England Top Goal Scorers In World Cups:
England all time goal scorer is Wayn Rooney, however he never lived up to his hype in the major tournaments specially World Cups. Harry Kane however has been absolutely sensational so far in the big tournament. He scored 6 goals in World Cup 2018 which is the second highest tally in World Cup for an Englishman behind Gary Lineker who has 10 goals over two World Cups. Below is the list of all time top goal scorers for England in World Cups.
#1. Gary Lineker
Fifa World Cup:1986, 1990
Gary is a former English striker who is currently is a media personality. He played 2 world cups for the England and scored 10 goals in 12 match appearances.
#2. Harry Kane
Fifa World Cup: 2018
Harry Kane considered as one deadliest striker, he is currently playing in Tottenham, hold second most goal scoring record in the world cup for the England team.
#3. Sir Geoff Hurst
Fifa World Cup:1966, 1970
Hurst first player to score the hat-trick for the team of England in the world cup. In 1966 alongside Sir Boby Charlton and Roger Hunt he scored three goals against Germany.
|PLAYER||GOALS||World Cup Matches|
|Gary Lineker||10||12 Matches (1986, 1990)|
|Harry Kane||6||7 Matches (2018)|
|Geoff Hurst||6||6 Matches (1966, 1970)|
|Bobby Charlton||4||1966, 1962|
|Michael Owen||4||1998, 2002, 2006|
|David Beckham||3||1998, 2002, 2006|
|Steven Gerrard||3||2006, 2010|
Note | The list will be updated during the FIFA World Cup 2022, if any England player cross the limit of 5 goals in the tournament, or Harry Kane increase his goal scoring ratio from 6 to 10. England leading goal scorers list will be updated after each of the world cup.