Africans also have a share in creating records in the history of the FIFA World Cup, with some of the best players in the continent creating one for themselves in the continent.
Since this year happens to be another season for this great tournament, there are certainly records we can’t overlook especially if you are an African.
Some African legends have set various records but today, we’ll take a look at some great African players with the most goals in World Cup.
Asamoah Gyan is the first Ghanaian player to score for the Black Stars in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, as he also qualified with the nation in the 2010 world cup to net another for the nation and the entire African nation.
Gyan, in the 2014 world cup with Ghana surpassed Roger Milla’s goal record in the competition as he scored another to become the highest-scoring Africa in the history of the FIFA World Cup.
Ex-Cameroon international Roger Milla is the second African player with the most goals in the history of the FIFA World Cup as he recorded a total of 5 goals to stay behind ex-Ghana international Asamoah Gyan.
Playing in the 1990 and 1994 World Cup, Roger Milla scored four goals in the 1990 world cup in Italy and scored once in the 1994 world cup hosted in the United States to make it a total of five goals in the global competition.
One of the favorite stars of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Ahmed Musa is another African player to make an exploit in the history of the prestigious global tournament, having netted a total of 4 goals.
Ahmed Musa first played in the 2014 world cup where he scored two goals, to get his first two goals in the competition before netting another two in the 2018 world cup to make it 4.