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Champions League: Top Assisters of All Time

Every player has a role in his side triumphing in a major competition. When it comes to the greatest club tournament in the world, each and every member of the squad must be at his best to achieve glory. More often than not, the job of playmakers and creative players gets overshadowed by the brilliance of the attackers.

Data Last Updated: July 23, 2022
S. No.PlayerAssistsAppearancesClubsPositionYears ActiveChampions League won
1Cristiano Ronaldo42183Manchester United, Real Madrid, JuventusLeft Winger2002-20225
2Lionel Messi36156Barcelona, Paris Saint-GermainRight Winger2003-20224
3Angel di Maria3599Benfica, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-GermainRight Winger2005-20221
4Ryan Giggs31144Manchester UnitedRight Winger1990-20142
5Xavi Hernandez30150BarcelonaCentre Midfielder1997-20194
6Neymar3075Barcelona, Paris Saint-GermainLeft Winger2009-20221
7Andres Iniesta29130BarcelonaCentre Midfielder2001-20224
8Karim Benzema28142Lyon, Real MadridCentre Forward2004-20225
9Thomas Muller27134Bayern MunichSecond Striker2008-20222
10Cesc Fabregas26104Arsenal, Barcelona, Chelsea, AS MonacoCentre Midfielder2003-20220
11Zlatan Ibrahimovic26124Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester UnitedCentre Forward1999-20220
12Luis Suarez2673Ajax, Barcelona, Atletico MadridCentre Forward2005-20221
13Franck Ribery2587Bayern MunichLeft Winger2000-20221
14Marcelo24101Real MadridLeft Back2005-20225
15Mesut Ozil2469Real Madrid, Arsenal, Werder Bremen, Schalke 04Attacking Midfielder2006-20220

Several creative players have spread their magic across the field over the years in the Champions League yet the player with the most assists in Champions League is also the person with the most goals, Cristiano Ronaldo. Let’s now have a look at the players with the most assists in Champions League history.