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This is a list of all the FIFA Golden Boot-related articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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1986 World Cup: Maradona Leads Argentina To Second Victory

The 1986 World Cup saw the rise of another football immortal. Until that year, Diego Armando Maradona was only an excellent Argentine midfielder with rare skill, a track record of indiscipline, and a controversial figure. However, after June 1986 in …

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Gary Lineker: England Striker And 1986 Golden Boot Winner

After three decades of tedious crisp adverts and 23 years of even more tedious Match of the Day links, it is easy to forget that Gary Lineker was a great striker. Well, he was. In fact, he was not only …

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Ferenc Puskas: The Real Madrid Electrifying Goal Poacher

Ferenc Puskas was goalscoring royalty during his reign in the 1950s and 1960s. It’s no wonder he was destined to become a legend who, in making Europe his kingdom, became one of the greatest footballers of the 20th century. This …

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Steve Bull: England And Wolverhampton Wolves Cult Hero

Steve Bull is remembered as nothing short of a hero by the supporters at Molineux. Stephen George Bull spent 13 seasons leading the line for Wolves, banging in a record 250 league goals and netting more than 300 times in …

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Is Carli Lloyd Retired: One of US Women’s All-Time Players

People knew she would make history when Carli Lloyd grabbed a hat trick in the sixteenth minute of the 2015 World Cup final against Japan. The game is still one of the most memorable for her and soccer fans everywhere. …

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Leonidas Da Silva: The ‘Black Diamond’ Of Brazilian Soccer

Born near the center of Rio de Janeiro in 1913, Leonidas Da Silva started playing in 1930, before soccer became a professional sport. Two years later received his first national call-up. At the 1934 World Cup in Italy, he scored …

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Forwards In Soccer: The 50 Greatest In World Cup History

From Ademir to Zico, we celebrate and remember the best forwards in soccer to have played in a World Cup tournament since its inauguration in Uruguay in 1930. This Hall of Fame represents a shamelessly subjective selection that will inevitably …

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What Is A Hat Trick In Soccer: A Football Term Explained

Those of you who love soccer may be familiar with the phrase hat trick. Have you ever wondered what is a hat trick in soccer? As well as about its history and the record holders? If you are curious, we …

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Enzo Francescoli: The Uruguayan Prince

When people think of football legends, El Príncipe is frequently overlooked. Still, Enzo Francescoli was one of the best players of his era, arguably on par with peers Maradona and Zico. This Uruguayan and River Plate star deserves to be …

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Mane Garrincha: The Forgotten Brazilian Soccer Superstar

The mighty Pelé often overshadowed Brazilian players of bygone generations. Still, there were some whose stars shone just as bright and sometimes brighter than their legendary teammate. One of these iconic athletes was Mane Garrincha, a tricky speedster who defined …

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