Charlton Athletic
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Football's biggest scorelines - from World Cup to Premier League via MLS

Following Borussia Dortmund and Legia Warsaw's record-breaking 12-goal match in the Champions League on Tuesday, ESPN FC picks out the top-scoring games in some of football's other top competitions.

World Cup finals: Austria 7-5 Switzerland, June 26, 1954 (quarterfinals)

World Cup qualifiers: Australia 31-0 American Samoa, April 11, 2001 (also the record for any full international match)

European Championship finals: France 4-5 Yugoslavia, July 6, 1960 (semifinals)

European Championship qualifying: San Marino 0-13 Germany, Sept. 6, 2006
Spain 12-1 Malta, Dec. 21, 1983

Premier League: Portsmouth 7-4 Reading, Sept. 29, 2007 (Premier League era only)

English league football: Tranmere Rovers 13-4 Oldham, Dec. 26, 1935 (Division 3 North)

13-goal Archie Thompson
Archie Thompson scored 13 goals in Australia's win over American Samoa in 2001.

La Liga: Athletic Bilbao 9-5 Racing Santander, Feb. 9, 1933

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund 11-1 Arminia Bielefeld, Nov. 6, 1982
Borussia Monchengladbach 12-0 Borussia Dortmund, April 29, 1978
Cologne 8-4 Tennis Borussia Berlin, Feb. 26, 1977
Bayern Munich 11-1 Borussia Dortmund, Nov. 27, 1971
Borussia Dortmund 9-3 Kaiserslautern, Nov. 16,1963

MLS: LA Galaxy 7-4 Colorado, May 6, 1998

All-time (professional): AS Adema 149-0 SO l'Emyrne (this game in Madagascar is recognised by Guinness as the highest-scoring football game ever)

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