The top scorer in the World Cup receives the Golden Boot award. While it’s almost impossible to predict the winner, picking from a group that includes Neymar, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Edin Dzeko and Romelu Lukaku makes it a rather safe choice.
While not as important as actual championship races, the chase after a scoring title, golden boot or Pichici is quite interesting as well. Some players, like Luis Suarez and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, don’t have too much to worry about, while the trio of Cristiano Ronaldo, Diego Costa and Lionel Messi will have to wait until the final day to see who is crowned in the Spanish La Liga. More
It’s Christmas, and it means the leagues in Europe are more or less at their halfway line, which includes the race for the top scorer as well as the title. Michu is slightly ahead of the rest in England, Lionel Messi is miles ahead of the competition in Spain, Stephan El Shaarawy is having his breakout season, Stefan Kießling scores and flies under the radar while Zlatan Ibrahimovic is doing what’s expected of him. More
Once again, Spain. Some people thought Italy’s improvement during Euro 2012 meant that they would peak in the final, but it wasn’t to be. Many thought Germany, after a perfect group stage and four goals against Greece in the quarterfinals. Italy were in the way. Spain, ”boring” Spain, with the most dominating performance ever in a Euro final, because they simply have the best players, by far. More