Africa’s World Cup history hasn’t been as glorious as it perhaps should have been. Despite producing many magnificent players, the continent only have three quarter-final appearances to show for their talent.
African sides have, however, produced their fair share of superb goals. The top 20 are celebrated this feature.
This list has been compiled with consideration to both context and content. The match and the consequences of the goal have been acknowledged, while the pure aesthetics of the goal, the skill and the spectacle have also played an important role in the ranking process.
Could any of the African players heading to Brazil this summer add their name to this terrific collection?