World Cup countdown, know which shirt numbers have produced the most goals?



NEW YORK – Football World Cup 2014 is now 09 days away and excitement is getting hotter.

We have giving a daily dose of some interesting facts relating to the mega events, the present one and past ones. Here is the today’s daily dose”

Shirt numbers were used for the first time at the 1954 FIFA World Cup, and since then a clear pattern has emerged about the most dangerous digits.

Predictably, No9s lead the way with 255 goals, followed closely by No10s on 232.

Third-most prolific are No11s, with 201, with a gap then opening up to the 140 scored by No7s and the 133 contributed by No8s.

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