By Godson Emmanuel.
Most goals scored, overall finals:
Miroslav Klose of Germany with 16 goals between ( 2002–2014).
Most goals scored in a tournament:
Just Fontaine of France with 13 goals in the 1958 World Cup.
Most goals scored in a match:
Was five goals by Oleg Salenko ( Russia ), vs
Most goals scored in a lost match:
Was four goals by Ernest Wilimowski ( Poland), against
Brazil , 1938.
Most goals scored in a final match:
Three goals by Geoff Hurst ( England ) against West Germany in 1966.
Most goals scored in all final matches:
Three goals by Vavá ( Brazil ): Two goals scored in the final against Sweden in 1958, and another goal against Czechoslovakia in 1962.
Pelé ( Brazil ), two goals against Sweden in 1958 and one goal vs Italy in 1970.
Geoff Hurst of England, has the record for the only hat-trick scored in a final, three goals against West Germany in 1966.
Zinedine Zidane ( France ), two goals vs Brazil in 1998 and one goal against Italy in 2006.
These players Scored goal(s) in multiple final matches:
Vavá ( Brazil , 1958 & 1962),
Pelé ( Brazil , 1958 & 1970),
Paul Breitner ( West Germany , 1974 & 1982) and Zinedine Zidane ( France , 2006).
Most matches played and scoring at least one goal:
Ronaldo De Lima of Brazil , 1998–2006) with 11 goals.
Miroslav Klose ( Germany , 2002–2014) with 11 goals.
Most consecutive matches with at least one goal:
Six goals from Just Fontaine of France, 1958, and Jairzinho ( Brazil , 1970).
Most matches with at least two goals:
Sándor Kocsis ( Hungary, 1954), Just Fontaine ( France , 1958), Ronaldo ( Brazil , 1998–2006) and Miroslav Klose.