Champions League Top Goal Scorers of All Time
Players with most Champions League goals? Who is the player with most goals in Champions League history? Who are the top goal scorers in Champions League History? Have you ever thought of finding out who is the Champions League all time leading goal scorer? Well if you have then worry not because we have prepared a list of the top goal scorers in Champions League History. It’s a Champions League top scorers of all time list.
Champions League top scorers of all time list
The Champions League is one of the most competitive competition is European football, which is consisted of the most power teams in Europe. The UEFA Champions League is the biggest football tournament in the world besides from the FIFA World Cup. The tournament is contested by European sides.
Highest Goal Scorer in The Champions League
Player with most goals in Champions League history?
Who is the player with most goals in Champions Heague history? Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have taken the UEFA Champions League by storm in the last decade with the two footballing legends banging in goals each and every season. The two are the top scorers in the tournament of all time but the Portuguese international has surpassed his rival Lionel Messi by a few goals.
Who has scored most goals in Champions League history? Ronaldo has scored most goals in Champions League history. The Real Madrid winger has 120 goals in the Champions League while Lionel Messi has 100 goals but the Argentine has played fewer games.
Despite Lionel Messi banging in a hat-trick against Manchester City in the 4-0 thrashing, the Argentine failed to match up Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal totally but we can’t say he won’t manage to break the record. Cristiano Ronaldo recently extended the lead when we scored a hat-trick against Atletico Madrid.
Both Players have many years to play so both superstars can become the player with most Champions League goals. So far Ronaldo is ahead Messi with 20 goals.
List of the Goal Scorers in Champions League History
Here is list of players with most Champions League goals. This is the full list of the top goal scorers in Champions League history. This list is an updated and longer list from the Top 10 Goal Scorers in Champions League History. Enjoy!
Top 10 Champions League all-time top scorers
Christiano Ronaldo is the player with most Champions League goals. Ronaldo has scored 120 goals in Champions League and he is the player with most goals in Champions League history. Christiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Karim Benzema are the active players. Here you can see the list of the top 10 Champions League all-time top goal scorers.
|1||Cristiano Ronaldo||Portugal||120||153||2003–||Manchester United, Real Madrid|
|3||Raúl||Spain||71||142||1995–2011||Real Madrid, Schalke 04|
|4||Ruud van Nistelrooy||Netherlands||56||73||1998–2009||PSV, Manchester United, Real Madrid|
|4||Karim Benzema||France||56||98||2006–||Lyon, Real Madrid|
|6||Thierry Henry||France||50||112||1997–2010||Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona|
|7||Alfredo Di Stéfano||Argentina||49||58||1955–64||Real Madrid|
|8||Andriy Shevchenko||Ukraine||48||100||1994–2012||Dynamo Kyiv, Milan, Chelsea|
|8||Zlatan Ibrahimović||Sweden||48||120||2001–||Ajax, Juventus, Internazionale, Barcelona, Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United|
UEFA Champions League all-time top scorers
Here is the remaining list of the UEFA Champions League top goal scorers.
|11||Filippo Inzaghi||Italy||46||81||1997–2012||Juventus, Milan|
|12||Didier Drogba||Ivory Coast||44||92||2003–15||Marseille, Chelsea, Galatasaray|
|13||Alessandro Del Piero||Italy||42||89||1995–2009||Juventus|
|14||Robert Lewandowski||Poland||42||65||2011–||Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich|
|15||Thomas Müller||Germany||40||93||2008–||Bayern Munich|
|16||Ferenc Puskás||Hungary||36||41||1956–66||Budapest Honvéd, Real Madrid|
|17||Gerd Müller||West Germany||35||35||1969–77||Bayern Munich|
|Francisco Gento||Spain||35||89||1955–69||Real Madrid|
|19||Fernando Morientes||Spain||31||90||1997–2009||Real Madrid, Monaco, Liverpool, Valencia|
|Edinson Cavani||Uruguay||31||49||2011 –||Napoli, Paris Saint-Germain|
|20||Samuel Eto’o||Cameroon||30||78||1999–2014||Mallorca, Barcelona, Internazionale, Chelsea|
|Wayne Rooney||England||30||85||2004–||Manchester United|
|Kaká||Brazil||30||86||2003–14||Milan, Real Madrid|
|23||Arjen Robben||Netherlands||29||101||2002–||PSV, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich|
|Roy Makaay||Netherlands||29||61||2000–07||Deportivo La Coruña, Bayern Munich|
|Patrick Kluivert||Netherlands||29||71||1994–2006||Ajax, Barcelona|
|Sergio Agüero||Argentina||29||61||2008 –||Atlético Madrid, Manchester City |
|28||Jean-Pierre Papin||France||28||37||1989–94||Marseille, Milan, Bayern Munich|
|Ryan Giggs||Wales||28||141||1993–2014||Manchester United|
|30||Neymar||Brazil||27||46||2013–||Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain |
|31||Mario Gómez||Germany||26||45||2007–13||Stuttgart, Bayern Munich|
|32||José Altafini||Brazil||25||28||1959–76||Milan, Juventus|
|Marco Simone||Italy||25||46||1989–2001||Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Monaco|
|Mário Jardel||Brazil||25||46||1996–2001||Porto, Galatasaray|
|Robin van Persie||Netherlands||25||59||2002–14||Arsenal, Manchester United|
|Hernán Crespo||Argentina||25||65||1997–2007||Parma, Lazio, Internazionale, Chelsea, Milan|
|Giovane Élber||Brazil||25||69||1997–2004||Bayern Munich, Lyon|
|39||Luís Figo||Portugal||24||103||1997–2009||Barcelona, Real Madrid, Internazionale|
|Paul Scholes||England||24||124||1994–2013||Manchester United|
|41||Jari Litmanen||Finland||23||57||1993–2003||Ajax, Liverpool|
|Frank Lampard||England||23||105||2001–15||Chelsea, Manchester City|
|Claudio Pizarro||Peru||21||73||2001–14||Bayern Munich, Werder Bremen|
|Luiz Adriano||Brazil||20||41||2008–15||Shakhtar Donetsk|
|Serhiy Rebrov||Ukraine||20||43||1993–2007||Dynamo Kyiv|
|Nicolas Anelka||France||20||68||1998–2013||Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea|
Most Champions League goals in a match
Most Champions League goals in a match? Here are the matches with most goals in Champions League:
- Feyenoord beat KR Reykjavík 12–2 in the first round in 1969–70. This is the overall record for all European Cup/Champions League matches.
- Borussia Dortmund beat Legia Warsaw 8–4 in the group stage in 2016–17. This is the record for the Champions League era.
- Real Madrid beat Eintracht Frankfurt 7–3 in the 1960 final. This is the overall record for all European Cup/Champions League finals.
Most Champions League goals in a season
Most Champions League goals in a season? Check in Top 10 Goal Scorers in Champions League History to find out the seasons with most goals in Champions League.
Previously we have also published lists with the Top 10 Goalscorers in Bundesliga History, Top 10 Highest Scoring Defenders & Top 10 Highest Scoring Defenders in The Past 10 Years
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