Who has scored the most goals for England?


Who has scored the most goals for England?

Wayne Rooney holds the record for the most goals scored for England – with 53 goals in 120 games.

  • Gary Lineker, 60, holds the third-place record with 48 goals, with 80 caps for his national side.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo may not play for England – but he’s back in the UK, having transferred to Manchester United.
  • Who is the most prolific goal scorer of all time?

    Josef Bican is credited by FIFA with over 800 goals. Cristiano Ronaldo is widely believed to be the top goalscorer of all time.

    What is a top flight goal?

    top flight in American English noun. the highest or most outstanding level, as in achievement or development.

    Who are the top 5 goal scorers in England history?

    1 Michael Owen – 40 goals 2 Jimmy Greaves – 44 goals 3 Gary Lineker- 48 goals 4 Bobby Charlton – 49 goals 5 Wayne Rooney – 53 goals

    Who is the oldest goalscorer in English football?

    Tied with Frank Lampard at 29 goals is the oldest and perhaps most remarkable goalscorer on this list. Vivian Woodward played for England from 1903 until 1911 in which time he played only 23 games, but still managed to score 29 goals, an average of 1.26 goals a game, the best goals-per-game record on this list by some distance.

    Who is the greatest England football player of all time?

    In first place, who else but Sir Bobby Charlton. One of the finest players to ever grace the beautiful game, Charlton is England’s all-time top scorer and in many people’s opinions, England’s greatest player of all time. Charlton won almost every honour in the game, including both team and personal honours.

    How many goals did Gary Lineker score for England?

    Gary ‘Links’ Lineker was the closest in his era to come close to Sir Bobby Charlton’s record of 49 goals for the Three Lions. Whilst it wasn’t to be for the striker from Leicester his record of forty-eight goals across eight years is nothing short of extraordinary. Lineker is now a successful broadcaster for the NBC.