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PICTURE: Robin van Persie with his Golden Boot Award

Robin van Persie Golden Boot Winner 2012/2013

Manchester United’s Robin van Persie has won the Golden Boot Award for the 2012/2013 season.

Robin van Persie moved to Manchester United last summer in an attempt to win trophies, in the process of winning the Barclays Premier League van Persie scored 26 goals. The 29-year-old won the award last year after scoring 30 goals with Arsenal.

Robin van Persie Golden Boot

It is end of an era at Manchester United following the exit of manager Sir Alex Ferguson but Robin Van Persie is intending it to be the start of a new one under David Moyes.

Speaking on winning the league he said:

“It is a great feeling to achieve it. We can enjoy it. It only gives you the taste for more. Hopefully next season we can win the double.”

“I do think it is important for a player to win medals, you play football to win. If you add up all those wins it has to end up in a big trophy.”

Barclays Premier League 2012/2013 top scorers:

1 – Robin Van Persie – Manchester United 26
2 – Luis Suárez – Liverpool   23
3 – Gareth Bale – Tottenham Hotspur 21
4 – Christian Benteke – Aston Villa 19
5 – Michu – Swansea City 18
6 – Romelu Lukaku – West Bromwich Albion 17
7 – Frank Lampard – Chelsea 15
7 – Demba Ba – Chelsea 15
7 – Dimitar Berbatov – Fulham 15
7 – Rickie Lambert – Southampton 15
8 – Theo Walcott – Arsenal  14
8 – Edin Dzeko – Manchester City 14
9 – Wayne Rooney – Manchester United 12
9 – Juan Mata – Chelsea 12
9 – Santi Cazorla – Arsenal 12
9 – Sergio Agüero – Manchester City 12
9 – Adam Le Fondre – Reading 12
10 – Jermain Defoe – Tottenham Hotspur 11
10 – Lukas Podolski – Arsenal 11
10 – Steven Fletcher – Sunderland 11
10 – Carlos Tevez – Manchester City 11
10 – Arouna Koné – Wigan Athletic  11
10 – Marouane Fellaini – Everton 11
10 – Daniel Sturridge – Liverpool 11
10 – Olivier Giroud – Arsenal 11

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