Top 45 Players With Most Assists in International Football

Players With Most Assists in International Football: Assists are super important in football. They’re like teamwork points that can be as valuable as goals for winning games. These players are really good at setting up their teammates to score. They’ve given their teammates lots of chances to score goals for their countries.

From the super famous Lionel Messi to the rising star Kevin De Bruyne, these players are experts at creating scoring opportunities for others. They’re really good at seeing where their teammates are, passing the ball well, and coming up with clever ways to help their countries score.

Football fans of all levels will find this list interesting. It’s a celebration of players who have helped a lot by setting up goals, and it’s a reminder that football is about more than just shooting goals.

Players With Most Assists in International Football

In this article, we’re discussing 46 players who have made the most assists in international football.

46. David Villa

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies19392
UEFA Euro qualifying13194
World Cup qualification8162
World Cup9121
Confederations Cup683
EURO44
TOTAL599812

45. Romelu Lukaku

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies23425
UEFA Euro qualifying13195
World Cup qualification18162
World Cup5121
EURO610
UEFA Nations League1092
TOTAL7510815

44. Edinson Cavani

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
World Cup qualification18496
International Friendlies28477
Copa América4191
World Cup5172
Confederations Cup341
TOTAL5813617

43. Lothar Matthäus

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies88212
World Cup qualification391
UEFA Euro qualifying4202
World Cup 6 251
EURO1 111
Confederations Cup1 3
TOTAL23 15017

42. Clint Dempsey

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies16522
World Cup qualification18434
Gold Cup 201513245
World Cup4103
Copa América363
Confederations Cup35
CONCACAF Cup1
TOTAL5714117

41. Harry Kane

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
UEFA Nations League3184
UEFA Euro qualifying20178
World Cup qualification17143
International Friendlies613
World Cup8113
EURO411
TOTAL588418

40. Diego Maradona

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies17 429
World Cup qualification31482
Artemio Franchi Trophy1
World Cup8 218
Copa América4 121
TOTAL328420

39. Karim Benzema

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies15439
UEFA Euro qualifying 5 124
World Cup 3 52
EURO4 102
UEFA Nations League35
World Cup qualification 7 223
TOTAL37 9720

38. Zico

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies30 439
World Cup qualification 11 115
World Cup5146
Copa América2 31
TOTAL48 7121

37. Wayne Rooney

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies16 465
UEFA Euro qualifying14276
World Cup1 111
EURO6 101
World Cup qualification16 268
TOTAL53 12021

36. Dani Alves

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies3 5810
World Cup qualification2 305
Copa América2 194
World Cup11
Confederations Cup 1 82
TOTAL8 12621

35. Kaká

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies 12 4011
Confederations Cup 3 103
World Cup 1104
Gold Cup 2003 3 5
World Cup qualification10275
TOTAL299223

34. Ronaldo

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies 23 477
World Cup qualification10 155
World Cup15 195
Confederations Cup4 53
Copa América10 134
TOTAL62 9924

33. Kylian Mbappé

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies 8 1610
UEFA Euro qualifying 7 94
EURO42
World Cup12143
UEFA Nations League 7 152
World Cup qualification 6 122
TOTAL40 7024

32. Franck Ribéry

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies633 8
World Cup qualification8167
UEFA Euro qualifying115 7
World Cup1102
EURO7 1
TOTAL168125

31. Xavi

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies55110
World Cup qualification1275
UEFA Euro qualifying5213
World Cup153
EURO1114
Confederations Cup8
TOTAL1213325

30. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies18398
World Cup qualification19349
UEFA Euro qualifying19317
EURO6131
World Cup5
TOTAL6212225

29. Edin Dzeko

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
UEFA Euro qualifying16393
World Cup qualification253713
International Friendlies15366
UEFA Nations League7144
World Cup13
TOTAL6412926

28. Luka Modric

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies 3 48
UEFA Euro qualifying 6 406
EURO3 132
World Cup2 191
UEFA Nations League 3 163
World Cup qualification 7 347
TOTAL24 16627

27. Michel Platini

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies 14 3010
World Cup qualification12171
World Cup 5 143
UEFA Euro qualifying1 511
EURO 9 51
Artemio Franchi Trophy11
TOTAL417227

26. Ronaldinho

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies16 459
World Cup2 104
Copa América1 4
Confederations Cup9 139
World Cup qualification5 256
TOTAL33 9728

25. Mohamed Salah

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
Africa Cup of Nations qualification18259
International Friendlies12248
World Cup qualification11209
Africa Cup of Nations6173
World Cup22
TOTAL498829

24. Miroslav Klose

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies235812
World Cup16244
UEFA Euro qualifying16236
World Cup qualification13194
EURO3133
TOTAL7113729

23. Miralem Pjanic

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
UEFA Euro qualifying5355
World Cup qualification53014
International Friendlies5307
UEFA Nations League1132
World Cup131
TOTAL1711129

22. Andrés Iniesta

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies55510
World Cup qualification120 5
UEFA Euro qualifying6216
World Cup214 3
EURO16 5
Confederations Cup5 1
TOTAL1413130

21. Thierry Henry

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies17 5713
UEFA Euro qualifying12 169
World Cup6171
EURO 6 112
Confederations Cup 4 52
World Cup qualification6 173
TOTAL 51 12330

20. Zinédine Zidane

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies 14 5916
UEFA Euro qualifying 6 198
World Cup5 123
EURO5 142
World Cup qualification1 41
TOTAL3110830

19. Johan Cruyff

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies8164
World Cup qualification10 127
UEFA Euro qualifying12 1212
World Cup3 77
EURO1
TOTAL 334830

18. Robert Lewandowski

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies19525
World Cup qualification303711
UEFA Euro qualifying20238
UEFA Nations League3126
EURO511
World Cup271
TOTAL7914231

17. Landon Donovan

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies19637
World Cup qualification13409
Gold Cup 2013183412
World Cup5121
Confederations Cup282
TOTAL5715731

16. Lukas Podolski

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies206015
UEFA Euro qualifying11257
World Cup5152
World Cup qualification6144
EURO4122
Confederations Cup341
TOTAL4913031

15. David Silva

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies155510
UEFA Euro qualifying721 7
World Cup qualification8199
EURO315 5
World Cup9
Confederations Cup261
TOTAL3512532

14. Pelé

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies51618
World Cup 12148
World Cup qualification 6 63
Copa América863
TOTAL 77 9232

13. Antoine Griezmann

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies14 418
UEFA Euro qualifying 4 149
EURO7 112
World Cup 4 197
UEFA Nations League 4183
World Cup qualification 10 187
TOTAL 43 12136

12. Cesc Fàbregas

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies94811
UEFA Euro qualifying166
EURO3165
World Cup qualification2147
World Cup104
Confederations Cup163
TOTAL1511036

11. Riyad Mahrez

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies8 2811
Africa Cup of Nations qualification10 2318
Africa Cup of Nations 6 172
World Cup1
World Cup qualification6 146
TOTAL43 12136

10. Luis Suarez

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
World Cup qualification296214
International Friendlies223917
World Cup7165
Copa América7153
Confederations Cup35
TOTAL6813739

9. Thomas Muller

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies9358
World Cup qualification122316
World Cup10196
UEFA Euro qualifying12199
EURO151
UEFA Nations League110
TOTAL4412140

8. Mesut Özil

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies53010
World Cup qualification92010
World Cup2164
UEFA Euro qualifying51512
EURO2114
TOTAL239240

7. Alexis Sanchez

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies216316
World Cup qualification205617
Copa América7235
World Cup282
Confederations Cup151
TOTAL5115541

6. David Beckham

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies44718
World Cup qualification5327
UEFA Euro qualifying5165
World Cup3137
EURO75
TOTAL1711542

5. Cristiano Ronaldo

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies205212
World Cup qualification364714
UEFA Euro qualifying36394
EURO14259
World Cup8222
UEFA Nations League7112
Confederations Cup241
TOTAL12320044

4. Luís Figo

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies 15 5412
UEFA Euro qualifying 62010
World Cup105
EURO 2 145
World Cup qualification9 2914
TOTAL32 12746

3. Kevin De Bruyne

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies52813
World Cup qualification62110
UEFA Euro qualifying91710
World Cup2134
UEFA Nations League3117
EURO195
TOTAL269949

2. Lionel Messi

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
World Cup qualification296111
International Friendlies495418
Copa América133417
World Cup13268
Artemio Franchi Trophy12
TOTAL10417656

1. Neymar

CompetitionGoalsMatchesAssists
International Friendlies467030
World Cup Qualification162618
World Cup8134
Copa América5124
Confederations Cup452
TOTAL7912658

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