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Players With Most Assists Every Year Since 2000

Mudeet Arora
Messi and Ronaldo are among the players who have had the most assists in the last two decades.
Messi and Ronaldo are among the players who have had the most assists in the last two decades. / David Ramos/Getty Images
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One of the most underrated aspects of the beautiful game is assists.

With players usually judged by the number of goals they score in a season, assists go under the radar, but there is no doubt they form the basis of the quality of a player.

It's not often that we see a list of players who have assisted most goals for their teammates.

Today, we bring you such a list with stars who have provided most assists every single calendar year since 2000 right up until 2020.


Luis Figo - 2000 - FC Barcelona/Real Madrid

Games played: 48

Assists: 25


Luis Figo - 2001 - Real Madrid

Games played: 53

Assists: 20


Luis Figo - 2002 - Real Madrid

Games played: 20

Assists: 20


Thierry Henry - 2003 - Arsenal

Games played: 51

Assists: 28


Deco - 2004 - Porto/FC Barcelona

Games played: 48

Assists: 23


Ronaldinho - 2005 - FC Barcelona

Games played: 44

Assists: 24


Juninho - 2006 - Lyon

Games played: 44

Assists: 24


Cristiano Ronaldo - 2007 - Manchester United

Games played: 50

Assists: 20


Lionel Messi - 2008 - FC Barcelona

Games played: 40

Assists: 18


Mesut Ozil - 2009 - Werder Bremen

Games played: 41

Assists: 28


Mesut Ozil - 2010 - Werder Bremen/Real Madrid

Games played: 46

Assists: 23


Lionel Messi - 2011 - FC Barcelona

Games played: 54

Assists: 29


Eden Hazard - 2012 - Lille/Chelsea

Games played: 52

Assists: 30


Mesut Ozil - 2013 - Real Madrid/Arsenal

Games played: 51

Assists: 25


Cristiano Ronaldo - 2014 - Real Madrid

Games played: 48

Assists: 25


Kevin De Bruyne - 2015 - Wolfsburg/Manchester City

Games played: 54

Assists: 28


Lionel Messi - 2016 - FC Barcelona

Games played: 51

Assists: 28


Neymar - 2017 - FC Barcelona/PSG

Games played: 47

Assists: 27


Luis Suarez - 2018 - FC Barcelona

Games played: 50

Assists: 27


Kevin De Bruyne - 2019 - Manchester City

Games played: 47

Assists: 23


Lionel Messi - 2020 - FC Barcelona

Games played: 44

Assists: 26


Messi, De Bruyne, Ozil, Ronaldo and Figo are the only players to have seen their name in this lucrative list twice in the last two decades!

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