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Real Madrid becomes the first team to score 1,000 goals in the Champions League




Karim Benzema made a superb strike after 14 minutes with a shot straight in front of the goal after a long ball through the middle, but one of the visitors’ defenders got a foot in at the last second and warded it off for a corner Spanish giants the lead against Shakhtar Donetsk at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday evening. He added another in the second half.
He of the French The goal also highlighted Real Madrid’s goal-scoring milestone. becoming the first team to reach 1,000 goals.

The German giant Bayern Munich occupies the second position, with 768 goals, while the rival of Real Barcelona occupies the third position with 655 goals.

The club has had some prolific scorers over the years, none other than Cristiano Ronaldo who, during his nine seasons in Madrid, became the top scorer in the history of the tournament, including the 105 goals he scored with Real Madrid.

Benzema’s two goals on Wednesday were his 74th and 75th goals in the Champions League, while club legend Raul has 66.

The European Cup was introduced in 1955, before changing its name to the Champions League in 1992.

Real Madrid has won the competition a record 13 times, including three times in a row between 2015 and 2018.

The club won the inaugural edition of the European Cup in 1955-56, as well as the next four editions before being eliminated by Barcelona in the first round in 1960.