This is Part 2 of the Allsportspk researched stats about the Champions League. Having been divided into two parts the first part related to Team Stats and this part pertains to Individual player Stats.

The UEFA Champions League, previously recognized as the European Cup, is an annual club football competition organised by the UEFA – Union of European Football Associations.

It is one of the most prestigious football tournaments in the world and the most famous club competition in European football, played by the national league champions and, for some nations, one or more runners-up) of their national leagues.

Allsportspk presents all time stats of the prestigious Competition.

Part Two – Individual Player Stats

Most Appearances

RankPlayerAppearancesClub(s)
1.Iker Casillas 177Real Madrid and Porto
2.Cristiano Ronaldo 169Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus 
3.Xavi 151Barcelona
4.Raúl 142Real Madrid and Schalke 04 
5.Ryan Giggs 141Manchester United
5.Lionel Messi 141Barcelona
7.Andrés Iniesta 130Barcelona
8.Clarence Seedorf 125Ajax, Real Madrid and AC Milan 
9.Paul Scholes 124Manchester United
9.Sergio Ramos 124Real Madrid
Allsportspk Research Unit
  • Iker Casillas has the most appearances as a Goalkeeper.
  • Sergio Ramos has the most appearances as a Defender.
  • Xavi has the most appearances as a Midfielder.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has the most appearances as a Attacker.
  • On 22 February 2006, Raúl made his 100th Champions League appearance, the first player to do so.

Top Goalscorers

RankPlayerGoalsAppsRatioClubs
1.Cristiano Ronaldo1281690.76Real Madrid, Manchester United and Juventus.
2.Lionel Messi1141410.81FC Barcelona
3.Raúl 711420.5Real Madrid and Schalke 04
4.Robert Lewandowski 64 860.74Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich
4.Karim Benzema 641190.54Real Madrid and Lyon
5.Ruud van Nistelrooy 56 730.77PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United and Real Madrid
6.Thierry Henry 501120.45Arsenal, Monaco andFC Barcelona
7.Alfredo Di Stéfano 49 580.84Real Madrid
8.Andriy Shevchenko 481000.48Dynamo Kyiv, Milan and Chelsea
9.Zlatan Ibrahimovic 481200.40Ajax, Juventus, FC Barcelona, Inter Milan, AC Milan and PSG
Allsportspk Research Unit
  • Only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have 100 plus goals in Champion’s League.
  • Real Madrid have most Players (5) in the list above.
  • Lionel Messi have scored the most goals for a single club (114 for Barcelona).
  • Alfredo Di Stefano is the only player to score in 5 Champion’s League Final.

Most Goals Scored In Single Season

RankPlayer NameGoals ScoredSeason Club
1.Cristiano Ronaldo172013/14Real Madrid
2.Cristiano Ronaldo162015/16Real Madrid
3.Cristiano Ronaldo152017/18Real Madrid
4.Lionel Messi142011/12 FC Barcelona
5.Cristiano Ronaldo122016/17Real Madrid
5.Cristiano Ronaldo122012/13Real Madrid
5.Lionel Messi122010/11 FC Barcelona
5.Lionel Messi122018/19 FC Barcelona
5.Ruud van Nistelrooy122002/03 Manchester United
Allsportspk Research Unit
  • Cristiano Ronaldo is the only player to become Champion’s League top goalscorer for 6 consecutive seasons.
  • In 2013/14 season Cristiano Ronaldo broke the record of most goals scored in a single season by scoring 17 goals, which was previously held by Lionel Messi with 14 goals.
  • Lionel Messi was last season’s top goalscorer with 12 goals.
  • Ruud van Nistelrooy is the only player in Champions League other than Messi and Ronaldo to score 11 plus goals in a single season.

Most Assistance To Score Goals

RankPlayerAssistsClub(s)
1.CristianoRonaldo 40Real Madrid, Manchester United and Juventus
2.Lionel Messi 35FC Barcelona
3.Ryan Giggs 31Manchester United
4.Xavi 30FC Barcelona
5.Andres Iniesta 29FC Barcelona
6.Angel Di Maria 28Real Madrid, Manchester United, Benfica and PSG
7.Karim Benzema 27Lyon and Real Madrid
8.Cesc Fabregas 26Arsenal, Barcelona and Chelsea
8.Luis Suarez 26Liverpool and FC Barcelona
8.Zlatan Ibrahimovic 26Ajax, Juventus, FC Barcelona, Inter Milan, AC Milan and PSG
Allsportspk Research Unit
  • Cristiano Ronaldo is the only player to become the top goalscorer and top assist provider in Champion’s League History.
  • Ryan Giggs has the most assists as a midfielder.
  • Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo assisted each other the most.

Most Clean Sheets (No Goals Conceded) By Goal Keeper

Rank
Player Name
Clean sheetsClub(s)
1.Iker Casillas 203Real Madrid and Porto
2.Gianluigi Buffon 119Parma, Juventus and Paris
3.Olexandr Shovkovskiy 114Dynamo Kyiv
3.Oliver Kahn 104Bayern Munich
4.Peter Cech 103Sparta, Chelsea and Arsenal
5.Manuel Neur 102Schalke and FC Bayern
6.Víctor Valdes 89Barcelona
7.Edwin van der Sar 79Ajax, Juventus and Manchester United
8.Pepe Reina 78Barcelona, Villarreal, Liverpool, Napoli
9.Dida 56AC Milan
Allsportspk Research Unit

  • Iker Casiilas won the Champion’s League thrice.
  • Olexandr Shovkovskiy has the most cleansheets for a singleclub (114 for Dynamo Kyiv).

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