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Messi, Ronaldo, and More – Champions League Top Scorers

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The Champions League top scorers of all time are what we will find out in this article. We have a long list of great players who have showcased the best performances in the season. Who is the best and in the lead compared to others we will jot down the numbers and numbers will speak it all? Messi, Ronaldo, Lewandowski, and Benzema are the few names that have spoken for themselves as the Champions League top scorers but let’s look at the entire list.

The list suggests, Cristiano Ronaldo is the top scorer when we talk about the history of the Champions League and we are also including the European Cup. The second to the best among everyone is Lionel Messi as we know it from the beginning. Other Barcelona strikers follow in the list who have played a significant role in the leagues. Robert Lewandowski follows up next at the third position for being the best after Messi. Karim Benzema is our next favorite at the number four position and keeping up next comes Raul completing the top five best scorers of the Champions League. About the others, we have Thomas Muller, Thierry Henry, and Ruud van Nistelrooy too in the list.

Here comes the list of the Champions League top scorers:

RankPlayerGoalsAppearances
1Cristiano Ronaldo140183
2Lionel Messi126158
3Robert Lewandowski89108
4Karim Benzema86143
5Raul71142
6Ruud van Nistelrooy5673
7Thomas Muller52136
8Thierry Henry50112
9Alfredo Di Stefano4958
10Andriy Shevchenko48100
10Zlatan Ibrahimovic48124
12Eusebio4665
12Filippo Inzaghi4681
14Didier Drogba4492
15Neymar4277
15Alessandro Del Piero4289
17Sergio Aguero4179
18Mohamed Salah3873
19Ferenc Puska3641
19Kylian Mbappe3655

This list has all the players scoring from 1955 till the present. Cumulated with the all-time best goal-scoring players in the game currently or have been in the past. Alfredo Di Stefano a star from the Read Marid and the Benfica icon Eusebio also feature in the top 10 list. We can see Ferenc Puskas who was a player for Real Madrid in the 1950s era along with Gerd Muller a striker for Bayern Munich in the top 20 list. Undoubtedly, Messi stands today at 0.8 goals per game ratio while Gerd Muller’s stays on top at 0.95, and Puskas and Di Stefano up next scoring 0.85 and 0.84 respectively.

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Salman Shaikh
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