Lewandowski EQUALS Messi & Ronaldo’s European Goals Record

September 20, 2023

Lewandowski became the third player in UEFA competition history to score 100 goals on Tuesday night,

Lewandowski ties Messi and Ronaldo for the most European goals

After scoring against the Belgians, the Barcelona striker joined the ranks of Cristiano Ronaldo [145 goals] and Lionel Messi [132 goals].

Lewandowski accomplished the mark in his 139th European match, scoring Barcelona’s second goal in a 5-0 win over Antwerp in the Champions League group stage opening.

To break down the 35-year-old’s goals for Lech Poznan, he reached the back of the net six times.

He subsequently scored 18 goals for Borussia Dortmund before scoring 69 times for Bayern Munich, including his last seven for the Blaugrana.

Lewandowski has scored 92 goals in Europe’s top tournament, with two in the Europa League and three in the UEFA Cup.

In addition, he has scored twice in Europa League qualifiers as well as once in a UEFA Cup qualifier.

Not to be outdone by the Poland international, five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo set a new football record on Tuesday night.

While he did not score in Al Nassr’s 2-0 AFC Champions League opener against Persepolis of Iran, he did attain another impressive milestone.

Ronaldo has now gone 1,000 games without defeat in his club and international career.

Lewandowski ties Messi and Ronaldo for the most European goals

Following his latest effort in the Champions League, the former Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund star now joins a very special club, with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo the only other two players to reach the mammoth mark.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT FOR LEWANDOWSKI? Following their resounding victory over Antwerp this evening, Lewandowski and his Barcelona teammates must prepare to play Celta Vigo on Saturday evening in order to cut the two-point gap on league leaders Real Madrid.