Players with most games played in the UEFA Champions League* from 1955 to 2018

UEFA Champions League most appearances by player 1955-2018 This statistic shows the soccer players with the most appearances in the UEFA Champions League from its inaugural season in 1955 to 2018. Iker Casillas has played the most games in the competition, with 177 appearances, most of which have been for Real Madrid.
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Games played
Iker Casillas 177
Cristiano Ronaldo 162
Xavi Hernández 157
Ryan Giggs 151
Raúl González 144
Paolo Maldini 139
Andrés Iniesta 132
Clarence Seedorf 131
Paul Scholes 130
Lionel Messi 129
Roberto Carlos 128
Gianluigi Buffon 128
Xabi Alonso 127
Zlatan Ibrahimović 123
Carles Puyol 120
Sergio Ramos 118
Andriy Shevchenko 116
Thierry Henry 115
Gary Neville 115
Andrea Pirlo 115
Philipp Lahm 114
David Beckham 113
Dani Alves 112
John Terry 111
Arjen Robben 111
Patrice Evra 111
Petr Čech 111
Víctor Valdés 110
Cesc Fàbregas 110
Karim Benzema 110
Olexandr Shovkovskiy109
Ashley Cole 108
Luís Figo107
Oliver Kahn 107
Thomas Müller 107
Roar Strand107
Frank Lampard 107
Javier Zanetti105
Gerard Piqué105
Fernando Morientes104
Alessandro Nesta101
Edwin van der Sar 100
Manuel Neuer100
Sergio Busquets100
Games played
Iker Casillas 177
Cristiano Ronaldo 162
Xavi Hernández 157
Ryan Giggs 151
Raúl González 144
Paolo Maldini 139
Andrés Iniesta 132
Clarence Seedorf 131
Paul Scholes 130
Lionel Messi 129
Roberto Carlos 128
Gianluigi Buffon 128
Xabi Alonso 127
Zlatan Ibrahimović 123
Carles Puyol 120
Sergio Ramos 118
Andriy Shevchenko 116
Thierry Henry 115
Gary Neville 115
Andrea Pirlo 115
Philipp Lahm 114
David Beckham 113
Dani Alves 112
John Terry 111
Arjen Robben 111
Patrice Evra 111
Petr Čech 111
Víctor Valdés 110
Cesc Fàbregas 110
Karim Benzema 110
Olexandr Shovkovskiy109
Ashley Cole 108
Luís Figo107
Oliver Kahn 107
Thomas Müller 107
Roar Strand107
Frank Lampard 107
Javier Zanetti105
Gerard Piqué105
Fernando Morientes104
Alessandro Nesta101
Edwin van der Sar 100
Manuel Neuer100
Sergio Busquets100
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This statistic shows the soccer players with the most appearances in the UEFA Champions League from its inaugural season in 1955 to 2018. Iker Casillas has played the most games in the competition, with 177 appearances, most of which have been for Real Madrid.
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Release date
December 2018
Region
Europe
Survey time period
1955 to 2018
Supplementary notes
* From 1955 to 1992 the competition was known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or the European Cup.

Information valid as of December, 2018.

Statistics include qualifying and play-off matches.

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