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Champions League: Top Goalscorers of all Time

The Champions League barely needs any introduction. It is the pinnacle of success of club football. UEFA Champions League is an annual footballing competition organized by UEFA which is contested by the top division clubs in Europe.

Data Last Updated: July 17, 2022
S. No.PlayerGoals ScoredAppearancesClubsPositionYears ActiveChampions League won
1Cristiano Ronaldo140183Manchester United, Real Madrid, JuventusLeft Winger2002-20225
2Lionel Messi125156Barcelona, Paris Saint-GermainRight Winger2003-20224
3Karim Benzema86142Lyon, Real MadridCentre Forward2004-20225
4Robert Lewandowski86106Borussia Dortmund, Bayern MunichCentre Forward2005-20221
5Raul71142Real Madrid, SchalkeCentre Forward1994-20153
6Ruud van Nistelrooy5673PSV Eindhovrn, Manchester United, Real MadridCentre Forward1993-20120
7Thomas Muller52134Bayern MunichSecond Striker2008-20222
8Thierry Henry50112AS Monaco, Arsenal, BarcelonaCentre Forward1994-20121
9Alfredo di Stefano4958Real MadridSecond Striker1945-19665
10Zlatan Ibrahimovic48124Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester UnitedCentre Forward1999-20220
11Andriy Shevchenko48100Dynamo Kyiv, AC Milan, ChelseaCentre Forward1993-20121
12Filipo Inzaghi4681Juventus, AC MilanCentre Forward1991-20122
13Eusebio4665BenficaCentre Forward1957-19801
14Didier Drogba4492Marseille, Chelsea, GalatasarayCentre Forward1998-20181
15Alessandro del Piero4289JuventusSecond Striker1991-20141

The Champions League, known earlier as the European Cup consists of the group stage contested in a round-robin system followed by the knockout stages which include two legs except the final which is played as one-off single match. Over the years, the Champions League has taught the football world the value of being clinical in front of goal and making the most of the chances that come your way. Popularly known as ‘Mr. Champions League’, Cristiano Ronaldo has mastered the art of performing in the greatest club competition in the world. Now let’s have a look at the top Champions League goalscorers of all time.