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List of international goals scored by Luigi Riva

Luigi Riva lining up with the rest of the team before a friendly in Rome.

Luigi Riva is the top goalscorer of all time for the Italy national football team, with 35 goals in 42 appearances.[1] He is also the highest goalscorer in combined goals scored at the FIFA World Cup and FIFA World Cup qualifier matches with 17[2] and the only player for Italy to score three goals or more on three occasions.

International goalsEdit

Results list Italy's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Result Competition
1. 1 November 1967 Stadio San Vito, Cosenza   Cyprus 5–0 UEFA Euro 1968 qualifier
2.
3.
4. 18 November 1967 Wankdorf Stadium, Bern    Switzerland 2–2
5.
6. 23 December 1967 Stadio Amsicora, Cagliari    Switzerland 4–0
7. 10 June 1968 Stadio Olimpico, Rome   Yugoslavia 2–0 UEFA Euro 1968
8. 23 October 1968 Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff   Wales 1–0 1970 FIFA World Cup qualifier
9. 1 January 1969 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City   Mexico 3–2 Friendly
10.
11. 29 March 1969 Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark, Ost-Berlin   East Germany 2–2 1970 FIFA World Cup qualifier
12.
13. 4 November 1969 Stadio Olimpico, Rome   Wales 4–1
14.
15.
16. 22 November 1969 Stadio San Paolo, Napoli   East Germany 3–0
17. 21 February 1970 Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid   Spain 2–2 Friendly
18. 10 May 1970 Estádio da Luz, Lisbon   Portugal 2–1
19.
20. 14 June 1970 Estadio Nemesio Díez, Toluca   Mexico 4–1 1970 FIFA World Cup
21.
22. 17 June 1970 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City   West Germany 4–3
(a.e.t.)
23. 9 October 1971 San Siro, Milan   Sweden 3–0 1972 UEFA Euro qualifier
24.
25. 13 May 1972 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels   Belgium 2–1
26. 20 September 1972 Stadio Municipale, Torino   Yugoslavia 3–1 Friendly
27. 7 October 1972 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg City   Luxembourg 4–0 1974 FIFA World Cup qualifier
28.
29. 31 March 1973 Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa   Luxembourg 5–0
30.
31.
32.
33. 9 June 1973 Stadio Olimpico, Rome   Brazil 2–0 Friendly
34. 29 September 1973 San Siro, Milan   Sweden 2–0
35. 20 October 1973 Stadio Olimpico, Rome    Switzerland 2–0 1974 FIFA World Cup qualifier

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Convocazioni e presenze in campo: Luigi Riva". FIGC.it (in Italian). Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Qualificazioni Mondiali: Gol fatti" [World Cup Qualifying: Goals scored] (in Italian). Italia1910. Retrieved 4 May 2016.