Argentina’s All-Time Top Goal-Scorers In World Cups

Argentina Top Goal Scorers

Argentina’s Top Goal-Scorers In World Cups:

Argentina is one of most iconic teams in World Cup football and they have been regulars at FIFA World Cup winning twice in 1978 and 1986. Some of the greatest players in football has come from Argentina with Maradona and Messi regarded as two of the all-time best players. Even with Messi and Maradona playing for Argentina, its Gabriel Batistuta who leads the scoring charts for Argentina in FIFA World Cups.

Batistuta played in 3 world cups and scored 10 goals in 12 matches making him the outright top goal scorer for Argentina in FIFA World Cups. Guillermo Stábile is another who scored 8 goals for Argentina in just 4 world cup matches in 1930.

Argentina Top Goal Scorer In World Cup

Gabriel Batistuta

Goals: 10
Matches: 12
Fifa World cup: 1994, 1998, 2002

Batistuta was known for scoring important goals for both Argentina and AS Roma in Italy. His haul of 10 goals in world cups put him first in the list of leading goal scorers for Argentina in World Cups.

Guillermo Stábile 1

Guillermo Stábile

Goals: 8
Fifa World cup:

In the very first World Cup, Argentina’s Guillermo Stabile scored 8 goals in just four matches. They lost the final against eventual winners Uruguay but Stabile summit his legacy years to come with Argentina.

Argentina Top Goal Scorer In World Cup

Diego Maradona

Goals: 8
Matches: 21
Fifa World cup: 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994

Arguably the greatest footballer to have graced our game, Diego Maradona only scored 8 goals in his Four World cup but how he scored them is still celebrated around the world. His guided Argentina to their second World Cup win in 1986 playing a big role in the success.

Players Who have scored 5 or more goals for Argentina in World Cups:

1Gabriel Batistuta1012Retired
2Guillermo Stábile84Retired
3Diego Maradona821Retired
4Mario Kempes618Retired
5Lionel Messi619Active
6Gonzalo Higuaín514Active

This is the list of the most recent players’ records, if any players come up to this list, then it will be updated soon.

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