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18:25  16 october  2019
18:25  16 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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The European Golden Shoe (also known as the European Golden Boot) is an award that is presented each season to the leading goalscorer in league matches from the top division of every European

Barça ' s captain was accompanied by his family and, in addition, his children were entrusted with delivering the trophy. The event featured videos with the goals that allowed Messi to win his sixth Golden Shoe . Leo took the opportunity to speak after receiving the prize, emphasising: "Without my

a man wearing a suit and tie reading a book: FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe © Reuters/ALBERT GEA FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona forward Lionel Messi picked up a record-extending sixth - and third consecutive - European Golden Shoe award on Wednesday following his outstanding individual 2018-19 domestic campaign.

The award is presented to the top goalscorer in league football across Europe, with the Argentine finding the net 36 times last season as Barca retained their La Liga title.

a man wearing a suit and tie and holding a sign: FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe © Reuters/ALBERT GEA FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe a person standing posing for the camera: FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe © Reuters/ALBERT GEA FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe Messi was three ahead of nearest rival Kylian Mbappe, who scored 33 times for Paris St Germain as they won France's Ligue 1.

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Messi remains the top scorer in Europe with 36 goals netted in La Liga, beating Mbappe who hit 33 goals last season. The Barca talisman won Golden Shoe Messi is the only player to win the award six times, all with Barcelona. Messi holds the all-time record for goals in a single season with 50 in

The Barça number 10 now has six Golden Shoes in his personal trophy cabinet, two ahead of his nearest rival, Cristiano Ronaldo. Then come a whole host of famous names who have claimed the award on two separate occasion; Eusébio, Gerd Müller, Dudu Georgescu, Fernando Gomes, Ally

"My team and my team mates, I would have never been able to win even one of these awards without them," Messi said at the presentation in Barcelona. "This is a recognition for everyone, all the team."

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The forward, who won his first Golden Shoe in 2010, admitted he was disappointed to have missed out on Champions League glory again after Barcelona blew a 3-0 first leg lead to Liverpool at the semi-final stage. However, he said he was conscious that the league should be the club's priority.

"The Champions League is something special and we all want to win it, but we are conscious that the Liga is the most important.

a group of people standing next to a person wearing a suit and tie: FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe © Reuters/ALBERT GEA FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe a group of people standing next to a man holding a sign: FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe © Reuters/ALBERT GEA FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe "La Liga can help you reach the Champions League and the Copa del Rey. It is very difficult if you don’t perform well in the Liga to compete in the Champions League.

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This year marks Messi ' s sixth Golden Shoe award, and his third award in the last three years. His sixth Golden Shoe also takes him two ahead of his longtime rival, Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo. Watch the ceremony via the video player above as Messi receives his award in Barcelona.

Messi presented with record sixth Golden Shoe . 41mSam Marsden. He has not enjoyed team success in the Champions League since 2015 but, despite being desperate for more European glory, the Argentina international said La Liga remains Barca ' s main priority.

"We never forget about the Liga and the Copa because we are Barcelona and we always aim to win everything."

a man standing in front of a television: FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe © Reuters/ALBERT GEA FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe a group of people posing for the camera: FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe © Reuters/ALBERT GEA FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi receives his sixth Golden Shoe Barca have endured a difficult start to the season, losing twice in their first eight league games. They have won their last three matches to pull themselves into second place on 16 points, two behind leaders Real Madrid.

(Reporting by Joseph Cassinelli; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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