The European Golden Shoe is a prestigious award given to the top goal scorer in Europe. It’s awarded annually and winners are determined by their country’s league or national team. The first player to be awarded this prize was Simone Inzaghi for his 26 goals during the 1996/1997 season with Parma. The current holder of this title is Lionel Messi with 37 goals during the 2017/2018 season with FC Barcelona.
What does this award do for those who have been lucky enough to receive it?
The European Golden Shoe is awarded annually and it recognizes outstanding achievement. It is prestige for the winner to be receiving this award which is why it only goes to the best players in Europe. The winners are voted on by journalists and people in the know who recognize the need for this kind of recognition.
This award has been given to those who have had an outstanding performance over a single soccer season, being rewarded with a prestigious prize for their work.
How is a winner determined?
The player must have been the top scorer in their European league, with a maximum of five players from any one team. The country’s national team cannot be eligible for this award, but the winner is determined by the league or national team that they play for.
This award was created by France Football magazine, and was first awarded in 1979
Lionel Messi is currently the holder of the title, and he won it during 2017-2018 season with FC Barcelona.
In order to win this prize, you must be one of the top scorers on any team that competes in any of these five major leagues – the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1 or Bundesliga.
Why are there only 5 winners every year
There are different sets of criteria that must be met in order to win this award. First, you must lead the most goals scored during a soccer season with a team. If there are two players who have scored the same amount of goals, the one ranked higher on the league is given preference.
The winner can’t come from any one team, they must come from whichever side they play for. The only exception to this rule is if five players from one team have led the most goals during their national league’s season. An exception has been made for national teams because five players usually represent that whole country, so it would be unfair not to include all five players.
What are some of the most recent recipients of the European Golden Shoe Award
The most recent recipients of the award are Lionel Messi, who won it in 2017-2018 for FC Barcelona, and Filip Kostic, who won it in the latter part of 2007 for Inter Milano.
How many golden boots does Ronaldo have?
Ronaldo has one Golden Boot, which he won during the 2008-2009 season.
The award recognizes outstanding achievement by highlighting those who have had an outstanding performance over one season of play in Europe’s major leagues. For this prize, you must lead the most goals scored during a single soccer season with your team or national side as well as being voted on by journalists and people from within the industry.