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Since the 2013/2014 Champions League season, there haven’t been any serious update in the Champions League Top Scorers All Time book of Records.
Two weeks before the Champions League Kickoff, our team have been praying hard for a change. We yearn for more goals from an individual.
Sergio Aguero, Harry Kane, Tammy Abraham, Sadio Mane, Mo Salah, Greizman, WE ARE WATCHING YOU.
The UEFA Champions League tournament has been in existence since this Year.
Since then all goal poachers has been licking their elbows to have their names dispensed on this list.
You now may ask.
What does it take to be an UEFA Champions League Top Scorer?
I. Score more goals in every Champions League fixture
2. Don’t Get Knocked Out”.
10 All Time UEFA Champions League Top Scorers – The Record Breakers
This is the top 10 list of the total goals scored by an individual since the existence of the UEFA Champions League Tournament
POSITION 1 – Cristiano Ronaldo: The Portuguese and Juventus striker takes the first position with 126 goals so far.
C Ronaldo is King in the UEFA Champions League Books. His UEFA CL goals started at Fc Porto, Manchester United, Real Madrid and currently Juventus.
POSITION 2 – Lionel Messi: The small Argentine and Barcelona legend has scored 112 goals, just 15 more goals behind the top spot. Messi is 2 years younger than Ronaldo, so still have a chance to battle for the “king spot”.
Messi has played for only one club “FC Barcelona“, so don’t ask where he scored all his goals.
POSITION 3 – Raúl González: Raúl is a Spanish and Real Madrid Legend. Though he has retired, he left the Champions League tournament with 71 goals. Raul UEFA CL goals belongs to Real Madrid and Schalke 04 of Germany.
POSITION 4 – Karim Benzema: Another Real Madrid star on the top scorers chat. The tough French’s Champions League goals started from his country’s club Lyon and then Real Madrid. Benzema has scored a total of 60 Champions League goals.
POSITION 5 – Ruud van Nistelrooy; The Dutch forward has printed 56 goals in the UEFA Champions League hall of fame. The skillful finisher scored for PSV Eindhoven then moved to Manchester United before ending his career at most successful club in Champions League history – Real Madrid
POSITION 6 – Robert Lewandowski: The Poland international has scored 53 goals for Germany top clubs, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern München
POSITION 7 – Thierry Henry: The French and Arsenal Legendary striker scored great goals for Monaco the French Capital, before switching to Arsenal. Henry added to his Champions League goals at Barcelona. Henry scored 50 goals in total.
POSITION 8 – Zlatan Ibrahimović: He hails from Sweden. Movic has played for several clubs across Europe. He scored 48 Champions League goals in total started from Ajax, Juventus, Internazionale Milano, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint Germain and Manchester United.
POSITION 9 – Andriy Shevchenko: In the same spirit with Ibrahimovic, The Shev scored 48 goals for Dynamo Kyiv, AC Milan and Chelsea combined.
POSITION 10 – Filippo Inzaghi: As an Italian, Inzaghi Champions League goals where for only Italian teams. He scored 46 UEFA CL goals for Juventus and AC Milan.
5 UEFA Champions League Top Scorers – in a Single Season
This list comprises of the top 5 number of goals scored in a UEFA Champions League season, from the group stages to the Finals.
As said before, when it comes to the UEFA Champions League, “Cristiano Ronaldo is King.”
Ronaldo and one other footballer are the most successful players in the UEFA Champions League, so it’s no surprise to see his dominance in the list tabled below.
1. C RONALDO (17 Goals) – 2013/14 Season
2. C RONALDO (16 Goals) – 2015/16 Season
3. C RONALDO (15 Goals) – 2017/18 Season
4. LIONEL MESSI (14 Goals) – 2011/12.
5. LIONEL MESSI, RUUD VAN NISTELROOY, C RONALDO (12 Goals) – 2018/19, 2002/03 and 2016/17 Season respectively.
What do you make of this.
The Champions League tournament for the 2019/2020 seasons kicks off on Tuesday 17th of Sept. 2019.
Lionel Messi has been resting since Match Day 1 of the Spanish LA Liga season.There must be reasons for that.
We believe he aims at leading the UEFA Champions League Top Scorers chat.
Dont miss an exclusive and premium article where C Ronaldo and Lionel Messi teams up against other Champions League Legends.
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