Champions League: All-time top scorers

From Cristiano Ronaldo to Lionel Messi, here are the top 10 goal scorers in the history of Europe’s premier club competition.

Published: 24 August 2020 - 12.29pm

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Raul feature in the Champions League all-time leading goal scorer charts

The Champions League has been graced by some of the greatest goal scorers in history.

From Cristiano Ronaldo to Lionel Messi and Raul to Filippo Inzaghi, the deadliest finishers in Europe’s premier club competition are among the most revered names to ever play the game.

Here, BTSport.com – the undisputed home of the Champions League – takes a look at the top ten all-time goal scorers.

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1

Player

Cristiano Ronaldo

Goals

130

2

Player

Lionel Messi

Goals

115

3

Player

Raul Gonzalez

Goals

71

4

Player

Robert Lewandowski

Goals

68

5

Player

Karim Benzema

Goals

65

6

Player

Ruud van Nistelrooy

Goals

56

7

Player

Thierry Henry

Goals

50

8 =

Player

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Goals

48

8 =

Player

Andriy Shevchenko

Goals

48

10

Player

Filippo Inzaghi

Goals

46

Position

Player

Goals

1

Cristiano Ronaldo

130

2

Lionel Messi

115

3

Raul Gonzalez

71

4

Robert Lewandowski

68

5

Karim Benzema

65

6

Ruud van Nistelrooy

56

7

Thierry Henry

50

8 =

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

48

8 =

Andriy Shevchenko

48

10

Filippo Inzaghi

46

Players in bold are active in the Champions League in the 2020/21 season.

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