Champions League Overview
UEFA Champions league originally known as European champion clubs cup or simply European Champion and only named champions league in 1992. its an annual international club football competition organized by UEFA since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe.
The Tournament when it was originally organized consisted of direct knockout competition which was only opened for the champion club of each country. later the Tournament expands to include since the new name came in 1992 the top four clubs of the Europe's strongest national leagues, less clubs are allowed for weakest national leagues. a total of 32 clubs will be competing in Group stages were later only 16 will go through the knockout stage till the final. UEFA Champions league should not be confused with UEFA Europa League or simply known as UEFA Cup.
Below is a list of the top 5 German football scorers in the UEFA Champions league:
1. Mario Gómez - 18
Gomez currently plays for the Bayern Munchen, he still have a chance to increase his goals since he is playing in the current season of the champions league.
2. Michael Ballack - 16
Ballack currently plays for the Bayer Leverkusen, he still have a chance to increase his goals since he is playing in the current season of the champions league.
3. Miroslav Klose - 14
Klose currently plays for the Lazio, he is unlikely to play with them in the current champions league.
4. Carsten Jancker - 13
Former Bayern Munchen retired Player
5. Mehmet Scholl - 12
Former Bayern Munchen retired Player.
The Above list is up to date at the time of writing this article but its not fixed and always needs to be updated. Most of the current German football players are still young's and have more time to play but their only issue is that the competition for them is much harder than ever before to be selected for the Euro champions league.