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The Top African Players In The History Of World Cup.

Asamoah Gyan

Asamoah as respected by many as far as national team football is concerned, is a Ghanaian player who proved himself, the best striker in every debut he made for his nation, Ghana.

Asamoah Gyan is the top African goal Scorer in the history of World Cup as he has a whooping 6 goals in three World Cup editions: 2006, 2010 and 2014.

Asamoah Gyan scored 1 goal in 2006 against Czech Republic, 3 goals in 2010 against Serbia, Australia and USA. In 2014, he scored a goal against Germany and Portugal.

4.Roger Milla

Goals Scored: 5

Roger Milla has 5 goals in the history of World Cup. He’s one of the respected African player around the globe. In Italy 1990, he scored a whopping 4 goals for his country Cameroon. In 1994, he made a big name for himself as he scored another World Cup goal and was popularly noted for celebrating each goal with a fantastic dance.

3.Samuel Eto’o

Goals Scored: 3

Samuel Eto’o, as ranked by many football pundits as the best African player of all time, not only did he proved this title in his club team debuts but also for his nation, Cameroon. The Cameroonian scored in Korea and Japan 2002 and 2 in South Africa 2010.

4.Papa Boupa Diop

Goals scored: 3

Senegalese Papa Boupa Diop has the same record goal scorer as Samuel Eto’o has in the history of World Cup but with fewer appointments disputed. He has a total of 3 goals in the history of World Cup and scored 2 when his team played against Uruguay. He made this surprising performance in the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup.


Didier Drogba is a former professional association footballer who represented the Ivory Coast National team from 2002 to 2014. He in total scored 2 goals for the his national team in the history of World Cup. He made a total of 5 appearances in the World Cup.

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