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Behold, The Top-10 Best Goals in World Cup History

These are the most stunning strikes ever seen at the FIFA World Cup.

The World Cup has witnessed authentic works of art, and as the years go by, they remain immortal in our memory.

The Qatar 2022 World Cup is approaching and here we relive the 10 best goals in the history of the tournament.

James Rodríguez vs. Uruguay (2014)

James Rodriguez was the top scorer of the 2014 World Cup, and the Colombian's performance was truly amazing.

Against two-time champion Uruguay, in the round of 16, James Rodriguez scored a goal of great difficulty, receiving the ball with his back to the goal and then sending it into the back of the net.

Carlos Alberto vs. Italy (1970)

For many, Brazil in 1970 is the best team in the history of the World Cup, and Carlos Alberto's goal against Italy in the final represents how well this team played.

In a long sequence of passes and movements, while the ball flowed through the feet of Pelé, Tostao, and company, Carlos Alberto sealed the victory in the final with a truly magnificent goal.

Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Spain (2018)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to tie Spain in a true World Cup classic held in 2018.

When Spain was up 3-2, Ronaldo scored a truly amazing free-kick goal with two minutes left on the clock.

Saeed Al-Owairan vs. Belgium (1994)

They call Saeed Al-Owairan the "Maradona of the Arabs" not for nothing, because he scored a splendid goal in 1994, dribbling past multiple Belgian opponents to reach the goal and score.

Saeed Al-Owairan is surely the least known player on this list, but his goal in 1994 had to be here.

Pelé vs. Sweden (1958)

At just 17 years old, Pelé made his mark at the 1958 World Cup, where he not only won the title, but also gave a taste of the magic that was to come.

With great class, Pelé made a flick and then finished off to beat the Swedish goalkeeper, an authentic goal.

Giovanni Van Bronckhorst vs. Uruguay (2010)

Van Bronckhorst was never considered a great long shooter, although in 2010 he scored a great goal against Uruguay in an important match, such as the semifinals of a World Cup.

The Dutch wing back hit the 'Jabulani' with power and placed it at the far post of the goal, guarded by Muslera. The ball went in where the spider webs hang.

Joe Cole vs. Sweden (2006)

Yes, it is true that this goal was scored in the first phase, but it is still impressive.

The former Chelsea player controlled the ball on his chest, and without letting it drop, he hit it "slice" style, sending the ball into the back of the net from 35 yards.

Benjamin Pavard vs. Argentina (2018)

In one of the most intense matches in recent years between France and Argentina, young Benjamin Pavard gave France a partial equalizer in the second half with a stunning goal.

Pavard struck the ball from a distance in such a way that the trajectory was similar to that of a flying disc travelling to the goal.

Maxi Rodríguez vs. Mexico (2006)

Argentina and Mexico were playing a match to the death in the round of 16 in 2006, and in extra time, Maxi Rodriguez decided to end it in his own way.

Rodriguez chested the ball down, then hit it with a beautiful volley from 25 yards out. Oswaldo Sanchez could do nothing, and Argentina advanced to the quarterfinals.

Diego Maradona vs. England (1986)

This is by far the best goal in the history of the World Cup, and it could be none other than Diego Armando Maradona. In a tense match against England, Argentina was looking for a place in the semifinals, and fortunately, they had the best player in the world.

Maradona took the ball in the center of the field and passed through all the English defenders, leaving the goalkeeper in the way and scoring an immortal goal.