Champions League top scorers 2023/24: Who is leading race for the Golden Boot?

LIFTING the Champions League trophy is a guaranteed way to immortalise your club in European history.

But winning the Golden Boot is a surefire way to cement a striker as one of the best the game has ever seen — and once again, there’s a close fight for it.

Erling Haaland took home the Golden Boot last yearGETTY

Manchester City goal machine Erling Haaland smashed the competition last year with twelve goals, four more than Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah with eight.

But who is leading the way this year?

Champions League top scorers 2023/24

Champions League top scorers as of Wednesday, May 1:

PLAYERCLUBGOALSKylian MbappeParis Saint Germain8Harry KaneBayern Munich8Antoine GriezmannAtletico Madrid6Erling HaalandManchester City6Vinicius JuniorReal Madrid5Alvaro MorataAtletico Madrid5Julian AlvarezManchester City5Phil HoldenManchester City5Rasmus HojlundManchester United5RodrygoReal Madrid5Wenderson GalenoPorto5

Who has previously won the Champions League Golden Boot?

1992/93 – Romario – (PSV Eindhoven), 7 goals

1993/94 – Ronald Koeman – (Barcelona), Wynton Rufer (Werder Bremen), 8 goals

1994/95 – George Weah – (Paris Saint Germain), 7

1995/96 – Jari Litmanen – (Ajax), 9

1996/97 – Milinko Pantic – (Atletico Madrid), 5

1997/98 – Alessandro Del Piero – (Juventus), 10

1998/99 – Andriy Shevchenko – (Dynamo Kyiv), Dwight Yorke – (Manchester United), 8

1999/00 – Mario Jardel – (Porto), Rivaldo – (Barcelona), Raul (Real Madrid), 10

2000/01 – Raul (Real Madrid), 7

2001/02 – Ruud van Nistelrooy – (Manchester United), 10

2002/03 – Ruud van Nistelrooy – (Manchester United), 12

2003/04 – Fernando Morientes – (AS Monaco), 9

2004/05 – Andriy Shevchenko – (AC Milan), 9

2005/06 – Ruud van Nistelrooy – (Manchester United), 8

2006/07 – Kaka – (AC Milan), 10

2007/08 – Cristiano Ronaldo – (Manchester United), 8

2008/09 – Lionel Messi – (Barcelona), 9

2009/10 – Lionel Messi – (Barcelona), 8

2010/11 – Lionel Messi – (Barcelona), 12

2011/12 – Lionel Messi – (Barcelona), 14

2012/13 – Cristiano Ronaldo – (Real Madrid), 12

2013/14 – Cristiano Ronaldo – (Real Madrid), 17

2014/15 – Neymar – (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo – (Real Madrid), Lionel Messi – (Barcelona), 10

2015/16 – Cristiano Ronaldo – (Real Madrid), 16

2016/17 – Cristiano Ronaldo – (Real Madrid), 12

2017/18 – Cristiano Ronaldo – (Real Madrid), 15

2018/19 – Lionel Messi – (Barcelona), 12

2019/20 – Robert Lewandowski – (Bayern Munich), 15

2020/21 – Erling Haaland – (Borussia Dortmund), 10

2021/22 – Karim Benzema – (Real Madrid), 15

2022/23 – Erling Haaland – (Manchester City), 12

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