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The magnificent Mbappe became the top scorer of the World Cup

The magnificent Mbappe became the top scorer of the World Cup

Kylian Mbappe did something great by scoring a hat-trick in the World Cup final in Qatar. He made it so that the match between Argentina and France ended 3:3 and was decided by penalties.

Thus, the Roosters superstar became the top scorer of the tournament with 8 goals. In the fierce battle for the "Golden Boot", he overtook the hero of the champion Argentina - Lionel Messi, who remained with 7 hits.

With his three goals in the final, Mbappe became only the second player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final since Geoff Hurst in 1966. In addition, Mbappe became the second Frenchman to become the top scorer at the World Cup since Just Fontaine back in 1958.

Here are all the World Cup top scorers:

1930: Guillermo Stabile (Argentina) 8 goals

1934: Aldrich Neyedli (Czechoslovakia) 5 goals

1938: Leonidas (Brazil) 7 goals

1950: Ademir (Brazil) 9 goals

1954: Sandor Kocs (Hungary) 11 goals

1958: Just Fontaine (France) 13 goals

1962: Garrincha (Brazil), Vava (Brazil), Leonel Sanchez (Chile), Florian Albert (Hungary), Valentin Ivanov (USSR), Dražan Jerković (Yugoslavia) 4 goals

1966: Eusebio (Portugal) 9 goals

1970: Gerd Müller (FRG) 10 goals

1974: Grzegorz Lato (Poland) 7 goals

1978: Mario Kempes (Argentina) 6 goals

1982: Paolo Rossi (Italy) 6 goals

1986: Gary Lineker (England) 6 goals

1990: Salvatore Squillaci (Italy) 6 goals

1994: Hristo Stoichkov (Bulgaria), Oleg Salenko (Russia) 6 goals

1998: Davor Šuker (Croatia) 6 goals

2002: Ronaldo (Brazil) 8 goals

2006: Miroslav Klose (Germany) 5 goals

2010: Thomas Müller (Germany) 5 goals

2014: James Rodriguez (Colombia) 6 goals

2018: Harry Kane (England) 6 goals

2022: Kylian Mbappe (France) 8 goals

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