Manchester City wrapped up the 2022/23 play with an unthinkable trophy treble including a archetypal ever Champions League rubric for the bluish fractional of Manchester.
Erling Haaland's outrageous archetypal twelvemonth astatine the nine played a captious relation successful City's occurrence arsenic the Norwegian smashed a drawstring of extremity records.
Haaland's sensational archetypal run successful England ended with 52 goals scored crossed each competitions, including 36 successful the Premier League.
That haul broke the Premier League grounds for goals scored successful 1 season, overtaking Alan Shearer and Andy Cole.
He wrapped up the play with 12 Champions League goals, to besides triumph the tourney Golden Boot, but helium fell abbreviated of breaking Cristiano Ronaldo's 2014 record.
Erling Haaland's Champions League extremity record
At the commencement of the 2023/24 season, Haaland has an wide full of 35 Champions League goals, with a ratio of 1.17 goals per game, which is unmatched by immoderate different subordinate successful the competition's history.
|Champions League games||Champions League games|
|RB Salzburg 2019/20||6||8|
|Borussia Dortmund 2019/20||2||2|
|Borussia Dortmund 2020/21||8||10|
|Borussia Dortmund 2021/22||3||3|
|Manchester City 2022/23||12||11|
Champions League extremity grounds for 1 season
Haaland's 12 goals successful 2022/23 saw him easy clinch the Golden Boot, arsenic Liverpool's Mo Salah finished second, with 8 scored.
Karim Benzema scored 15 goals to triumph it successful 2021/22, and Haaland's tally of 12 is good abbreviated of the wide 1 play record, successful Champions League action.
Ronaldo netted 17 goals, including 8 goals successful the knockout stages, arsenic Real Madrid bushed Atletico Madrid successful the 2014 final.
All clip apical Champions League scorers
Ronaldo and Lionel Messi person breached wide astatine the apical of the all-time Champions League scorer database but Haaland (currently 18th connected the list) looks connected people to situation their dominance successful the years ahead.
(Data close arsenic of September 18, 2023 and exclude goals scoring qualifying rounds)
|Player||Team(s)||Champions League goals||Champions League games|
|1.||Cristiano Ronaldo||Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus||140||183|
|2.||Lionel Messi||Barcelona, PSG||129||163|
|3.||Robert Lewandowski||Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich Barcelona||91||111|
|4.||Karim Benzema||Lyon, Real Madrid||90||152|
|5.||Raul||Real Madrid, Schalke||71||142|
|6.||Ruud van Nistelrooy||PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, Real Madrid||56||73|
|7.||Thomas Muller||Bayern Munich||53||142|
|8.||Thierry Henry||AS Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona||50||112|
|9.||Andriy Shevcenko||Dynamo Kyiv, AC Milan, Chelsea||48||100|
|=||Zlatan Ibrahimovic||Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, PSG, Manchester United||48||124|