World Cup List of Top Goal Scorers

The overall top goal scorer in the World Cup is Germany's Miroslav Klose, who has scored 16 goals.

Goals scored from penalty shoot-outs are not counted.

See more Goal Scoring Trivia.

Rank Player Country Goals Scored
1 Miroslav Klose Germany 16
2 Ronaldo Brazil 15
3 Gerd Müller Germany 14
4 Just Fontaine France 13
5 Pele Brazil 12
6 Sandor Kocsis Hungary 11
7 Jurgen Klinsmann Germany 11
8 Helmut Rahn Germany 10
9 Teofilio Cubillas Peru 10
10 Grzegorz Lato Poland 10
11 Gary Lineker England 10
12 Thomas Müller Germany 10
13 Gabriel Batistuta Argentina 10

 

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