Nov 21 to Dec 18 2022

Qatar World Cup 2022

From November 21 to December 18 of the year 2022, a total of 32 countries will look for a new world champion at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.

World Cup Top Scorers

Virtually all the great football stars that the football world has known have experienced one or more World Cups. For many players, a football World Cup has ensured that they have really broken through in the international football world, resulting in the necessary high-profile transfers. One player stood out for his vital defensive work, while the other excelled at scoring goals.

Well-known top scorers World Cup

At one World Cup, the tournament’s top scorer came as a surprise, when you could have already imagined in advance that this player would become the top scorer. Some of the big names who have ever been top scorers in a World Cup are Garrincha, Mario Kempes, Gerd Müller, Gary Lineker, Ronaldo, Miroslav Klose and Paolo Rossi. Just Fontaine scored the most goals at a World Cup: no fewer than thirteen. During the 1962 FIFA World Cup, the tournament’s top scorers scored just four goals; however, six players achieved this number.

All-time World Cup top scorers

Germany’s Miroslav Klose is the all-time World Cup scorer. In total, the goal thief made no fewer than sixteen hits for the German National team. The top five all-time goalscorers of the FIFA World Cup are as follows:

Klose – 16 goals
Ronaldo (BR)  – 15 goals
Muller – 14 goals
Fontaine – 13 goals
Pele – 12 goals
Klinsmann, Kocsis – 11 goals