The last two seasons of UEFA Champions League has been spectacular in match qualify and entertainment for the fans. Goals and assists decides football matches and having most goal contributions in UEFA Champions League makes a player literally the star player to lead a team into being on the best teams in Europe’s elite competition.
In the last players like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Gareth Bale used to dominate the metrics having the most goal contributions in the UEFA Champions League as Barcelona and Real Madrid dominating the competition for the last decade.
But now, with Messi and Ronaldo gradually fading last the older generation. New players are becoming the star attraction in Europe’s top tier competition.
Kylian Mbappe and Vinicius Jr are the stars of world football for present and the future.
Vinicius as already won a Champions League with Real Madrid in 2021, playing in Real Madrid, the Champions League gives an extra motivation to not just participate but win the competition every year. Vinicius Jr being the top goal contributor is no surprise. Vinicius Jr is a top player and is becoming the main man for real.
Kylian Mbappe is already a superstar at an early age and he is living up to his absolute potential leading PSG, a team where Messi and Neymar plays, Mbappe stands out as the leader and the face of PSG and French football in general. PSG has disappointed in the last two seasons of UEFA Champions League but Kylian Mbappe has done his bit having 22 goal contributions.
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What more can we say about Karim Benzema, the a Ballon d’or winner, five times UEFA Champions League winner, the main goal scoring outlet for the Los Merengues. Benzema has been the pillar of Madrid with 22 goal contributions while winning the Champions League trophy in 2021. At the age of 35, Benzema is still a phenomenal striker and a legend in the Spanish capital.
Robert Lewandowski has been one of the most consistent player and goalscorer in the last decade. But his 21 goal contributions were not enough to help Barcelona qualify for the knockout phase of the UEFA Champions League. The Blaugrana have failed to progress from the group stage, instead finishing third, two seasons in row, going down to the UEFA Europa League.
Mohamed Salah is Mr. Liverpool in every way possible. His sheer quantity of goals and assists have propelled the Merseyside Reds into a major entity in the UEFA Champions League once again. Reaching the final in 2021, failing against Real Madrid.
Most Goal Contributions in UEFA Champions League in the last two seasons:
23 – Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid)
22 – Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint Germain)
22 – Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
21 – Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona)
20 – Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)