Premier League Golden Boot facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPremier League Golden Boot
Thierry Henry has won the most Golden Boot awards.
|Awarded for||The leading goalscorer in a given Premier League season.|
|Presented by||Premier League|
|Currently held by||Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
The Premier League Golden Boot is a yearly football award that is given to footballers who score the most goals in a Premier league season. The winners are also given £1000 for each goal they have scored in the season.
The first person to win the Premier League Golden Boot was Teddy Sheringham during the 1992-93 season. Arsenal F.C.'s Thierry Henry has won the award 4 times and currently holds the record for the most Golden Boots wins in the history of Premier League. Only two players have won the award for 3 consecutive (back-to-back) years, namely Thierry Henry and Alan Shearer. Most recently (2018-19), the award was won and shared by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah, all of whom scored 22 goals.
List of Winners
|Player (X)||Name of the player and number of golden boots he has won (if more than one)|
|Games||The number of Premier league matches played by the winner in that season|
|Rate||Goals scored per game by the player (total no. of goals divided by total no. of games i.e. Average)|
|Indicates (meaning- to show/denote) that more than one player has won the award|
|§||Indicates that the player's team won the Premier league that season|
Awards won by nationality
|Trinidad and Tobago||1|
Awards won by club
The award was sponsored by Carling for the time between 1994 and 2001. In 2001, Barclaycard took over the sponsorship rights and continued to own them until 2005 after which, Barclays bought the sponsorship rights of both the award and Premier league. Currently, the award is being sponsored by Cadbury.
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