Fire History

Nemanja Nikolic receives 2017 MLS Golden Boot Trophy

Nemanja Nikolic Brian McBride

Nemanja Nikolic officially added the 2017 MLS Golden Boot award to his trophy shelf Saturday night, receiving the hardware in a brief prematch ceremony prior to the Fire's 2-2 draw against Portland.

Former Fire striker and U.S. Men's National Team great Brian McBride had the privilege of formally presenting his goal-scoring brethren with the honor, which Nikolic claimed with his 24-goal campaign in his inaugural MLS season. 

Nikolic, who has claimed Golden Boot honors in three different top-flight divisions around the world, went on to score his third goal of 2018 and the 27th of his Fire tenure in the 2-2 affair.

Niko accepted the honor while sporting a commemorative Golden Boot scarf created by members of Section 8 Chicago.