Messi – Golden boot winner 2018
11:21 of Today’s Telegraph sports news: Lionel Messi for the fifth time in his career won the Golden boot which is awarded to the best scorer of the European Championships.
On Tuesday, December 18, was held the ceremony of awarding the “Golden boot” the Argentine striker “Barcelona” Lionel Messi. This is the official Twitter of the Catalan club.
The Golden boot is awarded to the best scorer of the Championships of the countries which are members of UEFA.
For Messi the Golden boot was a unique fifth in his career, his main opponent Cristiano Ronaldo – four.
Last season Messi scored 34 goals in 36 League matches. In the fight for the award, he walked around the Egyptian Mohamed Salah from Liverpool, who scored 32 times in 36 games of the Premier League.
Earlier, Messi received the Golden boot award in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2017.
“I wasn’t expecting all this early in his career. My dream was just to become a professional and to achieve anything in soccer – modest Messi in the awards ceremony, I like to work, make some effort and be surrounded by such partners. I’m in the best team in the world, with me playing the best players in the world in their positions, and thus it is easier for me to win these awards,” concluded Lionel Messi.
This season, the 31-year-old Argentinian has scored 14 goals in 14 matches of the championship of Spain.
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