Barcelona's All-Time Champions League Top Scorers

Oct 29, 2020, 11:30 AM GMT
Lionel Messi
Yes of course Messi is number one of this list | DeFodi Images/Getty Images

With five European Cups to their name, including four this century alone, Barcelona are undoubtedly one of the clubs most synonymous with the UEFA Champions League.

The Blaugrana first rose to prominence on the continental stage with their 'Dream Team' of the early 90s before Guardiola took tiki-taka football to another level on memorable nights in Rome and at Wembley Stadium.

Here's a list of Barca's 30 top scorers in the Champions League.

30. Sonny Anderson

Sonny Anderson
Sonny Anderson playing for Barcelona | Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Appearances: 10
Goals: 4

Brazilian striker Anderson only played two seasons in Catalonia, but spent most of his career in France where he amassed an impressive 138 goals in 221 Ligue 1 matches.

29. Crisitian Tello

Cristian Tello
Tello came through the Barcelona academy | Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Appearances: 9
Goals: 4

Tello was a product of Barcelona's famed La Masia academy and went on to feature 86 times for his boyhood club, earning a one international cap.

28. Giovanni

Appearances: 9
Goals: 4

The Brazilian joined from his native Santos in 1996, spending three years at the Camp Nou before joining Olympiacos in a £10.8m deal.

27. Arda Turan

Arda Turan
Turan couldn't replicate his form from his Atletico Madrid days | Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Appearances: 8
Goals: 4

After impressing under Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid, big things were expected of Arda Turn. However the Turkish midfielder flopped in Barcelona, only managing 55 appearances in a three-year spell.

26. Dani Alves

Dani Alves
Dani Alves is the most decorated player in club football | David Ramos/Getty Images

Appearances: 80
Goals: 5

One of the most decorated players in club football, Alves had a fabulous partnership with Lionel Messi during his time at Barcelona and made countless devastating runs down the right-wing from his full-back position.

25. Bojan Krkic

Bojan Krkic
Big things were expected of Bojan at Barcelona | Jasper Juinen/Getty Images

Appearances: 26
Goals: 5

Once tipped to be Messi's heir, Bojan never quite lived up to his hype and ended up turning out for Mark Hughes at Stoke City.

24. Jose Mari Bakero

Jose Maria Bakero of Barcelona
Jose Maria Bakero of Barcelona | Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Appearances: 19
Goals: 5

Bakero made over 500 senior appearances during his career, winning 17 major trophies and scoring over 150 goals.

23. Romario

Romario at Barcelona | Chris Cole/Getty Images

Appearances: 15
Goals: 5

Considered by many as one of the greatest players to ever play the game, Romario was part of Johan Cruyff's 'Dream Team' scoring 30 league goals in his first season in La Liga.

22. Ivan Rakitic

Ivan Rakitic
Rakitic replaced Xavi admirably | Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Appearances: 60
Goals: 6

Rakitic was tasked with replacing the legendary Xavi in the Barcelona engine room and did so admirably. The Croatia international won one Champions League, four La Liga titles and four Copa Del Rey before moving back to Sevilla.

21. Gabri

Gabi played for Barca and Ajax as a right-back | -/Getty Images

Appearances: 34
Goals: 6

The Barca academy graduate mostly played as a back-up full-back during his time in the senior set-up before moving on to Ajax.

20. Deco

Deco won the Champions League with Porto and Barcelona | Bagu Blanco/Getty Images

Appearances: 32
Goals: 6

Deco had a glittering club career enjoying success with Porto, Barcelona and Chelsea - winning the Champions League on two occasions.

19. Ousmane Dembele

Ousmane Dembele
Dembele joined Barcelona in a £117m deal | Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Appearances: 17
Goals: 6

The 23-year-old winger joined Barcelona in a huge £117m move following Neymar's shock departure, but the France international has struggled to fill the Brazilian's boots thanks to several serious injuries.

18. Luis Figo

Luis Figo of Barcelona
Luis Figo made the switch from Barcelona to Real Madrid | Getty Images/Getty Images

Appearances: 24
Goals: 7

Not many players make the switch between the two El Clasico rivals but Luis Figo is arguably the most high profile of those to do so. He won two La Liga titles each with Barca and Real Madrid before lifting the Champions League with Los Blancos in 2001/02.

17. David Villa

David Villa
Villa won the double in 2010/11 | David Ramos/Getty Images

Appearances: 26
Goals: 8

Villa may not have been at Barcelona for long but the diminutive Spanish striker certainly left his mark. The clinical finisher was a crucial part of Guardiola's side that did the double in 2010/11.

16. Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry
Henry formed a formiddable front-three that fired Barca to Champions League victory in 2008/09 | Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Appearances: 26
Goals: 8

After suffering defeat in the 2005/06 Champions League final at the hands of Barcelona, the Gunners legend joined the Spanish giants in search of European success. He didn't have to wait long to find it as the Frenchman formed a formidable front-three alongside Samuel Eto'o and Lionel Messi and won the UCL in his second season at the club.

15. Ronald Koeman

Koeman bagged 67 goals for Barca | Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Appearances: 23
Goals: 9

The Dutchman had a very respectable scoring record during his playing days despite featuring mainly as a sweeper.

14. Hristo Stoichkov

Hristo Stoichkov
Hristo Stoichkov was part of Cruyff's 'Dream Team' | Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Appearances: 19
Goals: 10

The 1994 Ballon d'Or winner was also part of Johan Cruyff's 'Dream Team' and won five La Liga crowns during his time at Camp Nou.

13. Xavi

Xavi Hernandez
Xavi won is there is to win in club and international football | Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Appearances: 151
Goals: 11

One of the greatest midfielders to ever pull on a Barcelona shirt, Xavi won all there is to win at club and international level.

12. Andres Iniesta

Iniesta is a club legend at Barcelona | CRISTINA QUICLER/Getty Images

Appearances: 130
Goals: 11

Xavi and Iniesta came as a pair during their prime years, and the Spanish duo were on a different wavelength to the majority of their opponents.

11. Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique
Pique is still turning out for Barcelona today | Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Appearances: 113
Goals: 11

Pique was another member of Guardiola's all-conquering sides forming an impenetrable partnership with Carles Puyol and then Javier Mascherano in the heart of defence.

10. Javier Saviola

Saviola was another player who turned out for both Barcelona and Real Madrid | Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Appearances: 24
Goals: 11

Saviola is the second player on this list to feature for both Barcelona and Real Madrid. The Argentine striker picked up his sole La Liga winner's medal during his time at the Bernabeu.

9. Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho was a fans' favourite at Barcelona | Etsuo Hara/Getty Images

Appearances: 35
Goals: 14

The maverick Brazilian entertainer lit up the Camp Nou during his five-year spell in Catalonia, winning the Ballon d'Or in 2005 and the Champions League in 2006.

8. Pedro

Pedro Rodriguez
Pedro played in the 2011 final against Manchester United | Brian Bahr/Getty Images

Appearances: 60
Goals: 15

The academy graduate was in the starting line-up in the 2010/11 Champions League final as Barcelona ripped Man Utd to shreds at Wembley Stadium.

7. Samuel Eto'o

Samuel Eto'o
Eto'o scored in two Champions League finals for Barcelona | Etsuo Hara/Getty Images

Appearances: 38
Goals: 16

The Cameroon legend was one of the deadliest forwards on the planet during his prime and scored in two Champions League finals for Barcelona.

6. Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique of Barcelona celebrates scoring during
Luis Enrique is now the national team manager | Firo Foto/Getty Images

Appearances: 36
Goals: 19

The former Barcelona midfielder turned manager scored 73 goals in over 200 appearances for Barca during his playing days.

5. Patrick Kluivert

FC Barcelona's Patrick Kluivert of Holla
Patrick Kluivert playing for Barcelona | LLUIS GENE/Getty Images

Appearances: 46
Goals: 20

Kluivert spent six years at Barcelona but only managed to win one trophy during his time in the Catalan capital.

4. Neymar

Neymar formed part of Barcelona's much feared MSN front-three | Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images

Appearances: 40
Goals: 21

Neymar enjoyed the best days of his career at Barcelona forming one-third of the club's much-feared 'MSN' forward line. The Brazilian won the Champions League 2014/15, scoring in the final against Juventus.

3. Rivaldo

Rivaldo playing for Barcelona | Getty Images/Getty Images

Appearances: 43
Goals: 22

Rivaldo is considered one of the greatest players of his generation and won the Ballon d'Or in 1999. He helped Barca to two La Liga crowns, forming a good partnership with Patrick Kluivert, but won his only Champions League trophy with AC Milan.

2. Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez
Suarez is Barcelona's third highest all-time goalscorer | Pool/Getty Images

Appearances: 55
Goals: 25

The prolific Uruguayan striker joined Barcelona from Liverpool in 2014 for £73m and was an instant his at Camp Nou. He won the treble in his first season and left as the club's third-highest all-time goalscorer.

1. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi
Messi has an incredible 116 Champions League goals | Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Appearances: 145
Goals: 117

Who else but Lionel Messi? There are simply no words to describe the genius of the little magician. His goal record is ridiculous and may never be matched in Barcelona colours.