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Messi wins record 5th Golden Shoe award

Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi collected a 5th record Golden Shoe on Tuesday after finishing as the highest goalscorer in Europe last season. Lionel Messi overcame competition from the likes of Liverpool's Mohammed Salah and Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane with 34 goals in 68 games for Barcelona. Meanwhile, Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo who has emerged as the winner of the Golden Shoe award four times ended last season with 26 goals in 52 games for Real Madrid. Speaking after receiving the award for a record fifth time, Lionel Messi said: “The truth is I had no idea this would happen when I started. I dreamt of playing professional football and enjoying success, I love the game, but I never imagined I would have so much. READ: Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho ...