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World Cup 2018 Golden Boot Race

The goals have been flying in at World Cup 2018, with entertainment levels in full flow. Throughout the tournament, we will be updating the Golden Boot race to see which boot/brand and player take top spot in their category. With over 60% of players at the World Cup wearing Nike boots, they have a huge advantage in terms of market share. But, have they picked the players that will be scoring most goals throughout the tournament? It should be a fun race.

We will be updating daily after games, if you notice any errors, please feel free to let us know!

Most Goals By Boot

Vapor12 World Cup Boot
43 – Nike Mercurial Vapor XII Elite
Denis Cheryshev (4), Eden Hazard (3), Ivan Perišić (3), Artem Dzyuba (3), Luka Modrić (2), Philippe Coutinho (2), Neymar (2*), Hirving Lozano, Aleksandar Kolarov, Yussuf Poulsen, Steven Zuber, Jose Giminez, Oghenekaro Etebo, M’Baye Niang, Dries Mertens, Ante Rebić, Aleksandar Mitrović, Radamel Falcao, Salman Al-Faraj, Salem Al-Dawsari, Karim Ansarifard, Isco, Marcos Rojo, Andreas Granqvist, Paulinho, Blerim Dzemaili, Josip Drmic, Fakhreddine Ben Youssef, Emil Forsberg, Renato Augusto, Kieran Trippier
Superfly World Cup Boots
18 – Nike Mercurial Superfly VI Elite
Cristiano Ronaldo (4), Kylian Mbappé (4), Ahmed Musa (2), Xherdan Shaqiri, Moussa Wagué, Ricardo Quaresma, Khalid Boutaib, Youssef En-Nesyri, Victor Moses, Adnan Januzaj, Domagoj Vida
Hypervenom Phantom World Cup Boots
13 – Nike Hypervenom Phantom III
Harry Kane (6), Mario Mandzukic (3), John Stones (2), Yury Gazinsky, Jose Paolo Guerrero
Tiempo Legend World Cup Boots
9 – Nike Tiempo Legend VII
Juan Quintero, Felipe Baloy, Thiago Silva, Gabriel Mercado, Jan Vertonghen, Marouane Fellaini, Raphaël Varane, Harry Maguire, Mario Fernandes
X18+ World Cup Boots
8 – adidas X18+
Mohamed Salah (2), Luis Suárez (2), Heung-Min Son (2), Michy Batshuayi, Andrej Kramaric
Magista Obra World Cup Boot
7 – Nike Magista Obra II
Wahbi Khazri (2), Christian Eriksen, Ferjani Sassi, Ludwig Augustinsson, Jan Bednarek, Mathias Jørgensen
Predator18.1 World Cup Boots
6 – adidas Predator 18.1
Mile Jedinak (2), Nacho Fernández, Alfreð Finnbogason, Juan Cuadrado
Puma ONE World Cup Boots
5 – Puma ONE 1
Romelu Lukaku (4), Sergio Agüero
X18.1
6 – adidas X18.1
Shinji Kagawa, Carlos Vela, Benjamin Pavard, Angel Di Maria, Nacer Chadli, Thomas Meunier
FUTURE 18 World Cup Boots
5 – Puma Future 2.1 Netfit
Antoine Griezmann (4), Marco Reus
Predator 18+ World Cup Boots
6 – adidas Predator 18+
Yerry Mina (3), Ivan Rakitić, Dele Alli, Paul Pogba
Magista Obra DF World Cup Boots
5 – Nike Magista Obra II DF
Dylan Bronn, Iago Aspas, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Kevin De Bruyne, Samuel Umtiti
Nemeziz 18.1 World Cup Boots
4 – adidas Nemeziz 18.1
Javier Hernandez, Ola Toivonen, Milan Badelj, Lionel Messi*
adidas X17+ Purespeed World Cup Boots
3 – adidas X17+ Purespeed
Diego Costa (3)
Hypervenom DF World Cup Boots
3 – Nike Hypervenom Phantom DF
Edinson Cavani (3)
Vapor XI
2 – Nike Mercurial Vapor XI
Aleksandr Golovin, Genki Haraguchi
ASICS DS Light World Cup Boots
2 – ASICS DS Light X-Fly 3
Takashi Inui (2)
Nemeziz 18+ World Cup Boots
2 – adidas Nemeziz 18+
André Carrillo, Roberto Firmino
Rebula World Cup Boots
2 – Mizuno Rebula V1
Keisuke Honda, Young-Gwon Kim
Furon 4.0 World Cup Boots
2 – New Balance Furon 4.0
Sadio Mane, Kendall Waston
1 – Asics DS Light X-Fly 3 SL
Yuya Osako
Magnetico Pro World Cup Boots
1 – Under Armour Magnetico Pro
Granit Xhaka
11pro World Cup Boots
1 – adidas adiPURE 11Pro
Toni Kroos

1 – Umbro Medusae
Pepe

Most Goals By Brand

100 – Nike
Nike Mercurial Vapor XII Elite (43), Nike Mercurial Superfly VI Elite (18), Nike Hypervenom Phantom III (13), Nike Magista Obra II (7), Nike Tiempo Legend VII (9), Nike Magista Obra II DF (5), Nike Hypervenom Phantom DF (3), Nike Mercurial Vapor XI (2)

35 – adidas
adidas X18+ (8), adidas Predator 18.1 (6), adidas Nemeziz 18.1 (5), adidas X18.1 (5), adidas Predator 18+ (5), adidas X17+ Purespeed (3), adidas adiPURE 11Pro (1), adidas Nemeziz 18+ (2)

10 – Puma
Puma ONE 1 (5), Puma Future 2.1 Netfit (5)

3 – ASICS
Asics DS Light X-Fly 3 SL (1), ASICS DS Light X-Fly 3 (2)

2 – Mizuno
Mizuno Rebula 2 (2)

2 – New Balance
New Balance Furon 4.0 (2)

1 – Under Armour
Under Armour Magnetico Pro (1)

1 – Umbro
Umbro Medusae

12 – Own Goals

Top Goalscorer, aka Golden Boot

Harry Kane (England) 6 GOALS
Nike Hypervenom Phantom III

Antoine Griezmann (France) 4 GOALS
Puma Future 2.1 Netfit

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 4 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Superfly VI Elite

Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) 4 GOALS
Puma ONE 1 WC

Denis Cheryshev (Russia) 4 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Vapor XII Elite

Eden Hazard (Belgium) 3 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Vapor XII Elite

Ivan Perišić (Croatia) 3 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Vapor XII Elite

Kylian Mbappé (France) 3 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Superfly VI Elite

Edinson Cavani (Uruguay) 3 GOALS
Nike Hypervenom Phantom DF

Diego Costa (Spain) 3 GOALS
adidas X17+ Purespeed

Artem Dzyuba (Russia) 3 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Vapor XII Elite

Mario Mandzukic (Croatia) 3 GOALS
Nike Hypervenom Phantom III

Mile Jedinak (Australia) 2 GOALS
adidas Predator 18.1

Luka Modrić (Croatia) 2 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Vapor XII Elite

Philippe Coutinho (Brazil) 2 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Vapor XII Elite

Ahmed Musa (Nigeria) 2 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Superfly VI Elite

John Stones 2 (England) GOALS
Nike Hypervenom Phantom III

Mohamed Salah (Egypt) 2 GOALS
adidas X18+

Neymar (Brazil) 2 GOALS
Nike Mercurial Vapor NJR

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