Leading Goal Scorers UEFA Club Competitions

Top 10 Leading Goal Scorers UEFA Club Competitions

1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 78

Cristiano Ronaldo has participated in 117 UEFA Club Competition matches for his teams and scored with a great and remarkable speed, a total of 78 goals in UEFA regulated competitions until now, and he is at the top place in the list of top 10 highest scorers of UEFA club competitions. Cristiano Ronaldo achieved a goal-per-match ratio of 0.66 in UEFA club competitions in his soccer career.

2. Raúl González – 77

Spanish striket Raúl is No: 1 In List of Top 10 Leading Goal Scorers UEFA Club Competitions
In European competitions, he is the all-time leading scorer of the UEFA tournaments With 77 Goals, just ahead Filippo Inzaghi and Gerd Müller. Regarding his personal honours, he was named the best striker in the world by IFFHS in 1999. He is the only player that has won the UEFA “Best Forward of the Year” award three times, in 2000, 2001 and 2002. He was the second in the ranking of Ballon d’Or 2001 and the third ranked in 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year. In 2004, he was included in the FIFA 100 list as one of the “greatest living footballers”. He was also included in the UEFA list of the fifty best European players of the period 1954–2004.

3. Lionel Messi – 76

Commonly rated by commentators, coaches and colleagues as the best footballer in the world and as one of the greatest players in the history of the game, Messi is the first football player in history to win four FIFA/Ballons d’Or , all of which he won consecutively-  as well as the first to win three European Golden Shoe awards. Messi is No: 6 in Our List of Top 10 Leading Goal Scorers UEFA Club Competitions, with 76 Goals.

4. Filippo Inzaghi – 70

Filippo Inzaghi is currently the second all time most prolific goal scorer in European club competitions with 70 goals, only beaten by Raúl’s 76 goals. He is also Milan’s top international goal scorer in the club’s history with 43 goals. He also holds the record for most hat-tricks in Serie A (10), and the Champions League (three, tied with Michael Owen, Lionel Messi, and Mario Gómez). Inzaghi’s favourite footballers as a child were Paolo Rossi and Marco Van Basten.

5. Andriy Shevchenko – 67

Andriy Shevchenko is ranked as the third top goalscorer in all European competitions with 67 goals. With a tally of 175 goals scored for Milan, Shevchenko is the second most prolific player in the history of the club, and is also the all-time top scorer of the Derby della Madonnina (derby between Milan and their local rivals Internazionale) with 14 goals, as well as for the Ukrainian national team with 48 goals.

6. Gerd Müller – 62

Gerd Müller is a retired German footballer and one of the most prolific goalscorers of all time. he has the recored of 62 goals in just 69 games he played in UEFA Club Competitions. With national records of 68 goals in 62 international appearances, 365 goals in 427 Bundesliga games, he was one of the most successful goalscorers ever.

7. Ruud van Nistelrooy – 62

The third-highest goalscorer in Champions League history, is the seventh in the List of Top 10 Leading Goal Scorers UEFA Club Competitions. He Has Scored 62 Goals in 92 Matches He Played.

8. Henrik Larsson – 59

He was known as an excellent striker whose main attributes were his goalscoring prowess and on-field intelligence. he has Scored 56 Goals in 108 UEFA Club Competitions. He is At No 7 in list of Leading Goal Scorers UEFA Club Competitions.

9. Thierry Henry – 59

It was at Arsenal that Henry made his name as a world-class footballer. Despite initially struggling in the Premier League, he emerged as Arsenal’s top goal-scorer for almost every season of his tenure there. Under long-time mentor and coach Arsène Wenger, Henry became a prolific striker and Arsenal’s all-time leading scorer with 228 goals in all competitions. he Scored 59 Goals in 140 UEFA Club Competitions, Became the 9th in All Time Goal Scorer’s List.

10. Alessandro Del Piero – 53

Del Piero scored in all competitions in which he participated. He was named in the FIFA 100, a list of the 125 greatest living footballers selected by Pelé as a part of FIFA’s centenary celebrations. He was also voted in the list of best European players for the past 50 years in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll. With 53 UEFA Club Competitions Goals, he Will Enjoy 10th Spot in This List.

List of Leading Goal Scorers UEFA Club Competitions

Player/Country Goals Matches Debut in Europe Retirement in Europe Clubs
1 Cristiano Ronaldo 78 117 2002 Real Madrid, Sporting CP, Manchester United
2 Raúl (Spain) 77 114 1995 2012 Real Madrid, Schalke 04
3 Lionel Messi (Argentina) 76 108 1996 2009 Barcelona
4 Filippo Inzaghi (Italy) 70 142 1994 2012 Parma, Juventus, Milan
5 Andriy Shevchenko (Ukraine) 67 69 1967 -1979 Dynamo Kyiv, Milan, Chelsea, Milan, Dynamo Kyiv
6 Gerd Müller (Germany) 62 92 1998 2012 Bayern Munich
7 Ruud van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) 62 85 2004 PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Hamburg
8 Henrik Larsson (Sweden) 59 140 1996 Feyenoord, Celtic, Barcelona, Manchester United, Helsingborg
9 Thierry Henry (France) 59 114 1995 2012 Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona
10 Alessandro Del Piero (Italy) 53 129 1995 Juventus

Top 10 Leading Goal Scorers UEFA Club Competitions

1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 78
2. Raúl González – 77
3. Lionel Messi – 76
4. Filippo Inzaghi – 70
5. Andriy Shevchenko – 67
6. Gerd Müller – 62
7. Ruud van Nistelrooy – 62
8. Henrik Larsson – 59
9. Thierry Henry – 59
10. Alessandro Del Piero – 53

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