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Top 20 Champions League all-time goal scorers

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AceFootball brings you the top 20 all-time goal scorers in the most prestigious tournament in the world of football, the Champions League.

Champions League has been probably the most exciting tournament in the history of football. Over the year, this beloved competition has witnessed many great goalscorers.

Arguably, during the 1990s and the 2000s, stars such as Raul, Shevchenko, Henry, and Drogba ruled this European tournament. Indeed, some of their goals can still be watched on a repeat mode.

However, when it comes to scoring the most goals, we all saw two giants enter the world of football and dominate everything that they went through. Of course, we are talking about Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

These superstars completed changed the face of this competition with their frequency of goals every game. At the moment, the Portuguese star is the all-time top goalscorer in the Champions League followed by his on-field rival Leo Messi.

Recently, Robert Lewandowski made his presence known to the world with a sensational hat-trick, which moved him to the third spot. However, Champions League dates back to 1955 where it all started.

So, let’s take a look at the all-time top 20 goal scorers in this prestigious competition. Here’s the list:

1Cristiano Ronaldo139180
2Lionel Messi123152
3Robert Lewandowski81100
4Karim Benzema75134
6Ruud van Nistelrooy5673
7Thierry Henry50112
=8Alfredo di Stefano4958
=8Thomas Muller49128
=10Andriy Shevchenko48100
=10Zlatan Ibrahimovic48122
=12Filippo Inzaghi4681
14Didier Drogba4492
15Alessandro Del Piero4289
=16Sergio Aguero4179
=18Ferenc Puskas3541
=18Edinson Cavani3569
20Gerd Muller3435

Note: The ones marked in bold italics are still active in the competition.