50 Top Scorers In UEFA Champions League History Listed

Top Scorers In UEFA Champions League History

I want to attempt to highlight the 50 top scorers in UEFA Champions League history in this article. Only those players who have scored at least 20 goals will be listed.

Let’s get straight to who has the most goals in Champions League history?

But do you know all the teams that have won the UEFA Champions League since its inception? See them here.

Cristiano Ronaldo has the most goals in UCL history with a total of 128 goals … and still counting.

He is not closely followed by Barcelona’s Lionel Messi at all as the Argentine has 114 goals in his kitty. And so you wonder why he has one Ballon d’Or Award more than CR7?

But, the current top scorer in Champions League is neither of them.

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Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski is the man of the moment with 11 goals so far as the 2019/20 Champions League has been put on hold for five months due to the coronavirus pandemic but will very likely return this month.

See other champions league top scorers 19/20.

The gulf between that pair and the other UCL top scorers of all time is something one wonders if in the next decade any player will be able to surpass Ronaldo especially.

But truth be told, originally when it was still known as European Champion Clubs’ Cup, it was a straight knockout competition.

And during the 1990s, the tournament was expanded to incorporate more teams which resulted in more games being played.

So now you understand the reason for the gulf; goalscoring chances for the likes of Ronaldo and Messi was increased, causing the players of old to be unfavored in terms of goals.

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UCL All Time Top Scorers

Note: Players with the same amount of goals are ranked by fewer minutes played.

#PlayerTeam(s)Goals
50Ángel Di MaríaReal Madrid, PSG20
49Cesc FàbregasBarcelona, Chelsea, Arsenal20
48Gareth BaleReal Madrid, Tottenham20
47Nicolas AnelkaReal Madrid, Chelsea, Arsenal, PSG20
46Serhiy RebrovDinamo Kiev21
45Claudio PizarroWerder Bremen, Bayern München21
44Mario MandžukićBayern München, Juventus, Atlético Madrid21
43Luiz AdrianoShakhtar Donetsk, Spartak Moskva21
42Steven GerrardLiverpool21
41Mohamed SalahAS Roma, Liverpool, FC Basel22
40Edin DžekoVfL Wolfsburg, AS Roma, Man City22
39Marco SimoneAC Milan, AS Monaco, PSG23
38Jari LitmanenLiverpool, AFC Ajax23
37Frank LampardChelsea23
36Antoine GriezmannBarcelona, Atlético Madrid23
35Luis SuárezBarcelona, AFC Ajax24
34Paul ScholesMan United24
33Luís FigoInter, Barcelona, Real Madrid24
32Gonzalo HiguaínJuventus, Real Madrid, Napoli24
31Giovane ÉlberBayern München, Olympique Lyon24
30Robin van PersieMan United, Arsenal25
29JardelGalatasaray, FC Porto25
28Hernán CrespoLazio, Roma, Inter, AC Milan, Parma, Calcio 1913, Chelsea25
27Mario GomezVfB Stuttgart, Bayern München26
26RivaldoAC Milan, Barcelona, Olympiakos Piräus27
25Ryan GiggsMan United28
24David TrezeguetJuventus, AS Monaco29
23Roy MakaayBayern München, Deportivo La Coruña29
22Patrick KluivertBarcelona, AFC Ajax29
21Wayne RooneyManchester United30
20KakáAC Milan, Real Madrid30
19Samuel Eto'oInter, RCD Mallorca, Barcelona, Chelsea30
18Arjen RobbenBayern München, Real Madrid, Chelsea, PSV Eindhoven31
17MorientesValencia CF, Real Madrid, Liverpool, AS Monaco33
16NeymarBarcelona, PSG35
15Edinson CavaniPSG, Napoli35
14Kun AgüeroAtlético Madrid, Man City39
13Alessandro Del PieroJuventus42
12Thomas MüllerBayern München44
11Didier DrogbaChelsea, Olympique Marseille, Galatasaray44
10Filippo InzaghiJuventus, AC Milan46
9Andriy ShevchenkoAC Milan, Chelsea, Dinamo Kiev48
8Zlatan IbrahimovićInter, Juventus, AC Milan, Barcelona, PSG, AFC Ajax48
7Thierry HenryBarcelona, Arsenal, AS Monaco50
6Ruud van NistelrooyReal Madrid, Man United, PSV Eindhoven56
5Robert LewandowskiBorussia Dortmund, Bayern München64
4Karim BenzemaReal Madrid, Olympique Lyon64
3RaúlFC Schalke 04, Real Madrid71
2Lionel MessiBarcelona114
1Cristiano RonaldoJuventus, Real Madrid, Man United128

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Do note that the goals in the top scorers in UEFA Champions League history listed above do not include goals scored during qualifying rounds.

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