Top goal scorers in a single season of FIFA World Cup
November 16, 2022
Sports Tak Staff
10. England’s skipper and prolific striker Harry Kane makes it to the elite list as he scored 7 goals in 6 matches in 2018.
9. Austrian striker Erich Probst was at the forefront of goals who also scored 7 goals in 5 matches in the same year as his neighbour Morlock in 1954.
8. German inside right forward Maximilian Morlock represented the then West Germany and scored 7 goals in 5 matches in 1954
7. Russian forward Oleg Anatolyevich Salenko forwarded a total of 7 goals into the net in 3 matches in the year 1994
6. Swiss striker Josef Hügi had a striking World Cup in 1954 where he scored 7 goals in 3 matches.
5. Argentine centre forward Guillermo Stábile is another prolific goal scorer who amassed 8 goals in four matches in 1930
4. Portuguese striker Euseblo da Silva Ferreira nicknamed Black Panther scored 10 goals in 1966, making him one of the greatest players.
3. Brazilian forward Ademir de Menezes netted in 10 goals in 1950.
2. Hungarian striker Sandor Kocsis struck in 12 goals in five matches in 1954.
1. French prolific forward Just Fontaine is just the footballer to have scored 13 goals in six matches in 1958.