The fantastic record of Just Fontaine
When thinking about the top scorers in the FIFA World Cup, probably many people think about Ronaldo or Miroslav Klose. Indeed, they are the top goalscorers in the history of the competition. Whenever players of this quality are on the field, it is possible to visit 1xBet – your bet in ke can be made on all their matches.
However, a record that is not always mentioned is the one made by French player Just Fontaine. While he is not the top scorer in the history of the FIFA World Cup, he is very close to Ronaldo and Klose in that regard. They have 15 and 16 goals respectively.
However, Fontaine has the record of being the top scorer of a FIFA World Cup in a single edition. In the 1958 cup, he played six matches in total, and scored 13 goals in the process. This gives Fontaine an average of more than 2 goals per game in the cup, which is a really impressive number. Whenever such a tournament is played, make sure to try your bet in 1xBet ke on all its matches.
A domestic career full of goals
Fontaine had a relatively brief career. He played professionally between 1950 and 1962. The squads where he played are available to wager on the http://www.1xbet.co.ke/live/ website, and they include:
- USM Casablanca;
- and Reims.
The performances of the striker in the French league were simply incredible. For example, with Reims he claimed the 1958 and 1960 titles of the competitions. Also, when considering all the matches that he played in the Ligue 1, Fontaine scored 165 goals in 200 matches. This put him among the top scorers in the history of this competition. Fans can visit 1xBet right now and take advantage of all the chances to wager on the French domestic tournaments.
A French legend
France considers Fontaine as one of their top players ever. The striker represented France between 1953 and 1960. The application 1xBet Android and iPhone can be obtained for totally free, and offers the chance to wager on the French squad.
Fontaine couldn’t have asked for a better start for his international career. In his first match against Luxembourg he scored a hat-trick. However, the best achievement of the Frenchman in the national squad was definitely what he did in the 1958 FIFA World Cup.
For more than 60 years, he has been the top scorer in a single edition of the FIFA World Cup. He also ranks fourth among the top goalscorers in all editions of this championship.
Unfortunately, the 1958 tournament was the only World Cup that Fontaine played in. He was forced to retire at just 28 years old. The reason for that was an injury that prevented him from performing at his top level. Users of Android and iPhone gadgets can download the 1xBet app today and for free, and from there, they will be able to bet on hundreds of events.
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