Son Heung-Min And Mo Salah Share The Premier League Golden Boot Award.

Tottenham Hotspur's playmaker Son Heung-Min and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah have become joint winners of the 2021/22 Premier League's golden boot award after both men scored on a drama filled final game day of the season.

Son started the day a goal behind Liverpool's Salah in the race to win the golden boot award, but netted twice in the space of five minutes to reach 23 Premier League goals and become the first Asian player to win the golden boot award.

Spurs cruised to a 5-0 winn over bottom of the table Norwich City at Carrow Road and Son left it late to overtake Salah, who was closing in on winning it for the third time in his career. 

The South Korean scored twice in the space of five minutes in the 70th and 75th minutes to secure the crown, before Salah who was benched for the Liverpool game against Wolves at Anfield but later came off the bench in the second-half to score in the 84th minute and tie with Son, with both men sharing the award.

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The Egyptian king clinched the award for the third time in his career, as Liverpool come from behind to beat Wolves 3-1, thanks to Sadio Mané's opening goal in the 24th minute, Mo Salah goal in the 84th minute, and Andrew Robertson finishing goal in the 89th minute.

Salah also became only the fourth player in history to win the award at least three times. Thierry Henry, Harry Kane and Alan Shearer are the three other players to achieve the feat. 

Shearer and Henry are the only players to win three in a row, the Premier League confirmed, while Henry is the only player to have won four Golden Boot awards in English football’s topflight. 

Meanwhile, goalkeepers Ederson and Alisson will also share the PL golden glove award after getting 20 clean sheets each.

All eyes on Sunday’s final day of the Premier League season were at both the Etihad Stadium and at Anfield with City and Liverpool going toe-to-toe for the Premier League title on the final day of the season.

City won the title for the sixth time in a decade and the fourth time in six seasons under Pep Guardiola, sealing a 3-2 win over Aston Villa. 

Liverpool needed a win over Wolves and for City to drop points on home soil against Villa who are coached by their former legend Steven Gerrard. Jurgen Klopp’s side ended the campaign with a 3-1 win against Wolves.

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The 2021/22 Premier League Top Scorers:

Son Heung-Min ( Tottenham Hotspur) – 23

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 23

Cristiano Ronaldo ( Manchester United ) – 18

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) – 17

Sadio Mane (Liverpool) - 16

Kevin De Bruyne, Diogo Jota, Jarmie Vardy (Man City, Liverpool, Leicester) – 15 

Wilfried  Zaha – 14

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