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Golden Boot & Highest Goalscorers FIFA World Cup Finals Tournaments 1930 to 2018

The Golden Boot is awarded to the player with the highest number of goals during the FIFA World Cup Finals Tournament. Combined highest goalscorers from every FIFA World Cup Finals tournament from Uruguay in 1930 to Brazil in 2014.

FIFA World Cup Finals 1930-2018 Golden Boot Winners

Year & Venue Player Nation Goals
1930 Uruguay Guillermo Stábile

Uruguay Football

8
1934 Italy Oldřich Nejedlý

Czech Football

5
1938 France Leônidas da Silva

Brazil Football

7
1950 Brazil Ademir

Brazil Football

8
1954 Switzerland Sándor Kocsis

Hungary Football

11
1958 Sweden Just Fontaine

France Football

13
1962 Chile Flórián Albert

Hungary Football

4
Valentin Ivanov

Soviet Union Football

Garrincha

Brazil Football

Vavá

Brazil Football

Dražan Jerković

Yugoslavia Football

Leonel Sánchez

Chile Football

1966 England Eusébio

Portugal Football

9
1970 Mexico Gerd Müller

Germany Football

10
1974 West Germany Grzegorz Lato

Poland Football

7
1978 Argentina Mario Kempes

Argentina Football

6
1982 Spain Paolo Rossi

Italy Football

6
1986 Mexico Gary Lineker

England Football

6
1990 Italy Salvatore Schillaci

Italy Football

6
1994 United States Oleg Salenko

Russia Football

6
Hristo Stoichkov

Bulgaria Football

1998 France Davor Šuker

croatia football

6
2002 South Korea/Japan Ronaldo

Brazil Football

8
2006 Germany Miroslav Klose

Germany Football

5
2010 South Africa Thomas Müller

Germany Football

5
2014 Brazil James Rodriguez

Colombia Football

6
2018 Russia Harry Kane

England Football

6

All-Time Highest Goalscorers FIFA World Cup Finals Tournaments 1930 to 2018

Goals Player Country
16 Miroslav Klose

Germany Football

Germany
15 Ronaldo

Brazil Football

Brazil
14 Gerd Muller

Germany Football

West Germany
13 Just Fontaine

France Football

France
12 Pelé

Brazil Football

Brazil
11 Jürgen Klinsmann

Germany Football

Germany
11 Sándor Kocsis

Hungary Football

Hungary
10 Gabriel Batistuta

Argentina Football

Argentina
10 Gary Lineker

England Football

England
10 Thomas Müller

Germany Football

Germany
10 Teófilo Cubillas

Peru football

Peru
10 Grzegorz Lato

Poland Football

Poland
10 Helmut Rahn

Germany Football

West Germany
9 Ademir

Brazil Football

Brazil
9 Jairzinho

Brazil Football

Brazil
9 Vavá

Brazil Football

Brazil
9 Roberto Baggio

Italy Football

Italy
9 Paolo Rossi

Italy Football

Italy
9 Christian Vieri

Italy Football

Italy
9 Eusébio

Portugal Football

Portugal
9 David Villa

Spain Football

Spain
9 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Germany Football

West Germany
9 Uwe Seeler

Germany Football

West Germany
8 Diego Maradona

Argentina Football

Argentina
8 Guillermo Stábile

Argentina Football

Argentina
8 Leônidas

Brazil Football

Brazil
8 Rivaldo

Brazil Football

Brazil
8 Oscar Míguez

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
8 Rudi Völler

Germany Football

West Germany
7 Careca

Brazil Football

Brazil
7 Oldřich Nejedlý

Czech Football

Czechoslovakia
7 Lajos Tichy

Hungary Football

Hungary
7 Johnny Rep

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
7 Andrzej Szarmach

Poland Football

Poland
7 Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal Football

Portugal
7 Hans Schäfer

Germany Football

West Germany
6 Lionel Messi

Argentina Football

Argentina
6 Mario Kempes

Argentina Football

Argentina
6 Erich Probst

Austria Football

Austria
6 Bebeto

Brazil Football

Brazil
6 Rivelino

Brazil Football

Brazil
6 Hristo Stoichkov

Bulgaria Football

Bulgaria
6 James Rodriguez

Colombia Football

Colombia
6 Davor Šuker

croatia football

Croatia
6 Harry Kane

England Football

England
6 Thierry Henry

France Football

France
6 Asamoah Gyan

Ghana Fooball

Ghana
6 György Sárosi

Hungary Football

Hungary
6 Gyula Zsengellér

Hungary Football

Hungary
6 Salvatore Schillaci

Italy Football

Italy
6 Dennis Bergkamp

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6 Rob Rensenbrink

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6 Arjen Robben

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6 Wesley Sneijder

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6 Robin van Persie

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6 Zbigniew Boniek

Poland Football

Poland
6 Oleg Salenko

Russia Football

Russia
6 Josef Hügi

Switzerland Fooball

Switzerland
6 Diego Forlán

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
6 Helmut Haller

Germany Football

West Germany
6 Lothar Matthäus

Germany Football

West Germany
6 Max Morlock

Germany Football

West Germany
5 Tim Cahill

Australia Football

Australia
5 Hans Krankl

Austria Football

Austria
5 Romelu Lukaku

Belgium Football

Belgium
5 Marc Wilmots

Belgium Football

Belgium
5 Garrincha

Brazil Football

Brazil
5 Romário

Brazil Football

Brazil
5 Zico

Brazil Football

Brazil
5 Roger Milla

Cameroon Football

Cameroon
5 Tomáš Skuhravý

Czech Football

Czechoslovakia
5 Jon Dahl Tomasson

Denmark Football

Denmark
5 Geoff Hurst

England Football

England
5 Michel Platini

France Football

France
5 Zinedine Zidane

France Football

France
5 Lukas Podolski

Germany Football

Germany
5 Alessandro Altobelli

Italy Football

Italy
5 Silvio Piola

Italy Football

Italy
5 Johan Neeskens

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
5 Peter McParland

Northern Ireland football

Northern Ireland
5 Valentin Ivanov

Soviet Union Football

Soviet Union
5 Emilio Butragueño

Spain Football

Spain
5 Raúl González

Spain Football

Spain
5 Fernando Hierro

Spain Football

Spain
5 Fernando Morientes

Spain Football

Spain
5 Kennet Andersson

Sweden Football

Sweden
5 Henrik Larsson

Sweden Football

Sweden
5 Landon Donovan

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United States
5 Pedro Cea

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
5 Juan Alberto Schiaffino

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
5 Luis Suárez

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
5 Franz Beckenbauer

Germany Football

West Germany
Players in BOLD = Participated in 2018 World Cup Finals. Correct to 3rd July 2018

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