Five-time FIFA World Cup winners Brazil are the most decorated international team on the planet. Blessed with natural flamboyance, the country has produced numerous top-tier goalscorers over the years, many of whom have brought pride and honor to the international team by producing spellbinding performances in esteemed competitions.
In today’s article, we will take a look at the cream of the crop, and meet the top 10 goalscorers in the history of Brazil’s national soccer team. Let’s begin!
#10 Ademir – 32 goals
Ademir Won The Golden Boot In 1950 World Cup
Born in 1922, Ademir played 39 matches for Brazil between 1945 and 1953, scoring an impressive 32 goals.
A second-striker by trait, Ademir did not manage to win the FIFA World Cup for Brazil. However, his efficiency was noteworthy. He only competed in one iteration of the tournament in 1950, scoring eight times in six matches to emerge as the tournament’s top scorer.
Ademir’s only international accolade came in 1949 when he scored seven times to take his country to Copa America glory.
#9 Ronaldinho – 33 goals
Ronaldinho Helped Brazil To World Cup Glory In 2002
One of the most skillful players the world has ever seen, Ronaldinho brought jubilation and showmanship every time he stepped onto the pitch. The Barcelona icon played 97 games for Brazil in his career, scoring 33 times and providing 28 assists.
Ronaldinho, who won the Ballon d’Or in 2005, helped Brazil to World Cup glory in 2002. He scored twice and claimed three assists in five games as the Selecao lifted their last World Cup.
#8 Jairzinho – 35 goals
Jairzinho Won The 1970 FIFA World Cup With Brazil
One of the most underrated players in the history of Brazilian soccer, Jairzinho plied his trade as a right-winger. Quick, versatile, and creative, Jaizinho scored a whopping 35 goals in 82 games for Brazil in his career.
With Pele making all the headlines at the 1970 FIFA World Cup, Jairzinho was pretty much the unsung hero of…
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Author : Sushan Chakraborty
Publish date : 2023-09-13 07:12:47
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