Besides the highly tense in Champions League match near the end of the season, the rivalry for the Golden Boots is getting more fierce. Some of the top strikers join the competition to get this prestige trophy in hand.
And that’s included Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi. Other candidate, with a high goal productivity, is Napoli striker, Edinson Cavani.
So far, Ronaldo and Messi already collects 28 and 27 goals each, and become the first and second on the list. While Cavani who scored 6 goals on his last 2 matches come closer with 25 goals. The Uruguay player existency as one of the Golden Boot nomination is pretty surprising, considering that Messi and Ronaldo were the only strong finalist.
Ronaldo and Messi’s goal drought for this couple of months has risen Cavani’s name. Messi, for example, hasn’t been able to score for Barcelona in more than a month. After his last goal against Arsenal, he couldn’t add his goal productivity.
Ronaldo also face a similar situation. After his last goal against Malaga, he couldn’t score on the next 5 matches. But finally he was able to score last night, near the end of the match against Tottenham Hotspur.
Besides the 3 names above, the other candidate that fits to be the finalist, is Antonio Di Natale. Along with Cavani, Di Natale is a capocannonieri Serie A, with the same goal productivity, 25 goals.
Dimitar Berbatov from Manchester United also a strong candidate, with Moussa Sow, Lille strikers, they have collected 20 goals.