Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi has won
the European Golden Shoe for a record of
four times, drawing level with Real
Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
Messi is the top scorer in Europe’s top five
leagues this season after netting 37 time in
the LA Liga
Messi scored twice against Eibar last
weekend to finish the La Liga season as top
scorer on 37 goals.
That gave him 74 Golden Shoe points with
each goal worth two points in the table.
Sporting Lisbon of Portugal striker, Bas
Dost scored a hat trick in his final match
against Chaves to finish second with 34
goals in the Portuguese topflight and 68
In Germany, Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-
Emerick Aubameyang was third with 31
goals in the Bundesliga to take the
Messi has previously won the award in
2010, 2012, and 2013.
After Ronaldo won the Golden Shoe as a
Manchester United player in 2007-08, no
other player has come from a club outside
Though in 2013-14 Liverpool’s Luis Suarez
shared the award with Ronaldo.
See Golden Shoe table
Lionel Messi, Barcelona, 74 points
Bas Dost, Sporting Lisbon, 68
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Borussia
Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich, 60
Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur, 58
Edin Dzeko, AS Roma, 58
Luis Suarez, Barcelona, 58
Dries Mertens, Napoli, 56
Edinson Cavani, Paris Saint-Germain, 52.5
Andrea Belotti, Torino, 52
Romelu Lukaku, Everton, 50
Anthony Modeste, Cologne, 50
Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid, 50