Who Is The Oldest Goal Scorer In Champions League?

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Ronaldo’s friend and Portugal defender Pepe, is now the oldest goalscorer in Champions League history when his header which came late, assisted Porto beat Royal Antwerp in Group H of the Champios League, 2023-24 season. And this answers the question – Who is the oldest goal scorer in Champions League?

Pepe, 40 years and 254days old, scored his side's second with a whipping 91st-minute finish, turning
into the first player over 40 to score in European football's attractive competition.

Francesco Totti had seized the oldest scorer record at 38 years and 59 days.

Pepe is also the oldest player – other than the goalkeeper, in the competition's history.

The former Liverpool player ruined that record when he started against the Belgian side on October
25, 2023.

Goalkeeper MarcoBallotta has appeared most in the Champions League's as the oldest - he was 43 years and 252 days old againstReal Madrid in December 2007 when he played for SS Lazio.

List of Champions League's oldest scorers

Pepe (FC Porto) vRoyal Antwerp, 7 November 2023 - 40 years and 254 days

Francesco Totti (Roma)v CSKA Moskva, 25 November 2014 - 38 years 59 days

Ryan Giggs (ManchesterUnited) v Benfica, 14 September 2011 - 37 years 290 days

Filippo Inzaghi (ACMilan) v Real Madrid, 3 November 2010 - 37 years 87 days

Javier Zanetti (Inter)v Tottenham Hotspur, 20 November 2010 - 37 years 72 days

Luka Modric (RealMadrid) v Celtic, 2 November 2022 - 37 years 54 days

Edin Dzeko (Inter) vAC Milan, 10 May 2023 - 37 years 54 days

Olivier Giroud (ACMilan) v Paris St-Germain, 07 November 2023 - 37 years 38 days

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