Yes, this is Lionel Messi, the dream player of the millions of football fans around the world. He has been handed over the 6th ‘European Golden Shoe’ earlier today. Everything has been set from a lot earlier but just the official announcement. And earlier today, the official announcement and trophy handed over have completed. Based on the performance of the last season 2018/19, ‘European Golden Shoe’ has given to the Argentine forward Lionel Messi. The winner has been opted out through a process. In the top five leagues of Europe, Lionel Messi has scored more goals in the last season and so, he has been given the award. It is his consecutive three ‘Golden Shoe’ and overall he has won the highest sixth time of the trophy. After receiving the award for the 6th time, Messi gives all credits to his teammates of winning his Golden Shoe.
Earlier today in Barcelona, the colorful event has been staged where Lionel Messi along with his total family was present. In the last season of La Liga, Messi played a total of 34 matches and scored the highest 36 goals. Besides, the Argentine forward assisted 13 times so far. On the race of the ‘European Golden Shoe’, the nearest opponent of Lionel Messi was the French star Kylian Mbappe and for the French club PSG, the star forward scored a total of 32 goals.
Lionel Messi said winning a sixth Golden Shoe is not all down to his own abilities, and singled out fellow Barcelona duo Jordi Alba and Luis Suarez for praise after receiving his award. The Golden Shoe is presented to the player who scores the most .. https://t.co/98TxCDU0Xg
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The award was first given in 1968 and after that, it is the very first time for a footballer to win three Golden Shoe consecutively. Yes, the 32nd years old Messi has made the record. Earlier, the Barcelona captain won it in 2009/10, 2011/12 and 2012/13. The Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo won the prestigious award four times which is the 2nd highest.
Leo Messi had special praise for Jordi Alba and Luis Suarez after winning his sixth Golden Shoe award!
Bromance. 😎 https://t.co/7WPcdNkZRB
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After receiving the award the Argentine skipper stated that without his team and teammates, he could not win the award once. The credit goes to his teammates completely. Last season, Lionel Messi won the La Liga title. Besides, he led his team to the Copa del Rey final but could not touch the title. Also, from the semi-final of the Champions League, they faced an unfortunate defeat. Yes, Champions League is always very special but to the Argentine forward, who won the FIFA Best Player award highest six times, La Liga is much more important.
In the ongoing season, Barcelona played a total of 8 matches which consisted of five victories and two defeat. They are holding the 2nd position and 2 points behind than the top-ranked holder Real Madrid.