Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, Brazilian Jonas Goncalves of Benfica, and Napoli’s Argentine Gonzalo Higuain are tied for the race to be the top scorer in European football leagues with 30 goals.
The three have accumulated 60 points each and are the leading contenders for the Golden Shoe, reports Efe.
The fourth place is occupied by Barcelona’s Uruguayan Luis Suarez with 26 goals and 52 points, followed by Polish striker Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich, with 25 goals and 50 points.
Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund comes in sixth with 23 goals and 46 points, followed by Swedish PSG striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, seventh with 30 goals and 45 points.
The top ten for the Golden Shoe closes with Barcelona’s Argentine Lionel Messi, Tottenham’s Harry Kane and Algerian Islam Slimani of Sporting Lisbon, tied with 22 goals and 44 points.