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Top 7 Best Goal Scorer In 2018 FiFa World Cup

2018 World Cup
Written by Faith Vincent

The Fifa World Cup 2018 has seen lots of epic goals. But, some of the strikers have consistently found the net more than others.

Harry Kane has been in excellent form so far. He is set to face Colombia and further his tally. Ronaldo is eliminated from the world cup and finishes the tournament with 4 goals. The Golden Boot is awarded to the player who scores most goals in the tournament. Ties are settled by assists, then by minutes per goal.

Skyblazon rounded up these list of Top 7 Best Goal Scorer in 2018 Fifa World Cup.

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7. ARTEM DZYUBA | RUSSIA | 3 GOALS, 5 GAMES – Top 7 Best Goal Scorer In 2018 Fifa World Cup

Artyom Sergeyevich Dzyuba is a Russian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Zenit Saint Petersburg and the Russian national football team. Dzyuba made his senior international debut for Russia in 2011. He represented the nation at UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Like Cheryshev, Artem Dzyuba was not a starter for Russia in their opening game, but the Zenit forward has forced his way into the reckoning after showing that he has the ability to find the net on a regular basis.
Artem Dzyuba scores Russia’s third goal in a 3-1 victory over Egypt as the hosts move to the brink of qualifying for the last 16 of the World Cup.

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6. CRISTIANO RONALDO | PORTUGAL | 4 GOALS, 4 GAMES

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Portugal national team. Often considered the best player in the world and regarded by many as one of the greatest of all time.
While he is undoubtedly one of the greatest goalscorers ever to grace the planet, Cristiano Ronaldo’s record at the World Cup was abysmal – until Russia 2018. Portugal’s record-holder for both goals and appearances had scored just three goals in total across three tournament before taking to the field in his country’s opener against Spain.
Ronaldo scored four goalsin the Fifa world cup champion.
a remarkable hat-trick against La Roja was followed by the goal that saw him overtake Ferenc Puskas as the top international scorer in European football history.

 

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5. KYLIAN MBAPPE | FRANCE | 4 GOALS, 7 GAMES – Top 7 Best Goal Scorer In 2018 Fifa World Cup

Kylian Mbappé Lottin is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. At the age of 19, he has been labelled the best young player in the world, and has been projected as the future best player in the world.

At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Mbappé became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup, and became the second teenager, after Pelé, to score in a World Cup Final. He finished as the joint second-highest goalscorer as France won the tournament, and received the Best Young Player Award for his performances.
Despite being only 19, Kylian Mbappe enjoyed a stellar tournament in Russia, scoring four goals for France as they won the World Cup.

The Paris Saint-Germain forward opened his account against Peru, but announced himself as a star of the competition with a double in the last 16 win over Argentina. Mbappe wrapped things up with a goal in the final against Croatia, which helped Les Bleus on to their second world title.

 

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4. DENIS CHERYSHEV | RUSSIA | 4 GOALS, 5 GAMES

Denis Dmitriyevich Cheryshev is a Russian professional footballer who plays as a left winger for Spanish club Valencia CF on loan from Villarreal CF, and the Russian national team. He was a participant at the 2018 World Cup.
Despite not being a starter for Russia in their opening game, Denis Cheryshev has emerged as one of the World Cup’s breakout stars and he now appears to be a key component for the hosts in their push for glory. The Villarreal winger showed plenty of guile and was a surprising contender in the race for the Golden Boot.

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Russia’s Denis Cheryshev scores a ‘marvellous goal’ with the outside of his foot as the hosts thrash Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the 2018 World Cup. Truthfully, Cheryshev had three brilliant goals in this Cup, including two in the group stage, but this one was the tops with a lovely hit freezing Danijel Subasic.

 

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3. ROMELU LUKAKU | BELGIUM | 4 GOALS, 6 GAMES

Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Manchester United and the Belgium national team. He is one of only five players to have scored 50 Premier League goals before his 23rd birthday, and the fifth youngest to have scored 100 goals in the competition. At international level he holds the all-time record of 40 goals scored for the Belgian national team.
Romelu Lukaku arrived in Russia as Belgium’s all-time leading goalscorer and the Manchester United striker has further cemented that legacy at this World Cup as the Red Devils attempt to live up to expectations. The 25-year-old has already broken records at the tournament and looked primed to surpass the national record of five World Cup goals set by his compatriot Marc Wilmots.
But despite having plenty of influence in Belgium’s goals in the knockout rounds, including the winner against Japan and the winner against Brazil, Lukaku did not find the net himself. That left him short of Wilmots, as well as the top spot for the Golden Boot.

 

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2. ANTOINE GRIEZMANN | FRANCE | 4 GOALS, 7 GAMES – Top 7 Best Goal Scorer In 2018 Fifa World Cup

Antoine Griezmann is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Atlético Madrid and the French national team. He later won the 2018 FIFA World Cup, a tournament in which he scored four goals, won the Bronze Ball as the third best player, and was named man of the match in the final.
Antoine Griezmann has emerged as one of France’s key players and he continues to show why he is so important to Les Bleus as he adds to his goal tally. The Atletico Madrid man scored all three of his goals at the tournament from the penalty spot – including one in the final against Croatia. He scored four goals in the Fifa World cup.

 

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1. HARRY KANE | ENGLAND | 6 GOALS, 6 GAMES

Harry Edward Kane is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the England national team. Kane played at the 2018 FIFA World Cup where he won the Golden Boot finishing as the top goalscorer, becoming only the second English player to do so.
Having dominated the scoring charts in the Premier League in recent years, Harry Kane has finally translated that to international level and England are reaping the benefits.
The Tottenham striker was handed the captain’s armband by Gareth Southgate ahead of the World Cup and he is repaying that faith in abundance, making history along the way.

Kane scored six goals in six games for the Three Lions, including a hat-trick against Panama and, despite failing to score in the quarter-final, semi-final or third-place play-off, he managed to clinch the accolade.

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