The FIFA World Cup 2022 continues with its full pump and show. Teams from five continents are racing for the trophy. But who will be the Top goal scorer of the tournament to win the Golden Boot? Still will take time to decide, but let us share some favorite players for Golden boot.
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Top 7 Golden Boot Players
In this article, we have listed the top 7 Golden boot players. These players have a history of winning the Golden boot awards. They are also part of this world cup. So we will discuss different statistics of each player. Let's start.
The first player and former Golden Boot winner that we would like to discuss here is Kylian Mbappe. Kylian Mbappe was born on 20th December 1998. He plays for his national team i.e. France and Paris Saint-Germain Club. His role is a forwarder.
- Kylian Mbappe has such a tremendous record. In 2018 & 2019 he was named FIFA Pro World 11.
- In 2021 Mbappe was awarded Best Player of the Year 2021.
- Mbappe became three times Ligue 1 Player of the Year, and the top scorer in the four seasons.
- In FIFA World Cup 2022, he has scored 3 Goals and 1 assist in two matches so far.
- When it comes to his total goals and Assists. He has scored 28 international goals and 21 Assists.
Odds: When it comes to world cup betting odds for the Golden Boot winner Kylian Mbappe is the favorite with +600 or an odd value of 8-1.
Country: Mbappe is French, and Play for his National team France. Besides this, he also plays for Paris Saint-Germain Club.
The full name of Vinícius Jr is Vinícius José Paixão de Oliveira Júnior. He was born on July 12, 2002. The twenty-two years old Vinicius Jr belongs to Brazil. Height is 1.76 meters. Vinícius Jr plays as a winger. He is attached to real Madrid and La Liga Club. While he is also part of the Brazil National Football team.
Record: JR is famous for his fast pace, shooting, and dribbling skills. He started his international career in 2015. Where he was the 2nd top scorer of the tournament with a total of 7 goals. In two matches of the World Cup, he has scored zero goals and 1 assist.
Odds: Vinicius Jr is on the list of Expected Golden Boot winners. According to world cup betting odds websites, the odd value of Vincius Jr is +2500.
Country: Vinícius J plays for Brazil's national football team. Besides this, he has also played for Real Madrid and La Liga Clubs.
Rafael Laeo is a Portuguese football player. Born on 10th June 1999. The height of Rafael Leao is 1.88 m. Leao plays in a forward position. He is known for his technical and skilful playing.
Record: When it comes to Rafael Leao's record, he has played for different clubs such as AC Milan, Lille, and Sporting CP. In total 148 appearances, he has scored 45 goals. While for Portugal's national team in the last 13 matches he scored 1 goal.
Odds: Rafael Leao's odd value for the golden boot winner is +3800.
Country: Rafael Leao is Portuguese by nationality. He plays for the Portugal National football team. Besides this, he also plays at the club level. The club he played for are AC Millan, Sporting CP, and Lille.
Harry Kane is an experienced and professional footballer. He was the Golden Boot winner in the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. Kane was born on 28 July 1993. He is captain of the England National football team. While he is a forwarder at Tottenham Hotspur club.
Record: Harry Kane's long list of achievements. He is England's all-time high goal scorer.
Kane is the second-highest goal scorer for his club Tottenham Hotspur. He also got the FIFA fan's Player of the Year Award in 2017. When it comes to Kane's Performance at the national level. From 2015 to 2022 he scored 51 Goals in 78 Appearances. While in league matches he scored 209 Goals in 351 appearances. Harry Kane also won the Golden Boot award in 2018.
Odds: Being a winner of the Previous World Cup Golden Boot, Kane is also a favorite for bookmakers in 2022. His odd value is +1600 or 7-1.
Country: Harry Kane plays for England's National team. Also, he has played for different clubs such as Tottenham Hotspur.
Romelu Lukaku is a Belgian Professional footballer. He was born on May 13, 1993. His height is 1.91 meters and works as a forwarder. He represented Belgium's National team in 2014, and 2018 World Cups. While he is also part of the 2022 world cup. He also plays for Inter Milan Club.
Record: Lukaku is the country's leading goal scorer. In a total of 103 international appearances, he scored 68 goals. He was also nominated for the 2021 Ballon d'Or nomination.
In FIFA World Cup he scored four goals in six matches.
Odds: If Romelu Lukaku maintains his fitness, he is also a favorite for the Golden Boot winner. Bookmakers consider his odd value 25-1 in world cup betting odds to win the Golden boot in 2022.
Country: Romelu Lukaku plays for Belgium. At the club level, he works as a striker for Chelsea and Inter Milan.
People of all ages and from around the world know and are fans of Lionel Messi. His full name is Lionel Andrés Messi. He was born on June 24, 1987. His height is 1.69 Meters. Besides playing for his national team Argentina, Messi plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.
Record: Lionel Messi's record list is quite big. He scored 474 goals in La Liga. While in 191 international appearances he scored 117 goals for his team. Many people ask how many golden boots does Messi have? Messi has won 5 Golden Boot awards.
Odds: According to bookmakers Messi is a strong contender for the golden boot. According to World cup betting odds market value is 12-1.
Country: Lionel Messi plays for his national team Argentina. Also, he signed a contract with the Paris Saint-Germain F.C. club.
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most famous football players. He was born on February 5, 1985. He is captain of Portugal's national team and also plays as a forward. He also plays for Manchester United. Ronaldo's height is 1.87m.
Record: Cristiano Ronaldo has such a great record in all phases. He has won four Golden boots awards in UEFA.
When it comes to international statistics, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 117 goals in 191 international appearances. While he scored 4 goals in the 2018 FIFA world cup.
Odds: Cristiano Ronaldo's world cup betting odds for the golden boot are 18-1.
Country: Cristiano Ronaldo plays for Portugal's national team and he works as a forward and captain.
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