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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 & VenuePlayerNationGoals
1930 UruguayGuillermo Stábile

Uruguay Football

8
1934 ItalyOldřich Nejedlý

Czech Football

5
1938 FranceLeônidas da Silva

Brazil Football

7
1950 BrazilAdemir

Brazil Football

8
1954 SwitzerlandSándor Kocsis

Hungary Football

11
1958 SwedenJust Fontaine

France Football

13
1962 ChileFlórián Albert

Hungary Football

4
Valentin Ivanov

Soviet Union Football

Garrincha

Brazil Football

Vavá

Brazil Football

Dražan Jerković

Yugoslavia Football

Leonel Sánchez

Chile Football

1966 EnglandEusébio

Portugal Football

9
1970 MexicoGerd Müller

Germany Football

10
1974 West GermanyGrzegorz Lato

Poland Football

7
1978 ArgentinaMario Kempes

Argentina Football

6
1982 SpainPaolo Rossi

Italy Football

6
1986 MexicoGary Lineker

England Football

6
1990 ItalySalvatore Schillaci

Italy Football

6
1994 United StatesOleg Salenko

Russia Football

6
Hristo Stoichkov

Bulgaria Football

1998 FranceDavor Šuker

croatia football

6
2002 South Korea/JapanRonaldo

Brazil Football

8
2006 GermanyMiroslav Klose

Germany Football

5
2010 South AfricaThomas Müller

Germany Football

5
2014 BrazilJames Rodriguez

Colombia Football

6
2018 RussiaHarry Kane

England Football

6

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

GoalsPlayerCountry
16Miroslav Klose

Germany Football

Germany
15Ronaldo

Brazil Football

Brazil
14Gerd Muller

Germany Football

West Germany
13Just Fontaine

France Football

France
12Pelé

Brazil Football

Brazil
11Jürgen Klinsmann

Germany Football

Germany
11Sándor Kocsis

Hungary Football

Hungary
10Gabriel Batistuta

Argentina Football

Argentina
10Gary Lineker

England Football

England
10Thomas Müller

Germany Football

Germany
10Teófilo Cubillas

Peru football

Peru
10Grzegorz Lato

Poland Football

Poland
10Helmut Rahn

Germany Football

West Germany
9Ademir

Brazil Football

Brazil
9Jairzinho

Brazil Football

Brazil
9Vavá

Brazil Football

Brazil
9Roberto Baggio

Italy Football

Italy
9Paolo Rossi

Italy Football

Italy
9Christian Vieri

Italy Football

Italy
9Eusébio

Portugal Football

Portugal
9David Villa

Spain Football

Spain
9Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Germany Football

West Germany
9Uwe Seeler

Germany Football

West Germany
8Diego Maradona

Argentina Football

Argentina
8Guillermo Stábile

Argentina Football

Argentina
8Leônidas

Brazil Football

Brazil
8Rivaldo

Brazil Football

Brazil
8Oscar Míguez

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
8Rudi Völler

Germany Football

West Germany
7Careca

Brazil Football

Brazil
7Oldřich Nejedlý

Czech Football

Czechoslovakia
7Lajos Tichy

Hungary Football

Hungary
7Johnny Rep

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
7Andrzej Szarmach

Poland Football

Poland
7Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal Football

Portugal
7Hans Schäfer

Germany Football

West Germany
6Lionel Messi

Argentina Football

Argentina
6Mario Kempes

Argentina Football

Argentina
6Erich Probst

Austria Football

Austria
6Bebeto

Brazil Football

Brazil
6Rivelino

Brazil Football

Brazil
6Hristo Stoichkov

Bulgaria Football

Bulgaria
6James Rodriguez

Colombia Football

Colombia
6Davor Šuker

croatia football

Croatia
6Harry Kane

England Football

England
6Thierry Henry

France Football

France
6Asamoah Gyan

Ghana Fooball

Ghana
6György Sárosi

Hungary Football

Hungary
6Gyula Zsengellér

Hungary Football

Hungary
6Salvatore Schillaci

Italy Football

Italy
6Dennis Bergkamp

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6Rob Rensenbrink

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6Arjen Robben

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6Wesley Sneijder

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6Robin van Persie

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
6Zbigniew Boniek

Poland Football

Poland
6Oleg Salenko

Russia Football

Russia
6Josef Hügi

Switzerland Fooball

Switzerland
6Diego Forlán

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
6Helmut Haller

Germany Football

West Germany
6Lothar Matthäus

Germany Football

West Germany
6Max Morlock

Germany Football

West Germany
5Tim Cahill

Australia Football

Australia
5Hans Krankl

Austria Football

Austria
5Romelu Lukaku

Belgium Football

Belgium
5Marc Wilmots

Belgium Football

Belgium
5Garrincha

Brazil Football

Brazil
5Romário

Brazil Football

Brazil
5Zico

Brazil Football

Brazil
5Roger Milla

Cameroon Football

Cameroon
5Tomáš Skuhravý

Czech Football

Czechoslovakia
5Jon Dahl Tomasson

Denmark Football

Denmark
5Geoff Hurst

England Football

England
5Michel Platini

France Football

France
5Zinedine Zidane

France Football

France
5Lukas Podolski

Germany Football

Germany
5Alessandro Altobelli

Italy Football

Italy
5Silvio Piola

Italy Football

Italy
5Johan Neeskens

Netherlands Football

Netherlands
5Peter McParland

Northern Ireland football

Northern Ireland
5Valentin Ivanov

Soviet Union Football

Soviet Union
5Emilio Butragueño

Spain Football

Spain
5Raúl González

Spain Football

Spain
5Fernando Hierro

Spain Football

Spain
5Fernando Morientes

Spain Football

Spain
5Kennet Andersson

Sweden Football

Sweden
5Henrik Larsson

Sweden Football

Sweden
5Landon Donovan

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United States
5Pedro Cea

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
5Juan Alberto Schiaffino

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
5Luis Suárez

Uruguay Football

Uruguay
5Franz Beckenbauer

Germany Football

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

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