Cristiano Ronaldo is now up to second place in the all-time list, behind only Iker Casillas.
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All-time UEFA club competition appearances*
188: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid, Porto)
178: Cristiano Ronaldo (Sporting CP, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus)
174: Paolo Maldini (AC Milan)
173: Xavi Hernández (Barcelona)
171: Pepe Reina (Barcelona, Villarreal, Liverpool, Napoli, Bayern München, AC Milan)
166: Gianluigi Buffon (Parma, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain)
163: Clarence Seedorf (Ajax, Real Madrid, Internazionale Milano, AC Milan)
161: Raúl González (Real Madrid, Schalke)
160: Javier Zanetti (Internazionale Milano)
159: Ryan Giggs (Manchester United)
155: Dani Alves (Sevilla, Barcelona, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain)
150: Jamie Carragher (Liverpool)
Who will take Iker Casillas' record?
Cristiano Ronaldo can close the gap considerably with Iker Casillas having announced his playing retirement.
The 150+ club is made up of three goalkeepers, four defenders, three midfielders and two forwards. Aside from Ronaldo, the other forward to feature is Raúl González, himself a long-time talismanic figure at the Santiago Bernabéu and whose final campaign in the Spanish capital (2009/10) crossed over with Ronaldo's first.
*UEFA club competitions means European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League, European/South American Cup, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Intertoto Cup