The World Cup has been fortunate with amazing Top scorers over the years. However, World Cup Russia 2018 promises to be one of the better ones all times.If the Injury and fitness permitting, these 20 players should be high on the list for the Golden Boot come Russia 2018.
See below 20 of the lethal strikers expected to make an impact at the World Cup Russia 2018 and Betzest prediction for Top Goal Scorer (Golden Shoe).
#1 – Lionel Messi (Argentina): 9,5 Betzest odds
The leader of Argentinean team and five-time world player of the year turns 31 during World Cup Russia tournament. He has big ambition to win the trophy that could crown his career. Read more here
#2 – Neymar Jr (Brazil) – 10,5 Betzest Odds
If the Injury and fitness permitting the Brazilian leader( 26 year old) will have the chance to takeover Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in worldwide best player awards if Brazil wins.
#3- Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) – 13, 5 Betzest odds
The Portuguese leader 32 year old is a goal machine currently at Real Madrid. If he keeps the same good form then certainly will be the key players to success for Portugal at World Cup Russia.
#4- Antoine Griezmann (France) – 13 Betzest Odds
French striker’s (27 year old) one of the best attackers worldwide and might move to Barcelona at the end of the season. Griezmann is hoping to win a first major trophy with France at World Cup Russia 2018.
Griezmann has scored 29 goals in all competitions this season, including in the Europa League final against Marseille.
#5 – Gabriel Jesus (Brazil) – 15,75 Betzest Odds
The 21 year old, has been one of the success stories of the world cup qualifiers (7 goals in 11 appearances) and is anticipated to continue at the World Cup Russia.
# 6 – Timo Werner (Germany) – 16 Betzest Odds
Werner (22 year old) is the new talent in German attack. He scored of 6 goals in 8 appearances for Germany and he looks confident to increase the level at World Cup Russia.
# 7 – Harry Edward Kane (England) – 16 Betzest Odds
The 24 year old striker will carry the hopes of fans as England’s captain. With 12 goals in 23 England appearances, has all the reasons to believe in making a fantastic World Cup Tournament.
# 8 – Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) – 18,5 Betzest Odds
The 25 year old force of nature has strength, pace, eye for goal. With 25 goals from 61 appearances for Belgium, he’s expected to lead the line for Red Diavols at World Cup Tournament.
# 9 – Luis Suarez (Uruguay) – 24 Betzest Odds
The 31 year old “Pitbull” has the second-most goals scored (5) in the World Cup history. He’s definitely very motivated to score more goals for his national team at World Cup Russia.
#10 – Edinson Cavani (Uruguay) – 25 Betzest Odds
El Matador (The Bullfighter) 31 year old will lead the line for Uruguay in the World Cup next to his partner Luis Suarez. With 38 goals in 98 appearances including being the joint highest Topscorer in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying history (21 goals), Cavani has all ingredients to win the trophy.
# 11 – Thomas Muller (Germany) – 28 Betzest Odds
The 28 year old Thomas Müller ranks eighth among World Cup players by goals scored (10). The MANNSCHAFT” leader will have all the conditions to make a perfect world cup in Russia and win the trophy once again.
#12 – Alvaro Morata ( Spain) – 28 Betzest Odds
The 25 year old Alvaro Morata has all it takes to be a leading candidate for the title of Golden Show winner with his talent, skills, speed, power, precision and intelligence. With 12 goals in 22 appearances for Spain, Morata is expected to lead the line for Spain at the World Cup Russia.
#13 – Sergio Aguero ( Argentina) – 29 Betzest Odds
The 29 year old will most probably join Messi in attack and Argentina will be among the favourites to win the World Cup. A very efficient striker capable of finishing with both feet.
#14 – Robert Lewandowski (Poland) – 31 Betzest odds
The 29 year old Robert Lewandowski will be looking to put his mark for Poland at the World Cup. The top scorer in European World Cup qualifying with 16 goals, Robert has scored 51 goals in 91 appearances for Poland.
#15 – Kylian Mbappe (France) – 32 Betzest Odds
The youngest on the list – 19 year old, Kylian Mbappé is the second-most expensive Association Football transfer (£128 M, from Monaco to Paris Saint-Germain in 2018). He has great potential and can be the revelation of World Cup Russia for France.
#16 – Gonzalo Higuain (Argentina) – 33 Betzest Odds
The 30 year old Argentinean striker is the eighth-most expensive Association Football transfer (£75.3 M, from Napoli to Juventus in 2016).
#17 Diego Costa (Spain) – 34 Betzest Odds
The 29 year old striker just won Europa League title with Atletico Madird and he’s back in superb form that will definitely reflect onto Spanish line attack too.
#18 Olivier Giroud (France) – 36 Betzest Odds
The 31 year old is seen as a favourite of coach Didier Deschamps to start matches for France at the World Cup Russia because has a fantastic aerial presence, good hold-up play and possessing an noble attitude.
A very good record of 28 goals in 68 matches for France shows him as a fertile striker for World Cup Russia.
#19 Mohamed Salah (Egypt) – 38 Betzest Odds
The “Pharaon” and number one personality in Egypt was a bit to lose the World cup due to a sponsorship scandal. The 25-year-old Egyptian forward is in superb form and has scored 43 goals in 48 matches played in all competitions this season so far!
# 20 Radamel Falcao (Colombia)
El Tigre (The Tiger) 32 year old is enjoying a rebirth after a few terrible years and looks set to lead the line in what might be his last tournament as Colombia’s number 9. He has 28 goals in 70 appearances for Colombia and will be looking to give maximum in Russia after missing out on the World Cup in Brazil 2014 due to a season-ending injury.