Germany’s striker Miroslav Klose finished top scorer at the World Cup 2006 with five goals. Klose followed in the footsteps of other German winners of the Golden boot award – Edmund Conen (1934) and Gerd Muller (1970).
The Werder Bremen striker, currently linked with Newcastle, scored five goals. This is the lowest number of goals in 44 years that wins the golden shoe award.
Klose has now scored 10 goals in World Cup finals, five behind Ronaldo, four behind Muller and one less than the German manager Jurgen Klinsmann.
Eight players each scored three goals at the finals.
They were: Hernan Crespo of Argentina, Fernando Torres of Spain, Thierry Henry of France, Maxi Rodriguez of Argentina, Lukas Podolski of Germany, Ronaldo of Brazil, David Villa of Spain and Zinedine Zidane of France.
View all the previous Golden Boot winners here.
Klose Football Boots
Klose wears Adidas football boots. He used the Adidas World Cup football boot at the World Cup.
The Adidas World Cup football boot has been a favourte of professionals for several years now. Traditional in looks, the Adidas World Cup football boot is now made from Kangaroo leather and weighs in at 240g.