Although Barcelona had to be eliminated from the Champions League after being beaten by Liverpool, their star player Lionel Messi won the European Golden Shoe award for the sixth time.
Yes, Lionel Messi became the king of goals this season on the blue continent with a total of 36 goals.
The king’s title goal was obtained by Messi after his toughest competitor, Kylian Mbappe who only managed to score one goal when PSG lost to Reims with a score of 1-3 early this morning. The result, Mbappe only incised a total of 33 goals in Ligue 1 this season.
In third place there is Fabio Quagliarella, namely the Sampdoria striker who has collected 26 goals and still leaves the match against Juventus. But the goal difference is too far away, making it impossible to catch Mbappe or Messi.
This record is the sixth record as the top scorer. La Pulga won the same title in 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018.
Raihan this Golden Shoe also made a distance with his rival, Cristiano Ronaldo getting away. As we know, Ronaldo only won the Golden Shoe four times.
In addition, Lionel Messi also became the second oldest player to win the European Golden Shoe. He only had a one-month dispute with Hugo Sanchez who won the same award in 1990 ago.