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The Greatest Goals In World Cup History
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The Greatest Goals In World Cup History

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Sports Editor
Updated: 25 October 2016
In homage to former Brazil captain Carlos Alberto, who died Oct. 25, we take a look at the best goals scored in World Cup history. Alberto’s goal in the 1970 Final is arguably one of the greatest ever scored. So sit back and enjoy the finest football has to offer, starting off with the great man himself.

Carlos Alberto, Brazil vs Italy, 1970

Tim Cahill, Australia vs Netherlands, 2014

Diego Maradona, Argentina vs England, 1986

Saeed Al-Owairan, Saudi Arabia vs Belgium, 1994

Pele, Brazil vs Sweden, 1958

Roberto Baggio, Italy vs Czechoslovakia, 1990

Dennis Bergkamp, Netherlands vs Argentina, 1998

Michael Owen, England vs Argentina, 1998

Johan Cruyff, Netherlands vs Brazil, 1978

Josimar, Brazil vs Northern Ireland, 1986