Most Champions League goals for a single club
Even Cristiano Ronaldo, with his 105 goals for Real Madrid, could not match Lionel Messi’s record of 120 goals for the Spanish club in the Champions League when he left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain in the summer of 2021. However, the Portuguese superstar first surpassed the 100-goal mark for his club.
Messi is the only player to have scored in 16 consecutive seasons in Europe’s premier club tournament for the same team, and he has scored in 17 competitions in a row, tied with Karim Benzema.
The Argentine, who joined Barcelona aged 13 in early 2001, stayed with the club for the next 20 years, winning three UEFA Super Cups, seven Copas del Rey, 10 La Liga crowns and four Champions Leagues.
He was the second player (after Cristiano Ronaldo) to score 100 goals in the Champions League, and has been the league’s top scorer (or equal top scorer) for six seasons, one less than Ronaldo.
Players with the Most Champions League goals for one club (excluding qualifying)
120: Lionel Messi (ARG, Barcelona)
105: Cristiano Ronaldo (POR, Real Madrid)
74: Karim Benzema (FRA, Real Madrid)
69: Robert Lewandowski (POL, Bayern München)
66: Raúl González (ESP, Real Madrid)
52: Thomas Müller (GER, Bayern München)
41: Alessandro Del Piero (ITA, Juventus)
36: Sergio Agüero (ARG, Manchester City)
36: Didier Drogba (CIV, Chelsea)
35: Thierry Henry (FRA, Arsenal)
35: Ruud van Nistelrooy (NED, Manchester United)