Only a few footballers get to write their names on the UEFA Champions League history. Scoring a goal in the UEFA Champions League is one of the dreams of every football player.
Only 6 players are still active in the top 10 list of UEFA Champions League all-time top scorers. Below are the top 10 UEFA Champions League top scorers of all time.
10. Zlatan Ibrahimovic - 48 Goals
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is number ten on the UEFA Champions League all-time top scorers list. The 39 years old has played for 9 different football clubs across Europe.
9. Alfredo Di Stefano - 49 Goals
Real Madrid legend, Alfredo Di Stefano, has the best goalscoring rate on the list. The retired footballer scored 49 goals in 58 UEFA Champions League appearances.
8. Thomas Muller - 49 Goals
Thomas Muller has scored the same number of goals as Alfredo Di Stefano. The Bayern Munich star could surpass Alfredo Di Stefano as he is currently playing in the UEFA Champions League.
7. Thierry Henry - 50 Goals
Thierry Henry is the seventh footballer with the most UEFA Champions League goals. The French striker scored his 50 UEFA Champions League goals for Monaco, Arsenal, and Barcelona.
6. Ruud Van Nistelrooy - 56 Goals
Ruud Van Nistelrooy has finished as the UEFA Champions League top scorers in 2001/02, 2002/03, and 2004/05. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid player has never won the UEFA Champions League.
5. Raul Gonzalez - 71 Goals
Raul Gonzalez, popularly known as Raul, is a retired Spanish professional football player. The former Spanish striker played for Real Madrid for fourteen seasons.
4. Karim Benzema - 72 Goals
Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema, has scored 72 UEFA Champions League goals in his football career. The French striker recently reached 72 goals in Real Madrid's 2-1 defeat to Sherrif.
3. Robert Lewandowski - 77 Goals
Robert Lewandowski has scored the third-highest number of goals in the UEFA Champions League history. The Bayern Munich striker won the UEFA Champions League title once in his football career.
2. Lionel Messi - 121 Goals
Lionel Messi has scored 121 goals in 151 UEFA Champions League appearances. The Argentine superstar scored 120 of his UEFA Champions League goals for Barcelona.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo - 136 Goals
Cristiano Ronaldo is the UEFA Champions League's highest goalscorer of all time. The 36 years old has scored 136 goals in 178 UEFA Champions League appearances.
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