⚽️ Golden Boot Betting Guide: World Cup, Euros, Champions League and EPL (inc Stats and History)

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Golden Boot betting guide with essential statistics, records, and the latest odds. Who will have their shooting boots on this season?

⚽️ Golden Boot Betting Guide: World Cup, Euros, Champions League and EPL (inc Stats and History)
Steve Madgwick Editor-In-Chief

Editor-In-Chief with 20 years experience covering the betting angles to breaking news stories. Daily slots player, Portsmouth fan and League Snooker Player

In this comprehensive Golden Boot betting guide, I delve into expert tips, odds insights, and winning strategies designed to help you maximize your chances of success. Our actionable advice and in-depth statistical information will set you up to make your predictions for the Premier League or international Tournaments like the Euro or World Cup finals.

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Who Wrote this Guide?

We set our data scientist Dan Tracey the task of finding out about as many previous results of the Golden Boot Winners from International tournaments and the premier league

Dan Tracey

Finding the essential Golden Boot Stats

Dan Tracey is a sports data scientist who loves nothing more than searching out the hardest to find stats and information, to collate them into a database. Then hours are poured over looking at angles and finding observations in the stats to present OLBG readers with insights into previous results and what that could mean to future outcomes.

- Dan Tracey, Data scientist and football editor

Euro 2024 Golden Boot Betting

The golden boot is a much desired accolade awarded to the player who scores the most goals in the European championship final tournament every four years. The award would have been shared in years gone, by, but in recent renewals, goal assists also contribute to the final total, and can make the difference between winners and runner-sup as demonstrated in 2020 when Cristiano Ronaldo's single assist gave him the trophy over Patrick Schick.

Euro 2024 Golden Boot Betting Odds

Odds will appear in the table below whilst the market remains open.

Euro 2024 08 Jul @ 20:09 - Top Goalscorer
Cody Gakpo 2.50
Harry Kane 7.50
Dani Olmo 9.00
Jude Bellingham 11.00
Ruiz Fabian 17.00
Kylian Mbappe 17.00

Ronaldo won the Golden Boot at Euro 2020 with 5 Golas and 1 Assist.

The Euros Golden Boot Award has, as expected, been awarded to a prestigious list of players, none more than the most recent recipient for the 2020 edition of the final, when Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored 5 goals, the same number as Patrick Schick but gained the trophy thanks to an additional assist.

Previous Golden Boot Winners By Year

As the number of games played in the finals has increased, so has the number required to win the Golden, although the goalscoring record remains with Michel Platini for Italy in 1984 in France when he scored an incredible 9 goals in total - The nearest challenger to that title since, came in 2016, again in France when Antoine Greizmann scored 6.

2020 EuropeEuropeCristiano RonaldoPortugal5 Goals + 1 assist
2016FranceAntonine GreizmannFrance6 Goals + 2 Assists
2012Poland/UkraineFernando TorresSpain3 Goals + 1 Assist
2008Austria/SwitzerlandDavid VillaSpain4 Goals
2004PortugalMilan BarosCzech Rep5 Goals
2000Belgium/NetherlandsPatrick Kluivert
Savo Milosevic
5 Goals
1996EnglandAlan ShearerEngland5 Goals
1992SwedenDennis Bergkamp
Tomas Brolin
Hernrik larsen
Karl-Heinz Riedle
3 Goals
1988West GermanyMarco Van BastenNetherlands5 Goals
1984FranceMichel PlatiniItaly9 Goals
1980ItalyKlaus AllofsWest Germany3 Goals
1976YugoslaviaDieter MullerWest Germany4 Goals
1972BelgiumGerd MullerWest Germany4 Goals
1968ItalyDragan DzajicYugoslavia2 Goals
1964SpainFerenc Bene
Dezso Novak
Chus Pereda
2 Goals
1960FranceMilan Galic
Francois Huette
Valentin Ivanov
Drazan Jerkovic
Viktor Ponedeinik
2 Goals

Premier League Golden Boot Betting

The Premier League Golden Boot is a yearly award given to the top goalscorer in the Premier League. Over the years, it has had different sponsors, currently, Castrol. Along with the trophy, winners usually receive £1,000 per goal scored to donate to a charity of their choice.

Premier League Golden Boot Betting 2024/25

The odds for the current Golden Boot betting will be available in a table below - if the championship table shows no Golden Boot market is open

England Premier League 2024/25 08 Jul @ 20:09 - Win Tournament
Man City 2.10
Arsenal 2.88
Liverpool 8.00
Chelsea 21.00
Newcastle 26.00
Man Utd 26.00

Previous Golden Boot Winners By Year

Here are the last 20 winners of the Premier League Golden Boot Award

Mohmed Salah has won the EPL Golden Boot three times for Liverpool, yet only one title!

YearPlayerClubGoalsEPL Champs
23/24Erling HaalandManchester City27Manchester City
22/23Erling HaalandManchester City36Manchester City
21/22Mohamed Salah
Son Heung-min
23Manchester City
20/21Harry KaneTottenham23Manchester City
19/20Jamie VardyLeicester City23Liverpool
18/19Piere Emerick Aubameyamg
Sado Mane
Mohamed Salah
22Manchester City
17/18Mohamed SalahLiverpool32Manchester City
16/17Harry KaneTottenham29Chelsea
15/16Harry KaneTottenham25Leicester City
14/15Sergio AgueroManchester City26Chelsea
13/14Luis SuarezLiverpool31Manchester City
12/13Robin van PersieManchester United26Manchester United
11/12Robin van PersieArsenal30Manchester City
10/11Carlos Tevez
Dimitar Berbatov
Manchester City
Manchester United
20Manchester United
09/10Didier DrogbaChelsea29Chelsea
08/09Nicolas AnelkaChelsea19Manchester United
07/08Cristiano RonaldoManchester United31Manchester United

The 36 goals scored in a single premier league season by Erling Haaland in the 23/23 Premier League season remains a league record. He achieved this by beating the 34 goals scored and previous joint record holders, Alan Shearer (34 goals for Blackburn Rovers in 94/95) and Andy Cole (34 goals for Newcastle United in 93/94).

World Cup Finals Golden Boot Betting

The Golden Boot (or Golden Shoe) is awarded to the top goalscorer of the FIFA World Cup. Although every World Cup has ranked goalscorers, the award was first given in 1982 as the Golden Shoe and renamed the Golden Boot in 2010. FIFA sometimes includes the top goalscorers from past World Cups in the list of Golden Boot winners.

World Cup Golden Boot Betting Odds

The odds for the World Cup betting will appear when the market is live, until then, the World Cup winners odds will be in place

World Cup 2026 08 Jul @ 20:09 - Win Tournament
France 6.50
Brazil 6.50
England 7.50
Argentina 10.00
Spain 10.00

Kylian Mbappe with the Golden Boot at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar for scoring 8 goals, ahead of Messi's 7

Previous Golden Boot Winners By Year

Kylian Mbappe scored the most goals in a World Cup finals since Ronaldo for Brazil in 2002, whilst we have to go back to 1970 for double figures when Gerd Muller hit 10 for West Germany in Mexico. 

2022Kylian MbappeFrance8Argentina
2018Harry KaneEngland6France
2014James RodriguezColumbia6Germany
2010Thomas MullerGermany5Spain
2006Miroslav KloseGermany5Italy
1998Davor SukerCroatia6France
1994Oleg Salenko
Hristo Stoichkov
1990Salvatore SchillaciItaly6West Germany
1986Gary LinekerEngland6Argentina
1982Paolo RossiItaly6Italy

Champions League Golden Boot

Cristiano Ronaldo holds the record for the most goals in the Champions League with 140. His rival, Lionel Messi, is the only other player to have scored over 100 goals in the competition. Ronaldo has also been the top scorer for the most individual seasons, achieving this feat seven times.

Champions League Golden Boot Betting

Here are the odds for the Champions League Golden Boot, if the title odds are in place, no market is open yet for the Top Scorer.

UEFA Champions League 2024/25 08 Jul @ 20:09 - Win Tournament
Man City 3.25
Real Madrid 4.00
Arsenal 10.00
Liverpool 11.00
Bayern Munich 13.00

Previous Golden Boot Winners By Year

This table goes back to the 07/08 season when Ronaldo gained the first of his 7 Champions League Golden Boot awards when playing for Manchester United. He has since won an incredible 6 golden boots, in consecutive seasons no less, playing for Real Madrid, winning the title in four of those seasons.

Lionel Messi also claims 6 titles, all for Barcelona, including a run of four consecutive seasons between 2008-20012

23/24Harry Kane
Kylian Mbappe
Bayern Munich
Paris SG
8Real Madrid
22/23Erling Haaland
Manchester City
12Manchester City
21/22Karim BenzemaReal Madrid15Real Madrid
20/21Erling HaalandBorussia Dortmund10Chelsea
19/20Robert LewandowskiBayern Munich15Bayern Munich
18/19Lionel MessiBarcelona12Liverpool
17/18Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid15Real Madrid
16/17Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid
12Real Madrid
15/16Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid
16Real Madrid
14/15Cristiano Ronaldo
Lionel Messi
Real Madrid
13/14Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid
17Real Madrid
12/13Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid
12Bayern Munich
11/12Lionel MessiBarcelona
10/11Lionel Messi
09/10Lionel Messi
8Inter Milan
08/09Lionel Messi
07/08Cristiano RonaldoManchester United8Manchester United

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