Ahead of the last round of the UEFA champions league round of 16 fixtures, we take look at Champions league milestones. In this article, the quickest player to score 70 goals in the competition will be analysed.
Presently, Cristiano Ronaldo leads the way in the champions league all time highest goalscorer table, with 134goals, Lionel Messi is 15goals behind on 119goals while Robert Lewandowski came third with 34goals. Of all these three, only Lewandowski can have the opportunity of adding to his tally before the season ends, his Bayern Munich sides host Lazio tonight, after a resounding victory in Rome a fortnight ago.
The list of the top 5 quickest player to score 70 UCL goals contains familiar names, with Ronaldo and Messi present. The likes of Bayern Munich Forward, Robert Lewandowski, Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema and former Spain and Madrid striker Raul Gonzalez complete the list.
Lionel Messi leads the the way, having amazing 70goals in just 90 UCL games. In form Bayern forward, Robert Lewandowski came second having netted 70 UCL goals in just 93games. The UEFA champions league all time highest goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo, came third, after reaching 70goals in the competition in just 106games.
Real Madrid Striker, Karim Benzema came fourth, after reaching 70 UCL goals in 126games. Former Real Madrid greats, who held the record for most UCL goals scored before relinquishing it for Ronaldo and Messi came fifth, after reaching the 70goals mark in 139games.
Base on current form of current crop of players, the 70 goals mark could be reached in quicker games than that of Messi and co.
Which of the current players do you think will break this record?
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