The European Golden boot is one of the most prestigious award in football. It is given to the highest goalscorer in all of Europe's top 5 leagues.
Great Players have won this award from Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez and Thierry Henry over the years due to the insane amount of goals they have scored during their careers. We will take a look at the top 5 biggest Golden boot winners in recent years:
The Italian Forward has been an impressive goalscorer through out his career especially at Lazio. In a generation dominated by Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and other great strikers, Immobile won the European golden boot in 2019 after scoring 36 goals in the Serie A for Lazio.
The Polish striker has been sensational in recent years for Bayern Munich scoring unusual amount of goals. He is the recent winner of the European golden boot for 2020 after scoring 41 goals in the Bundesliga for Bayern Munich.
3. Luis Suarez
The Uruguayan striker has won the prestigious European golden boot on two occasions in 2014 with Liverpool and in 2016 with Barcelona . A proven goalscorer, Suarez is arguably one of the greatest strikers of this generation.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo
The Portuguese superstar Forward has won the European golden boot award on four occasions. He is the second highest ever winner. Although Ronaldo's last win was in 2014, he remains arguably the greatest ever goalscorer of this generation.
1. Lionel Messi
The Argentine superstar and PSG Forward has the highest number of golden boot awards with six wins. This record has unarguably ensured Messi status as one of the greatest goalscorers of this generation. Messi's triumphs came in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017 and 2018.
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