Football is a team game and a goal is often considered as the ultimate achievement but it is the provider who does the hard work to make an incredible pass to open up space for goal scorer.
The greatest players in the world have not only scored but have also provided plenty of opportunities for their teammates to score as well over the years. Here we look at the 5 best assist-makers in Europe (League+ Champions League/Europa League).
#5. Diego Perotti- 18 assists
The 28-year old is having the year of his life as he grew as an important player for Italian giants AS Roma. Perotti who moved to Roma on a loan earlier this year has impressed enough to complete a permanent transfer to Rome in summer.
He continued his fine form this season as well as he managed an impressive 18 assists in 39 appearances for the club this year.