South Africa World Cup Top Goal Scorers
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).
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- See the list of All Time top goal scorers (Golden Boot Winners)