The World Cup 2022 has almost completed the first round of group stage fixtures with nearly every team taking to the field in Qatar for the showpiece tournament.


Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappé are the biggest names in the tournament, though none currently sit in the top five after the first batch of encounters.

A record number of 0-0 draws have littered the opening stages of the competition, though Spain, France and England combined to score 17 between them during their openers.

There's a long way to go, but players have already started to stake their claim for top spot. Harry Kane is the reigning Golden Boot title holder after bagging six goals in 2018.

The next highest total in Russia was just four strikes, with five players halfway to that total after just one appearance.

Six is the magic number, or so it seems. Scoring six in World Cup finals would have won you the Golden Boot in 10 of the last 11 World Cup tournaments dating back to 1978. Brazilian superstar Ronaldo notched eight in a stunning 2002 competition. brings you the full round-up of World Cup 2022 top scorers as the race for the Golden Boot heats up.

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World Cup 2022 top scorers

Players with two or more goals.

  1. Ferran Torres (Spain) – 2 goals (0 assists)
  2. Bukayo Saka (England) – 2 goals (0 assists)
  3. Enner Valencia (Ecuador) – 2 goals (0 assists)
  4. Olivier Giroud (France) – 2 goals (0 assists)
  5. Mehdi Taremi (Iran) – 2 goals (0 assists)
  6. Richarlison (Brazil) – 2 goals (0 assists)

Last updated: 10am, Friday 25th November

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