Champions League all time top scorers
Champions League top scorers – all time top scorers? Champions League goals leader? Who are the Champions League all time top scorers? Have you ever thought of finding out who is the Champions League all time leading goal scorer? Is Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo the all time Champions League top scorer in the history?
Well if you have then worry not because we have prepared a list of Champions League all time top scorers. The Champions League is one of the most competitive competition is European football, which is consisted of the most power teams in Europe.
UEFA Champion League top scorers 11-50
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Champions League top scorers – all time top scorers 31-50
Here is the list of UEFA Champions League top scorers of all time 31-50:aguero
| Player||Country ||Goals ||Years ||Club|
|31||Mario Gómez|| Germany||26||2007–2013||Stuttgart|
|32||Mário Jardel|| Brazil||25||1996–2001||Porto|
|Robin van Persie|| Netherlands||25||2002–2014||Arsenal|
|Hernán Crespo|| Argentina||25||1997–2007||Parma|
|Giovane Élber|| Brazil||25||1997–2004||Bayern Munich|
|37||José Altafini|| Brazil||24||1959–1976||Milan|
|Marco Simone|| Italy||24||1989–2001||Milan|
|Luís Figo|| Portugal||24||1997–2009||Barcelona|
|Paul Scholes|| England||24||1994–2013||Manchester United|
|41||Jari Litmanen|| Finland||23||1993–2003||Ajax|
|Frank Lampard|| England||23||2001–2015||Chelsea|
|43||Santillana|| Spain||22||1971–1988||Real Madrid|
|45||José Torres|| Portugal||21||1959–1971||Benfica|
|Amancio|| Spain||21||1962–1976||Real Madrid|
|Steven Gerrard|| England||21||2001–2015||Liverpool|
|Claudio Pizarro|| Peru||21||2001–2014||Bayern Munich|
|Paul van Himst|| Belgium||20||1988–1995||Anderlecht|
|Luiz Adriano|| Brazil||20||2008–2015||Shakhtar Donetsk|
|Serhiy Rebrov|| Ukraine||20||1993–2007||Dynamo Kyiv|
|Nicolas Anelka|| France||20||1998–2013||Arsenal|
|Fernando Torres|| Spain||20||2007–||Liverpool|
Champions League top scorers – all time top scorers 11-30
Here is the list of UEFA Champions League top scorers of all time 11-30:
|11||Filippo Inzaghi|| Italy||46||1997–2012||Juventus|
|12||Didier Drogba|| Ivory Coast||44||2003–2015||Marseille|
|13||Alessandro Del Piero|| Italy||42||1995–2009||Juventus|
|14||Robert Lewandowski|| Poland||40||2011–||Borussia Dortmund|
|Thomas Müller|| Germany||39||2008–||Bayern Munich|
|16||Ferenc Puskás|| Hungary||35||1956–1966||Budapest Honvéd|
|17||Gerd Müller|| West Germany||34||1969–1977||Bayern Munich|
|18||Francisco Gento|| Spain||32||1955–1969||Real Madrid|
|19||Samuel Eto’o|| Cameroon||30||1999–2014||Mallorca|
|Wayne Rooney|| England||30||2004–2016||Manchester United|
|Fernando Morientes|| Spain||30||1997–2009||Real Madrid|
|23||David Trezeguet|| France||29||1997–2009||Monaco|
|Roy Makaay|| Netherlands||29||2000–2007||Deportivo La Coruña|
|Patrick Kluivert|| Netherlands||29||1994–2006||Ajax|
|Arjen Robben|| Netherlands||29||2002–||PSV Eindhoven|
|27||Sergio Agüero|| Argentina||28||2008–||Atlético Madrid|
|Jean-Pierre Papin|| France||28||1989–1994||Marseille|
|Ryan Giggs|| Wales||28||1993–2014||Manchester United|
|Edinson Cavani|| Uruguay||28||2011–||Napoli|
Top 10 Champions League top scorers of all time
Top 10 goal scorers in Champions League history? List of top goal scorers in Champions League history? Here is the list of UEFA Champions League top scorers of all time 11-1. Here are the Top 10 Champions League all time top scorers
10. Filippo Inzaghi – 46 goals
Kick starting the list of the Top 10 Champions League all time top scorers is AC Milan legend Filippo Inzaghi with 46 goals scord durinng his time at Juventus and AC Milan. The Italian scored 46 goals while playing for Juventus and AC Milan making him the 10th all time goal scorer in the champions League.
He scored 46 goals from 1997-2012 only playing for Juventus and AC Milan,.
9. Eusébio – 47 Champion League goals
Regarded as one of the greatest ever Portuguese players to ever play football, Eusebio makes it to eighth of the list of the Top 10 Champions League all time top scorers with 46 Champions League goals while playing for Benfica in 65 appearances having a goal ratio of 0.71 goals per game.
He played a big part in the 1962 European cup when they beat Real Madrid 5-3 he scored two goals that day for Benfica. The Portuguese joined Benfica at the age of 18 and went on to become the clubs legend.
8. Andriy Shevchenko – 48 Champion League goals
Andriy Shevchenko made his name as a great finisher during his days at home club Dynamo Kyiv when his scored 8 goals in nine games for the Turkish side as a young player. He was quickly snatched up by European giants AC Milan after his brilliant performances for Dynamo Kyiv and went on to become club legend.
He also won the Champions League in 2003 when Milan beat rivals Juventus on penalties to claim his first Champions League winners medal. He also won the Ukrainian footballer of the year six times.
The Ukrainian scored 48 goals in 100 Champions League appearances with Dynamo Kyiv, AC Milan and Chelsea
7. Alfredo Di Stéfano – 49 Champion League goals
Alfredo Di Stefano makes his way to number six on the list with 49 goals scored during his time at Real Madrid in 58 appearances for the Los Blancos he had a scoring ratio of 0.84 goals per game. He played for Real Madrid from 1955-1964. He was part of the team that won the first five European cups with Real Madrid and managed to score in all five finals establishing a name for himself as one of the best to ever play the game
6. Thierry Henry – 50 Champion League goals
Closing down on the top five is Arsenal legend Thierry Henry with 50 goals while playing for Monaco, Arsenal and Barcelona. He s also Arsenal’ all time leading goal scorer. He managed to win the Champions League with Barcelona in 2009 when they bet Manchester United 2-0in the final after coming out as a runner up with Arsenal in 2006.
He moved to the MLS after his short spell with Barcelona he played for the New York RedBulls before finally retiring from professional football. Those goals came in 112 appearances in the Champions League having a goal ratio of 0.45.
5. Karim Benzema – 51 Champion League goals
One of the hottest strikers in football right now, Karim Benzema takes up ninth spot on the Top 10 Champions League all time top scorers with 50 goals in 85 appearances for Lyon and Real Madrid from 2006 and present, this tally might rise come to the end of the season as the Frenchman is in the form of his life at the moment at Real Madrid.
Bezema has only won one Champions League trophy during his playing career but has a chance scoop his second come end of the season.
4. Ruud van Nistelrooy – 56 Champion League goals
Considered to be one of the greatest strikers of all times, Ruud Van Nistelrooy makes his way to number four of the Top 10 Champions League all time top scorers with 56 goals in 77 games with PSV Eindhoven, Real Madrid and Real Madrid, he has goal ratio of 0.77 goals per game.
Despite not winning any European trophy, Ruud Van Nistelrooy won the top scorers award three times during his playing days at Manchester United.
3. Raul – 71 Champion League goals
Coming n at number three is Real Madrid legend Raul, who is one of the greatest ever Real Madrid players in the club’s history. The second all time leading goals scorer in Real Madrid’s history dropped to third place when his record was broken in 2014 by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Former Real Madrid player scored 71 goals in the Champions League during his playing days, he scored these goals while playing for Real Madrid and Schalke. He is one of the most decorated players winning three European trophies.
2. Lionel Messi – 100 Champion League goals
Regarded as the best player in the history of football, Argentine Lionel Messi is the second highest goal scorer in Champions League history with 94 goals nine above Real Madrid legend Raul. The Barcelona forwrd broke the record in 2014 with a hat-trick against APOEL.
The Argentine has scored 100 goals in just 135 Champions League appearances, he has a goal ration close to one goal per game, his goals have come since making his debut in 2005 and has gone on to become one of the greatest to ever play in the Champions League.
Lionel Messi has won four Champions League winners medal and has a good chance of collecting another one to make at five at the end of the season.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 120 Champion League goals
Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo makes the top of list of the Top 10 Champions League all time top scorers with 120 goals scored during his time at Manchester United and Real Madrid respectively.
Seven years ago Cristiano Ronaldo joined Real Madrid for the then world record fee of 80 million million pounds from Manchester United since the he has established himself as one of the greatest footballers to ever grace the football world. He has won three FIFA Ballon D’Or.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the Champions League top scorer all time
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the most Champions League titles as player. He has won five titles. He won a title in 2008 against Chelsea in Moscow with Manchester United.
Ronaldo has also won four times with his current club Real Madrid. He won two titles in 2014 and 2016 after beating their local bitter rivals Atletico Madrid in both final. Later he won another two titles against Juventus in 2017 and against Liverpool in 2018.
Since making his Champions League debut in 2003, Cristiano Ronaldo has gone on to score 120 goals and counting making him the current All time leading goal scorer in the Champions and 20 goals ahead his rival Lionel Messi.
|1||Cristiano Ronaldo|| Portugal||120||152||0.79||2003–||Manchester United|
|2||Lionel Messi|| Argentina||100||125||0.8||2005–||Barcelona|
|3||Raúl|| Spain||71||142||0.5||1995–2011||Real Madrid|
|4||Ruud van Nistelrooy|| Netherlands||56||73||0.77||1998–2009||PSV Eindhoven|
|5||Karim Benzema|| France||55||103||0.53||2006–||Lyon|
|6||Thierry Henry|| France||50||112||0.45||1997–2012||Monaco|
|7||Alfredo Di Stéfano|| Argentina||49||58||0.84||1955–1964||Real Madrid|
|8||Andriy Shevchenko|| Ukraine||48||100||0.48||1994–2012||Dynamo Kyiv|
|Zlatan Ibrahimović|| Sweden||48||120||0.4||2001–2018||Ajax|
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