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UEFA Champions League all time top goal scorers list

UEFA Champions League All Time Top Goal Scorers List

UEFA Champions League All Time Top Goal Scorers List: The list of all time top goal scorers of European Champions League football competition has been updated. La Liga players are dominating this list as most players are from Spanish football top division. Battle between Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi continues here also. So who is the all time top goal scorer of Champions League? Have a look on the list below.UEFA Champions League all time top goal scorers list

Rank Player name Club Country Goals Matches
1 Lionel Messi Barcelona Argentina 77 97
2 Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United, Real Madrid Portugal 76 114
3 Raul Real Madrid, Schalke 04 Spain 71 142
4 Rudd Van Nistelrooy PSV, Man United, Real Madrid Netherlands 56 73
5 Thierry Henry Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona France 50 112
6 Alfredo Di Stefano Real Madrid Argentina & Spain 49 58
7 Andriy Shevchenko Dynamo Kyiv, Milan, Chelsea Ukraine 48 100
8 Eusebio Benfica Portugal 46 65
9 Fillippo Inzaghi Juventus, Milan Italy 46 81
10 Didier Drogba Marseille, Chelsea, Galatasaray Ivory Coast 44 92
11 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Barca, Milan, Paris Saint Germain Sweden 43 108
12 Karim Benzema Lyon, Real Madrid France 42 71
13 Alessandro Del Piero Juventus Italy 41 89
14 Ferenc Puskas Budapest Honved, Real Madrid Hungary, Spain 36 41
15 Gerd Muller Bayern Munich Germany 35 35
16 Fernando Morientes Real Madrid, AS Monaco, Liverpool, Valencia Spain 33 93
17 Samuel Eto’o Mallorca, Barcelona, Inter, Chelsea Football Club Cameroon 30 78
18 Kaka AC Milan, Real Madrid Brazil 30 86
19 Francisco Real Madrid Spain 30 89
20 David Trezeguet AS Monaco, Juventus France 29 58

Note: List last updated on 6 May 2015

The above list is consists of matches from group stage onwards [excluding matches of qualifying rounds].

Players who played in qualifying round: Cristiano Ronaldo, Fernando Morientes, Samuel Eto’o, Patrick Kluivert, Rivaldo, Robin Van Persie, Jari Litmanen, Frank Lampard, Claudio Pizarro and Nicolas Anelka.

As you can see most players are from Spanish football league La Liga. Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo holds record of scoring most goals in one season of Champions League [17].

So these are highest goal scorers in the history of UEFA Champions League. Is your favourite player listed in the above list?

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