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

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With a majority of the team having played their first match, the race for Golden Boot winner has well and truly begun. It is often seen that players who start off with a goal or two end up leading the goal-scoring charts. Here are the five players who are in the race for Golden Boot Award.

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Bukayo Saka - EnglandBukayo 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. England's next match is against the USA, and Saka, once again, will be in focus.

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Olivier Giroud - FranceNo Benzema, No Problem. 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, and expect him to score more in the upcoming days.

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Ferran Torres - SpainFerran 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 - BrazilAll 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 - ArgentinaLionel 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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