UEFA: leading number of Champions League finals goals as of 2019, by player

As of June 2019, Cristiano Ronaldo still holds the record for most goals scored in final matches of the UEFA Champions League with a total of four goals throughout his career. Ronaldo also shares the record for most appearances in Champions League finals with Paolo Maldini, both played in six finals.

More all-time records for Cristiano Ronaldo

   Ronaldo is also the all-time leading goal scorer in the Champions League with 127 goals before Lionel Messi with 112 goals. However, when it comes to most matches played in the Champions League Ronaldo comes in second with 166 games under his belt behind Iker Casillas with 181 games.

Increasing broadcasting revenues

  The Champions League generated a revenue of approximately 2.1 billion euros in 2018, of which the vast majority came from broadcasting rights. Roughly 1.4 billion euros were redistributed to the football clubs. Real Madrid received the largest share of 88.65 million, followed by AS Roma with 83.8 million and Liverpool with 81.28 million euros.

Football players with most goals scored in finals of the UEFA Champions League as of 2019

Number of goals scored in finals
Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid)4
Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)3
Karl-Heinz Riedle (Borussia Dortmund)2
Filippo Inzaghi (AC Milan)2
Samuel Eto'o (Barcelona)2
Daniele Massaro (AC Milan)2
Mario Mandžukić (Bayern München, Juventus)2
Raúl González (Real Madrid)2
Diego Milito (Internazionale Milano)2
Hernán Crespo (AC Milan)2
Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)2
Lionel Messi (Barcelona)2
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Release date

June 2019



Survey time period

1st June 2019

Supplementary notes

* Figures only include players that have played subsequent to 1992 when the European champions clubs' cup became the Champions league.

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