FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners list – Past All Time Winners

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FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners

FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners – All Time Past Winners

Past FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners? Who are the Past FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners? Which players have finished as the leading goal scorers of each season since the inception of the FIFA World Cup in 1930?

Well, Let’s find out with the list below with the FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners.

The FIFA World Cup is the best and toughest competition in the world. It’s not easy for a striker to get away with easy goals when you’re playing in the FIFA World Cup that’s why we took the time to give credits to the previous FIFA World Cup Golden Boot winners.

These players have been outstanding and need to be given credit for the amazing goal scoring abilities most players on the list are the strikers. Players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have outstanding goalscoring records in the competition.

UEFA FIFA World Cup Golden Boot winners list

What is the FIFA World Cup Golden Boot? The Golden Boot Award in England is an annual association football award presented to the leading goal scorer in the FIFA World Cup.

See also: World Cup winners list football – past FIFA World Cup winners list by year!

FIFA World Cup Golden Boot (Shoe) History

FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners

The winners of the Golden Boot are given £1000 for each goal they scored throughout the season to donate to any charity of their choice. In first ever FIFA World Cup season in 1991-92, Franck Sauzée was the top scorer scoring a total of 5 goals.

World Cup Golden Boot Goals Silver Boot Goals Bronze Boot Goals
2010 South Africa Germany Thomas Müller 5 Spain David Villa 5 Netherlands Wesley Sneijder 5
2014 Brazil Colombia James Rodríguez 6 Germany Thomas Müller 5 Brazil Neymar 4

FIFA World Cup golden boot winners since 1930

Who won the 2018 FIFA World Cup golden boot? FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners?

World Cup Top goalscorer Goals Runners-up Goals Third place Goals
1930 Uruguay Argentina Guillermo Stábile 8 Uruguay Pedro Cea 5 United States Bert Patenaude 4
1934 Italy Czechoslovakia Oldřich Nejedlý 5  Edmund Conen
 Angelo Schiavio
4 None  
1938 France  Leônidas 7 Hungary György Sárosi
Hungary Gyula Zsengellér
 Silvio Piola
5 None  
1950 Brazil  Ademir 8 Uruguay Óscar Míguez 5 Uruguay Alcides Ghiggia
 Chico
 Estanislau Basora
 Telmo Zarra
4
1954 Switzerland Hungary Sándor Kocsis 11 Switzerland Josef Hügi
West Germany Max Morlock
Austria Erich Probst
6 None  
1958 Sweden France Just Fontaine 13  Pelé
West Germany Helmut Rahn
6 None  
1962 Chile Hungary Flórián Albert
 Valentin Ivanov
 Garrincha
 Vavá
 Dražan Jerković
Chile Leonel Sánchez
4 None   None  
1966 England Portugal Eusébio 9 West Germany Helmut Haller 6  Valeriy Porkujan
England Geoff Hurst
Hungary Ferenc Bene
West Germany Franz Beckenbauer
4
1970 Mexico West Germany Gerd Müller 10  Jairzinho 7 Peru Teófilo Cubillas 5
1974 West Germany  Grzegorz Lato 7  Andrzej Szarmach
Netherlands Johan Neeskens
5 None  
1978 Argentina Argentina Mario Kempes 6 Peru Teófilo Cubillas 5 Netherlands Rob Rensenbrink 5

FIFA World Cup Golden Shoe Winners Record

Who has won the most number of FIFA World Cup Golden Shoe? 

World Cup Golden Shoe Goals Silver Shoe Goals Bronze Shoe Goals
1982 Spain Italy Paolo Rossi 6 West Germany Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 5  Zico 4
1986 Mexico England Gary Lineker 6 Spain Emilio Butragueño
 Careca
Argentina Diego Maradona
5 None
1990 Italy Italy Salvatore Schillaci 6 Czechoslovakia Tomáš Skuhravý 5 Cameroon Roger Milla 4
1994 United States Russia Oleg Salenko
Bulgaria Hristo Stoichkov
6 None Sweden Kennet Andersson
Brazil Romário
5
1998 France Croatia Davor Šuker 6 Argentina Gabriel Batistuta
Italy Christian Vieri
5 None
2002 South Korea/Japan Brazil Ronaldo 8 Germany Miroslav Klose
Brazil Rivaldo
5 None
2006 Germany  Germany Miroslav Klose 5 Argentina Hernán Crespo 3 Brazil Ronaldo 3
2010 South Africa Germany Thomas Muller (T) 5 SpainDavid Villa 5 Netherlands Wesley Sneijder 5
2014 Brazil Colombia James Rodriguez 6 GermanyThomas Muller 5 Brazil Neymar 4

Past FIFA World Cup Golden Boot Winners

We took the time to look at all the past winners of the FIFA World Cup Golden Boot since it’s inception in 1930. Here is the list of the past winners of the FIFA World Cup Golden Boot.

FIFA World Cup Golden Boot since 1930-2018

FIFA World Cup golden boot winners? Here are all FIFA World Cup Golden Boot since 1930-2018:

That is the list of FIFA World Cup golden boot winners. Be sure to check out our other lists as they are also full of interesting information.

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