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Top scorers in World Cup history: How close are Messi and Cristiano?

Qatar 2022, like every World Cup, will put several world records on the line. And, also, forgive the redundancy, many records in the world cup, It will be difficult to beat the top scorer especially in the history of the World Cup, as the players are so far away at the moment…

Who is the top scorer in world cup history?

Miroslav Josef Klose with 16 goals in 24 World Cup games, The Poland-born former striker, who plays for Germany, is now 44 years old and has already retired from football, having played in four World Cups: Korea – Japan 2002, Germany 2006, South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014. He scored in all of them.

Their ultimate goal in the World Cup was more than symbolic: in the semi-finals of Brazil 2014, against Brazil (a partial 2–0 in that historic 7–1), to properly beat Brazil in the historic table: Ronaldo has 15 World Cup goals to his name.

Historical table of scorers in world cup

1. Miroslav Klose (Germany): 16 goals in 24 games (goal average: 0.67).

2. Ronaldo (Brazil): 15 goals (0.79) in 19 games.

3. Gerd Müller (Germany): 14 goals in 13 games (1.08).

4. Just Fontaine (France): 13 goals (2.17) in 6 games.

5. Pele (Brazil): 12 goals (0.86) in 14 games.

6. Jurgen Klinsmann (Germany): 11 goals (0.65) in 17 games.

7. Sandor Kocsis (Hungary): 11 goals (2.20) in 5 matches.

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8.Gabriel Batistuta (Argentina): 10 goals (0.83) in 12 games.

9. Teofilo Cubilas (Peru): 10 goals (0.83) in 13 games.

10. Grzegorz Lato (Polonia): 10 goals (0.5) in 20 games.

11. Gary Lineker (Ingleterra): 10 goals (0.83) in 12 games.

12. Thomas Müller (Germany): 10 goals (0.63) in 16 games.

In The Semi-Finals Of 2014 Brazil, Klose Surpassed Ronaldo In The Historic Table, Precisely Vs.  Brazil.

In the semi-finals of 2014 Brazil, Klose surpassed Ronaldo in the historic table, precisely vs. Brazil.

How far are Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo from Klose’s record?

Both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, who are the two most emblematic players around the world in the last 15 years, they’re far from close’s record, Given that the two are likely to face their final World Cup (Leo arrives in Qatar 2022 at age 35; CR7 at 36), it looks like they reach that…

Lionel Messi has scored 6 goals in 19 World Cup matches (Target Average: 0.32). He is ranked 38th in the historic table, 10 goals behind Klose.

Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 7 goals in 17 games World Cup players (goal average: 0.41).

Messi’s last World Cup target so far:

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Who can break the world record in Qatar 2022?

The only player who has a real chance of catching up with Klose in Qatar 2022 is his compatriot Thomas Müller, whom we saw in the rankings published above, He already has 10 World Cup goals.

The Bayern Munich striker will arrive in Qatar in 2022 as he turns 33, so his chances of playing another World Cup beyond the coming one are more solid than those of Messi and CR7. Maybe in 2026 if not in Qatar…

Another one who has serious aspirations to break the record, not so much in Qatar but even in 2026 or 2030, is Harry Kane. The Englishman will reach the 2022 World Cup at the age of 29 and with 6 goals in 6 World Cup matches (he did them all in Russia 2018).

Muller Is 6 Goals Behind His Compatriot Klose.  Will He Reach Her?

Muller is 6 goals behind his compatriot Klose. Will he reach her?

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How many goals did Diego Maradona score in the World Cup?

Diego Maradona scored 8 goals in the World Cup. He did most of them in Mexico 86, where Argentina became the world champion: in that World Cup he scored 5 goals.

His scoring debut in the World Cup in Spain was 82, with 2 goals. And his last World Cup cry was in United’s 94, versus 94. Greece. 90 in Italy, meanwhile, he did not convert.

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Maradona Vs. Greece 1994 in the United States: That day he scored his final goal in the World Cup.

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