FIFA World Cup 2022: 5 Players In The Race For Golden Boot Award

With a majority of the team having played their first match, the race for Golden Boot winner has well and truly begun.

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It is often seen that players who start off with a goal or two end up leading the goal-scoring charts.

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Bukayo Saka - England

Bukayo Saka got off to a great start, scoring two goals in England's 6-2 thrashing of Iran. Saka is the liveliest attacker in Gareth Southgate's side, and he is likely to add more to his tally.

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Olivier Giroud - France

Olivier Giroud stepped up to the occasion, scoring twice to oversee a comfortable victory for France. Giroud also levelled Thierry Henry's record of most goals for France.

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Ferran Torres - Spain

Ferran Torres scored a brace as Spain thrashed Costa Rica. Torres plays in a team that boasts a midfield of Pedri, Gavi, and Busquets, and he will be getting ample opportunities to score in each game.

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Neymar - Brazil

All eyes will be on Neymar when Brazil take on Serbia later in the evening. Neymar is in great goal-scoring form, and he will be itching to leave his mark in Qatar.

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Lionel Messi - Argentina

Lionel Messi shouldn't be ruled out of contention. Argentina suffered a devastating loss to Saudi Arabia, but they possess the ability to bounce back. Messi's performance will be under the scanner.

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