For bookmakers, Richarlison is the main candidate for the World Cup scorer
Photo: Lucas Figueiredo / CBF

This Monday, the 28th, striker Richarlison will have another opportunity to score goals for the Brazilian national team in the World Cup. After scoring the two winning goals against Serbia, in the first round, the player returns to the field against Switzerland.

The gala performance at the premiere made the number of followers of Richarlison skyrocket on social networks. On Instagram, Richarlison almost doubled the number of fans after scoring his first World Cup goals. Before the match he had 7.5 million followers. Today, there are almost 14 million.

In addition, he is appearing as the new favorite for the 2022 World Cup scorer at bookmakers. According to, sponsor of the CBF in partnership with the Brazilian men’s and women’s Championship, the list has the following candidates:

  • Richarlison (Brazil) 6.00
  • Kylian Mbappe (France) 8.0
  • Olivier Giroud (France) 10.0
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina) 13.0
  • Ferran Torres (Spain) 15.0

“It is interesting to note that before the start of the Cup, Richarlison did not even appear among the ten. Obviously this has to do with the progress of the games and should change until the end of the competition”, explained Ricardo Bianco Rosada, CMO of the team. .bet.

Depending on the score of today’s duel between the Brazilians and the Swiss, the ‘Pombo’ – as Brazil’s number 9 is also known – may increase or lose preference in bookmakers.

Mbappé, Messi and Neymar among the favorites before the World Cup

Before the start of the World Cup, the Top 5 list was as follows:

  • Harry Kane (England) 8.0
  • Kylian Mbappe (France) 10.0
  • Karim Benzema (France) 13.0
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina) 13.0
  • Neymar (Brazil) 15.0

According to Odds & Scouts, one of the leading data collection companies for sports betting and integrity sites, the calculation of the values ​​of each bet (called “odds”) are complex and detailed.

To reach the final numbers – which are adjusted in real time to what happens during the events -, in addition to a large database, the group also uses modern software, cutting-edge technology, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, combining knowledge of professionals to provide real-time statistics and probability data.