Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United player, seeks to consolidate his lead in the list of the best scorers of the Champions League throughout history, with the start of the group stage competitions of the 2021-2022 football season for the competition on Tuesday evening.
Ronaldo scored 134 goals in the Champions League to top the list of historical scorers, surpassing his Argentine rival, Lionel Messi, the runner-up, with 120 goals.
The list of top 10 scorers in the history of the Champions League includes:
Cristiano Ronaldo – 134 goals in 176 games
Lionel Messi – 120 goals in 149 matches
Robert Lewandowski – 73 target in 96match
Karim Benzema – 71target in 130 match
Raul Gonzalez – 71 goal in 142 match
Ruud van Nistelrooy – 56goals in 73 matches
Thierry Henry – 50 target in 112match
Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 48 goal in 120match
Thomas Muller – 48 goals in 124 games
Andriy Shevchenko – 48 goals in 100 match
On the other hand, the Portuguese star, Cristiano Ronaldo, is the player who scored the most goals in a single season in the group stage, with 11 goals in the 2015/2016 season.
While the Argentine star, Lionel Messi, player of Paris Saint-Germain, is the best scorer of the group stage in the Champions League with 71 goals, followed by Cristiano Ronaldo with 67 goals.