World Cup stats: France’s Olivier Giroud joins Golden Boot conversation and makes history in the process

The 2022 World Cup is underway and we already have four players with at least two goals to heat up the race for the Golden Boot. The latest to score a double was France’s Olivier Giroud – who equaled Thierry Henry for the most goals ever in Les Bleus’ iconic shirt with 51 – during 4-1 win over Australia in the first match of the group stage.

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World Cup Statistics

  • Matches played: 10/64
  • Total goals scored: 25
  • Goals per match: 2.5
  • Minutes to score: 36
  • Brackets: 4
  • Hat tricks won: 0
  • Own goals: 0
  • Penalty success rate: 83% (5/6)

Player Stats (Ranking)

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Olivier Giroud

FRA • F • #9

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Bukayo Saka

ENG • M • #17

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Mehdi Taremi

IRN • F • #9

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Ener Valencia

ECU • F • #13

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Harry Kane

ENG • F • #9

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Hernan Galindes

ECU • GK • #1

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Andris Noppert

NED • GK • #23

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Kasper Schmeichel

DEN • GK • #1

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Aymen Damen

TUN • GK • #16

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Guillermo Ochoa

MEX • G

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Wojciech Szczesny

POL • GK • #1

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Yasin Bunu

MAR • GK • #1

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Dominic Livakovic

CRO • GK • #1

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