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Alexis Sánchez becomes the Chilean with the most goals in the history of the Champions League [Video] | The USA Print

At 34 years old, Alexis Sánchez continues to be one of the best Chilean players to have reached European football and an example of this was the milestone achieved this Tuesday when He became the Chilean-born footballer with the most goals in the history of the UEFA Champions League.

Sanchez, who returned to Inter Milan this year after achieving a brilliant campaign with Olympique Marseille, He lived a historic day in his team’s 2-1 victory against Salzburg, where he opened the scoring with his 16th goal in this tournament and became the Chilean leader in this statistic.

The ‘Wonder Boy’ was the one who started the play by recovering the ball in the middle of the field and moving it to the left side, from there he passed it to a teammate and He went into the heart of the area to receive a low cross that touched Mkhitaryan and was perfect for him to score the goal.

With this goal, Alexis Sánchez left behind his friend and former teammate Arturo Vidal (15) to become the Chilean with the most goals in the history of the Champions League. But he also became the oldest player (34 years and 304 days) from that country to score a goal in this tournament, surpassing ‘King Arthur’ (34 years and 150 days) who also scored while wearing the team’s uniform. Inter against the Sheriff.

Chileans with the most goals in the Champions League

  • Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal, Barça, Inter, Manchester United and Olympique de Marseille): 16 goals.
  • Arturo Vidal (Barça, Bayern, Inter and Juventus): 15 goals.
  • Iván Zamorano (Inter and Real Madrid): 5 goals.
  • Marcelo Salas (Juventus and Lazio): 5 goals.
  • David Pizarro (Inter and Roma): 3 goals.
  • Rodrigo Tello (Besiktas and Sporting CP): 2 goals.
  • Luis Jiménez (Inter): 1 goal.
  • Sebastián Pardo (Feyenoord): 1 goal.
  • Mark González (CSKA Moscow and Liverpool): 1 goal.
  • Pablo Contreras (Celta, Monaco and Olympiacos): 1 goal.
  • Júnior Fernándes (Dinamo Zagreb): 1 goal.
  • Marcelo Díaz (Basel): 1 goal.

These goals are broken down as follows: three with Barcelona (against Bayer Leverkusen -two- and Benfica); nine with Arsenal (against Galatasaray, Anderlecht, Borussia Dortmund, Olympiacos, Dinamo Zagreb -two-, PSG, Ludogorets and Bayern Munich); two are Inter (against Sheriff and Salzburg); and two with Olympique de Marseille (against Sporting Lisbon – two in different games).

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