Messi wins Europe’s Golden Shoe (FULL LIST OF TOP SCORER)

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi has won the European Golden Shoe for a record of four times, drawing level with Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.

Messi is the top scorer in Europe’s top five leagues this season after netting 37 time in the LA Liga.

Messi scored twice against Eibar last weekend to finish the La Liga season as top scorer on 37 goals.

That gave him 74 Golden Shoe points with each goal worth two points in the table.

Sporting Lisbon of Portugal striker, Bas Dost scored a hat trick in his final match against Chaves to finish second with 34 goals in the Portuguese topflight and 68 points.

In Germany, Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was third with 31 goals in the Bundesliga to take the Torjagerkanone.

Messi has previously won the award in 2010, 2012, and 2013.

After Ronaldo won the Golden Shoe as a Manchester United player in 2007-08, no other player has come from a club outside Spain.

Though in 2013-14 Liverpool’s Luis Suarez shared the award with Ronaldo.

See Golden Shoe table

Lionel Messi, Barcelona, 74 points
Bas Dost, Sporting Lisbon, 68
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Borussia Dortmund, 62
Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich, 60
Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur, 58
Edin Dzeko, AS Roma, 58
Luis Suarez, Barcelona, 58
Dries Mertens, Napoli, 56
Edinson Cavani, Paris Saint-Germain, 52.5
Andrea Belotti, Torino, 52
Romelu Lukaku, Everton, 50
Anthony Modeste, Cologne, 50
Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid, 50

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