The best player in the world dragged his national side to the finals in Brazil via the playoffs after his side had finished second in their qualifying group to Russia. If you fancy him to be the top scorer at the World Cup you can get the best odds of 14/1 with Winner.
Portugal were matched with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Sweden and through the two legs Portugal triumphed by four goals to two, with Cristiano Ronaldo notching every strike for his side. It is statistics like this that show what an important player is Ronaldo is for Portugal and why many think he has such a good chance of emerging as top scorer at the World Cup. Given that Ronaldo is also likely to take penalties and free kicks, he has a strong chance of getting at least a few goals.
Ronaldo Golden Boot odds
He is the record goal scorer for Portugal with 49 goals from 110 games, beating the legendary Pauleta who previously held the record with 47 goals in 88 games.
Real Madrid’s number 7 has scored 31 goals in the league and 50 throughout this season, including two against Bayern Munich in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final, helping the Spanish side to a 5-0 aggregate win and a place in the final in Lisbon against rivals Atletico Madrid.
Ronaldo also holds the record for most goals in a single season in the Champions League – which he broke against Bayern – scoring his 15th and 16th goals, breaking Lionel Messi’s previous milestone of 14 goals.
Portugal have been drawn in a ‘Group of Death’ alongside; Germany, Ghana and the USA, and are, despite the difficult games, expected to qualify to the next round.
They made it to the semi-finals of the 2012 European Championships and were knocked out by Spain on penalties. Two years earlier, in the World Cup in South Africa, they were again knocked out by Spain, this time in the last-16.
Ronaldo only managed 1 goal in 2010, but has undoubtedly improved since then and finished as the joint top goal scorer at the Euros with 3.
Cristiano Ronaldo is 15.00 to win the Golden Boot in Brazil this summerat Winner at odds of 14/1.