Bleacher Report is taking a look at some early contenders to win the Golden Boot in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Players like David Villa, Diego Forlan and Robert Vittek were among the top scorers in the 2010 World Cup, but you never know who could top the charts.
Thomas Muller was a surprise winner thanks to the fact that he played one less game than David Villa. Wesley Sneijder, a midfielder, was close to winning as well.
Players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been scoring in astounding fashion since the 2010 World Cup.
It's also quite possible that other top players will hit their best form before the tournament begins.
Here are some early contenders to be World Cup 2014 Top Scorers.
*Unless otherwise noted, all statistics courtesy of ESPN Soccernet