Highlighting The Top Scorers And Outstanding Performers In This Season's Champions League

The Champions League is finally back on Friday with some crucial Round of 16 second leg ties, as Juventus attempts to comeback against Lyon while Manchester City hopes to maintain a slender advantage against Real Madrid.  

Europe's premier club competition is a showcase event for elite talent, and many of the world's best players have demonstrated their abilities under the European lights this season. 

To celebrate the Champions League's return, we highlighted the top goal scorers and the most distinguished performers of this season's Champions League.

The Players With The Most Career Goals In Soccer History

This list for the players with the most career goals in the history of soccer stretches from players who played in the early 1900s to the present day. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi score at an unprecedented rate in today’s game, but there are those from history whose rate of scoring was even more impressive.

The Guinness World Record for the most goals scored in a specified period is 1,281 by the Brazilian great Pele, born Edson Arantes do Nascimento.

Brace Against Watford Takes Danny Ings To Second In Premier League Scoring Charts

Southampton striker Danny Ings hit his second brace of the season on Sunday to help the Saints to a 3-1 victory away to Watford. 

Ings has been in sparkling form all season for Southampton and is enjoying his most productive Premier League campaign to date. Having missed substantial game time in recent years due to injury, Ings is fit and firing for the Saints. 

His first goal of the day came in the 16th minute, when he dribbled past Watford defenders to rifle a low shot into the corner of the net from just outside the box. 

The 10 Best Goals Scored By Defenders

The life of a defender can be a brutal one. Your strikers and midfielders score the glorious goals and get the attention while your goalkeeper makes the amazing saves. Unless your name is Virgil van Dijk, the majority of the players in the back line don’t typically bask in too much glory. In honor of those in defense, here is a list of the 10 best goals by defenders.

10 Best Goals By Defenders

10. Pique Turn vs. Inter Milan

Watch Rocket Goal Scored In Idiotic Belarusian Premier League

Belarus and its president are choosing the bold strategy of handling the on-going pandemic as if it were a ghost. Apparently, Belarus doesn’t believe in ghosts as the country and its Premier League continue as normal. We will see how it works out for the Eastern European country in the coming weeks. Nevertheless, the Belarusian Premier League produced a top-quality goal on Saturday.

Two New Skills Added To 2020 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge, Including The One Everyone Was Hoping For

In 2019, MLS reintroduced the skills challenge to the All-Star game and it proved to be quite successful. The skills included shooting, volleys and passing contested between host Orlando City SC, the MLS All-Stars and Atletico Madrid. This year a crossbar challenge and first-touch challenge will be the new additions to the 2020 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge.

Henrik Larsson's Son Scores Dramatic Match Winner In Moscow Derby

Jordan Larsson, son of Sweden and Celtic legend Henrik Larsson, secured a victory for Spartak Moscow over heated city rival CSKA with a game-winning goal in the Russian Cup on Wednesday. 

After letting an early 2-0 lead slip, Spartak required extra time to get past CSKA in the Main Moscow Derby. Having come into the game in the 74th minute in place of new signing Aleksandr Sobolev, Larsson latched onto a long ball in the 107th minute and rifled a low finish past Igor Akinfeev to put Spartak into the Russian Cup semifinals, 3-2.