There were 170 goals scored in World Cup 2014. We take a look at the top 5 goals scored so far.

1) James Rodriguez( Colombia vs Uruguay)


The Colombian scored an exquisite volley against Uruguay in a 2-0 win. He made the prefect chest control, took the ball down and scored an absolute screamer. The 22-year old scored 6 goals in the World Cup and is linked with a big money move to Spanish giants Real Madrid.

2) Robin Van Persie( Spain vs Netherlands)


Van Persie scored a beautiful header against Spain in the group stages. He scored a spectacular diving header from a Daley Blind long ball. He later described the goal as “one of the biggest so far in my career”. Netherlands won the match 5-1 and finished third in the World Cup.

3) Tim Cahill (Australia vs Netherlands)

Tim Cahill scored a sublime volley against Netherlands. The 34-year-old played his last World Cup, but he made sure it was a memorable one.

Tim Cahill : “It just felt so right to hit it, and I hit it sweetly. This is what it’s all about because everyone dreams of playing on this stage and I want to leave a mark for all the kids back in Australia and around the world to be inspired by this today.”

4)Lionel Messi ( Argentina vs Bosnia Herzegovina)

Messi scored his first World Cup goal in Brazil after a beautiful run against Bosnia Herzegovina. The four time Ballon d’Or winner proved once again why he is regarded as the best ever. He’ll be hoping to lift the World Cup Maracanã later today.

5) Clint Dempsey ( USA vs Ghana)

Dempey just took 29 seconds to score against Ghana and recorded the 5th fastest goal in the tournament. The former Fulham and Tottenham forward dribbled past the Ghana defense to score this sublime goal.