James Rodriguez has been the most prolific goal scorer for Colombia
James Rodriguez has been the most prolific goal scorer for Colombia © Getty Images

 

Rio de Janeiro: Jun 30, 2014

 

Colombian James Rodriguez is the leading scorer with five goals in the FIFA World Cup 2014. Argentina’s Lionel Messi, German Thomas Mueller and Neymar of Brazil have all scored four goals to share the second spot while the Dutch Robin Van Persie, and Arjen Robben, Swiss Xherdan Shaqiri and Enner Valencia of Ecuador netted three goals to be in third place, Xinhua reports.

Following are the leading goal scorers after Sunday’s matches:

5 goals: James Rodriguez (Colombia).

4: Lionel Messi (Argentina), Thomas Mueller (Germany), Neymar (Brazil).

3: Robin Van Persie, Arjen Robben (both Netherlands), Karim Benzema (France), Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland), Enner Valencia (Ecuador).

2: Andre Ayew, Asamoah Gyan (both Ghana), Mario Mandzukic, Ivan Perisic (both Croatia), Wilfred Bony (Cote d’Ivoire), Tim Cahill (Australia), Clint Dempsey (United States), Memphis Depay (Netherlands), Gervinho (Cote d’Ivoire), Martinez (Colombia), Ahmed Musa (Nigeria), Bryan Ruiz (Costa Rica), Alexis Sanchez (Chile), Islam Slimani (Algeria), Luis Suarez (Uruguay).

 

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