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List of international goals scored by Luigi Riva

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.

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
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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
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13. 4 November 1969 Stadio Olimpico, Rome  Wales 4–1
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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
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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
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29. 31 March 1973 Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa  Luxembourg 5–0
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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.