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Champions League Top Scorers: Can Ronaldo beat Haller & Lewandowski?

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Ronaldo.com brings you the list of UEFA Champions League top scorers from the 2021-22 season and a list of past Golden Boot winners.

The Champions League top scorers race for the 2021-22 season is heating up with a list of star-studded names competing for the big prize.

Sebastien Haller (Ajax), Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich), Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), and Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) are all closely matched. Just four goals separate the top five leaders ahead of the first round of last-16 fixtures.

Who finished as the top scorer last season?

 Erling Haaland finished as the Champions League’s top scorer in 2020-21. The Borussia Dortmund striker scored 10 goals in eight appearances to finish ahead of Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe and Sevilla man Youssef En-Nesyri.

Past Champions League Top Scorers

Below is a list of the Champions League top scorers from the 2000-01 season right up to 2020-21.

2020/21Erling HaalandDortmund10
2019/20Robert LewandowskiBayern15
2018/19Lionel MessiBarcelona12
2017/18Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid15
2016/17Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid12
2015/16Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid16
2014/15Messi/Neymar/RonaldoBarcelona (X2)/Madrid10
2013/14Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid17
2012/13Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid12
2011/12Lionel MessiBarcelona14
2010/11Lionel MessiBarcelona12
2009/10Lionel MessiBarcelona8
2008/09Lionel MessiBarcelona9
2007/08Cristiano RonaldoMan United8
2006/07KakaAC Milan10
2005/06Andriy ShevchenkoAC Milan9
2004/05Ruud van NistelrooyMan United8
2003/04Fernando MorientesMonaco9
2002/03Ruud van NistelrooyMan United12
2001/02Ruud van NistelrooyMan United10
2000/01RaulReal Madrid7