The official website for European football

Ibrahimović joins UEFA's 50-goal club

Published: Wednesday 9 March 2016, 22.20CET
Paris forward Zlatan Ibrahimović has become only the 14th player to score 50 or more goals in UEFA club competition following his strike against Chelsea on Wednesday.
Ibrahimović joins UEFA's 50-goal club
Zlatan Ibrahimović celebrates his goal against Chelsea ©AFP/Getty Images
Published: Wednesday 9 March 2016, 22.20CET

Ibrahimović joins UEFA's 50-goal club

Paris forward Zlatan Ibrahimović has become only the 14th player to score 50 or more goals in UEFA club competition following his strike against Chelsea on Wednesday.

Paris forward Zlatan Ibrahimović has become just the 14th player to score 50 or more goals in UEFA club competition*.

Ibrahimović, who is the only player to have registered for six different clubs in the UEFA Champions League, scored his first UEFA club goal in September 2001, in a 2-0 victory for Ajax against Apollon Limassol in the UEFA Cup first round.

The Swedish international reached his half-century in Paris's round of 16 second leg at Chelsea on Wednesday night. He remains some way adrift of Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo, however, who leads the way with 93 goals after striking against Roma on Tuesday.

Players with 50 or more goals in UEFA club competition*
93: Cristiano Ronaldo (Sporting CP, Manchester United, Real Madrid)
85: Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
77: Raúl González (Real Madrid, Schalke)
70: Filippo Inzaghi (Parma, Juventus, Milan)
67: Andriy Shevchenko (Dynamo Kyiv, Milan, Chelsea)
62: Gerd Müller (Bayern München)
62: Ruud van Nistelrooy (Heerenveen, PSV, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Hamburg)
59: Thierry Henry (Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona)
59: Henrik Larsson (Feyenoord, Celtic, Barcelona, Manchester United, Helsingborg)
56: Eusébio (Benfica)
54: Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus)
50: Alfredo Di Stéfano (Real Madrid)
50: Didier Drogba (Marseille, Chelsea, Galatasaray)
50: Zlatan Ibrahimović (Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Barcelona, Milan, Paris)

Closing in ...
49:
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Heerenveen, Ajax, Milan, Schalke)
46:
Karim Benzema (Lyon, Real Madrid)

*UEFA club competition means European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League, European/South American Cup, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Intertoto Cup

Zlatan Ibrahimović picks his dream five-a-side

Last updated: 17/03/16 10.38CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.trn.infra.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2340396.html#ibrahimovic+joins+uefas+goal+club