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Top scorers in men’s football at the 2021 Olympics: updated Tokyo Games rankings

With the quality of international talent on display at the 2021 Olympic men’s soccer tournament, Tokyo’s top scorer ranks are set to be star-studded.

brazil star Richarlison, Spain Marco asensio and French veteran Andre Pierre Gignac are among punters’ favorites to finish as the competition’s top scorer, but young talent is sure to emerge as well. Argentinian striker Adolfo Gaich and brazilian Matheus cunha (both 22) are also chart-topping pre-tournament contenders.

The table below will be updated with the latest scorers ranking after each day of the men’s football tournament:

Top male Olympic football scorers

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The list of top scorers from recent Olympic men’s tournaments includes some of the deadliest strikers in international football, from Chilean legend Ivan Zamorano to Argentine attacking stars Carlos Tevez and Hernan Crespo. Born in the United States, Giuseppe Rossi, who represented Italy, led with four goals in the 2008 edition.

Current Bayern Munich striker Serge Gnabry topped the scoring charts in the last men’s Olympic tournament with six goals in Germany’s silver medal race.

Below is a list of the top shooters from each of the men’s Olympic tournaments since 1992, the first edition featuring players under 23.

Top Olympic scorers since 1992

Year Player Team Goals
1992 Andrzej Juskowiak Poland 7
1996 Hernan Crespo Argentina 6
Bebeto Brazil 6
2000 Ivan Zamorano Chile 6
2004 Carlos Tévez Argentina 8
2008 Giuseppe Rossi Italy 4
2012 Leandro Damiao Brazil 6
2016 Serge Gnabry Germany 6





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