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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.

Champions League top scorers

UEFA Champion League top scorers 11-50

UEFA Champions League all time top scorers? Previously we published a list of the Top 10 Goalscorers in Bundesliga HistoryTop 10 Highest Scoring Defenders & Top 10 Highest Scoring Defenders in The Past 10 Years if you havent seen these yet make sure you do after this list of the Top 10 Champions League all time top scorers.

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
Bayern Munich
32 Mário Jardel  Brazil 25 1996–2001 Porto
Galatasaray
Robin van Persie  Netherlands 25 2002–2014 Arsenal
Manchester United
Hernán Crespo  Argentina 25 1997–2007 Parma
Lazio, Internazionale
Chelsea
Milan
Giovane Élber  Brazil 25 1997–2004 Bayern Munich
Lyon
37 José Altafini  Brazil 24 1959–1976 Milan
Juventus
Marco Simone  Italy 24 1989–2001 Milan
Paris Saint-Germain
Monaco
Luís Figo  Portugal 24 1997–2009 Barcelona
Real Madrid
Internazionale
Paul Scholes  England 24 1994–2013 Manchester United
41 Jari Litmanen  Finland 23 1993–2003 Ajax
Liverpool
Frank Lampard  England 23 2001–2015 Chelsea
Manchester City
Neymar  Brazil 23 2013– Barcelona
Paris Saint-Germain
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
Werder Bremen
49 Romário  Brazil 20 1988–1995 Barcelona
PSV Eindhoven
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
Real Madrid
Paris Saint-Germain
Chelsea
Fernando Torres  Spain 20 2007– Liverpool
Chelsea
Atlético Madrid

Top 10 Champions League top scorers of all time

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:

Player Country  Goals Years Club
11 Filippo Inzaghi  Italy 46 1997–2012 Juventus
Milan
12 Didier Drogba  Ivory Coast 44 2003–2015 Marseille
Chelsea
Galatasaray
13 Alessandro Del Piero  Italy 42 1995–2009 Juventus
14 Robert Lewandowski  Poland 40 2011– Borussia Dortmund
Bayern Munich
Thomas Müller  Germany 39 2008– Bayern Munich
16 Ferenc Puskás  Hungary 35 1956–1966 Budapest Honvéd
Real Madrid
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
Barcelona
Internazionale
Chelsea
Wayne Rooney  England 30 2004–2016 Manchester United
Kaká  Brazil 30 2003–2014 Milan
Real Madrid
Fernando Morientes  Spain 30 1997–2009 Real Madrid
Monaco
Liverpool FC
Valencia
23 David Trezeguet  France 29 1997–2009 Monaco
Juventus
Roy Makaay  Netherlands 29 2000–2007 Deportivo La Coruña
Bayern Munich
Patrick Kluivert  Netherlands 29 1994–2006 Ajax
Barcelona
Arjen Robben  Netherlands 29 2002– PSV Eindhoven
Chelsea
Real Madrid
Bayern Munich
27 Sergio Agüero  Argentina 28 2008– Atlético Madrid
Manchester City
Jean-Pierre Papin  France 28 1989–1994 Marseille
Milan
Bayern Munich
Ryan Giggs  Wales 28 1993–2014 Manchester United
Edinson Cavani  Uruguay 28 2011– Napoli
Paris Saint-Germain
Rivaldo  Brazil 27 1997–2007 Barcelona
Milan
Olympiacos

Champions League top scorers of all time list

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

Champions League top scorers - all time top scorers

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

eusebio is one of the Top 10 Goal Scorers in Champions League History

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-Shevchenko1 is one of the Top 10 Goal Scorers in Champions League History

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 is one of the Top 10 Goal Scorers in Champions League History

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

thierry_henry is one of the Top 10 Goal Scorers in Champions League History

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

benzema_19 is one of the Top 10 Goal Scorers in Champions League History

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

ruud_van_nistelrooy is one of the Top 10 Goal Scorers in Champions League History

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

Raul is one of the Top 10 Goal Scorers in Champions League History

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

Messi UEFA Champions League top scorer

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

Cristiano ronaldo is the Champions League top scorer all time

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.

List of UEFA Champions League top scorers of all time

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.

Nr Player Country Goals Apps Ratio Years Clubs
1 Cristiano Ronaldo  Portugal 120 152 0.79 2003– Manchester United
Real Madrid
2 Lionel Messi  Argentina 100 125 0.8 2005– Barcelona
3 Raúl  Spain 71 142 0.5 1995–2011 Real Madrid
Schalke 04
4 Ruud van Nistelrooy  Netherlands 56 73 0.77 1998–2009 PSV Eindhoven
Manchester United
Real Madrid
5 Karim Benzema  France 55 103 0.53 2006– Lyon
Real Madrid
6 Thierry Henry  France 50 112 0.45 1997–2012 Monaco
Arsenal
Barcelona
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
Milan
Chelsea
Zlatan Ibrahimović  Sweden 48 120 0.4 2001–2018 Ajax
Juventus
Internazionale
Barcelona
Milan
Paris Saint-Germain
Manchester United
10 Eusébio  Portugal 47 63 0.75 1961–1974 Benfica

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