Saturday, 20 April 2019 | 19:40 WIB

Being Top Scorer, Madrid Superstar Becomes Favorite Player Again

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (eurosport)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM – Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo still becomes people's favorite to score the most goals in the Champions League of 2017-2018 season. The predictions are made by some famous gambling houses, such as bet365, Sky and Ladbrokes.

Lionel Messi's name, Barcelona's bomber, places the second followed by Robert Lewandowski. The Polish attacker from Bayern Muenchen is performing quite productively in the Champions League by scoring 23 goals in the last three seasons.

After Ronaldo, Messi, and Lewandowski, in the fourth position there is a new star of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), Neymar. Being a mainstay in the front line of Les Parisien, Neymar will get more freedom to maximize his skills. In this season alone, Neymar has scored four goals from four games.

Then in fifth place there is Luis Suarez whom Barcelona relies on the front lines besides Messi. After that the other top European bombers are following, such as Edinson Cavani, Romelu Lukaku, Sergio Aguero, and Kylian Mbappe.

Ronaldo last season triumphed in the Champions League. Not only brought Madrid back to be victorious in the competition, Ronaldo also ended the season being a top scorer with 12 goals, ahead of Messi who achieved 11 goals. (*)