A world Cup qualifier hat-trick against Bhutan was enough for China’s Xu Yang to top the poll at end of June 2015 with 11 goals. Yang scored 5 goals for China and 6 for his club, Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C. He is followed by UAE’s Ahmed Khalil of Al Ahli Dubai and Brazil’s Neymar of FC Barcelona with 9 goals each.

Argentina’s Sergio Agüero scored a friendly hat-trick against Bolivia and 3 Copa America goals to raise his national team goals to 7, the highest among country goals, while 4 players top the club competitions list with 8; Gustavo Bou (Racing Club de Avellaneda), Ricardo Goulart (Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao), Riste Naumov (Ayeyawady United) and Daniel McBreen (South China AA).

26 players scored 6 or more goals. By country, they are 11 from CONMEBOL, 6 from AFC, 5 from UEFA and 4 from CAF. By club football, 10 play in AFC clubs, 8 in UEFA, 5 in CONMEBOL, 2 in CAF and 1 in CONCACAF. With 5 players in the list, Argentina is the team with most players.

Player Country Conf. Club Country Conf. Country Club Total
Xu Yang China PR AFC Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C. China AFC 5 6 11
Ahmed Khalil UAE AFC Al Ahli Dubai UAE AFC 4 5 9
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior Brazil CONMEBOL FC Barcelona Spain UEFA 2 7 9
Asamoah Gyan Ghana CAF Al-Ain FC UAE AFC 3 5 8
Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal UEFA Real Madrid C.F. Spain UEFA 3 5 8
Gustavo Bou Argentina CONMEBOL Racing Club de Avellaneda Argentina CONMEBOL 0 8 8
Ricardo Goulart Brazil CONMEBOL Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao China AFC 0 8 8
Riste Naumov Macedonia UEFA Ayeyawady United Burma AFC 0 8 8
Daniel McBreen Australia AFC South China AA Hong Kong AFC 0 8 8
Sergio Agüero Argentina CONMEBOL Manchester City F.C. England UEFA 7 0 7
Sunil Chhetri India AFC Bengaluru FC India AFC 4 3 7
Paolo Guerrero Peru CONMEBOL Sport Club Corinthians Paulista Brazil CONMEBOL 3 4 7
Robert Lewandowski Poland UEFA FC Bayern Munich Germany UEFA 3 4 7
Gonzalo Higuaín Argentina CONMEBOL S.S.C. Napoli Italy UEFA 2 5 7
Carlos Bacca Colombia CONMEBOL Sevilla FC Spain UEFA 1 6 7
Darío Benedetto Argentina CONMEBOL Club América Mexico CONCACAF 0 7 7
Romelu Lukaku Belgium UEFA Everton F.C. England UEFA 0 7 7
Hamza Al Dardour Jordan AFC Al-Ramtha SC Jordan AFC 6 0 6
Miller Bolaños Ecuador CONMEBOL Club Sport Emelec Ecuador CONMEBOL 4 2 6
Manuchekhr Dzhahlilov Tajikistan AFC FC Istiklol Tajikistan AFC 2 4 6
Álvaro Morata Spain UEFA Juventus F.C. Italy UEFA 1 5 6
Gbolahan Salami Nigeria CAF Warri Wolves Nigeria CAF 1 5 6
Mouhcine Iajour Morocco CAF Moghreb Tétouan Morocco CAF 1 5 6
Dickson Nwakaeme Nigeria CAF Pahang FA Malaysia AFC 0 6 6
Federico Santander Paraguay CONMEBOL Club Guaraní Brazil CONMEBOL 0 6 6
Guido Carrillo Argentina CONMEBOL Estudiantes de la Plata Argentina CONMEBOL 0 6 6
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