Karim Benzema from Real Madrid has shortened his gap to Robert Lewandowski from the German record champion Bayern Munich in the eternal scorer list of the Champions League. In the 3: 4 (1: 2) defeat in the semi-final first leg at Manchester City, Benzema achieved a double pack for the “royal”.
With his hits, the Frenchman put his personal goal account at 85. He is only a goal behind Lewandowski (86), which had failed with the Munich team in the quarter -finals.
Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United continues to run with 140 goals in the ranking. The Argentinian Lionel Messi (125) from the new French champion Paris St. Germain is in second place. Both players were eliminated with their teams in the round of 16.
the most successful Champions League goal shooters:
1. Cristiano Ronaldo 140 goals *
2. Lionel Messi 125 *
3. Robert Lewandowski 86 *
4. Karim Benzema 85 *
5. Raul 71
6. Ruud van Nistelrooy 56
7. Thomas Müller 52 *
8th. Thierry Henry 50
9. Zlatan Ibrahimovic 48 *
9. Andriy Shevchenko 48
(*) Player still active