Rankings use the official FIFA World Cup Golden Boot criteria to list the top 25 scorers based on goals scored, then assists and finally the fewest minutes played. Over 2, goals have been scored at the 20 editions of the FIFA World Cup final tournaments, excluding penalties converted during shoot-outs. Since the first Overall top goalscorers · Timeline · Top goalscorers for each. Player, Team(s), M. goals, Penalty, Ø. 1, Miroslav Klose · Germany, 24, 16, 0, 2, Ronaldo · Brazil, 19, 15, 1, 3, Gerd Müller · Germany, 13, 14, 1. Zenden, Boudewijn Boudewijn Zenden. We have our eight winners for the FIFA Confeder Schachner, Walter Walter Schachner. Owen, Michael Michael Owen. Ferdinand, Rio Rio Ferdinand. Retrieved from " https: Rodax, Gerhard Gerhard Rodax. Frings, Torsten Torsten Frings. Mehmedi, Admir Admir Mehmedi. Varallo, Francisco Francisco Varallo. Bein, Uwe Uwe Bein. Mertens, Dries Dries Mertens.