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Who is leading the scoring charts for the World Cup Golden Boot?

Join Goal.com for a look at the top scorers in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Here we see which World Cup goalscorers are setting the tournament alight, with players given in order of how many they've netted.

Also provided is a look at how many minutes they've spent on the pitch and thus their efficiency rate.

Players are sorted first by goals scored, then minutes per goal (MPG), then finally surname.

This page will be updated after each matchday, so please check back often for the latest rankings.

Last update: Saturday 3 July 2010, 17:46 BST

Rank Name Country Club Goals (Pens) Minutes MPG
1 Miroslav Klose
GER
Bayern Munich
4 (0) 267' 67
2 Gonzalo Higuain
ARG Real Madrid
4 (0) 341' 85
3 Robert Vittek
SVK
Ankaragucu
4 (1) 343' 114
4 David Villa
ESP
Barcelona
4 (0) 358' 119
5 Thomas Mueller
GER
Bayern Munich
4 (0) 383' 96
6 Wesley Sneijder*
NED Inter 4 (0) 442' 111
7 Landon Donovan
USA
LA Galaxy
3 (1) 390' 130
8 Luis Fabiano
BRA
Sevilla
3 (0) 418' 139
9 Luis Suarez
URU Ajax
3 (0) 453' 151
10 Diego Forlan
URU
Atletico Madrid
3 (1) 480' 160
11 Asamoah Gyan
GHA
Rennes
3 (2) 501' 167
12 Brett Holman
AUS
AZ
2 (0) 136' 68
13 Elano
BRA
Galatasaray
2 (0) 140' 70
14 Javier Hernandez
MEX
Chivas Guadalajara
2 (0) 169' 85
15 Kalu Uche
NGA
Almeria 2 (0) 195' 98'
16 Samuel Eto'o
CMR
Internazionale
2 (1) 270' 135
17 Tiago
POR
Atletico Madrid
2 (0) 298' 149
18 Carlos Tevez
ARG Manchester City
2 (0) 324' 162
19 Robinho
BRA
Manchester City
2 (0) 354' 177
20 Chung-Yong Lee
ROK Bolton 2 (0) 359' 180
21 Jung-Soo Lee
ROK
Kashima Antlers
2 (0) 360' 180
22 Keisuke Honda
JPN
CSKA Moscow
2 (0) 390' 195
23
Lukas Podolski
GER
Koeln
2 (0) 441' 221
24 Martin Palermo
ARG Boca Juniors
1 (0) 10' 10
25 Kamil Kopunek
SVK
Spartak Trnava
1 (0) 22' 22
26 Fabio Quagliarella
ITA
Napoli
1 (0) 44' 44
27 Klaas-Jan Huntelaar
NED
AC Milan
1 (0) 48' 48
28 Romaric
CIV
Sevilla
1 (0) 98' 98
29 Shinji Okazaki
JPN
Shimizu S-Pulse
1 (0) 105' 105
30 Cuauhtemoc Blanco
MEX
Veracruz
1 (1) 112' 112
31 Marko Pantelic SRB Ajax 1 (0) 113' 113
32 Liedson
POR
Sporting CP
1 (0) 121' 121
33 Dimitris Salpigidis GRC PAOK 1 (0) 121' 121
34 Cacau GER
Stuttgart
1 (0) 132' 132
35 Sulley Muntari
GHA
Inter
1 (0) 134' 134
36 Hugo Almeida
POR
Werder Bremen
1 (0) 135' 135
37 Mark Gonzalez
CHI
CSKA Moscow
1 (0) 137' 137
38 Rodrigo Millar
CHI
Colo Colo
1 (0) 142' 142
39 Tim Cahill
AUS
Everton
1 (0) 146' 146
40 Florent Malouda FRA Chelsea 1 (0) 149' 149
41 Antonio Di Natale
ITA
Udinese
1 (0) 152' 152
42 Salomon Kalou
CIV
Chelsea
1 (0) 160' 160
43= Jermain Defoe
ENG
Tottenham
1 (0) 173' 173
43= Zlatan Ljubijankic SVN
Gent
1 (0) 173' 173
44 Jon Dahl Tomasson
DEN Feyenoord 1 (0) 176' 176
45 Arjen Robben
NED Bayern Munich 1 (0) 178' 178
46 Matthew Upson
ENG
West Ham
1 (0) 180' 180
47 Didier Drogba
CIV
Chelsea
1 (0) 204' 204
48 Gelson Fernandes
SUI
St. Etienne
1 (0) 212' 212
49 Simao
POR
Atletico Madrid
1 (0) 217' 217
50 Vasilis Torosidis
GRC
Olympiakos
1 (0) 235' 235
51 Nicklas Bendtner
DEN Arsenal 1 (0) 242' 242
52 Milan Jovanovic SRB Liverpool 1 (0) 245' 245
53 Yakubu Aiyegbeni NGA
Everton 1 (1) 250' 250
54 Andres Iniesta
ESP
Barcelona
1 (0) 257' 257
55 Valter Birsa SVN
Auxerre
1 (0) 261' 261
56= Daniele De Rossi
ITA
Roma
1 (0) 270' 270
56= Vincenzo Iaquinta
ITA
Juventus
1 (1) 270' 270
56= Steven Gerrard
ENG
Liverpool
1 (0) 270' 270
56= Yun-Nam Ji
PRK
April 25
1 (0) 270' 270
56= Bongani Khumalo
RSA
Supersport United
1 (0) 270' 270
56= Robert Koren
SVN
None
1 (0) 270' 270
56= Katlego Mphela
RSA
Mamelodi Sundowns
1 (0) 270' 270
56= Winston Reid
NZL
Midtjylland 1 (0) 270' 270
56= Dennis Rommedahl
DEN Ajax 1 (0) 270' 270
56= Shane Smeltz
NZL
Gold Coast United
1 (0) 270' 270
56= Yaya Toure
CIV
Barcelona
1 (0) 270' 270
56= Siphiwe Tshabalala
RSA
Kaizer Chiefs
1 (0) 270' 270
57 Antolin Alcaraz
PAR
Wigan
1 (0) 300' 300
58 Raul Meireles
POR
Porto
1 (0) 329' 329
59 Alvaro Pereira
URU Porto
1 (0) 331' 331
60 Chu-Young Park
ROK
Monaco
1 (0) 347' 347'
61= Jean Beausejour
CHI
Club America
1 (0) 360' 360
62= Gabriel Heinze
ARG
Marseille
1 (0) 360' 360
62= Rafael Marquez
MEX
Barcelona
1 (0) 360' 360
62= Ji-Sung Park
ROK
Manchester United
1 (0) 360' 360
62= Cristiano Ronaldo
POR
Real Madrid
1 (0) 360' 360
63 Enrique Vera
PAR
Atlas
1 (0) 388' 388
64= Yasuhito Endo
JPN
Gamba Osaka
1 (0) 389' 389
64= Robin Van Persie
NED Arsenal 1 (0) 389' 389
65= Michael Bradley
USA
Moenchengladbach
1 (0) 390' 390
65= Clint Dempsey
USA
Fulham
1 (0) 390' 390
65= Cristian Riveros
PAR
Sunderland
1 (0) 390' 390
66 Mesut Oezil GER
Werder Bremen
1 (0) 407' 407
67 Dirk Kuyt
NED
Liverpool
1 (0) 426' 426
68= Martin Demichelis
ARG Bayern Munich
1 (0) 450' 450
68= Arne Friedrich
GER
Wolfsburg
1 (0) 450' 450
68= Juan
BRA
Roma
1 (0) 450' 450
68= Maicon
BRA
Inter
1 (0) 450' 450
69 Kevin Prince Boateng
GHA
Portsmouth
1 (0) 464' 464

Own Goals:
1 Daniel Agger of DEN
1 Chu-Young Park of ROK

*The first goal in NED 2-1 BRA was originally credited to Brazil's Felipe Melo as an own goal. On Saturday 3 July the FIFA Technical Study group instead awarded it to Dutch player Wesley Sneijder.

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