Definition of Golden Boot

What is the meaning of the term Golden Boot when it comes to the sport of football?

The Golden Boot is an award, given to the top goalscorer at the FIFA World Cup. The first time the trophy was given was in 1982 and it's name back then was the Golden Shoe. It changed the name to Golden Boot in 2010.

The illustration and dictionary entry for Golden Boot (shoe) soccer / football trophy.If there is more than one player with the equal number of goals at the end of the tournament, assists are used to determine the winner. In the case where more than one player have the same number of goals and assists, the player that has played less minutes in the tournament wins the award.

Here are the Golden Boot winners up to this point in time:

1982: Paolo Rossi (ITA)
1986: Gary Lineker (ENG)
1990: Salvatore Schillaci (ITA)
1994: Oleg Salenko (RUS), Hristo Stoichkov (BUL)
1998: Davor Suker (CRO)
2002: Ronaldo (BRA)
2006: Miroslav Klose (GER)
2010: Thomas Muller (GER)
2014: James Rodriguez (COL)


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