Brazil Becomes Most-Goal Scoring Country at FIFA World Cups: A Look at List of Countries with Highest Goals Scored in Football WC History
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It is well known that the Brazil team has a lot of records against their name in its rich football history. The Brazilian team entered the quarter-finals of FIFA World Cup 2018 after they defeated Mexico 2-0 in their pre-quarterfinal match, on Monday. With the win, Brazil registered a new record against their name – scoring most goals in FIFA World Cup history.

Brazil has now scored 228 goals in a total of 108 matches they have played at FIFA World Cup tournaments. The Selecao team went past Germany who held the previous record of scoring 226 goals in their FIFA World Cup history.

In their 108 matches, Brazil has won 73 matches and lost only 17 matches, with 18 matches ending in a draw. Also, the Brazilian team is the only team in football history to have won the FIFA World Cup trophy five times.

As Brazil went past the Mexican challenge in Russia, it also added another feather in its cap. We take a look at the list of teams (in ascending order) in terms of most goals scored in FIFA World Cups, over the years.

Sr#

Teams

M

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Points
1. Brazil 108 73 18 17 228 103 125 237
2. Germany 109 67 20 22 226 125 101 221
3. Italy 83 45 21 17 128 77 51 156
4. Argentina 81 43 15 23 137 93 44 144
5. France 63 31 13 19 113 75 38 106
6. Spain 63 30 15 18 99 72 27 105
7. England 65 28 20 17 87 59 28 104
8. Netherlands 50 27 12 11 86 48 38 93
9. Uruguay 55 24 12 19 87 72 15 84
10. Sweden 49 18 13 18 79 71 8 67

With the win against Mexico in their Round of 16 game, Brazil has booked themselves a berth in the quarterfinals of FIFA World Cup 2018. The victory also means that the Brazilian team has qualified for the quarters 7th straight time.

Germany is out of the multi-nation mega-tournament and it serves a perfect opportunity for the Brazilian team to stretch their lead. Stay tuned with us for all the latest updates of 2018 FIFA World Cup!