In the 1958 World Cup the Moroccan born French striker Just Fontaine scored 13 goals for France which is the most by a player in a singe tournament.
However, four of Fontaine's 13 goals came in the 3rd place play-off match against West Germany. Some consider that goals in these games should not count as there is nothing to play for and generally the matches are disproportionately high scoring.
Excluding 3rd place play-off matches the top scorer in a single World Cup would be Sandor Kocsis of Hungary who scored 11 goals in the 1954 tournament as Hungary reached the final.
Who scored the most goals in the 1986 world cup tournament?
how many goals where scored in the world cup 2010
Brazil have scored the most goals in these world cups.
Yes. Most goals scored in a world cup match is 12.
Germany scored the most goals in the 2010 FIFA World Cup at 16 Goals For (GF).
The team that sored the most goals in the world cup is Brazil.
The Brazilian Ronaldo has the most goals in a world cup, he has scored 15 goals in all.
Ronaldo (Brazil) has scored a total of 15 goals in the World Cup. 4 goals in 1998 World Cup 8 goals in 2002 World Cup 3 goals in 2006 World Cup
Hungary scored most goals in a world cup match.They scored 10 goals against El Salvador in the 1982 FIFA World Cup. In the 2015 Women's World Cup, Switzerland scored 10 goals against Ecuador and Germany scored 10 goals against Ivory Coast.
Just Fontaine is the player who has scored the most goals in a single World Cup tournament. He scored 13 goals in just six matches.