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Top Players in the Race to FIFA World Cup 2022 Golden Boot | From Messi to Olivier Giroud

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The thrilling FIFA World Cup 2022 Final is all set to witness Argentina star Lionel Messi take on Kylian Mbappe’s France at the Lusail Stadium on Sunday (December 18) at 8:30 PM IST. PSG teammates: Messi and Mbappe are also in the race to win the FIFA World Cup 2022 Golden Boot award as well.

In this World Cup, there have been some brilliant individual performances. Stars including Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, J. Alvarez, and Olivier Giroud lit up the tournament in Qatar with their stunning performances and scored crucial goals for their sides. The previous winners of the Golden Boot include England’s Harry Kane, Brazilian legend Ronaldo, and Germany’s Thomas Muller.

Previous FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners

NumberFIFA World Cup EditionTop Goalscorer (Country)Goals Scored
1Uruguay 1930Guillermo Stabile (Argentina)8
2Italy 1934Oldrich Nejedly (Czech Republic)5
3France 1938Leonidas (Brazil)7
4Brazil 1950Ademir (Brazil)8
5Switzerland 1954Sandor Kocsis (Hungary)11
6Sweden 1958Just Fontaine (France)13
7Chile 1962Florian Albert (Hungary) Valentin Ivanov (Soviet Union) Garrincha (Brazil) Vava (Brazil) Drazan Jerkovic (Yugoslavia) Leonel Sanchez (Chile)4
8England 1966Eusebio (Portugal)9
9Mexico 1970Gerd Muller (Germany)10
10West Germany 1974Grzegorz Lato (Poland)7
11Argentina 1978Mario Kempes (Argentina)6
12Spain 1982Paolo Rossi (Italy)6
13Mexico 1986Gary Lineker (England)6
14Italy 1990Salvatore Schillaci (Italy)6
15USA 1994Oleg Salenko (Russia) Hristo Stoichkov (Bulgaria)6
16France 1998Davor Suker (Croatia)6
17South Korea/Japan 2002Ronaldo (Brazil)8
18Germany 2006Miroslav Klose (Germany)5
19South Africa 2010Thomas Muller (Germany)5
20Brazil 2014James Rodríguez (Colombia)6
21Russia 2018Harry Kane (England)6

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Race to FIFA World Cup 2022 Golden Boot- Top Players

Lionel Messi (Argentina) – 5 goals, 3 assists

 Race to FIFA World Cup 2022 Golden Boot | KreedOn
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Kylian Mbappe (France) – 5 goals, 2 assists

Golden Boot Race in FIFA WC- KreedOn
Image Source- PSG Talk

Julian Alvarez (Argentina) – 4 goals, 0 assists

 Race to FIFA World Cup 2022 Golden Boot | KreedOn
Image Source- BBC Sport

Olivier Giroud (France) – 4 goals, 0 assists

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Nidhi Singh
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As quoted by M K Gandhi “learn as if you were to live forever”. This is the philosophy that she tries to live by. Learning new things is a passion that leads you to a school of upskills. Given her interest in writing, she pursued her dreams by taking a bachelor's degree in Journalism & Mass Communications from GGSIPU and received several accolades in academics. She is working as a sports content writer and loves challenges and completing multiple tasks within a stipulated timeline. She loves watching football and the credit goes to Lionel Messi. In her leisure time, she loves to paint her imagination.

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