Top 8 Hat-tricks of FIFA World Cup

by on June 27, 2010


In the eighty years since that first World Cup Championship, way back in 1930, many of soccer’s greatest and most legendary players have participated. So, you might be wondering, with all of those great players, how many hat tricks have they scored? And which ones were the best? First, you need to know that a “World Cup hat trick” is the feat f scoring three or more goals in a single match. The folks at the World Cup do not count qualifiers! So, that said, here’s the scoop: Read more..

Top FIFA Forwards of 1978-2006

by on June 20, 2010

Hernan Crespo

“When you are 4-0 up you should never lose 7-1.” Lawrie McMenemy

Winning 7-0 is only possible with extremely talented forwards (strikers) in a team which are arranged specifically to score the goal. They are the main strikers when it comes to the net of opponents. Due to their ability to score, forwards are the most expensive players of a team. Let’s have an insight into the list of top FIFA strikers:

2006 FIFA World Cup (Germany)

• Hernán Crespo (Argentina)
• Thierry Henry (France)
• Miroslav Klose (Germany)
• Luca Toni (Italy)

2002 FIFA World Cup (Korea/Japan)

• Ronaldo (Brazil)
• Miroslav Klose (Germany)
• El-Hadji Diouf (Senegal)
• Hasan Şaş (Turkey)

1998 FIFA World Cup (France)

• Ronaldo (Brazil)
• Davor (Croatia)
• Brian Laudrup (Denmark)
• Dennis Bergkamp (Netherlands)

1994 FIFA World Cup (USA)

• Romário (Brazil)
• Hristo Stoichkov (Bulgaria)
• Roberto Baggio (Italy)

1990 FIFA World Cup (Italy)

• Salvatore Schillaci (Italy)
• Roger Milla (Cameroon)
• Jürgen Klinsmann (Germany)

1986 FIFA World Cup (Mexico)

• Preben Larsen (Denmark)
• Emilio Butragueño (Spain)
• Gary Lineker (England)

1982 FIFA World Cup (Spain)

• Paolo Rossi (Italy)
• Karl Heinz Rummenigge (Germany)

1978 FIFA World Cup (Argentina)

• Roberto Bettega (Italy)
• Paolo Rossi (Italy)
• Mario Kempes (Argentina)

The list clearly shows that Italy had the best strikers. Italy is defending its title in 2010 FIFA World Cup. Let’s see if its strikers can deliver again.

Fingers crossed and all set!

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