The AFC Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organized by the Asian Football Confederation. Teams from all over Asia participate and fight for glory. Many players have taken part in this tournament but some players climb to the top of the record lists. So let us discover the top five players with the Most Appearances In AFC Champions League.
The top five players With Most Appearances are:
#5. Lee Dong-gook
Appearances- 74 Matches
Fifth on our list is Lee Dong-gook. He is a South Korean former professional footballer who played as a striker. Lee Dong-gook is a record scorer in the K League 1 and had brief spells in Europe with Werder Bremen and Middlesbrough. Dong-gook plays for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and he has appeared in 74 matches for the club in AFC Champions League.
#4. Yasser Al-Shahrani
Appearances- 76 Matches
Next on our list comes Yasser Gharsan al-Shahrani, a Saudi Arabian footballer who plays for Al-Hilal as a right or left-back. He moved from Al-Qadisiya to Al-Hilal in 2012. He played in the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup and scored against Guatemala. Yasser Al-Shahrani has appeared in 76 matches for Al-Hilal in AFC Champions League.
#3. Gao Lin
Appearances- 78 Matches
Third, on our list is Gao Lin who is a Chinese footballer who currently plays for Shenzhen F.C. in the Chinese Super League. He is currently the all-time top goalscorer for Guangzhou Evergrande, his previous club, with 113 goals and has also made the most appearances for the club. Gao Lin has played for Shanghai Shenhua and Guangzhou FC and has appeared in 78 matches combined in AFC Champions League. He has been one of the prolific strikers from China, who has been praised for his on-field presence.
#2. Feng Xiaoting
Appearances- 83 Matches
Feng Xiaoting is a Chinese footballer who currently plays for Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League. He has played for clubs like Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, Guangzhou FC, Shanghai Shenhua and he has over 80 matches. Feng Xiaoting is one of the players who has been consistent with his performances and is considered a complete player. He comes 2nd on our list
#1. Huang Bowen
Appearances- 88 Matches
Huang Bowen is a Chinese professional footballer who currently plays for Chinese Super League club Guangzhou F.C. He has played for Beijing Guoan, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, and Guangzhou FC and has played 88 Matches in the AFC Champions League. Dominant in midfield he has been providing top performances through the seasons for the teams he has played. Thus he is number one on our list.
|Sl No.||Player’s Name||Teams||Matches|
|5.||Lee Dong-gook||Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors||74 Matches|
|4.||Yasser Al-Shahrani||Al-Hilal||76 Matches|
|3.||Gao Lin||Shanghai Shenhua and Guangzhou FC||78 Matches|
|2.||Feng Xiaoting||Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, Guangzhou FC, Shanghai Shenhua||83 Matches|
|1.||Huang Bowen||Beijing Guoan, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, and Guangzhou FC||88 Matches|