- Youssef En-Nesyri
- 2.78 metre(s)
- Catar (Al Thumama)
The highest headed goal in a FIFA World Cup match is 2.78 m (9 ft 1 in) and was achieved by Youssef En-Nesyri (Morocco) in Al Thumama, Qatar on 10 December 2022.
En-Nesyri broke the record with his winning goal against Portugal in the Quarter Finals, which allowed his country to become the first African nation to reach a World Cup Semi Final!