Castrol’s team of 80 performance analysts have assessed all 604 matches since 1966 - spending over 3000 hours logging close to one million player movements to uncover the Castrol Index scores for players past and present. From these results, Castrol has identified the top performing players from the past 44 years of FIFA World Cup™ action.
You can see the Castrol Index Legends by tournament and watch highlights of each year's top performing player. Plus find the Castrol Index FIFA World Cup™ Greatest 11 Ever, by team or by individual World Cup tournament or even pick your own team of legends.
Romario was the most accurate striker at the 1994 World Cup finding the target with 64% of his attempts at goal.
Diego Maradona virtually won the 1986 FIFA World Cup™ by himself. He scored or setup 10 of Argentina’s 14 goals & attempted or setup more than 1/2 their shots
Italy are lethal from set plays. At World Cup 2006 58% came via that route compared to the norm of 32%.