This is what you need to be aware of the top scorers of this year’s tournament, including players who hail from Liverpool as well as Bayern Munich
The 2021-22 Champions League is over, with Real Madrid coming out on top in the race against the biggest heavyweights of Europe for European glory.
A number of the most powerful teams and top players from around the world took part in the tournament, featuring a the most impressive range of attacking talent displayed.
Goal has created individual goal totals for the top scoring Champions League players in 2021-22.
Champions League 2021-22 Top Scorers
Karim The Benzema ended up as the Champions League top scorer in 2021-22. He scored 15 goals in the tournament as Real Madrid won their 14th European title.
Five of the goals were scored from the group stage which was a time when Madrid suffered slow starts, the rest of the goals coming at crucial times in the knockout phase.
He scored a hat-trick in the final during the game against Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16th game, then followed it with four goals over two games against Chelsea with an hat-trick Stamford Bridge – in the quarter-final. The France striker also scored three goals over two matches in the semi-final against Manchester City in the semi-final.
Benzema was closely followed by Robert Lewandowski and Sebastien Haller with the two being the only two players who reached double figures in the contest.