MLS Golden Boot: Chicago's Nemanja Nikolic wins fourth straight league scoring title

Nemanja Nikolic won his fourth straight scoring title as the first-year Chicago Fire forward finished as the top scorer in MLS with 24 goals in 2017.

MLS Leading Scorers (2017):
24 Nemanja Nikolic (Chicago)
21 Diego Valeri (Portland)
20 David Villa (New York City FC)
18 Josef Martinez (Atlanta United)
17 Ignacio Piatti (Montreal)
17 Ola Kamara (Columbus)
17 Bradley Wright-Phillips (NY Red Bulls)
15 Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC)
14 David Accam (Chicago)
14 Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC)
14 CJ Sapong (Philadelphia)
14 Christian Ramirez (Minn. United)
14 Erick Torres (Houston)

The Serbian-born Hungarian international broke the Fire single-season scoring record held by Ante Razov (18 goals). He also led the Hungarian league in scoring with Videoton in 2012, 2014 and 2015 and the Polish league with Legia Warsaw in 2016.



MLS Leading Scorers (1996-2017):
2017 Nemanja Nikolic (Chicago) 24
2016 Bradley Wright-Phillips (NY Red Bulls) 24
2015 Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC) 22
2014 Bradley Wright-Phillips (NY Red Bulls) 27
2013 Camilo (Vancouver) 22
2012 Chris Wondolowski (San Jose) 27
2011 Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose) 16
2010 Chris Wondolowski (San Jose) 18
2009 Jeff Cunningham (FC Dallas) 17
2008 Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy) 20
2007 Luciano Emilio (D.C. United) 20
2006 Jeff Cunningham (Real Salt Lake) 16
2005 Taylor Twellman (New England) 17
2004 Eddie Johnson (Dallas), Brian Ching (San Jose) 12
2003 Carlos Ruiz (LA Galaxy), Taylor Twellman (New England) 15
2002 Carlos Ruiz (LA Galaxy) 24
2001 Alex Pineda Chacon (Miami) 19
2000 Mamadou Diallo (Tampa Bay) 26
1999 Stern John (Columbus), Roy Lassiter (D.C. United), Jason Kreis (Dallas) 18
1998 Stern John (Columbus) 26
1997 Jaime Moreno (D.C. United) 16
1996 Roy Lassiter (Tampa Bay) 2

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