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 in the seasons 2009-10 (34 goals), 2011-12 (50 goals), 2012-13 (46 goals), 2016-17 (37 goals) and 2017-18 (34 goals).

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 2011–12; it also accumulated to a record 100 points.

He is followed by Ronaldo, who has won this trophy four times. It was in the 2007-08, 2010-11, 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons.