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European Golden Boot 2021-22 : Karim Benzema Leading as the Top Contenders


European Golden Boot : Top 5 contenders for this prestigious award.


1. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)



Real Madrid legend and one of the best forward in the current world Karim Benzema is leading the European Golden Boot race. Benzema begins the La Liga 2021 campaign with tremendous form as he already scored 9 goals. And he also provided seven assists for the team. The Frenchman is unstoppable at the moment as he started the new season as one of his best careers beginning.


After the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos from Los Blancos, he becomes the undisputed leader for Madrid. So, Benzema is helping Carlo Ancelotti’s side to lead the La Liga points table. Therefore, the 33 years old Frenchmen can be the Golden Boot 2021 winner if he keeps performing in great form. As he overtakes the previous Golden Boot 2020-21 winner, Robert Lewandowski with 2 more goals than him.


2. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)


One of the best in his business currently in the world and previous European Golden Boot winner Robert Lewandowski is again the top contender for the award. The Polish superstar again started brilliant his new Bundesliga 2021/22 campaign. As he already scored 7 goals with one assist in the Bundesliga League. While the goal machine has won the Golden Shoe 2020-21 after beating the two biggest stars of football Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.


In his previous campaign, he scores 41 League goals in just 29 games that make Lewandowski bag this prestigious award. So, it is seen that he is not in the mood to slow down his pace. Therefore, in their current standing, he is in the second position with 7 goals after Frenchmen Karim Benzema. After starting his campaign with the same nature there will be no one to outscored him in the race of European Golden Boot 2021/22.


3. Erling Haland (Borussia Dortmund)


Erling Haland is one of the best shining young talents in world football. The Borussia Dortmund star always found him as the top contenders of the European Golden Boot race. His goalscoring ability also makes him one of the best in the business. So, again in the 2021/22 European Golden Boot race, he was picked up from where he left the previous season.


In the new season of Bundesliga 2021/22, he again begins with an impressive performance as he has already scored seven goals and provided four assists in his just 5 Bundesliga matches. In European Golden Boot standings 2021-22 he is currently at no 3 positions with the same goals against his Bundesliga rival Lewandowski.


4. Ciro Immobile (Lazio)


The Italian striker Ciro Immobile is another top contender to bag European Golden Boot 2021. As he stands at 4 positions currently on the list after Benzema, Lewandowski, Haland. With 6 goals and two assists in six Italian league games with 12 points. The 31 years old Lazio striker is the key player for the club in the final third to score goals.


Therefore, in the recently Euro 2020 campaign with Italy, he is one of the key players to help Italian to win the title. He finishes the previous season on a great note. So, in the new season, he started his campaign with Lazio on a strong note. Therefore it will be not a surprise if stays in the top spot for the award.


5. Edin Dzeko (Inter-Milan)


The experience Bosnian Edin Dzeko is in the fifth position in the race of European Golden Boot. Firstly, the former Roma striker has already scored 6 goals in just his 7 matches with Inter Milan. Secondly, Dzeko is on fire after just joining Inter Milan after the summer transfer. However, Inter brought the experience Roma striker as they are looking for a good finisher after selling their best on business Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea with a huge amount.


So it seems that the Inter search for a goalscorer is over after Dzeko tremendous start. As slowly he is becoming the main lead for Inter Milan attack because his scoring helping the Italian club to take the third position in the League table. Therefore, the 35 years old Bosnia striker needs to keep his scoring hunger to bag the Gloden Shoes 2021.


European Golden Boot standings 2021-22

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European Golden Boot 2020/21

European Golden Boot


In the previous year, the Poland goal machine Robert Lewandowski won European Golden Shoe 2020-21. He bags the award after beating his top contenders Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. As in his 29 matches, he scores 41 goals for Bayern Munich in all tournaments.


Most Golden Boot Winner

European Golden Boot

One of the greatest footballers of all time Lionel Messi bags this award for the highest number of times. As the Argentinian won Golden Shoes 6 times and he hid followed by his competitor Cristiano Ronaldo 4 times.

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