FIFA World Cup 2010: Group G

by on June 1, 2010

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Highest Goal Scorers in Football World Cup

German footballer

Soccer or Football is a team game that can be played with eleven players in a team and two teams compete by scoring highest number of goals in a game to win a game of a football. In short, football is a game of scoring goals. FIFA (Federation of International Football Association) arranges the world cup of this game at every four years of span and to win the competition, teams try to score as much goals as can. Let us look at some of the individuals that have created various records related to scoring goals in football world cup.

1. Miroslav Klose has scored 16 goals in his 24 football world cup final appearances. He represented Germany in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014 world cups.

2. Ronaldo (15 Goals in World Cup Finals): This Brazilian holds the world records of scoring highest number of goals in the final match of football world cup and the magical number is fifteen.

3. Gerd Muller (14 goals in 13 matches). Muller represented West Germany in 1970 and 1974 world cups.

4. Just Fontaine (13 Goals in 6 matches in Single World Cup Tournament): A French player who scored total thirteen goals in one world cup tournament is a world record for scoring maximum number of goals in a tournament. He has scored 2.17 goals per match in the world cup so far.

5. Pele (12 goals in 14 matches) This Brazilian legend player has represented his team in four football world cups from 1958 to 1970.

Other goal scoring records in World Cup Football:

1. Ali Daei (35 Goals in overall world cup matches): The hard fought Iranian has a record of scoring highest number of goals in the overall world cup played by any player and the total goal he has scored is thirty-five.

2. Oleg Salenko (Five Goals in a World Cup Match): Salenko is a Russian player who holds the world record of scoring maximum number of goals in a single match and the tally is to five goals in a single match.

Today’s Best Midfielders in Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo

The football is a team game that is played between two teams including eleven players a side. Out of these eleven players, some plays the game as defenders, some plays as attackers and some players play it as midfielder. The midfielder’s role is considered to be the strongest as it is the link between defenders and attackers. Let us look at world’s best midfielders in football during 2005-2010.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo: With his all-round dribbling, shooting and tackling abilities, Cristiano Ronaldo is considered to be one of the best midfielders in the world and he has the good capability of converting the scoring opportunities into the goal.

2. Ronaldinho: A Brazilian with the brilliant all-round skills is also considered to be one of the best mid-fielders in the world today. He can pass the ball to any corner of the ground with his sheer skills.

3. Lionell Messi: A player who won FIFA’s best player of the year award in 2009 is currently world’s best midfielder who has skills to score goals from the long ranges and he can also pass the ball to all the corner of the ground.

4. Frank Lampard: The Englishman has always helped the England to win the games with his sheer skills and footwork. He has also converted lots of opportunities into the goal for England.

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Ronaldo – A Legend in Football World

by on July 13, 2009
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Ronaldo was born on 22 September 1976 into a humble family in the Rio de Janeiro suburb of Bento Ribeiro under the name Luis Nazario de Lima. Driven by his childhood hero Zico, the youngster enters football early in his life. Nazario gets his big break at the age of 17 when he is called up by Brazil’s senior national team. He performs well and is selected for his country’s World cup squad. Because of his tender age, the young Ronaldo is kept as a substitute and watches on as his team wins the 1994 World Cup. Ronaldo’s international appearances help him get noticed by European club PSV Eindhoven. He moves to PSV and instantly becomes top scorer of the Dutch league.

He has graced the world’s best national football team, not to mention several of its leading sides with his unique talents; he has served as a peace ambassador for the United Nations. At 32, Ronaldo has become one of the biggest celebrities in the world.

Overall, in two seasons in Holland he totaled a breathtaking 66 goals from 71 appearances. It did not go unnoticed elsewhere, and in the summer of 1996 he was signed by Spanish giants, Barcelona. During his one season with Barca, Ronaldo won the Spanish Super Cup, the Spanish Cup and the European Cup Winner’s Cup. Ronaldo scored 49 times in 68 games for Inter, and helped them to win the UEFA Cup in 1988. During the 1997/98 season he set a new benchmark for strikers in Italy, finishing the campaign with the best goal-per-game average in the history of Serie A.

In 2006, Ronaldo traveled to his fourth consecutive World Cup finals with Brazil, knowing that he stood just two goals away from equaling Gerd Muller’s record of 14 goals in the tournament. In 2007, Ronaldo returned to Italy once more, this time to sign for AC Milan, in the hope that he might rekindle the success that led the Italian media to label him Fenomeno.

Top 3 Football Players in the World

Cristiano Ronaldo

There are thousands of famous football players all around the world, coming from various inter-continental football teams and national teams; some of which are universally recognized and cherished by millions of fans. Among others, the most famous three football players this time round would include;

• Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid,

• Ronaldinho from AC Milan, and

• Kaka from Real Madrid

The first two need no mentioning as their names go along with fame in any part of the world. Kaka on the other hand is highly reputable in the football world, yet very much understated in many peoples’ eyes. Cristiano Ronaldo came under the limelight at a young age and has thus far redefined wingers and their ‘real’ position in the game by his quick pace and trickery. Ronaldinho, a Brazilian footballer is known not only for his ‘grinning’ at all times, but also for his position in being the best player in the pitch who could scare the life out of any defender.

Kaka on the other hand is simply the best player in town who combines Brazilian flair with European directness in his playing. Kaka is also known for his conservative religious views on personal life through representation via t-shirts and his wedding style.

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