Top 5 FIFA World Cup Top Scorers

Meet the Top 5 FIFA World Cup Top Scorer!

Scoring in a soccer match is not like basketball which you can do that multiple times whenever you have slipped to five players in the court. In soccer, netting in one goal may consume more time, determination and skills in dribbling the ball to pass more than ten players in the pitch. But striking in one goal will surely transmit deafening yell of excitement within a thousand-fans-occupied stadium. But talking about scoring in the most eminent competition in the world of soccer is far different thing. More crowds to make you nervous, more pressure to make you cold within the pitch and more tough players to slip on are the things that every player in FIFA World Cup should put in mind.

With that facts about the difficulty of scoring in soccer match especially on World Cup, to give recognition to the outstanding achievement in scoring the most goals in toughest soccer tournament, in this article we will enumerate those players and reminisce the moments they had scored for their team.

5. Pelé

                First on the line for the top scorer of the FIFA World Cup, this Brazilian striker had net in a total of 12 goals in his four appearances (1958, 1962, 1966 and 1970) in World Cup.


Just Fontaine

                With a total of 13 goals in his three appearances (1954, 1958 and 1962) in FIFA World Cup, this French player is regarded as the 4th top scorer of all time in World Cup.

3. Gerd Müller

                Sitting on the third spot of the top scorer in FIFA World Cup, this German player had accumulated 14 goals in the net on his only two appearances (1970 and 1974) in World Cup.

2. Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima

                The spot next to the first top scorer of the FIFA World Cup goes to this Brazilian striker who had appeared for three times (1998, 2002 and 2006) in FIFA World Cup treading in a total of 15 goals.

1. Miroslav Klose

                Topping the list of the top 5 top scorer of the FIFA World Cup which he recently breaks the record of the previous top scorer who is now the second, this German forward player had dash in a total of 16 goals in his four appearances (2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014) in World Cup.  Five from the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cup. Four from 2010 and two from 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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