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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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Best Header In Women’s Football: USA Star Abby Wambach

The world’s best header in women’s football history, Abby Wambach was the top goal scorer for both the men’s and women’s national teams in the United States, with 184 goals at the international level. The all-time great scored 77 of …

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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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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 the centre forward was destined to become a legend who, in making Europe his kingdom, became one of the greatest footballers of the 20th …

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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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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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