FIFA World Cup 2014: Top scorers and assist providers

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What a FIFA World Cup 2014 it has been so far. Brazil has been a goal fest so far and we hope it stays the same for the rest of the tournament. More goals have already been scored than the last edition of the tournament in South Africa. The race for the golden boot is heating up as well and here are the top contenders for the top prize.

Top scorers in the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Player

Team

Appearances

Number of Goals

James Rodriguez

Colombia

5

6

Thomas Muller

Germany

7

5

Neymar

Brazil

5

4

Lionel Messi

Argentina

7

4

Karim Benzema

France

5

3

Arjen Robben

Netherlands

7

3

Andre Schuerrle

Germany

6

3

Enner Valencia

Ecuador

3

3

Xherdan Shaqiri

Switzerland

4

3

Robin van Persie

Netherlands

6

4

Note: Tim Cahill(Australia), Clint Dempsey(United States), Asamoah Gyan(Ghana), Jackson Martinez(Colombia), Gervinho(Ivory Coast), Ivan Perisic(Croatia), Andre Ayew(Ghana), Mario Mandzukic(Croatia), Luis Suarez(Uruguay), Ahmed Musa(Nigeria), Wilfried Bony(Ivory Coast), Memphis Depay(Netherlands), Islam Slimani(Algeria), Alexis Sanchez(Chile), Bryan Ruiz(Costa Rica), Mats Hummels(Germany), David Luiz(Brazil), Abdelmoumene Djabou(Nigeria), Oscar(Brazil), Toni Kroos(Germany) and Miroslav Klose(Germany) all have scored 2 goals each.

Top assists in the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Player

Team

Appearances

Number of Assists

Juan Cuadrado

Colombia

5

4

Daley Blind

Netherlands

6

3

Thomas Muller

Germany

6

3

Toni Kroos

Germany

6

3

Serge Aurier

Ivory Coast

3

2

Walter Ayovi

Ecuador

3

2

Graham Zusi

United States

4

2

Josep Drmic

Switzerland

4

2

Ricardo Rodriguez

Switzerland

4

2

Sofiane Feghouli

Algeria

4

2

Eduardo Vargas

Chile

4

2

Emmanuel Emenike

Nigeria

4

2

Kevin de Bruyne

Belgium

4

2

Christian Bolanos

Costa Rica

5

2

Abel Aguilar

Colombia

5

2

Eden Hazard

Belgium

5

2

James Rodriguez

Colombia

5

2

Karim Benzema

France

5

2

Oscar

Brazil

6

2

Marcelo

Brazil

6

2

Philipp Lahm

Germany

6

2

Last updated: 10th July 2014.

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