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La Liga All Time Top Assists

La Liga is one of the best leagues in Europe and it contains two of the biggest clubs in the world, Real Madrid and Barcelona. Over the years plenty of top class players have played in the Spanish top flight, with many going on to break plenty of records.


La Liga has seen it's fair share of assist kings and here we take a look at the top ten players with the most assists in the league :-


S.NoPlayer Name Assists
1Lionel Messi169
2Xavi126
3Cristiano Ronaldo95
4Luis Figo 89
5Karim Benzema87
6Raul75
7Luis Suarez66
8Sergio Garcia60
9Ivan Rakitic56
10Joaquin52



1. Lionel Messi - 1669 Assists


It is often said that the true greatness of a striker should be measured not only by the goals he scores, but also the ones he sets up for his team-mates. And that’s a test that Leo Messi passes with flying colours. Lionel Messi has earned the reputation of being “The Greatest Of All Time” and his incredible work at Barcelona makes it hard for someone to argue against that. Messi has been the driving force for Barcelona over the years. With his incredible dribbling and goal scoring abilities he helped them win multiple championships. He has been an outrageous player in La Liga over the years, scoring some outstanding goals and proving time and again how special he is. The magician from Argentina has always delivered in high pressure situations for Barcelona. Messi’s sensational work in La Liga has made him one of the competition’s best players ever. His best ever season in La Liga in terms of assists came in 2014-2015, when he created 19 goals for his teammates.


Barcelona v Real Madrid - La Liga


2. Xavi - 126 Assists


Considered by many as one of the greatest midfielders to have played the sport, Xavi broke plenty of records during his time at Barcelona. The 37 year-old known for his superb passing ability, also had brilliant vision, setting up his side's attackers regularly. Over the years, Xavi accumulated 126 assists in La Liga, helping the Catalans win eight league titles.


Real Madrid CF v FC Barcelona  - Liga BBVA


3. Cristiano Ronaldo - 95 Assists


Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo made a sensational shock switch from Real Madrid to Juventus this summer and leaves behind a historic legacy at the Spanish club. Ronaldo became one of the greatest footballers of all time at the Bernabeu after joining in 2009. He took his career and game to new heights with the Spanish club.

From his first day in Spain, the Portuguese competed with Barca's Messi and their battle, considered as a rivalry by many also extended to the Ballon d'Or and many other individual awards. Ronaldo has won the La Liga twice with Los Blancos.


Real Madrid v Girona - La Liga


4. Luis Figo - 89 Assists


Luis Figo was a vital cog in Barcelona’s success through the late 1990’s. Under former England manager Bobby Robson and Dutchman Louis van Gaal, Figo established himself as one of the game’s finest attacking midfielders, with his eye for goal improving drastically as well as his overall match contribution. While at Barcelona, Figo had become the complete attacking outlet assisting Barcelona to a collection of Silverware. Luis Figo later became the first of the so called Galactico signings. In his first season with the mighty Real Madrid, Figo won the FIFA world player of the year and European Footballer of the year awards.


5. Karim Benzema - 87 Assists


Karim Benzema has remained a seemingly evergreen player for Real Madrid over the years and has stayed put despite seeing most of his peers leave. However, he doesn't get the credit a two time La Liga winner and fifth highest assist maker in the history of the competition deserves. Benzema is already among the La Liga’s greatest players, but his hunger for more will see him move up the assist charts very soon.


Girona v Real Madrid - Copa del Rey Quarter Final


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