Brazil Leading Goal Scorers In FIFA World Cup | Ronaldo Leads The List With 15 Goals Ahead of Legend Pelé

Brazil Leading Goal Scorers

Brazil and Germany two most popular sides in the world cup competition since the beginning of the competition. Ronaldo hold the record of leading goal scorers in the world cup. But In 2014, Miroslav Klose break the record become the all-time leading scorers in Fifa World Cup. Brazil leading goal scorers in Fifa World Cup reported.

Ronaldo

Ronaldo

Goals | 15
Matches | 19
Fifa World Cup | 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006

A world cup held after 4 years time period, Ronaldo played back to back four world cups for Brazil dominate them as striker and managed to score 15 goals in 19 matches.

Pele

Pele

Goals | 12
Matches |
14
FIFA World Cup |
1958, 1962, 1966, 1970

Pele hold the leading goal scorer record for Brazil in world cup. But in 2006, Ronaldo break the record after scoring 15 goals in four competition. Pele become the top young player in 1958 competition.

VAVA

Vavá

Matches | 10
Goals | 9
FIFA World Cup | 1958, 1962

Vava helps Brazil in 1958 to lift the trophy of Fifa World Cup, he scored 9 goals in 10 match appearances with limited appearances in 1962 world cup.

Jairzinho

Jairzinho

Goals | 9
Matches | 16
FIFA World Cup | 1966, 1970, 1974

Jairzinho, helps Brazil alongside attacking player Pele to win the 1970 world cup hosted by Mexico. He is the top member of Mário Zagallo head-coach of Brazil squad line-up during the tournaments of 1966, 1970 and 1974.

RankPlayersGoalsAppearancesStatus
1Ronaldo1519Retired
2Pelé1214 Retired
3Vavá910 Retired
4Jairzinho916 Retired
5Leônidas85 Retired
6Ademir86 Retired
7Rivaldo814 Retired
8Careca79 Retired
9Neymar Jr610Active
10Rivellino615 Retired

The upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022, dates announced which will take place in Qatar. It’s the first world cup that moved to Winter season due to covid-19. The list about Brazil leading goal scorers in world cup won’t remain same, Neymar who is currently active need just 4-5 goals to close the gap with Legend (Pele and Vava).

Who is the all time top goal scorer for Brazil

Pele (77) holds the record for most goals for Brazil

Who is Brazil’s all time top goal scorer in FIFA World Cups ?

Ronaldo with 15 goals in 19 matches over 4 world cups lead the goal scoring charts for Brazil in World Cup history.

Which currently active player has scored most goals for Brazil in World Cups ?

Neymar has 6 goals in 10 matches who is still in his prime years.

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