first_img 3. Raul has played 142 Champions League games – Raul has won it three times all with Real Madrid. He played 741 times in total for the club and scored 323 goals. 24 24 24 24 24 17. Paolo Maldini, Gary Neville and John Terry have played 109 Champions League games – All three have won the trophy, though Maldini won it five times with Milan and lost two other finals. 16. Petr Cech has played 111 Champions League games – Cech was in goal when Chelsea beat Bayern Munich in 2012. 7. Paul Scholes has played 124 Champions League games – Scholes’ appearances all came in Man United colours and he he won it in 1999 and 2008. 24 4. Ryan Giggs has played 141 Champions League games – Giggs won the competition twice with Man United in 1999 and 2008. 24 24 24 24. Victor Valdes has played 106 Champions League games – The former Barcelona goalkeeper was the no.1 as the club won in 2006, 2009 and 2011. 24 23. David Beckham has played in 107 Champions League games – Beckham was part of Man United’s success in 1999 and also represented Milan, Real and PSG in the Champions League. 24 24 24 24 Earlier in the season, Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos played his 100th Champions League game and joined a star-studded group of players who have done the same.Now Dani Alves is about to do the same when he plays for Juventus against Real in the 2017 final. 24 24 2. Xavi has appeared in 151 Champions League games – The midfielder won it with Barcelona in 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2015. 24 20. Patrice Evra, Ashley Cole and Andrea Pirlo have played in 108 Champions League games – Evra won with Man United in 2008 and was a runner-up with Juve in 2015. Cole was part of Chelsea’s 2012 success and Pirlo won the trophy twice with Milan and also appeared in the 2015 final. 24 24 Here, talkSPORT looks at them, beginning with Ramos. Only two players on the list have NEVER won the Champions League, but can you name them?Juventus v Real Madrid is live on talkSPORT at 19:45 (BST) on Saturday 3 June.Figures courtesy of 13. Lionel Messi has played 114 Champions League games – Messi is still playing and his appearances in the competition will increase. He has already won it four times. 25. Frank Lampard has played in 105 Champions League games – Lampard played three Champions League games for Man City, but was a winner with Chelsea in 2012. 6. Clarence Seedorf has played 125 Champions League games – He is the only player to win it with three different clubs (Real Madrid, Ajax and twice with Milan). 9. Roberto Carlos has played 120 Champions League games – most of Carlos’ appearances came during his Real Madrid career, although he played 13 times for Fenerbahce. 8. Andres Iniesta has played 121 Champions League games – Andres Iniesta is still playing and right now has another chance to win a fifth trophy. 24 30. Sergio Ramos has played 100 Champions League games – scroll through the gallery to see which other players are members of this exclusive club – Ramos played in his 100th game earlier in the season and has scored in two Champions League finals. 10. Xabi Alonso and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have played 119 Champions League games – Alonso won it in 2005 with Liverpool and again in 2014 with Real Madrid. Despite playing for Juventus, Ajax, Inter, Barcelona, Milan, PSG and Man United, Ibrahimovic has never won the trophy. 29. Andriy Shevchenko has played 100 Champions League games – Shevchenko has played for Milan, winning in 2003, Chelsea and Dynamo Kiev. 12. Carles Puyol has played 115 Champions League games – All of Puyol’s appearances came during his Barcelona career and he won the competition three times. 5. Cristiano Ronaldo has played 136 Champions League games – Ronaldo played 52 times for Man United and won it in 2008, adding another two winners’ medals to his collection in 2014 and 2016. 26. Gianluigi Buffon has played 104 Champions League games – Buffon is still playing and has appeared 98 times for Juventus in the competition, though he has never won it. 24 24 14. Thierry Henry and Philipp Lahm have played in 112 Champions League games – Henry has played for Monaco, Arsenal and Barcelona, winning it in 2009 and finishing as a runner-up in 2006. Lahm captained Bayern to glory in 2013. 1. Iker Casillas has played 164 Champions League games – He won it three times in 2000, 2002 and 2014, while 14 of those 164 appearances came for Porto. WOW! 18 footballers you won’t believe have NEVER won the Champions League. 28. Oliver Kahn and Luis Figo have both played 103 Champions League games – All of Kahn’s appearances came with Bayern where he won it in 2001, while Figo has played for Barca (24 games), Real Madrid (58) and Inter (21), winning in 2002. 24 24last_img

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