Champions League top scorers: Ronaldo finishes ahead of Salah, Firmino & Mane

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As Europe's elite battle it out for team glory, individual players are engaged in a fight to come out on top as the best goalscorer

The 2017-18 Champions League has come to an end, and the race to see who will finish as the tournament's top goalscorer has produced a familiar winner.

Cristiano Ronaldo was last season's top scorer with 12 goals as Real Madrid clinched their second Champions League title in a row and he narrowly edged out long-time rival Lionel Messi, who scored 11.

The likes of Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani, Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski and the precocious Kylian Mbappe were also among the contenders last term.

With the tournament having served up plenty of goals in the group stage and knockout rounds, we bring you the final Champions League top scorer ranking.


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Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Real Madrid v Tottenham, Champions League 2017/18

Ronaldo ended the Champions League season with 15 goals in 11 games, despite not scoring as Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich in the semi-finals, and then Liverpool in the final.

Liverpool trio Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane share second place with 10 goals apiece, with the latter having scored his side's goal in the final in Kiev. 

Roma striker Edin Dzeko shares fifth place after his strike in the Stadio Olimpico proved insufficient to pull off a famous comeback against Liverpool in the semi-finals.

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Lionel Messi finished the campaign on six. The Barcelona star took his tally to 100 Champions League goals with a double in the last-16 second leg against Chelsea, but he drew a blank as his side were stunned by Roma in the quarter-finals.

Champions League 2017-18 top goalscorers:

*Correct as of games played on May 26, 2018

Pos Player Club Goals
1 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 15
=2 Mohamed Salah Liverpool 10
=2 Roberto Firmino  Liverpool 10
=2 Sadio Mane Liverpool 10
=5  Wissam Ben Yedder Sevilla 8
=5 Edin Dzeko  Roma 8
=7 Harry Kane  Tottenham 7
=7 Edinson Cavani PSG 7
=9 Lionel Messi Barcelona 6
=9 Neymar PSG 6
=11 Philippe Coutinho Liverpool 5
=11 Vincent Aboubakar  Porto 5
=11 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 5
=11 Gonzalo Higuain  Juventus 5
=11 Romelu Lukaku Manchester United 5
=11 Karim Benzema Real Madrid 5

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