UEFA Champions League all-time top scorers

Cristiano Ronaldo is head and shoulders above the rest but Lionel Messi is nearing his century and Robert Lewandowski has entered the top ten.

Cristiano Ronaldo added to his tally against Paris in the round of 16 first leg
Cristiano Ronaldo added to his tally against Paris in the round of 16 first leg ©AFP/Getty Images

Top UEFA Champions League scorers (excluding qualifying)
116: Cristiano Ronaldo (POR, Manchester United, Real Madrid)
98: Lionel Messi (ARG, Barcelona)
71: Raúl González (ESP, Real Madrid, Schalke)
56: Ruud van Nistelrooy (NED, PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, Real Madrid)
53: Karim Benzema (FRA, Lyon, Real Madrid)
50: Thierry Henry (FRA, Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona)
48: Zlatan Ibrahimović (SWE, Ajax, Juventus, Internazionale Milano, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United)
48= Andriy Shevchenko (UKR, Dynamo Kyiv, AC Milan, Chelsea)
46: Filippo Inzaghi (ITA, Juventus, AC Milan)
45: Robert Lewandowski (POL, Dortmund, Bayern)

Top European Cup/UEFA Champions League scorers (including qualifying rounds)
117: Cristiano Ronaldo (POR, Manchester United, Real Madrid)
98: Lionel Messi (ARG, Barcelona)
71: Raúl González (ESP, Real Madrid)
60: Ruud van Nistelrooy (NED, PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, Real Madrid)
59: Andriy Shevchenko (UKR, Dynamo Kyiv, AC Milan, Chelsea)

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano
Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano©UEFA.com

Top European Cup scorers (including qualifying rounds)
49: Alfredo Di Stéfano (ARG/ESP, Real Madrid)
47: Eusébio (POR, Benfica)
35: Ferenc Puskás (HUN, Honvéd, Real Madrid)
34: Gerd Müller (GER, Bayern München)
32: Francisco Gento (ESP, Real Madrid)

UEFA Champions League top scorers by season (group stage to final)
2016/17: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) – 12
2015/16
: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) – 16
2014/15: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Neymar (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) – 10
2013/14: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) – 17
2012/13: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) – 12
2011/12: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 14
2010/11: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 12
2009/10: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 8
2008/09: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 9
2007/08: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) – 8
2006/07: Kaká (AC Milan) – 10
2005/06: Andriy Shevchenko (AC Milan) – 9
2004/05: Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United) – 8
2003/04: Fernando Morientes (Monaco) – 9
2002/03: Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United) – 12
2001/02: Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United) – 10
2000/01: Raúl González (Real Madrid) – 7
1999/2000: Mário Jardel (Porto), Rivaldo (Barcelona), Raúl González (Real Madrid) – 10
1998/99: Andriy Shevchenko (Dynamo Kyiv), Dwight Yorke (Manchester United) – 8
1997/98: Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus) – 10
1996/97: Milinko Pantić (Atlético Madrid) – 5
1995/96: Jari Litmanen (Ajax) – 9
1994/95: George Weah (Paris Saint-Germain) – 7
1993/94: Hristo Stoichkov (Barcelona) – 5
1992/93: Franck Sauzée (Marseille) – 5

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