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Golden Boot Winner: Who was top goalscorer at Russia 2018 FIFA WC?

Who was top goalscorer at Russia 2018 FIFA WC – The FIFA World Cup is here. With just a few hours for the actual kick off, the football pundits and fans have started digging into the record books. So fifaworldcupmania will be sharing a few important stats which you will be eager to know. 

Golden boot is a very prestigious award when it comes to strikers in the football field. It is an award which is given for individual performance. The person who scores the most goals is awarded the golden boot award. So here we will check who was the golden boot winner in 2018? Or in simple words who was the top goalscorer at Russia FIFA World Cup?

Who was top goalscorer at Russia 2018 FIFA WC
Who was top goalscorer at Russia 2018 FIFA WC

Golden Boot Winner: Who was top goalscorer at Russia 2018 FIFA WC?

ANSWER: Harry Kane

The top goalscorer at FIFA World Cup 2018 was England’s striker Harry Kane. The Tottenham striker who recently crossed 200 goal mark in the Premier League scored six goals at Russia FIFA World Cup 2018. These six goals came in seven matches which England played at the 2018 edition. Out of these six goals, three goals were scored from a penalty spot. 

Harry Kane scored his first goal against Tunisia. Then he managed to score a hattrick against Panama. The remaining two goals came against Colombia in the round of 16. 

The six goals by Harry Kane managed to get him the golden boot but his efforts were not enough to get their team into the finals. The England team lost to Croatia 1-2 in the semi-finals. Further they also lost against Belgium 2-0 for third place match.

Who were other contenders for the Golden Boot at the FIFA World Cup 2018?

Harry Kane’s golden boot win came against many big names like Mbappe, Lukaku and Cristiano Ronaldo. So it was surely a special one. But let’s see how behind these legends were in the race of FIFA World Cup 2018 Golden boot.

Rank Player Name Country Games Played Goals
1 Harry Kane England 6 6
2 Romelu Lukaku Belgium 6 4
3 Antoine Griezmann France 7 4
4 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 4 4
5 Denis Cheryshev Russia 5 4
6 Kylian Mbappe Lottin France 7 4
7 Eden Hazard Belgium 6 3
8 Edinson Cavani Uruguay 4 3
9 Mario Mandzukic Croatia 6 3
10 Ivan Perisic Croatia 7 3

Can Harry Kane Repeat in 2022 FIFA World Cup? 

England are part of Group B along with USA, Wales and Iran. Harry Kane being in his prime form, it looks a great opportunity for Harry Kane to score some good goals for England. Will he be top goal scorer or not is something to watch out for! But one thing is sure, Harry Kane will be an important force in England’s success at the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

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