Ronaldo and Ailton both scored twice at the weekend and are now level at the top of the ESM Golden Shoe rankings.
Hakobyan, who scored 45 goals for FC Banants in the 2003 Armenian Premier League, had led the way from the start of the season until he was overhauled by the South American duo on Sunday. Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid CF defeated Sevilla FC 5-1 while Ailton's double came in SV Werder Bremen's stunning 4-4 draw with VfB Stuttgart.
Thierry Henry's swirling drive for Arsenal FC against Manchester United FC kept him in contention, while former Golden Shoe winners Roy Makaay and Henrik Larsson found the net for FC Bayern München and Celtic FC respectively to maintain their chances of retaining the trophy at the end of the season.
Last updated: 29 March 2004
Only the leading five countries (Spain, Italy, Germany, France and England) on the UEFA Ranking have two as their multiplier. This is to emphasise the difference in (international) performance level between the clubs from those countries and those from the other countries.
A player cannot first play in a summer league (eg Norway) and then in a winter league (eg Spain) and combine the points total for each season.
Figures from Voetbal International