UEFA Champions League each season’s leading goal scorer list – 1956-2019

UEFA Champions League each season's leading goal scorer list - 1956-2019

UEFA Champions League Each Season’s Leading Goal Scorer – Since 1956

UEFA Champions League Each Season’s Leading Goal Scorer? 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?

Which players have finished the top scorer at the end of each Champions League tournament? Well, if you don’t know then worry not because we have prepared a list of the Champions League Each seasons Leading goal scorer. Here we look at the UEFA Champions League Each Season’s Leading Goal Scorer.

UEFA Champions League each season's leading goal scorer list

Brief Information About The UCL

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.

Champions League is the biggest rivalry in world football, in fact in the world of sports. The match draws over 500 million viewers around the world making one of the most watched football games in world. Apart from the World Cup final, it is the biggest game in world football.

Originally Champions League match matches which were held in the Spanish championship but nowadays it has been generalized to every single match between the two giants. The two clubs are among the richest and the most successful clubs in the world. In 2014, Forbes ranked the two the most valuable clubs in the world.

2018-19 season

This season has possibly been the best Champions League campaign in a a long long time.

For the first time in almost 10 years, Cristiano Ronaldo did not turn up for Real Madrid. There was the introduction of VAR. Then there was the promise of Lionel Messi who told Camp Nou he would bring back the Champions League to Catalonia.

Real Madrid, the three time defending champion on the trot looked like a toothless tiger without their talismanic Cristiano Ronaldo. They were knocked out by a young Ajax club full of heart. The Dutch club played some of the best football as they left the world awed by beating Real Madrid and Juventus.

On the other hand, Messi had 7 man of the matches in 8 attempts and had given Barcelona a 3-0 lead at Nou Camp against Liverpool before returning to Anfield to see his dreams crashed by a ruthless and determined Liverpool side who staged the mother of all comebacks.

Finally there was Tottenham Hotspur who stopped Ajax’ pure football with some great determination and heroic football and now they wait to play Liverpool in the final 3 weeks from today.

We must not also forget how Ole’s ruled out team came from 2-0 down at home to beat PSG 3-1 with a depleted side. What a season it has been.

So who is the leading goal scorer in this topsy turvy season? Read below to find out!

UEFA Champions League Past Golden Boot Winners! UEFA Champions League Each Season’s Leading Goal Scorer!

Here is the UEFA Champions League Each seasons top leading goal scorers since 1956-2018. Enjoy. ( Note * means goals scored so far).

UEFA Champions League Each Season’s Leading Goal Scorer since 2000-2018

SeasonTop scorerTeamGoals
2018/19ArgentinaLionel MessiFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona12
2017/2018PortugalCristiano RonaldoReal MadridReal Madrid15
2016/2017PortugalCristiano RonaldoReal MadridReal Madrid 12
2015/2016PortugalCristiano RonaldoReal MadridReal Madrid16
2014/2015BrazilNeymarFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona10
 ArgentinaLionel MessiFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona10
 PortugalCristiano RonaldoReal MadridReal Madrid10
2013/2014PortugalCristiano RonaldoReal MadridReal Madrid17
2012/2013PortugalCristiano RonaldoReal MadridReal Madrid12
2011/2012ArgentinaLionel MessiFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona14
2010/2011ArgentinaLionel MessiFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona12
2009/2010ArgentinaLionel MessiFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona8
2008/2009ArgentinaLionel MessiFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona9
2007/2008PortugalCristiano RonaldoManchester UnitedManchester United8
2006/2007BrazilKakáAC MilanAC Milan10
2005/2006UkraineAndriy ShevchenkoAC MilanAC Milan9
2004/2005NetherlandsRuud van NistelrooyManchester UnitedManchester United8
2003/2004SpainMorientesAS MonacoAS Monaco9
2002/2003NetherlandsRuud van NistelrooyManchester UnitedManchester United12
2001/2002NetherlandsRuud van NistelrooyManchester UnitedManchester United10
2000/2001BrazilJardelGalatasarayGalatasaray9
 UkraineAndriy ShevchenkoAC MilanAC Milan9
1999/2000UkraineSergiy RebrovDinamo KievDinamo Kiev10
 BrazilRivaldoFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona10
 SpainRaúlReal MadridReal Madrid10
 BrazilJardelFC PortoFC Porto10

UEFA Champions League each season's leading goal scorer list

UEFA Champions League Each Season’s Leading Goal Scorer since 1955-1999

SeasonTop scorerTeamGoals
1998/1999UkraineAndriy ShevchenkoDinamo KievDinamo Kiev10
1997/1998ItalyAlessandro Del PieroJuventusJuventus10
1996/1997SerbiaMilinko PantićAtlético MadridAtlético Madrid5
1995/1996FinlandJari LitmanenAFC AjaxAFC Ajax9
1994/1995LiberiaGeorge WeahParis Saint-GermainParis Saint-Germain8
1993/1994New ZealandWynton RuferWerder BremenWerder Bremen8
 NetherlandsRonald KoemanFC BarcelonaFC Barcelona8
1992/1993BrazilRomárioPSV EindhovenPSV Eindhoven7
1991/1992RussiaSergei YuranSL BenficaSL Benfica7
 FranceJean-Pierre PapinOlympique MarseilleOlympique Marseille7
1990/1991AustriaPeter PacultFC Wacker InnsbruckFC Wacker Innsbruck6
 FranceJean-Pierre PapinOlympique MarseilleOlympique Marseille6
1989/1990BrazilRomárioPSV EindhovenPSV Eindhoven7
 FranceJean-Pierre PapinOlympique MarseilleOlympique Marseille7
1988/1989NetherlandsMarco van BastenAC MilanAC Milan9
1987/1988PortugalRui ÁguasSL BenficaSL Benfica4
 AlgeriaRabah MadjerValencia CFValencia CF4
 SpainMichelReal MadridReal Madrid4
 FranceJean-Marc FerreriGirondins BordeauxGirondins Bordeaux4
 RomaniaGheorghe HagiSteaua BucureştiSteaua Bucureşti4
 ScotlandAlistair McCoistRangers FCRangers FC4
1986/1987CroatiaBoro CvetkovicCrvena ZvezdaCrvena Zvezda7
1985/1986SwedenTorbjörn NilssonIFK GöteborgIFK Göteborg7
1984/1985SwedenTorbjörn NilssonIFK GöteborgIFK Göteborg7
 FranceMichel PlatiniJuventusJuventus7
1983/1984BelarusViktor SokolDinamo MinskDinamo Minsk6
1982/1983ItalyPaolo RossiJuventusJuventus6
1981/1982GermanyDieter HoeneßBayern MünchenBayern München7
1980/1981EnglandTerry McDermottLiverpool FCLiverpool FC6
 GermanyKarl-Heinz RummeniggeBayern MünchenBayern München6
 ScotlandGraeme SounessLiverpool FCLiverpool FC6
1979/1980DenmarkSören LerbyAFC AjaxAFC Ajax10
1978/1979SwitzerlandClaudio SulserGrasshoppers ZürichGrasshoppers Zürich11
1977/1978DenmarkAllan SimonsenBor. MönchengladbachBor. Mönchengladbach5
1976/1977GermanyGerd MüllerBayern MünchenBayern München5
 ItalyFranco CucinottaFC ZürichFC Zürich5
1975/1976GermanyJupp HeynckesBor. MönchengladbachBor. Mönchengladbach6
1974/1975GermanyGerd MüllerBayern MünchenBayern München5
 AzerbaijanEduard MarkarovFC AraratFC Ararat5
1973/1974GermanyGerd MüllerBayern MünchenBayern München8
1972/1973GermanyGerd MüllerBayern MünchenBayern München12
1971/1972SerbiaSylvester TakacStandard LiègeStandard Liège5
 NetherlandsJohan CruyffAFC AjaxAFC Ajax5
 HungaryAntal DunaiÚjpest FCÚjpest FC5
1970/1971GreeceAntonis AntoniadisPanathinaikosPanathinaikos10
1969/1970UEFA Champions League Each Season's Leading Goal ScorerOve KindvallFeyenoordFeyenoord7
 EnglandMick JonesLeeds UnitedLeeds United7
1968/1969ScotlandDennis LawManchester UnitedManchester United9
1967/1968PortugalEusébioSL BenficaSL Benfica6
1966/1967BelgiumPaul van HimstRSC AnderlechtRSC Anderlecht6
1965/1966HungaryFlorian AlbertFerencvárosi TCFerencvárosi TC7
 PortugalEusébioSL BenficaSL Benfica7
1964/1965PortugalJosé TorresSL BenficaSL Benfica9
 PortugalEusébioSL BenficaSL Benfica9
1963/1964SerbiaVladimir KovacevicPartizanPartizan7
 ItalySandro MazzolaInterInter7
 HungaryFerenc PuskasReal MadridReal Madrid7
1962/1963BrazilAltafiniAC MilanAC Milan14
1961/1962GermanyHeinz Strehl1. FC Nürnberg1. FC Nürnberg8
1960/1961PortugalJosé AguasSL BenficaSL Benfica11
1959/1960HungaryFerenc PuskasReal MadridReal Madrid12
1958/1959FranceJust FontaineStade ReimsStade Reims10
1957/1958ArgentinaAlfrédo di StefanoReal MadridReal Madrid10
1956/1957EnglandDennis ViolletManchester UnitedManchester United9
1955/1956SerbiaMilos MilutinovicPartizanPartizan8

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