The only Argentine player to ever win European Golden Boot

A great piece of Argentine football history was published by Clarin today.

Even though there have been countless numbers of Argentine players that have been goal scorers in Europe, only one Argentine player has actually won the European Golden Boot.

So, who is the only Argentine player to win the European Golden Boot as top goal scorer in all of Europe?

A few hints.

He played for the national team.

He grew up in a poor Buenos Aires neighborhood called Villa Fiorito.

He played for a small European club.

Who is it?

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Diego Maradona?

Nope, it is not Maradona.

The only Argentine player to ever win the European Golden Boot is:

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Hector Yazalde – Sporting Lisboa

Top Goal Scorer in Europe – 1973/74 Season

46 Goals

Yazalde’s record of 46 goals in one season remains unbroken to this day.

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2 Responses to The only Argentine player to ever win European Golden Boot

  1. Humbird says:

    I am going to write that down. I’m sure I will need it for the final question on “Who wants to be a Millionaire.” 🙂

  2. pintadoazulblanco says:

    LOL

    Well, it really is a good trivia question.

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