Midfielder of Armenian national team, forward in Ukrainian “Shakhtar” FC Henrikh Mkhitaryan is on the 3rd place among the best European Strikers. Football Federation of Armenia informed that Mkhitaryan is among aspirants for “Golden Shoe” prize.
Our player scored 17 times which makes 25.5 points (each goal=1.5 point).
Forward of Barcelona FC Leonel Messi is on the first place having 38 points.
The second place belongs to Arturas Rimkevichius playing for Lithuanian “Shyaulyay” FC. We should add that our player exceeds Ronaldo (Real Madrid) and Ibrahimovich (PSG) who have 24 points.
A Golden Boot or Golden Shoe is an award in football sports, given to the individual player who scores the most goals in a league or a tournament.
Well-known Golden Boots in association football include:
World Cup Golden Boot, awarded to the top goal-scorer in the FIFA World Cup
European Golden Shoe, awarded to the top goal-scorer out of all European domestic leagues:
Premier League Golden Boot, awarded to the Premier League top goal-scorer in England
MLS Golden Boot, awarded to the top goal-scorer in Major League Soccer in the U.S. and Canada
WPS Golden Boot, awarded to the top goal-scorer in Women’s Professional Soccer in the U.S.
Belgian Golden Shoe, awarded to the best footballer of the Belgian First Division for the past year
CSL Golden Boot, awarded to the top goal-scorer in the Canadian Soccer League
Canadian Championship Golden Boot, awarded to the top goal-scorer in the Canadian soccer championship.