Mbappé and Haaland threaten the throne of Messi and Cristiano in Champions
Start a new edition of the Champions League! The best competition at club level on the European continent and, probably, worldwide faces a vibrant season in which there will be many incentives.
One of them, As stated by colleagues UEFA Champions League hoy, it will be the incredible battle that can be unleashed to achieve the honor of becoming the top gunner of the course.
And is that, In short, what rules in football is the goal, and in this tournament there are several stars from the football scene who have made this art their greatest virtue.
Old rockers and already contrasted young people will seek to continue breaking records and raise the prestigious 'Orejona' after signing a key role in said path to success.
Haaland and Mbappé go for all
The first day of this European Cup has already shown that Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland are going to entertain us. The Frenchman and the Norwegian positioned themselves as the true benchmarks for PSG and Manchester City, respectively, as far as the task of the goal is concerned.
Mbappé was to blame for the victory of the Parisian team, by 2-1, against a rival of weight as it is the Juventus of Turin. with his double, the '7' shone again and closed three gold points.
However, the good Haaland was not far behind and wanted to make Sevilla's night bitter at the Sánchez-Pizjuán contributing with two goals to the victory of his team by 4-0.
In this way, Kylian, their 23 years, managed to add the number of 35 Champions League goals. So, becomes the youngest player to reach such a record surpassing, nothing more and nothing less, than Leo Messi.
This circumstance is worthy of admiration, although Erling also left another statistic that is to throw his hands to his head. The new and brand new signing of the English team can already boast of having scored, with only 22 years, 25 many in 20 matches in this competition. This data is a beast. Till the date, only the legendary Van Nilsterooy had achieved something similar: 26 goals in his first 30 meetings.
No one doubts that Mbappé and Haaland are at an excellent level and have an unstoppable goalscoring rhythm. It's more, they continue to pulverize the records that the two great football beasts established in their day: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Watch out for Lewandowski
If we review the table of all-time Champions League scorers, Cristiano and Messi are precisely the ones who occupy the first and second position, respectively.
The Portuguese commands the classification with 140 targets in 183 matches, situation that will not be able to improve this course since it does not participate in the competition. Meanwhile, the '10' of Argentina, has 125 so many in their 157 appearances.
Behind them is Robert Lewandowski. At 34 recently completed years and with the challenge of landing at FC Barcelona, the Pole appeared before his new fans with a hat-trick against Viktoria Plzen that raised his numbers to 89 total goals in Champions League. Yes, these figures are still very far from those of Messi and Crisitano, but it should be noted that the new '9' culé has achieved them in just 107 matches.
Then, We review the scoring averages:
Lewandowski: 0,83 goals per match.
Messi: 0,79 goals per match.
Cristiano: 0,76 goals per match.