With eight goals in Qatar 2022, KylianMbappe’s hat trick in the championship game gave him the Golden Boot by just one over Lionel Messi’s two goals. Argentina won the World Cup final, but KylianMbappe will take home the 2022 FIFA World Cup Golden Boot. A hat-trick in the FIFA World Cup 2022 final in Qatar helped KylianMbappe win the Golden Boot, although he was on the losing team. Going into the championship game between Argentina and France, Mbappe and Lionel Messi were tied for the tournament lead with five goals each. At the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, the battle for the Golden Boot trophy—awarded to the tournament’s highest goal scorer—reached the extra period.
After converting a penalty kick in the first half, Messi initially seized the lead. Mbappe then increased the tally to seven goals in the second half by scoring twice quickly in succession. Messi restored the lead with just an extra-time goal, but Mbappe answered once more on the penalty kick for an unprecedented hat-trick that puts him atop the Golden Boot standings.
Final World Cup 2022 Golden Boot Winner – Kylian Mbappe
The player who scores the most goal in the championship game is given the Golden Boot. The number of assists (as selected by the member of the FIFA Technological Study Group) will be the deciding factor if more than two players record the same quantity of goals.
With five goals & six games played before the final, Lionel Messi held the top spot, followed by KylianMbappe, who also had the same amount of goals. However, the Frenchman’s brilliant hat trick pushed him to the top with a total of 8 goals. At the 1982 World Cup in Spain, the Golden Boot trophy—awarded to the World Cup player with the most goals—was presented for the first time.
At the age of 18, Mbappé earned his senior debuts for France in 2017. Mbappé became the second teenager, behind Pelé, to score in such a World Cup Final at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He also became the smallest French player to score at the World Cup. He scored two of the two goals that helped France win the tournament, and for his efforts, he was named the French Player of the Tournament and Best Young Player at the FIFA World Cup.