Miroslav Klose seizes top spot

Updated: July 12, 2010, 5:26 PM ET

For the second week in a row, a World Cup player has secured the No. 1 spot in our "Cross-Sport Power Rankings." Germany's Miroslav Klose booted off last week's top vote-getter, Gonzalo Higuaín, by making quarterfinal play look easy against Higuain's Argentina squad. In addition to routing the Argentines 4-0, Klose made his way to the top of our list by connecting for his 13th and 14th career World Cup goals, bringing him one goal shy of tying the mark for most goals scored in World Cup history.

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