The 10 Biggest goals in World Cup history

The 10 Biggest goals in World Cup history
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Last update March 25, 2024 by colgadosporelfutbol

The World Cups leave unforgettable scenes: triumphs that transcend time, strikers who left their mark and technicians who revolutionized with a new tactic. What is also remembered in the history of the World Cups are the biggest goals, that often attract the attention of online sports bookmakers like Betfair.

Here we will make a list with the most bulky results and to the surprise of many, there will be no goleada 7-1 of Germany over Brazil in the World Cup semi-finals 2014. That 'Scratch' discount goal allows him to escape this list. Of this century there are only two loose triumphs, where the protagonists are the Germans and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal.

Hungary 10 – 1 The Savior

The 15 June 1982, Hungary starred in the biggest win in the World Cups. Tibor Nyilasi (2), Gabor Poloskei, Laszlo Fazekas (2), Joseph Toth, Laszlo Kiss (3) and Lazar Szentes scored the goals for the European team, while the discount of El Salvador was Luis Ramírez. That was the last World Cup played by the Central American team.

Hungary 9 – 0 South Korea

Hungary has been runner-up in the world twice: in France 1938 and in Switzerland 1954. Just in this last World Cup, this selection got a result to remember: 9-0 against South Korea, for the first round of the tournament. Ferenc Puskas (2), Mihaly Lantos, Sandor Kocsis (3), Zoltan Czibor and Peter Palotas (2) they were the ones who scored the goals. At the tournament, scored a total of 27 goals being Kocsis the maximum gunner with 11.

Yugoslavia 9 – 0 Zaire

At the World Cup in Germany 1974, the now extinct Yugoslavia made its footballing power clear by overwhelming Zaire. Dusan Bajevic (3), Dragan Dzajic, Ivica Surjak, Josip Katalinski, Vladislav Bogicevic, Branko Oblak and Ilija Petkovic scored the goals for this team that reached the semifinals in Uruguay 1930 and chili 1962.

Now Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and the disputed Kosovo are the teams that compete in Europe after their independence instead of Yugoslavia.

Sweden 8 – 0 Cuba

again in France 1938, but this time in the quarterfinals, Sweden showed on the field why it was considered one of the powers of that time. marked him 8 goals to Cuba, in a duel where Gustav Wetterstrom and Tore Keller were the figures with their triplets. Arne Nyberg and Harry Andersson also scored..

Uruguay 8 – 0 Bolivia

The 2 July 1950, Uruguay scored 8-0 to Bolivia with a hat-trick by Oscar Míguez and a brace by Juan Schiaffino. Ernesto Vidal, Julio Pérez and Alcides Ghiggia completed the task for the Charrúas who days later became world champions for the last time by winning 2-1 to Brazil in the remembered 'Maracanazo'.

Germany 8 – 0 Saudi Arabia

Korea-Japan 2002 it was the first World Cup to be played in Asia and also the one to be played in two countries. He left many anecdotes and also controversial for some arbitrations.

For Germany it was special because they reached the final, where they fell against Brazil, but also because they gave a 'dance' to Saudi Arabia that ended 8-0 with goals from Miroslav Klose (3), Michael Ballack, Carsten Jancker, Thomas Linke, Oliver Bierhoff and Bernd Schneider at the discounts.

Uruguay 7 – 0 Scotland

One of the biggest goals in the history of the World Cups is also the one carried out again by Uruguay, although this time the victim would be Scotland. It happened 19 June 1954 in the World Cup played in Switzerland where Carlos Borges would make a triplet, while Oscar Míguez and Julio Abbadie scored doubles.

Turkey 7 – 0 South Korea

in the same World Cup, also in the first round, Turkey would achieve its largest victory in this type of tournament. Was a 7-0 about South Korea, appearing again in this list. Mamat Suat (2), Sargun Burhan (3), Lefter Kucukandonyadis and Erol Keskin celebrated their goals. The second World Cup for the Turks was in the 2002, where they got an impressive third place.

Poland 7 – 0 Haiti

The 19 June 1974, Poland left its mark on the World Cup by thrashing Haiti. Grzegorz Lato scored a brace, while Andrzej Szarmach was the figure to score three goals. Kazimierz Deyna and Jerzy Gorgon completed the win. In this tournament and in Spain 1982 got an auspicious third place.

Portugal 7 – 0 North Korea

South Africa 2010 is remembered by the jabulani, the sound of vuvuzela, Spain's first world title and also for the landslide 7-0 from Portugal to North Korea. Tiago scored a brace, while Cristiano Ronaldo, Raúl Meireles, Simao, Hugo Almeida and Liedson completed the win. But nevertheless, the lusos fell 1-0 in the round of 16 against the 'Roja' and there his World Cup dream ended.

Do you remember another important goal that remained in the history of the World Cups? Surely some more marked your memory. For now, if you already have your favorites for Qatar 2022 and you want to play with your predictions, you can take advantage of Betfair promotions here:


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