Special Report

All-Time Top Goal Scorers at the World Cup

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32. Careca (Brazil)
> Total goals scored: 7 (in 9 matches)
> Avg goals per game: 0.8
> World Cups played: 2: 1986, 1990

31. Lajos Tichy (Hungary)
> Total goals scored: 7 (in 8 matches)
> Avg goals per game: 0.9
> World Cups played: 3: 1958, 1962, 1966

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30. Oldřich Nejedlý (Czechoslovakia)
> Total goals scored: 7 (in 6 matches)
> Avg goals per game: 1.2
> World Cups played: 2: 1934, 1938

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29. Diego Maradona (Argentina)
> Total goals scored: 8 (in 21 matches)
> Avg goals per game: 0.4
> World Cups played: 4: 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994

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28. Rudi Völler (Germany)
> Total goals scored: 8 (in 15 matches)
> Avg goals per game: 0.5
> World Cups played: 3: 1986, 1990, 1994

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