Ranked - Five Top Goal Scorers From the Penalty Spot in the UEFA Champions League

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Real Madrid's forward from Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo scores on a penalty kick during the UEFA Champions League football match Real Madrid CF vs APOEL FC at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS        (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

​Cristiano Ronaldo created history on Wednesday night against APOEL FC when he scored his 12th goal from the penalty spot, the highest by a player in the UEFA Champions League.

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5. Alessandro Del Piero - 7 Penalties

The legendary Juventus striker has scored seven goals from the penalty spot in the UEFA Champions League.

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4. Luis Figo - 10 Penalties

The 2000 Ballon d'Or winner who represented clubs like Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan during his career scored 10 goals from the penalty spot in the UEFA Champions League.

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3. Ruud van Nistelrooy - 10 Penalties

​The Manchester United and Real Madrid legend scored 10 goals from the penalty spot in the UEFA Champions League.

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2. Lionel Messi - 11 Penalties

​The five time Ballon d'Or winner has scored 11 goals from the penalty spot in the UEFA Champions League and is set to add more in the future.

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1. Cristiano Ronaldo - 12 Penalties

​The four time Ballon d'Or winner has scored 12 goals from the penalty spot in the UEFA Champions League and is set to add more in the future.

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