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South Africa World Cup Top Goal Scorers

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Here are the standings in the 'Golden Boot' or 'Golden Shoe' award. Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuaín was the first player to score a hat-trick in the 2010 competition, the 49th World Cup hat-trick in the history of the World Cup. See also List of All Time top goal scorers.

Although having the same number of goals as several other players, German player Thomas Müller won the golden shoe award based on tie-breaker rules (based on number of assists, followed by the number of minutes played).

ranking goals name country



Thomas Müller


2 5 David Villa Spain
3 5 Wesley Sneijder Netherlands
4 5 Diego Forlán Uruguay
=5 4 Gonzalo Higuaín Argentina
=5 4 Róbert Vittek Slovakia
=5 4 Miroslav Klose Germany
=8 3 Asamoah Gyan Ghana
=8 3 Landon Donovan USA
=8 3 Luís Fabiano Brazil
=8 3 Luis Suárez Uruguay
=12 2 13 players on two goals ...

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