List of all-time top goal scorers in the history of FIFA World Cup available here. Being a Football fan, you may want to know that who has scored the most goals in Football World Cup. Stop asking this question as here we are providing you a complete list of Footballers who have scored highest goals in this competition. The list is filled with German and Brazillian players. This is because Germany and Brazil have played the most FIFA World Cup editions and both nations have again qualified for the Championship. Brazil is the only nation in the history of Football which has played every World Cup and they’ve won it five times in 20 attempts.
FIFA World Cup All-Time Top Goal Scorers
Since the beginning of the first edition, FIFA awards the Golden Boot trophy to the top goal scorer of the tournament. A player who scored most goals in the FIFA World Cup receives the Golden Boot Trophy. The first every Football World Cup was played in 1930 in Uruguay. The Argentine Football Guillermo Stabile was the top goal scorer of the competition. He played just 4 matches and scored 8 goals throughout the competition with an average of 2 goals per game. Four years later in the next World Cup, Oldrich Nejedly of Czechoslovakia netted 5 times in 4 matches and became the top goal scorer. Given below is the list of all-time top goal scorers.
|3||Gerd Muller||West Germany||14||13||1.08|
|8||Helmut Rahn||West Germany||10||10||1.00|
See also: All winners of FIFA World Cup
Top goalscorers by tournament edition
|World Cup||Player name||Team||Goals||Matches|
|Valentin Ivanov||Soviet Union||4|
|1970||Gerd Muller||West Germany||10||6|