UEFA Champions League all-time highest Goalscorers

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The UEFA Champions League is the most prestigious club football competition in the world. Every football star dreams of playing in the tournament and probably lifting the trophy.

Due to how competitive the tournament is, only a handful of top European clubs can boast of ever winning the prestigious title. In the same vein, only a handful of players have been able to make an extraordinary impact on the tournament.

So far in the history of the UEFA Champions League, the all-time highest goalscorer of the tournament is Cristiano Ronaldo.

Below are the top 10 all-time highest goalscorers in the history of the UEFA Champions League

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 140
UEFA Champions League all-time highest Goalscorers
Cristiano Ronaldo.

As mentioned earlier, Cristiano Ronaldo remains the all-time highest goalscorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League. So far in the history of the tournament, Ronaldo has scored a record 140 goals.

The 36-year-old Portuguese football icon who currently plays for Manchester United scored the goals for Juventus, Real Madrid, and Manchester United. Ronaldo has won the tournament five times.

  1. Lionel Messi – 125
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Lionel Messi.

Lionel Messi is the second all-time highest goalscorer in the UEFA Champions League. The record seven-time Ballon d’Or winner has scored 125 goals in the tournament.

The 34-year-old Argentine football icon who currently plays for Paris Saint Germain scored the goals mostly for FC Barcelona and PSG. He is the reigning Ballon d’Or winner and has won the Champions League four times.

  1. Robert Lewandowski – 85 goals
Robert Lewandowski.

Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski is the third all-time highest goalscorer in the UEFA Champions League. The 33-year-old Polish striker has scored 85 goals in the tournament so far in his career.

Lewandowski scored the goals for mainly Borussia Dortmund and his current club, Bayern Munich. He is the reigning FIFA The Best male player of the year.

  1. Karim Benzema – 79 goals
Karim Benzema.

Real Madrid forward, Karim Benzema is the 4th all-time highest goalscorer in the Champions League. The 34-year-old French striker has scored 85 goals in the tournament.

Benzema scored the goals for Lyon and mainly for his current club, Real Madrid.

  1. Raúl González – 71 goals
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Raúl González.

Raúl González is the 5th all-time highest goalscorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League. The 44-year-old retired Spanish striker scored 71 goals in the tournament before he retired.

González who retired in 2015 scored the Champions League goals for mainly Real Madrid where he spent the best of his football career between 1994 and 2010 before he joined FC Schalke 04.

  1. Ruud Van Nistelrooy – 56 goals
Ruud Van Nistelrooy

Ruud Van Nistelrooy is the 6th all-time highest goalscorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League. The 45-year-old Dutch forward scored 56 goals in the tournament.

Nistelrooy who retired in 2012, scored the goals for mainly Manchester United and Real Madrid.

  1. Thomas Müller – 52 goals
Thomas Müller.

Thomas Müller is the 7th all-time highest goalscorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League. The 32-year-old German forward has scored 52 goals in the tournament so far in his career.

Müller who has been at FC Barcelona’s senior team since 2009 scored all the goals for Bayern.

  1. Zlatan Ibrahimović – 48 goals
Zlatan Ibrahimović

Zlatan Ibrahimović is the 8th all-time highest goalscorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League. The 40-year-old Swedish striker has scored 48 goals in the tournament.

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Ibrahimović who currently plays for AC Milan scored the goals for Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, FC Barcelona, PSG, Manchester United, and his current club.

  1. Andriy Shevchenko – 48 goals
Andriy Shevchenko

Andriy Shevchenko is the 9th player with the highest number of goals in the history of the Champions League. The 45-year-old Ukrainian striker scored 48 Champions League goals before he retired.

Shevchenko who retired from football in 2012 scored the goals for Dynamo Kyiv, AC Milan, and Chelsea.

  1. Filippo Inzaghi – 46 goals
Filippo Inzaghi

Filippo Inzaghi is the 10th all-time highest goalscorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League. The 48-year-old Italian striker scored 46 goals in the tournament.

Inzaghi who is now a coach scored the goals for mainly Juventus and AC Milan.

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