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European Golden Shoe 2020: A fascinating race

Ranking of the latest European Golden Shoe 2020. Update the race list for the very attractive European Golden Shoe.

The European Golden Shoe is the award for the player who scores the most goals in the UEFA league system. 

After a double against Dusseldorf a few days ago, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski climbed to the top of the European Golden Shoe 2020. The Polish striker has a total of 29 goals, equivalent to 58 points.

However, the gap between Lewandowski and second-best striker – Ciro Immobile is quite tight. Before Serie A stopped playing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lazio striker had 27 goals (54 points). 

Because Serie A has just gone to round 26, Immobile has 12 games to compete with Lewandowski (Bundesliga has 5 rounds). In other words, despite being a Polish striker, Immobile is a good candidate for the title of European Golden Shoe 2020.

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Third in the league table of goals in European leagues is RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner with 25 goals (50 points). Next is Erling Haaland, the famous striker in recent years. In two colors of Salzburg and Dortmund, Haaland has 24 times to net the opponent (44 points).

After a period of the silence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi began to return strong. With 21 goals (42 points), Ronaldo rose to fifth place, while Messi stood behind with 2 fewer goals (38 points).

BXH European Golden Shoe 

TTFootball playerclubGoalCoefficientPoint
firstRobert LewandowskiBayern Munich29258
2Ciro ImmobileLazio27254
3Timo WernerRB Leipzig25250
4Erling HaalandSalzburg / Dortmund2616 x 1.5 10 x 244
5Cristiano RonaldoJuventus21242
6Lionel MessiBarca19238
6Jamie VardyLeicester City19238
7Kylian MbappePSG18236
7Wissam Ben Yedder Monaco18236
8Pierre-Emerick AubameyangArsenal17234
8Romelu LukakuInter Milan17234
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How has Ronaldo played a decisive role in the last 17 games?

Cristiano Ronaldo has proved his decisive role for Juventus by making a mark in the last 17 consecutive matches in Serie A.

From December 1, 2019, except for the match against Brescia not convened due to technical options, Cristiano Ronaldo regularly participates directly in the goals of Juventus. 

In the last 17 matches in Serie A, Ronaldo always scored at least one goal or assist. Even in the confrontation with Cagliari on 6/1/2020, in addition to setting up a hat-trick, he also has an assist. 

Clearly, above all controversy, Ronaldo still knows how to prove his worth as a way to help Juventus get closer to the Scudetto.

This season, Ronaldo won himself, meaning he surpassed 28 goals in all competitions of the previous campaign. The double doubling in the match against Milan helped CR7 reach the 30-goal mark, something he has done in 10 of the last 11 seasons.

In fact, with Allegri on the training bench, only last season Ronaldo did not achieve at least 30 goals. In the 2014/15 season, he had the best record of 61 goals, surpassing the personal record of 60 goals in the 2011/12 season.

30 goals is an extraordinary achievement for a player who is 35 years old and is pursuing the European Golden Boot race as well as Serie A top scorer.

Ronaldo’s last 17 matches in Serie A:

Sassuolo: Draw 2-2 from the penalty spot

Lazio: Open the score in the 1-3 loss

Udinese: Scored the first 2 goals in a 3-1 win

Sampdoria: Fix the score 2-1

Cagliari: Making hat-tricks and assists for Higuain

Roma: Raising the score to 2-0 from the penalty spot

Parma: Making a brace in a 2-1 victory

Napoli: Scored in the 90th minute in a 1-2 defeat

Fiorentina: Set up a double with a penalty in a 3-0 win

Verona: Open the score in the 1-2 loss

Spal: Open the score in a 2-1 victory

Inter: Assists for Ramsey to score the first goal

Bologna: Open the score on penalties

Lecce: An assist for Dybala opened the scoring and scored the second goal with a penalty

Genoa: Scored second in a 3-1 victory

Torino: Assists for Cuadrado scored the second and third goal

Milan: Scored second in a 2-4 defeat

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What are the special terms of Messi’s “super contract” with Barca?

Barca and Messi have begun to negotiate on a new contract, which the Spanish press believes special provisions exist.

Lionel Messi, through his father Jorge Messi, has negotiated with Barcelona over a new deal that will last until 2023, when the current deal will end in 2021.

Barca’s offer to Messi was actually a “super deal”, because in a football era under the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Argentinian striker was still guaranteed the incentives to have one no two.

Specifically, Messi continues to receive a pre-tax salary of about 100 million euros a year (L’Equipe newspaper in February revealed Messi received 8.3 million euros per month).

According to the Spanish press, Messi is guaranteed to receive a large bonus for playing more than 60% of the matches every season as well as winning trophies with Barca, in which the reward will be more generous if winning the Champions League. League.

In addition, Barcelona can offer a “bonus extension” to Messi on the condition that no annual salary increase. This is a fixed amount that clubs usually pay (once) to players who agree to an extension after entering the final year of the contract. 

The extension bonus is usually a significant sum, as it is a compensation for a decision not to follow another offer that may be higher than the current club. For example, nearly two months ago, Neymar rejected an extension from PSG of up to 100 million euros.

Moreover, the new binding between Barcelona and Messi will include a special provision at the end of each season, similar to the previous Andres Iniesta. 

Accordingly, Messi can evaluate at the end of each season whether to continue with Barca or not, as long as not transferred to a club in Spain or the same tournament in Europe. Iniesta chose to play his final years at Vissel Kobe in Japan.

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Messi will surpass Xavi’s records with Barca in 2021

Messi is expected to surpass the two records Xavi holds at Barca in 2021, including playing the most games in La Liga and the most matches with the club.

Xavi Hernandez still holds two records in Barcelona, ​​but the chances of being surpassed by Lionel Messi are increasing and will most likely occur in 2021.

The first record that Messi is most easily broken is the Barca player with the most games in La Liga. He just had his 475 match against Mallorca, only 30 goals away from the legendary midfielder (505). Andoni Zubizarreta has led with 622 matches but only 301 matches with Barca.

If adding 10 games from now to the end of the season, Messi will reach 485 games, but the record above 20 appearances. That is the number that he will easily surpass next season.

Another record is in the hands of the Argentine superstar but it takes longer than the player with the most matches in Barcelona history.

Currently, Messi has played 718 matches so he can finish the season with at least 729 matches (10 in La Liga and 1 in the C1 Cup). He needs 39 more games to surpass Xavi, the leader in history with 767 matches.

If nothing changes, it seems that these two records will be surpassed by Messi in 2021. Before that, the two milestones that he was willing to set as a monopoly on the record for La Liga top scorer (Pichichi) while having 6 like Telmo Zarra and the most goalscorer for a club

Messi now has 628 goals, meaning only need 15 more to overcome Pele (643) with Santos in Brazil. After nearly 5 decades, La Pulga became the player who came very close to changing the owner of this admirable achievement.

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How did the Bundesliga giants fluctuate during the pause?

The Bundesliga officially plays back this weekend. So how did big players like Bayern, Dortmund, Leipzig change during the pause?

Bayern Munich – Lewandowski is back

Like most Bundesliga clubs, Bayern started small group training on April 6. In the past, players practiced together through video exchanges.

A lot of things happened in terms of personnel at Bayern: coach Hansi Flick and midfielder Thiago received a new contract, goalkeeper Neuer threatened to leave freely if not signed long-term. Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski and Ivan Perisic fully recovered to return. Philippe Coutinho, Corentin Tolisso and Niklas Sule are all sidelined.

Bayern’s remaining schedule is very difficult when faced with three major obstacles: Dortmund, Leverkusen and Gladbach.

Before the COVID epidemic, the defending champion was back on track to winning under the new coach Flick.

Borussia Dortmund – There were no top 4 stars in the derby

Dortmund have started small group training since the end of March. They will not have Marco Reus and Dan-Axel Zagadou due to long-term injuries. In addition, Emre Can and Axel Witsel were doubts for the derby against Schalke in round 26.

Even after the derby, Dortmund’s schedule was still hot with Wolfsburg and Bayern clashes.

The loss of an important trump card like Reus was a significant loss to the yellow army in the final stages.

RB Leipzig – Unrest from Werner

Leipzig has been allowed to practice small groups since April 2 and spend a week of isolation in the academy to practice separately. The last week before the reboot, Leipzig worked at the RedBull Arena.

Ibrahima Konate and Kevin Kampl are two of Leipzig’s top players who can recover from a pause. Transfer rumors about Timo Werner and Dayot Upamecano have brought a bit of instability in the team.

Leipzig is said to be the easiest schedule compared to the big Bundesliga teams when only meeting Dortmund is the only opponent in the top 6 in round 33.

Monchengladbach – Zakaria still injured

Fourth-placed Gladbach are hoping midfielder Denis Zakaria will recover from injury after goalkeeper Yann Sommer. However, the Swiss player is expected to have a few more weeks off after knee surgery.

In a crucial match to win Champions League tickets with Leverkusen, Gladbach has a home advantage. After that, they also have to be guests in Munich.

Leverkusen – Bender is back

Bender and Nadiem Amiri are ready for this prologue. Top scorer Kevin Volland is still sidelined after an ankle injury, but hopes to return by the end of May.

After the match against the relegation team Bremen, 5 teams from the top half of the standings are waiting for Leverkusen.

Schalke 04 – Top stars ready for derby

Schalke returned to small group training on 1/4 and normal practice from 7/5.

The top three players Suat Serdar, Salif Sane and Daniel Caligiuri have returned after the season’s pause.

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How strong is the Brazil squad for the 2002 World Cup?

The Brazilian squad that won the 2002 World Cup is a collective that achieves the perfect balance, from the position of the guard of Marcos to the attacking trio of Ronaldinho, Rivaldo, Ronaldo.

At the 2002 World Cup, Brazil went down in history when it became the fifth king of world football. Few know that, before the tournament took place in Japan and South Korea, Selecao was only ranked 4th by the dealer William Hill in terms of coronation, after Argentina, France and Italy.

However, looking at the team that coach Felipe Scolari owns in hand, everyone understands that Brazil will make a big deal. They have two golden balls Ronaldo and Rivaldo – with two rising stars – Ronaldinho, Kaka. The full-backs Roberto Carlos and Cafu are also the best men in history in their positions.

Indeed, the 2002 World Cup became the stage for Samba dancers. Returning to the national team after a long injury, Ronaldo scored 8 goals, including a double in the final against Germany.

Ronaldinho and Rivaldo also showed a bright performance, in which the impressed with a free-kick from the yellow leaf falling from a distance of 40 meters, bringing the victory for the home team against England in the quarterfinals.

At the bottom, the trio of Lucio – Elmilson – Roque Junior is like a wall of idioms in front of goal of Marcos, enabling Carlos and Cafu to constantly rise and support the upline.

In the middle of the field, Gilberto Silva and Kleberson form the number 1 midfield pair in the tournament, playing the role of intercepting, holding the rhythm and providing the ball to the upper line perfectly.

From a team suspected of just winning the World Cup in the final elimination round, Brazil became the absolute champion thanks to the timely explosion of the elite stars.

Brazil squad to win the 2002 World Cup:

1. Cafu (1973, Palmeiras)

2. Cafu (1970, AS Roma)

3. Lucio (1978, Leverkusen)

4. Roque Junior (1976, AC Milan)

5. Edmilson (1976, Lyon)

6. Roberto Carlos (1973, Real Madrid)

7. Ricardinho (1976, Corinthians)

8. Gilberto Silva (1976, Atletico Mineiro)

9. Ronaldo (1976, Inter Milan)

10. Rivaldo (1972, Barca)

11. Ronaldinho (1980, PSG)

12. Dida (1973, Corinthians)

13. Juliano Belletti (1976, Sao Paulo)

14. Anderson Polga (1979, Gremio)

15. Kleberson (1979, Atletico Paranaense)

16. Junior (1973, Parma)

17. Denilson (1977, Betis)

18. Vampeta (1974, Corinthians)

19. Juninho Paulista (1973, Flamengo)

20. Edilson (1971, Cruzeiro)

21. Luizao (1975, Gremio)

22. Rogerio Ceni (1973, Sao Paulo)

23. Kaka (1982, Sao Paulo)

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Updated European transfer news last week (Part 2)

This is entirely possible when many big clubs in Europe still want Griezmann. Among them, PSG is considered to be very serious with this deal.

The French team wants to bring Griezmann to join Mbappe and Neymar to become the strongest attacking trio in Europe. Not to mention having him also helps PSG better retain the other two stars before the drag of Real Madrdi and Barcelona.

In addition to the liquidation of Griezmann, Barcelona is currently on a contract extension with Clement Lenglet. The former Sevilla star is currently the only name the Catalan upper class can trust in the center of the execution. Because the remaining two names including Pique are old, Samuel Umtiti is injured. Information from the Nou Camp reveals Lenglet’s new contract will help him nearly double his income. In addition, the cost of breaking new contracts will increase to 300 million Euro.

Another Spanish giant is also active on Techmart. According to a source from the Daily Mail, Vulture is keen to get Sadio Mane of Liverpool. This is the name that coach Zinadine Zidane has long admired and many times shared his desire to work with. This season Mane still plays very well in Liverpool with 16 goals and 8 assists. His contract with The Kop is still valid for more than 3 years. So Real Madrid will have to prepare up to 140 million pounds to get him.

To get this number, it is likely that Real Madrid will liquidate some pillars. Luka Jovic, one of the five recruits of Vulture’s last summer will most likely be the one to leave. Since arriving at the Bernabeu, the former Frankfurt star has performed poorly. Up to this point, he played only 770 minutes and only 2 goals and 2 assists for the Royal team. In the last 3 matches, Jovic is not included in Real’s registration list. There are 3 teams that want to rescue him, MU, West Ham and Napoli. In which Napoli is considered the most positive when the attack is quite thin and ineffective. The price of Jovic is currently around 50 million euros.

Since becoming the new coach of The Blues, Frank Lampard has continuously discovered and hit many young stars of the team. Under his direction, Tammy Abraham played explosively and was among the top scoring goals in the Premier League. Mason Mount or Tomori also made clear progress. The most recent is the case of Billy Gilmour. The 18-year-old has consistently performed superb performances in the Blues shirt. The most outstanding is his contribution to their 2-0 win over Liverpool in the FA Cup.

Facing extreme training ability of Lampard, BLD Chelsea is aiming for a new shopping strategy. They focus on potential young players but are unnoticed at low prices. A series of goals have been listed by Chelsea. These include 14-year-old Harvey Gilmour, Billly’s younger brother, Middlesbrough’s Calum Kavanagh (16) and Hartlepool’s younger goalkeeper Brad Young who is just over 17.

In addition to the three young shoots, Leon Bailey is also in the sights of the Blues. This will be Chelsea’s blockbuster deal as sources say they are willing to spend up to £ 85 million to acquire Leverkusen’s player. Bailey will be the perfect replacement for veterans like Willian and Pedro, who are set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer.

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Updated European transfer news last week

Due to the influence of COVID-19, tournaments across Europe were interrupted. However, this makes the player transfer market more exciting than ever.

A series of soccer teams aggressively welcomed the stars during this period. Among them are the giants such as Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Barcelona, ​​PSG or Juventus.

As usual, the name Manchester United has always been the destination of all transfer news. However, during this time, the Reds are in need of keeping quality factors rather than buying more. After the Ighalo firefighting contract was sublime, the Red Devils as well as the fans wanted the team to buy him from Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. The idea of ​​this deal will easily take place recently, Chinese sources said that the management team of Ighalo is intent on making its star price.

Specifically, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua has offered Ighalo up to 17 million euros. The figure is three times higher than the cost the club spent to get Ighalo in early 2019. Prior to this move, the United side is intending to suspend the deal. They will consider more next time the football activities come back and see if Ighalo really worth the price above or not.

In another development, Chelsea desperately wants Dean Henderson. The Red Devils’ keeper has a booming season on loan at Sheffield Utd. That’s why the Blues are desperate to bring him to Stamford Bridge to replace Kepa, who is unstable. Chelsea even want to pay the Reds up to £ 50 million for the remaining 2 years of Henderson’s contract. However, the United side proved to be very tough. Coach Ole Solskjaer also wants to use Henderson in the future to replace David De Gea. He said he would not let the young goalkeeper leave at any cost.

Last summer, Barcelona spent 100 million euros to bring Antoine Griezmann to the Nou Camp. However, after two-thirds of the season, what the French striker has shown is not convincing enough. The Catalans still rely on Messi’s talent to compete for the throne rather than Griezmann’s dripping goals. Even many sources believe that the BLD team is trying to sell him to re-invest in more potential deals.

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The former president died of coronavirus

Lorenzo Sanz died at the age of 76 on March 21, four days after being hospitalized and tested positive for nCoV.

Mr. Sanz was hospitalized on March 17, with a fever for more than a week. Before that, he tried to treat himself at home, taking fever-reducing pain medicine. One of Sanz’s three sons, Fernando, revealed his father was hospitalized because he could not breathe normally and lacked oxygen in the blood. The former Real president has diabetes. He suffered from kidney failure due to a serious infection and did not recover from the critical illness.

Mr. Sanz was Real’s executive director from 1985 to 1995. He became president of Real Madrid from 1995 on behalf of Ramon Mendoza, and remained in office until 2000. He once brought back Real stars like Roberto Carlos, Predrag Mijatovic, Clarence Seedorf or Davor Suker.

Under Sanz, Real won the Champions League in 1998 and 2000, ending the thirst for 32-year titles in the most prestigious arena in Europe. Sanz’s successor Florentino Perez is famous for his “Galaxy” policy, bringing many of the world’s top stars to the Bernabeu field.

Dybala is infected with nCoV

Italy striker Juventus, Paulo Dybala and girlfriend Oriana positive for nCoV, March 21.

Dybala also confirmed that neither he nor his girlfriend Oriana had any symptoms, despite a positive test. The Argentine striker is the 14th player in Serie A to be infected with nCoV, and the third player to be positive for Juventus, after Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi.

Dybala was linked with a move to Man Utd Summer 2019, but the transfer failed. The Juventus striker scored seven goals in 24 matches in Serie A this season.

Also on March 21, Italian football legend Paolo Maldini and his son Daniel were positive for nCoV. The information is confirmed by AC Milan Club. Paolo Maldini has been with Milan for 25 years, and is currently the technical director of the team. His son is playing for the Milan youth team.

Juventus, recently, allowed some players to leave Italy to visit their families, even though the country was blocked. Midfielder Douglas Costa is the latest to be allowed to return home. Cristiano Ronaldo is in Madeira, Portugal while Gonzalo Higuain, Miralem Pjanic and Sami Khedira are allowed in Argentina, Luxembourg and Germany respectively.

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Barca emphasizes style, Real only needs the title

Through the first matches of 2020, Real Madrid is showing the effectiveness of changing the style from florid to pragmatic.

When defeating Valladolid 1-0 in La Liga last Sunday, no Real member could leave with a good memory except defender Nacho – the only goal scorer. In fact, Nacho is not too proud of what he can do.

His goal was only salvation in an unattractive match, where Real was nothing better than the 15th place team. It was also not beautiful enough to remember long, when it was just a simple header. from the cross of Toni Kroos.

But that match shows the new philosophy of Real. Zinedine Zidane’s teachers and students do not need to play beautifully, only need efficiency and titles. They are succeeding with this philosophy by taking three points more than defending champion Barca.

When Zidane regained the torn Real ship during the disastrous 2018-2019 season, Zidane understood that he was facing an unprecedented reconstruction mission. In addition to his weak experience in rebuilding a team, he still lacks many good players with high performance, good age … to bring stability.

As a result, they changed their philosophy and focused more on the results. Zidane is aware that, no matter how beautiful he plays, the plan will be broken and he will have to leave if Real does not win anything this season.

Supporters are also tending to support Zidane’s change. They are not interested in Real struggling to win against Valladolid, the picture is the opposite of the win time of six, or seven goals as when Cristiano Ronaldo, but they are willing to ignore all problems if the team ends with the title. champion.

The victory over Valladolid is the kind of match that only historical enthusiasts can remember in a few weeks. But with Real, it is important that they have an advantage over Barca. While the rivalry is still struggling to get acquainted with the style of the new coach Quique Setien, Real has quietly moved into a favorable position to prepare to accelerate.

In recent weeks, the line of the Royal team has been almost numb. While Karim Benzema and Eden Hazard are sidelined for convalescence, Luka Jovic, Rodrygo, Vinicius and Lucas Vazquez are helpless to replace.

However, with good adaptability and willingness to change, Real still has the necessary number of goals. Scorer from all front lines such as defender Nacho, Varane, or midfielder Luka Modric, Casemiro.