MADRID: Barcelona’s Lionel Messi won the Golden Shoe after winning the top scorer in the European Big League last season.
Lionel Messi received the Golden Boot award as the top scorer for the Big 5 last season during a ceremony held on Tuesday afternoon.
Legendary Lionel Messi was accompanied by Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of Barcelona, Sergio Roberto and Brochettes, and Eric Abidal, sporting director of the Catalan team.
Lionel Messi won the title of top scorer of the Big League after finishing last season in the Spanish league with 34 goals. He was succeeded by Mohammed Salah, the English Premier League striker, with 32 goals.
Lazaro’s Emubili and Inter Milan striker Icardi finished third on 29. A goal for each.
Lionel Messi won the Golden Boot award for the fifth time after winning the title four times in the past years, beating Cristiano Ronaldo, who has four gold shoes.