2014 World Cup Top Goalscoring Football Boots: Adidas and Nike Finish The Group Stage On Level

2014 World Cup Top Goalscoring Boots - 136 goals have been scored during the 2014 World Cup group stages, already almost reaching 2010's 145 scored goals with 48 of 64 matches played.

Four own goals were scored so far, while in this post we'll do break-down of the 2014 World Cup Boot Statistics of the 132 'normal' goals scored so far.

Also check out Football Boots DB, a site dedicated to the world of football boots and related stats for more detailed insight.

2014 World Cup Top Goalscoring Football Boot Brands

While Adidas had a nice lead on Nike in our analysis after the first 16 matches, Nike really catched up in the rest of the group stage matches and is not slightly edging this ranking with a total of 60 goals scored (45.5%). Adidas cmes in 2nd with 58 goals scored (43.9%).

The list is completed by Puma (8), Mizuno (3) and Warrior (2), while Concord, Lotto, Umbro and Under Armour, who all have players under contract at this World Cup, have still not yet seen goals scored in their boots.

2014 World Cup Top Goalscoring Football Boot Silos

Even though Nike catched up on Adidas in the brands ranking, the Adidas F50 Adizero still has a distinctive lead in the 2014 World Cup Top Goalscoring Boots Ranking after the group stage with 39 goals. The Nike Mercurial is 2nd with 32 goals, up from 8 after the first group stage match round - interstingly only slightly more than half (51.6%) of Nike's Mercurial players are wearing the high-end Superfly IV, which the rest opting for the Mercurial Vapor X and IX instead.

They are followed in the 2014 World Cup Top Goalscoring Silos Ranking by the Adidas Predator (6), Nike Hypervenom (4) and Nike Tiempo (3). Puma's Evopower (6) and Evospeed (2) did relatively good in the 2nd and 3rd group stage matches, while the Warrior boot silos still stand at a total of 2 goals in the competition.

# Goals Boot Top players
1 39 Adidas Adizero Lionel Messi (4), Thomas Müller (4), Robin van Persie (3)
2 32 Nike Mercurial Enner Valencia (3), Xherdan Shaqiri (3), Gervinho (2)
3 15 Adidas Predator Oscar (1), Xabi Alonso (1), Juan Mata (1)
4 13 Nike Hypervenom Neymar (4), Mario Mandžukić (2), Clint Dempsey (2)
5 8 Nike Magista Mario Götze (1), Rafael Márquez (1), Blaise Matuidi (1)
6 6 Nike Tiempo André Ayew (2), Javier Hernández (1), Stefan de Vrij (1)
6 6 Puma Evopower Asamoah Gyan (2), Mario Balotelli (1), Oribe Peralta (1)
8 3 Adidas Nitrocharge Juan Cuadrado (1), Ivica Olić (1), Carlos Costly (1)
9 2 Puma Evospeed Olivier Giroud (1), Vedad Ibišević (1)
9 2 Warrior Superheat Tim Cahill (2)
11 1 Adidas Adipure Jorge Valdivia (1)
11 1 Mizuno Basara Shinji Okazaki (1)
11 1 Mizuno Morelia Neo Lee Keun-Ho (1)
11 1 Mizuno Wave Ignitus Keisuke Honda (1)
11 1 Nike CTR360 Jermaine Jones (1)
11 1 Warrior Gambler Marouane Fellaini (1)

2014 World Cup Top Goalscorers

The 2014 World Cup Top Goalscorers ranking is lead by Lionel Messi, Thomas Müller and Neymar, wearing Adidas Adizero and Nike Hypervenom boots, who all have a four goals tally after 3 matches. More Addias Adizero wearers including Karim Benzema, Arjen Robben and James Rodríguez are following with thee goals.

Goals Nat Name Club Boots Age Height Weight
4 Argentina Lionel Messi FC Barcelona Adidas F50 Adizero Messi 27 169 67
4 Brazil Neymar FC Barcelona Nike Hypervenom Golden Dream 22 174 64
4 Germany Thomas Müller Bayern München Adidas F50 Adizero 24 186 74
3 Netherlands Robin van Persie Manchester United Adidas F50 Adizero 30 183 71
3 France Karim Benzema Real Madrid Adidas F50 Adizero Samba 26 187 79
3 Netherlands Arjen Robben Bayern München Adidas F50 Adizero 30 180 80
3 Colombia James Rodríguez AS Monaco Adidas F50 Adizero 22 180 79
3 Ecuador Enner Valencia Nike Mercurial Vapor X 24 174 74
3 Switzerland Xherdan Shaqiri Bayern München Nike Mercurial Superfly 22 169 72
2 Australia Tim Cahill Warrior Superheat 34 178 68
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