• Sunday Jul 28, 2013

    Three share Golden Boot award

    CHICAGO – Three players – two from the United States and one from Panama -- entered the Gold Cup final on Sunday as the tournament’s joint-scoring leaders.  Once the match ended 1-0 in favor of the Americans, the top of the goals table did not change.

    Thus, Landon Donovan, Chris Wondolowski (both of the U.S.) and Gabriel Torres (Panama) finished as the top scorers with five goals each and will share the award. 

    It is the third time that Donovan has split top scoring honors.  In 2003, he and Costa Rica’s Walter Centeno led the way with four goals each.  Two years later, he finished level at three goals with DaMarcus Beasley (United States), Carlos Ruiz (Guatemala), Luis Tejada (Panama) and Wilmer Velasquez (Honduras).

     

    CONCACAF Gold Cup

    Previous Top Scorers

     

    1991 – Benjamin Galindo, Mexico (4)

    1993 – Luis Roberto Alves, Mexico (11)

    1996 – Eric Wynalda, USA (4)

    1998 – Luis Hernández, Mexico; Paulo Wanchope, Costa Rica (4)

    2000 – Carlo Corazzin, Canada (4)

    2002 – Brian McBride, USA (4)

    2003 – Walter Centeno, Costa Rica; Landon Donovan, USA (4)

    2005 – DaMarcus Beasley, USA; Landon Donovan, USA; Carlos Ruiz, Guatemala; Luis Tejada, Panama; Wilmer Velasquez, Honduras (3)

    2007 – Carlos Pavon, Honduras (5)

    2009 – Miguel Sabah, Mexico (4)

    2011 – Javier Hernandez, Mexico (7)

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

Mexico to face Paraguay in pre-Gold Cup friendly

The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol announced Monday that Paraguay will face Mexico on July 1 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington.

Jamaica camp roster features Portmore United stars

Three players who performed key roles in Portmore United’s campaign to qualify for the 2017 Scotiabank CONCACAF League have been included in a Jamaica national team training camp that opens Monday.

Jamaica looks ahead to upcoming tests

As Jamaica plans for the Caribbean Cup finals and the CONCACAF Gold Cup, head coach Theodore Whitmore will use only locally-based players for a friendly on June 13 at Peru.

2017 Gold Cup: 50 days away!

The 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup – the competition’s 14th edition – is 50 days away!

Hernandez, Guardado highlight Mexico roster for friendlies

With an eye on three upcoming competitions, Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio has called up 32 players ahead of international friendlies in the United States.