Champions League: Ronaldo, Messi are among top 7 goalscorers in competition's history

Champions League: Ronaldo, Messi are among top 7 goalscorers in competition's history

Champions League top scorers have no doubt seen the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi dominate over the years.

Real Madrid's Raul Gonazalez and Karim Benzema have also been prolific in the final third and are ranked third and fourth on the list of the top scorers in the elite competition behind Ronaldo and Messi.

Robert Lewandoski's ten goals in the group stages so far this season has catapulted him into the top five position.

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Former Premier League rivals Ruud Van Nistelrooy and Thierry Henry still hold their place in the final two spots in the top seven ranking.

Ronaldo no doubt, made his mark in the competition with three clubs including Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus, scoring 127 goals in total.

One-club-man Messi, is closely following his fiercest rival, scoring 113 goals for Barcelona, 14 goals short of Ronaldo.

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Spanish legendary striker Raul bowed out of the tournament scoring most of his 71 goals for Los Blancos and and a few for Schalke 04.

Benzema is still making a name for himself in a Madrid shirt with 64 while Lewandowski does not look like slowing down with 63 goals.

Van Nistelrooy and Henry have 56 and 50 goals respectively to complete the all-time top seven top scorers in the elite competition.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Harry Kane is now the fastest player to reach 20 goals in the Champions League after scoring a brace in Tottenham's 4-2 win over Olympiacos.

Spurs wrestled their way back into the match after conceding two goals in Jose Mourinho's first home game in charge.

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