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  • Updated: May 22, 2022

Son, Salah Share EPL Golden Boot Glory

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Oladimeji Balogun
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Egyptian Mohamed Salah and South Korean Son Heung-min shared the Premier League Golden Boot on Sunday after both scored on the final day of the season.

South Korea's Son netted twice in Tottenham's 5-0 win at Norwich to move to 23 goals – one clear of Salah, but Egypt forward struck late in Liverpool's 3-1 win at home to Wolves.

Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo finished third with 18 goals in his first season back in the Premier League.

Salah's goal was ultimately in vain as Jurgen Klopp's team finished one point behind Manchester City, who scored three goals in five minutes to beat Aston Villa 3-2.

Tottenham's win confirmed a fourth-place finish, meaning they qualify for next season's Champions League.

Son, 29, said it was "incredible" to have the award.

"I can't believe it," he told the BBC. "I got really emotional. I dreamed of it as a child. Literally, it's my in hands. I can't believe it.

"Until my goal, I was really frustrated that I missed big chances. I told the players I missed the easiest chances and scored one of the toughest ones.

"I didn't give up. I wanted to score today. The team helped me a lot at halftime. They wanted to help me, you could see it today."

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Oladimeji Balogun
Oladimeji Balogun

Oladimeji Balogun is a graduate of the University of Ilorin where he studied Microbiology, he is a w...

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English Premier League 2021/2022 TABLE

English Premier League
No Teams P Pts
1 Manchester City 38 93
2 Liverpool 38 92
3 Chelsea 38 74
4 Tottenham Hotspur 38 71
5 Arsenal 38 69
Full Table

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Mohamed Salah
Mohamed
Salah
EG Egypt
  • HEIGHT

    1.75 m

  • WEIGHT

    71 kg

  • AGE

    30

Son Heung-min
Son
Heung-min
KR Korea (the Republic of)
  • HEIGHT

    1.83m

  • WEIGHT

    77kg

  • AGE

    29

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