Most Assists In Football History

This beautiful game of football has many aspects to it. Just as scoring a goal is important, creating that goal for the goal scorer is also important as well. Here are five of the best assists in football history.  

  1. Lionel Messi (319 assists) 

Being one of the greatest players on the earth, Messi is also the player who has made the highest number of assists. Being a 7-time winner of Balon d’Or, he had also made the highest number of assists during his career both for his country and the club. He is the complete forward of his generation. Not only does he have a great vision but he is also a great dribbler. Undoubtedly, he is one of the best players that the world has ever seen. 

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo (258 assists) 

This player had always been termed as the biggest rival to Messi by his fans. Undoubtedly, he has also been one of the best footballers that the world has seen. Both for the club and for his country too he had made remarkable contributions. After Messi, his name is on the list of making the greatest number of assists during the game. This 5-time Balon d’Or winner is one of the best players in the world even today.  

  1. Luis Suarez (256 assists) 

Arguably he is considered one of the best strikers of this decade. Alongside Messi and Neymar, he has been considered one of football’s most lethal front three. He is undoubtedly one of the greatest all-around players. He also falls on the list of top 10 players who had made the highest number of assists. He had a remarkable career and this makes him the third-best assists in the club and the country too. He is always regarded as one of the most complete forwards in the modern era. 

  1. Mesut Ozil (253 assists) 

Without a doubt, he is one of the best playmakers on this list. All throughout his career he had made the fourth highest assists while playing for his club and the country. Having had a great career, he has also been a part of the World Cup-winning team of Germany. Ozil is also regarded as one of the best attacking midfielders of this era, having an assist rate of 0.39. In the Premier League, he is also amongst the top three players having the greatest number of assists. 

  1. Angel Di Maria (235 assists) 

He has always been one of the exceptional players and playmakers for all the clubs he has been associated with. He has been the best player for Real Madrid during the 2013/14 season. Later after being sold to Manchester United, although he could not perform exceptionally well but indeed had made 11 assists in 27 games for his club. After joining PSG, he found back his lost rhythm in the game having one of the finest players in his club. During League 1 for French Champions, he scored 8 goals for his club and made 14 assists as well.