UEFA Champions league got a new top goal scorer in name of Cristiano Ronaldo who scored maximum number of goals  in a single season. Along with scoring highest goals, Ronaldo played a vital role for Real Madrid to qualify for the final of Champions leagues 2013–14 after 12 years. Now, he is the top goal scorer in single season breaking record of Argentine & Barcelona’s player Lionel Messi who set up a record of scoring 14 goals. Here is the list of top goal scorer of UEFA Champions in a single season.
List of Top Goal Scorer in one season of Champions league
|Cristiano Ronaldo||17||Real Madrid||2013–14|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||12||Real Madrid||2012–13|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||8||Manchester United||2007-08|
|Ricardo Kaka||10||AC Milan||2006-07|
|Andriy Shevchenko||9||AC Milan||2005-06|
|Rudd van Nistelrooy||8||Manchester United||2004-05|
|Fernando Morientes||9||AS Monaco FC||2003-04|
|Rudd van Nistelrooy||12||Manchester United||2002-03|
|Rudd van Nistelrooy||10||Manchester United||2001-02|
|Raul Gonzalez||7||Real Madrid||2000-01|
|Mario Jardel||10||FC Porto||1999–00|
|Raul Gonzalez||10||Real Madrid||1999–00|
|Andriy Shevchenko||8||FC Dynamo Kyiv||1998–99|
|Dwight Yorke||8||Manchester United||1998–99|
|Alessandro Del Piero||10||Juventus||1997–98|
|Milimko Pantic||5||Atletico Madrid||1996–97|
|Jari Litmanen||9||AFC Ajax||1995–96|
|George Weah||7||Paris Saint Germain||1994–95|
|Wynton Rufer||8||SV Werder Bremen||1993–94|
The Barcelona & Argentine player Lionel Messi is 4 times highest goal scorer of this competition. Thereafter, the Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo registered his name in the history of maximum goals 3 times [2 times with Real Madrid & 1 with his former club Manchester United]. Ronaldo has scored 17 goals in one season of this competition.
CR7 broke record of Lionel Messi in second leg match against the German giants Bayern Munich in which he netted twice. His first goal was assisted by world most expensive player Gareth Bale. Second goal was scored with free kick which was just 24 meters away from goal post. Former Real Madrid player Raul Gonzalez is the highest goal scorer of all time season scoring 71 goals in 142 champions league game. Thereafter, Lionel Messi at second spot scoring 67 goals total followed by Cristiano Ronaldo who scored 66 goals.