The 10 all-time top UCL goalscorers

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With the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League season getting underway this week, here is the continental competition's all-time top goalscorers, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi!

The Portuguese and the Argentine are among the Champions League's most clinical attackers ever, with the pair having a combined tally of more than 250 goals in the competition. 

Scroll through the gallery above to see the 10 all-time leading goalscorers in UCL history, per UEFA 

Ronaldo is also one of the famous tournament's most decorated players with five titles to his name, while Messi is in touching distance of that feat with four of his own. 

The top 10 scorers in the competition's history is dominated by players who are still active, with Real Madrid's Karim Benzema and Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski among them.

The France international is currently in fifth place with 71 goals for Olympique Lyon and Real Madrid, while the Poland star is just a couple of strikes ahead of him. 

Meanwhile, it is Sweden legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic who has represented the most sides among the tournament's 10 leading scorers, having played for Ajax Amsterdam, Juventus, Inter Milan, FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, and AC Milan in the competition. 

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There are also four retired footballers, who played for the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester United and Arsenal, in the top 10 – scroll through the gallery above to see who tops the list! 

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