The Champions League tournament has been graced with the presence of football legends from all over Europe. Let us look at the highest goalscorers in the history of the Champions League tournament. 10. Andriy Shevchenko (48 goals): Andriy Shevchenko, who represented the Russian national team also played for Chelsea.
Over the years, we have witnessed a number of foreigners who have lit up the English Premier League with their iconic performances for various club sides in the division. The likes of Thierry Henry, Didier Drogba, Yaya Toure, Sergio Agüero and Cristiano Ronaldo to name a few fall into this list.
No Player in Europe's top five leagues has scored more goals than Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese winger has an incredible scoring record in the European Competition. He has scored 134 goals in 176 games. The new Manchester United winger will play against young boys in tonight's game.
Several Arsenal FC players have made their marks in the club and English Premier League during the years they played in the club. For instance, Thierry Henry who is known as one of the greatest strikers in football history remains Arsenal FC all-time goalscorer having scored two hundred and twenty-eight (228) goals in three hundred and seventy-seven (377) appearances.
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski was awarded the European Golden Shoe for his terrific goalscoring form. Despite missing a month of activity due to injury, Lewandowski scored 41 goals in 29 Bundesliga games for Bayern last season. In the process, the 33-year-old broke Gerd Muller’s record for most goals scored in a single German top-flight season, as well as winning the European Golden Shoe for the first time, finishing 11 goals ahead of ex-Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.
As we all know, hair loss is one of the effects of old age. There are some football personalities whom we have identified with baldness, who used to carry different hair styles in their youth unlike what we are used to now. It will take an old football fan to know that the likes of Pep Guardiola, Iniesta, Zidane, Thierry Henry, Wayne Rooney and Arjen Robben all used to have lots of hair on their heads.
The most important element of football is to score goals, while some of them turn out to be breathtaking. However, there have been a number of instances when a goal has been scored under controversial circumstances. 1. Thierry Henry Republic of Ireland vs France was a two-legged football play-off held on 14 and 18 November 2009 between the national teams of the Republic of Ireland and France as part of the UEFA second round of qualification for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
One of the most popular leagues in the world is the Premier League. The teams compete at an extremely high level, attracting some of the finest players in the world. The league has produced some of the world's most prolific goal scorers, and it continues to do so.
Ahead of Barcelona UEFA Champions League opener in Group E against Bayern Munich on Tuesday at the Camp Nou. The Catalans giant have taken to its official Facebook page to post pictures of its Legends in Barcelona's 3rd kit during iconic moments. FC Barcelona posted: "What if everything happened with this year's 3rd kit?
Over the years, many footballers have left Arsenal FC for one reason or the other. Arsenal FC once housed players like Cesc Fabregas, Mesut Ozil, Thierry Henry, and many others. In recent years, Arsenal seems to have chosen the path of rebuilding their team, and for that reason, money has been invested into young players.
Cristiano Ronaldo is surely not the only player to return to his club after a long time away. But how did other come back players perform after a long time away from the club?. 1. Thierry Henry. Henry signed for Arsenal from Juventus in 1999 for €16.10 million and he went on to become the club's greatest player scoring over 200 goals for the club, so his departure to Barcelona in 2007, broke all the hearts of the fans.
Egypt and Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah opened the scoring for Liverpool against Leeds United in the Premier League on Sunday evening at Elland Road to gets his 100th Premier League goal. The Egyptian becomes the Second African player to reach the 100 goal mark in the Premier League behind Chelsea and Côte d'Ivoire Legend, Didier Drogba who has 104 for Chelsea during his time with the blues.
This season, Paul Pogba has been in excellent form. He has seven assists in four Premier League games thus far. If he maintains this form, he has a chance to become the greatest and shatter both of their records. He set a new season record with four assists in the opening Premier League encounter against Leeds United.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba has been a wonderful player since the commencement of the English Premier League and UEFA Champions League. Photo Credit: Twitter.com The star has been approaching to meet up with Thierry Henry's record 20 assists in a season. As we all know that the season is still fresh and we should be expecting what is unexpected as we journey through this new season.
The future of Ronald Koeman is said to be uncertain in Barcelona as a result of the club's form so far this season. The management of the club is reportedly planning on changing him. Barcelona in La Liga this season, has won two games and drawn two out of their four opening matches which leave them languishing in the 8th position.
Football history has always been a fantastic moment for all fans across the world, which is also an avenue for them to recall what has happened in the past and the current. These have lead me to the history of Thierry Henry Arsenal legend and the current striker of Tottenham Harry Kane to compare and contrast their achievement so far in the English Premier League alone.
Messi can't save PSG, Thierry Henry says St Germain president Leonardo, admits Lionel Messi never thought he would play for the club, but he's happy that the player did. Messi ended his 21-year relationship with Barcelona in August when the club was unable to re-sign him due to his deteriorating financial situation.
It was a warm afternoon at Old Trafford as Ronaldo completed a successful second debut, with fans and teammates alike, in high spirits, but for Ronaldo it was just another day in the office, and like most of his days in the office, he once again set a new record.
Salah has become the 30th player to score 100 Premier League goals with his strike in Liverpool's 3-0 win away at Leeds United. Quickest to reach 100 PL goals 5. Mohamed Salah The Egyptian is the fifth-quickest player to reach 100 goals in the competition’s history.
The Liverpool striker has written his name on the stands of premier league's best goal scorers with his 100th league goal against premier league side Leeds United at Elland road on Sunday. The Egyptian becomes the fifth fastest player to reach this landmark after playing just 162 premier league games.