Quiz: Every England Player To Score Two Or More World Cup Goals

 • by Thomas McIlroy
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England have netted 79 goals at World Cups since 1950, but only 17 players have managed to score more than once in the finals.

Now it’s down to you to try and remember who they are. One player managed ten goals in total at World Cup finals, including six at Mexico 86, where he was the competition’s top scorer.

Another managed five, including four in England’s famous World Cup win of 1966. There are two players on four, three on five and eight more on two.

They don’t have to have scored two goals or more at a single tournament, just throughout their career at World Cup finals – for example, one player struck once in 1998, once in 2002 and once in 2006.

When you go through the list, you’ll realise there are big names for England missing, including the likes of Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard.

And given key players from the “Golden Generation” failed to score more than one goal at a World Cup, it goes some way to explaining why the Three Lions haven’t won a trophy since 1966.

You have seven minutes to get the 17 names. If you get all of them, you are a true football genius. Good luck!