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Best odds for top scorer at the World Cup 2018

Football 12 June 2018

It was back in 2002 that one the pre-tournament favourites actually won the top scorer title.

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Previous Top Scorers


PlayerNationalityGoalsWorld Cup
James RodriguezColombian6Brazil 2014
Thomas MüllerGerman5South Africa 2010
David VillaSpanish5South Africa 2010
Wesley SneijderDutch5South Africa 2010
Diego ForlánUruguayan5South Africa 2010
Miroslav KloseGerman5Germany 2006
RonaldoBrazilian8Japan/South Korea 2002
Davor ŠukerCroatian6France 1998
Oleg SalenkoRussia6USA 1994
Hristo StoichkovBulgarian6USA 1994

So, as you can see, it is not always the pre-tournament favourites that pick up the most goals. One thing we noticed looking over the goals they scored is that it's often in the groups stages, during some of the easier matches that they picked up the most goals.

Here are some players who might make it this summer:

World Cup 2018 Top Goalscorer

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