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. He scored 48 goals throughout his Champions League career.
9. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (48 goals):
The Swedish legend who currently plays for AC Milan has been very prolific in the Champions League tournament so far. He has registered a total of 48 goals throughout his career in the Champions League tournament.
8. Thomas Muller (49 goals):
The German international who currently plays for Bayern Munich has registered a total of 49 goals in the Champions League.
7. Thierry Henry (50 goals):
Thierry Henry represented Barcelona before he moved to Arsenal and became a deadly spearhead in attack. He scored a total of 50 goals in the Champions League tournament.
6. Ruud van Nistelrooy (56 goals):
The former Manchester United legend registered a total of 56 Champions League goals throughout his career.
5. Raul Gonzalez (71 goals):
The former Real Madrid forward registered a total of 71 Champions League goals throughout his career.
4. Karim Benzema (71 goals):
He is a French international who also represents Real Madrid. He has registered 71 goals in the Champions League tournament making him a part of this list.
3. Robert Lewandowski (75 goals):
Currently plying his trade in the German league, he has registered a total of 75 Champions League goals in his career.
2. Lionel Messi (120 goals):
The Argentine superstar has registered a total of 120 Champions League goals in his career.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (135 goals):
Known as the highest Champions League goalscorer of all time, he has 135 Champions League goals to his name.