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Who is the tectonic king of world football in the 21st century?

Lionel Messi has just hit 700 goals in his career, helping him and Cristiano Ronaldo are the only two contemporary players to achieve this desirable number. In terms of goals, this rivalry duo is far ahead of all the remaining names. Even in terms of the number of assists, the duo leads the world.

According to a newly released statistic, Lionel Messi is the assist king of world football in the 21st century. Specifically, since 2000, Messi have played all 866 matches and have 319 assists. Behind the Argentine superstar is Cristiano Ronaldo, with 258 assists in the same period.

Messi is the 21st-century tectonic king (Image: Internet)

Behind the genius duo mentioned above is Luis Suarez with 256 passes to the table. Other famous names like Mesut Ozil, Angel Di Maria or Xavi also appeared in the top 10 names with the most assists in the 21st century. While legendary David Beckham ranked 24th.

Top 25 most created players in the 21st century

25. Karim Benzema – 176

24. David Beckham – 176

23. Hulk – 178

22. Wayne Rooney – 179

21. Eden Hazard – 181

20. Andres Iniesta – 182

19. Dusan Tadic – 185

18. Dries Mertens – 188

17. Thierry Henry – 190

16. Neymar – 190

15. Arjen Robben – 193

14. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 196



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