Golden Shoe News
Messi won the trophy for a third straight year after scoring 36 goals, three more than his closest challenger, Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain.
LaLiga: "I didn't expect all this,' says Barcelona forward Lionel Messi after claiming fifth Golden Shoe
Lionel Messi, who also earned the Golden Shoe award in 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2016-17, led Barcelona to a league and cup domestic double last season.
LaLiga: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi collects record fifth Golden Show award after outscoring Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane
Lionel Messi's Golden Shoe award ceremony was attended by Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, as well as fellow players like Sergio Busquets and Sergi Roberto.
Barcelona's Uruguayan star Luis Suarez on Thursday collected the Golden Shoe award for the leading scorer in Europe last season and admitted he never imagined being the most prolific member of such a star-studded attack.