Reigning German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich's Polish star striker Robert Lewandowski has surpassed PSG's Argentine star forward Lionel Messi and Manchester United's Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo in the number of goals scored in 100 appearances in the UEFA Champions League.
By scoring a hat-trick against Benfica in the fourth round of the group stage, Lewandowski has increased the number of his goal tally in the Champions League to 81. Messi had netted 77 goals in 100 appearances in this tournament, while Ronaldo—64 goals.
Messi had scored his 80th goal in his 102nd appearance in the Champions League, while Ronaldo—in his 116th appearance.
Champions League record after 100 appearances:— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) November 2, 2021
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Robert Lewandowski's last 8 Champions League appearances:— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) November 2, 2021
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