Ronaldo receives Golden Boot award for Europe's top scorer

ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 14, 2015 11:50 AM
Ronaldo receives Golden Boot award for Europe's top scorer
Real Madrid's striker Cristiano Ronaldo poses with the Golden Boot award for scoring the most goals in Europe's domestic leagues last season, during a ceremony in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. This is the fourth Golden Boot award Ronaldo has won during his career and his third since joining Real Madrid, where he scored 48 goals during the last La Liga season. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo received his record fourth Golden Boot award on Tuesday after leading all scorers in Europe's domestic leagues last season.

Ronaldo scored 48 goals in 35 Spanish league games to claim his third Golden Boot playing for Real Madrid. His other award came with Manchester United in 2007-08. No other player has won four.

Ronaldo was accompanied at the gala by his mother, his son, Madrid coach Rafa Benitez, club president Florentino Perez and the Portuguese ambassador to Spain.

The 30-year-old Ronaldo became Madrid's all-time leading scorer on Sept. 30 with 324 goals, surpassing Raul Gonzalez's previous mark.

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