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Champions Leagues: Most Goals in a Season

UEFA Champions League is an annual footballing competition organized by UEFA which is contested by the top division clubs in Europe. Top teams participate in Europe’s premier competition, and playing for these teams at the top of the field are some of the most prolific forwards in the history of the game.

Data Last Updated: July 21, 2022
S.No.PlayerYears ActiveClubPositionSeasonGoals ScoredAppearances
1Cristiano Ronaldo2002-2022Real MadridLeft Winger2013-141711
2Cristiano Ronaldo2002-2022Real MadridLeft Winger2015-161612
3Cristiano Ronaldo2002-2022Real MadridLeft Winger2017-181513
4Karim Benzema2004-2022Real MadridCentre Forward2021-221512
5Robert Lewandowski2005-2022Bayern MunichCentre Forward2019-201510
6Lionel Messi2003-2022BarcelonaRight Winger2011-121411
7Jose Altafini1956-1980AC MilanCentre Forward1962-63149
8Cristiano Ronaldo2002-2022Real MadridLeft Winger2016-171213
9Lionel Messi2003-2022BarcelonaRight Winger2018-191210
10Cristiano Ronaldo2002-2022Real MadridLeft Winger2012-131212
11Ferenc Puskas1943-1966Real MadridAttacking Midfielder1959-60127
12Ruud van Nistelrooy1993-2012Manchester UnitedCentre Forward2002-03129
13Lionel Messi2003-2022BarcelonaRight Winger2010-111213
14Gerd Muller1963-1981Bayern MunichCentre Forward1972-73116
15Claudio Sulser1972-1989GrasshopperCentre Forward1978-79116

Over the years, the greatest attackers in the game have thrived under pressure to perform at the biggest stage of all. Unsurprisingly, Cristiano Ronaldo dominates the goals records when it comes to the Champions League whose period from 2011 to 2018 is undoubtedly the greatest ever in the competition’s history. Now let’s have a look at the players who have scored the most number of goals in a Champions League season.