The UEFA Champion League is one of the most competitive football you in Europe.
Photo Credit: sportskeeda
With Chelsea FC as the current winner, journey with me as I unveil Top 7 highest goalscorers in the history of UEFA Champion League.
1. Christian Ronaldo -134
The Portuguese professional footballer is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. The 36 year old footballer is one of the few players to have made over 1,100 professional career appearances. He has also scored over 780 official senior career goals for club and country.
2. Lionel Messi -120
Before moving to France in 2021, Messi had spent his entire professional career with Barcelona where he won 35 trophies including ten La Liga titles, seven Copa del Rey titles and four UEFA Champions Leagues. He was part of the Argentina national team that won the 2021 Copa America.
3. Robert Lewandowski -73
Lewandowski is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Poland national team. He is considered one of the most successful players in Bundesliga history.
4. Raúl González -71.
The former Real Madrid player is considered one of the most important players in the history of the club and regarded as one of the greatest Spanish players of all-time.
5. Karim Benzema -71 goals
The French professional footballer is known for his aerial ability, playmaking and finishing.
While at Real Madrid, Benzema has also been named French Player of the Year three times.
6. Ruud Van Nistelrooy -56 goals
Van Nistelrooy is currently the coach of the PSV Eindhoven under-19s team and assistant manager for Netherlands. Internationally, he represented the Netherlands on 70 occasions, netting 35 times. He was part of the nation's Euro 2004, 2006 World Cup and Euro 2008 squads.
7. Thierry Henry -50 goals
The former French professional footballer is considered one of the greatest players in the history of the Premier League. He was one of the first two players inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame in 2021.
What is your view about this?
Like and follow me for more updates
Content created and supplied by: MrCurrentaffairs (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More