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Top 5 highest-scoring teenagers in the Champions League

Top 5 highest-scoring teenagers in the Champions League
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4. Raul Gonzalez

Raul Gonzalez
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UCL teenage goalsClub/s at the time
6Real Madrid

He may have started in red, but Raul was very much on the white side of Madrid by the time he began his senior career.

Everyone knew what was around the corner when the Spaniard first burst into the scene as a 17-year-old in 1994/95. Despite his age, he quickly began a regular in the senior team.

Raul capped off his debut campaign with 30 appearances for the first-team, with 21 of them coming as a starter. He even contributed 10 goals and three assists. While a La Liga winner’s medal also came his way.

The following season then saw Raul make his long-awaited Champions League debut. He scored six goals in eight games, including a hat-trick in his third appearance against Ferencvaros.

But a disappointing sixth-place finish in La Liga prevented Raul from adding to his tally in the next campaign.

Despite the setback, however, Raul is the Champions League’s third-highest scorer in history on 71 goals behind Ronaldo and Messi.