The world is going gaga over Messi and his magnificient winning of the WorldCup 2022

Football fans, this question is for you –  Which football player’s name comes to your mind when talking about scoring the highest number of goals? Messi, Ronaldo, Or Neymar?  None! Yes, none of the names you think. The biggest goal scorer in international football is not among them.

Then who is the one with the highest goal score? Any guesses? 

Well, the correct answer is – Canadian Footballer- Christine Sinclair.

Let’s have a look at the scoring record of the players-

  • 98  Messi
  • 118 Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 77   Neymar Junior 
  • 190 Christine Sinclair
Christine Margaret Sinclair | Image copyright: Getty Images

Christine Margaret Sinclair is a  Canadian professional soccer player. She is one of the most-capped active international footballers with more than 300 caps and a goal score of 190!

Irrespective of gender, she is the second footballer to score at five World Cup editions followed by Marta, who later succeeded Cristiano Ronaldo. 

In January 2022, Sinclair was awarded with the Best FIFA Special Award, as the world’s all-time leading scorer.

Do you know how many women players are there in the international football league?

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