Football is a game followed by millions across the globe. The tournaments like World Cup, Euro and Copa America gain a lot of viewership from all over the world. Since football has more club matches than international matches, there is extra enthusiasm within fans. The stakes are high and so as the awards are distributed among the players. The top scorers of these tournaments are often awarded the golden boot.
The Copa America was scheduled in 2020, but due to the pandemic situation across the globe, the tournament was postponed by a year. Today, we will be listing the Copa America golden boot winners.
Who has scored the most goals in a single Copa America Tournament?
Jair da Rosa, Javier Ambrois and Humberto Maschio have scored nine goals which are the most in a single tournament. Even though these players scored heavily for their team in respective Copa America, they were unable to take their team to a championship.
Who won the Golden Boot in Copa America 2019 in Brazil?
Everton Saores of Brazil won the golden boot in the Copa America 2019. His efforts led the team to the championship.
List of Copa America Golden Boot Winners (1939-2019)
Here is a complete list of Copa America golden boot winners. In the below table, you will get the year, player name and number of goals scored by the player to win the golden boot.
|Year||Golden Boot Winner||Goals Scored|
|1993||Jose Luis Dolgetta||4|
|1963||Carlos Alberto Raffo||6|
|1949||Jair da Rosa Pinto||9|
|1946||Jose Maria Medina||7|
|1945||Heleno de Freitas||6|
|1942||Jose Manuel Moreno||7|