a list of the best scorers in the UEFA Champions League for the 2021-22 season, as well as a list of previous Golden Boot winners
The competition to be the top scorer in the Champions League for the 2021-22 season is heating up, with a long list of star-studded individuals vying for the coveted award.
Sebastien Haller (Ajax), Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich), Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), and Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) are all evenly matched in this year’s Champions League group stage. The top five scorers are separated by just four goals going into the first round of last-16 matches.
Who was the leading scorer in the league last season?
Erling Haaland finished the season as the highest scorer in the Champions League in 2020-21. Having scored 10 goals in eight games for Borussia Dortmund, the attacker finished ahead of both Paris Saint-Kylian Germain’s Mbappe and Sevilla forward Youssef En-Nesyri, who tied for second place.
Top scorers in the Champions League in the past
The following is a list of the top scorers in the Champions League from the 2000-01 season all the way up to the 2020-21 season.