The Champions League returns this week and soccer followers all over the world will hope Europe’s finest proceed to fireplace within the targets.
A whopping 62 targets had been scored within the third spherical of the competitors earlier this month and two of the sport’s best ever scorers had been at it once more.
Barcelona icon Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich famous person Robert Lewandowski each discovered the online as targets flew in across the continent.
It was a terrific yr for Lewandowski final time period, who ended the season on the profitable facet when Bayern beat Paris Saint-Germain within the last, whereas he scored 15 instances all through the European marketing campaign.
Messi, in the meantime, now has 117 Champions League targets in his exceptional profession and is barely behind nice rival Cristiano Ronaldo within the all-time scoring charts.
Right here, talkSPORT.com provides you the run down of the highest ten Champions League scorers.
10= Filippo Inzaghi (Juventus, AC Milan) – 46 targets
10= Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich) – 46
8= Andriy Shevchenko (Dynamo Kyiv, AC Milan, Chelsea) – 48
8= Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United) – 48
7. Thierry Henry (Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona) – 50
6. Ruud van Nistelrooy (PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, Actual Madrid) – 56
5. Karim Benzema (Lyon, Actual Madrid) – 67
4. Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich) – 70
3. Raul (Actual Madrid, Schalke) – 71
2. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 117
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Actual Madrid, Juventus) – 130