Wondering who has won the Golden Boot or Golden Shoe for the 2022 FIFA World Cup? French professional footballer Kylian Mbappe has won the Golden Boot of this FIFA World Cup with an impressive eight goals.
Without any doubt, he is a prolific goalscorer and holds so many remarkable records in the past seasons. In 2022, he also made another remark with eight goals and wins the golden boot.
At every FIFA World Cup, The Golden Trophy is the core coveted prize that every team wants to win. Apart from it, several awards are presented to players and teams at the end of each FIFA World Cup final tournament.
These awards mainly go to those players who have distinguished themselves in several aspects of the entire season. The golden boot is such a sparkling and most awaited award, given to the top scorer of each edition.
A Short Overview Of FIFA Golden Boot
Golden Boot, which is officially known as “Adidas Golden Boot” or “Adidas Golden Shoe”. This award was first introduced in 1982 under the name Golden Shoe. Then it got rechristened to its current form “Golden Boot” in 2010.
Generally, it goes to the top scorer of the entire match season.
But if two or more players will end up with the same goals, the players with more assists get the prize. Then the first runner-up gets the Silver shoe and the Bronze shoe is presented to the second runner-up. Anyway, Argentina’s Guillermo Stabile was the first FIFA World Cup Golden Boot winner in the 1930 season with eight goals. But England’s Harry Kane won the Golden boot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup with 6 goals.
Who Wins The Golden Boot In FIFA World Cup 2022?
France forward Kylian Mbappe has won the Golden Boot as the top scorer of the tournament. Prior to the semi-finals, he has netted five goals in six appearances at the World Cup 2022. Also, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe both lead on the same level on goals until heading to the final. In today’s final, Mbappe scored his sixth, seventh & eighth goals of the tournament.
It’s not the fact today’s final match only. Throughout the whole tournament, he has proved himself as the brighter player having superb matches. Finally, As a higher goalscorer, he has crowned himself with a Golden Boot.