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Top Scorers Quiz - football trivia


Questions

  1. Who is the all time top goal scorer for England?
  2. Which players has scored most goals for Scotland?
  3. With 13 in six matches, which player has scored the most goals in a single edition of the FIFA World Cup?
  4. Who holds the record for most Premier League goals with 260?
  5. Who is the Champions League's top goalscorer of all time?




  6. As of 2020, who is the only player to score in 24 or more games during a Premier League season?
  7. Which footballer has scored the most goals for the Republic of Ireland?
  8. Who was the 1966 World Cup tournament's top scorer?
  9. Who is the top scorer for Brazil?
  10. Which footballer is best known for the 1927–28 season which saw him score a record 60 English league goals? (He also scored 18 goals in 16 England appearances.)
  11. Who is the all time top goalscorer for Arsenal? And who's record did he pass?
  12. Who was the top goalscorer in the Premier League's first ever season?
  13. Can you name the all time top scorer for the Netherlands?
  14. Who has scored 228 goals for Southampton, which is the club record?
  15. Who is Australia' all-time top scorer?
  16. As of 2020, five players have scored over 40 goals for England, Wayne Rooney and Bobby Charlton are two, can you name the other three?
  17. Who has scored most league goals for Liverpool?
  18. Harry Kane was top Premiership scorer in 2017, who was the last English player to win the top scorer award?
  19. Who is the all-time top goalscorer of the FIFA World Cup with 16 goals?
  20. Five English players scored more than 13 league goals in the 2018-19 Premiership season, Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane are two, can you name the other three?
  21. Who is Wolverhampton Wanderer's leading all-time scorer?
  22. Who is the top goalscorer in the history of the Scottish Premier League?
  23. Who was England's first tier top scorer for both the 1988–89 and 1990–91 seasons?
  24. As of 2020, who has scored the most hat-tricks in the Premier League?
  25. Can you name the highest goalscorer in the history of English top-flight football?
  26. Who scored ten goals at the 1970 FIFA World Cup for West Germany where he received the Golden Boot as top goalscorer?

Answers:

  1. Wayne Rooney (53)
  2. Kenny Dalglish and Denis Law (30)
  3. Just Fontaine (1958)
  4. Alan Shearer
  5. Cristiano Ronaldo
  6. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, 2017–18)
  7. Robbie Keane (68)
  8. Eusebio (Portugal)
  9. Pele (77)
  10. Dixie Dean
  11. Thierry Henry. Passed Ian Wright's record.
  12. Teddy Sheringham
  13. Robin van Persie (50)
  14. Mick Channon
  15. Tim Cahill (50)
  16. Gary Lineker (48), Jimmy Greaves (44), and Michael Owen (40)
  17. Roger Hunt (245) (top scorer for Liverpool is Ian Rush, but Hunt has scored more league goals)
  18. Kevin Philips (2000, Sunderland)
  19. Miroslav Klose (Germany)
  20. Raheem Sterling, Callum Wilson, and Glenn Murray
  21. Steve Bull (306 goals)
  22. Kris Boyd (167)
  23. Alan Smith (Arsenal)




  24. Sergio Aguero (with 12, Alan Shearer has scored 11)
  25. Jimmy Greaves (357 goals)
  26. Gerd Muller