich NEJEDLÝ (Czechoslovakia)                 7    1934-1938
Hans SCHÄFER (Germany)                           7    1954-1962
Lajos TICHY (Hungary)                            7    1958-1962
Johannes Nicolaus REP (Netherlands)              7    1974-1978
Andrzej SZARMACH (Poland)                        7    1974-1982
CARECA - Antônio de Oliveira Filho (Brazil)      7    1986-1990

György SÁROSI (Hungary)                          6    1934-1938
Josef HÜGI (Switzerland)                         6    1954
Erich PROBST (Austria)                           6    1954
Maximilian MORLOCK (Germany)                     6    1954
Helmut HALLER (Germany)                          6    1962-1970
Roberto RIVELINO (Brazil)                        6    1970-1978
Robert Pieter RENSENBRINK (Netherlands)          6    1974-1978
Mario Alberto KEMPES (Argentina)                 6    1974-1982
Zbigniew Kazimierz BONIEK (Poland)               6    1978-1986
Salvatore SCHILLACI (Italy)                      6    1990
Oleg SALENKO (Russia)                            6    1994
Christo STOICHKOV (Bulgaria)                     6    1994
Lothar Herbert MATTHÄUS (Germany)                6    1982-1998
BEBETO - José Roberto Gama de Oliveira (Brazil)  6    1990-1998
Dennis BERGKAMP (Netherlands)                    6    1994-1998
Davor ŠUKER (Croatia)                            6    1998-2002
Thierry HENRY (France)                           6    2002-2006
Diego Martín FORLÁN Corazo (Uruguay)             6    2002-2010  

José Pedro CEA (Uruguay)                         5    1930
Silvio PIOLA (Italy)                             5    1938
Gyula ZSENGELLÉR (Hungary)                       5    1938
Juan Alberto SCHIAFFINO (Uruguay)                5    1950-1954
Peter Jones McPARLAND (North Ireland)            5    1958
GARRINCHA - Manuel Francisco dos Santos (Brazil) 5    1958-1966
Geoffrey Charles HURST (England)                 5    1966-1970
Franz BECKENBAUER (Germany)                      5    1966-1974
Johannes Jacobus NEESKENS (Netherlands)          5    1974-1978
Johann KRANKL (Austria)                          5    1978-1982
ZICO - Arthur Antunes Coimbra (Brazil)           5    1978-1986
Michel PLATINI (France)                          5    1978-1986
Alessandro ALTOBELLI (Italy)                     5    1982-1986
Emilio BUTRAGUENO Santos (Spain)                 5    1986-1990
TomᚠSKUHRAVÝ (Czechoslovakia)                  5    1990
Roger MILLA - Albert Robert Miller (Cameroon)    5    1982-1994
ROMARIO da Sousa Faria Filho (Brazil)            5    1990-1994
Kennet ANDERSSON (Sweden)                        5    1994
Marc Robert WILMOTS (Belgium)                    5    1994-2002
Fernando Ruiz HIERRO (Spain)                     5    1994-2002
Fernando MORIENTES (Spain)                       5    1998-2002
Henrik LARSSON (Sweden)                          5    1994-2006
RAÚL González Blanco (Spain)                     5    1998-2006
Zinedine ZIDANE (France)                         5    1998-2006
Jon Dahl TOMASSON (Denmark)                      5    2002-2010
Landon DONOVAN (United States)                   5    2002-2010
Lukas PODOLSKI (Germany)                         5    2006-2010
Thomas MÜLLER (Germany)                          5    2010 
Wesley SNEIJDER (Netherlands)                    5    2010

Bertram Albert PATENAUDE (United States)         4    1930
Edmund CONEN (Germany)                           4    1934
Angelo SCHIAVIO (Italy)                          4    1934
Andre ABEGGLEN (Switzerland)                     4    1934-1938
Ernest Otton WILLIMOWSKI (Poland)                4    1938
Luigi COLAUSSI (Italy)                           4    1938
Estanislao BASORA Brunet (Spain)                 4    1950
CHICO - Francisco Aramburú (Brazil)              4    1950
Alcide Edgardo GHIGGIA (Uruguay)                 4    1950
ZARRA - Telmo Zarraonaindia Montoya (Spain)      4    1950
Carlos BORGES (Uruguay)                          4    1954
Robert BALLAMAN (Switzerland)                    4    1954
Ottmar WALTER (Germany)                          4    1954
Ferenc PUSKÁS Bíró (Hungary)                     4    1954
Nándor HIDEGKUTI (Hungary)                       4    1954-1958
Raymond KOPA Kopaszewski (France)                4    1954-1958
Zdenék ZIKÁN (Czechoslovakia)                    4    1958
Kurt HAMRIN (Sweden)                             4    1958
Agne SIMONSSON (Sweden)                          4    1958
Valentin Kozmich IVANOV (Soviet Union)           4    1962
Dražan JERKOVIC (Yugoslavia)                     4    1962
Flórián ALBERT (Hungary)                         4    1962-1966
Leonel SÁNCHEZ Lineros (Chile)                   4    1962-1966
Igor Leonidovich CHISLENKO (Soviet Union)        4    1962-1966
Ferenc BENE (Hungary)                            4    1966
Valery Siemienowich PORKUJAN (Soviet Union)      4    1966
Robert CHARLTON (England)                        4    1962-1970
Anatolij Fiodorowicz BYSZOWIEC (Soviet Union)    4    1970
Ralf EDSTRÖM (Sweden)                            4    1974-1978
Kazimierz DEYNA (Poland)                         4    1974-1978
René Orlando HOUSEMAN (Argentina)                4    1974-1978
Leopolo Jacinto LUQUÉ (Argentina)                4    1978
Joseph JORDAN (Scotland)                         4    1974-1982
Paul BREITNER (Germany)                          4    1974-1982
Ricardo Daniel BERTONI (Argentina)               4    1978-1982
Dominique ROCHETEAU (France)                     4    1978-1986
SOCRATES Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Veira 
de Oliveira (Brazil)                             4    1982-1986
Jorge Alberto Francisco VALDANO (Argentina)      4    1982-1986
Igor Ivanowich BELANOV (Soviet Union)            4    1986
Preben ELKJAER-LARSEN (Denamrk)                  4    1986
Jan CEULEMANS (Belgium)                          4    1982-1990
MICHEL - Miguel González Maria del Campo (Spain) 4    1986-1990
Andreas BREHME (Germany)                         4    1986-1990
Claudio Paul CANIGGIA (Argentina)                4    1990-1994
Thomas BROLIN (Sweden)                           4    1990-1994
Martin DAHLIN (Sweden)                           4    1994
Florin Valeriu RADUCIOIU (Romania)               4    1994
José Marcelo SALAS Melinao (Chile)               4    1998
Luis Arturo HERNÁNDEZ Carreón (Mexico)           4    1998-2002
Oliver BIERHOFF (Germany)                        4    1998-2002
Michael James OWEN (England)                     4    1998-2002 
Hernán CRESPO (Argentina)                        4    2002-2006
Pedro Miguel Carreiro Resendes PAULETA (Portugal)4    2002-2006
ASAMOAH Gyan (Ghana)                             4    2006-2010
Gonzalo Gerardo HIGUAIN (Argentina)              4    2010
Róbert VITTEK (Slovakia)                         4    2010



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