December 6, 2022

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest football tournament in the world and over the years, a lot of football stars have left their mark on the competition with impressive performances.

The FIFA World Cup has hosted some of the best playmakers the game has had to offer and Diego Maradona remains the greatest of them all when taking a look at the number of assists he made in the tournament before retiring.

The Argentina legend has the highest number of assists overall in the World Cup, having made eight assists altogether with five of those coming in the 1986 FIFA World Cup which he helped his national team win.

Some other legends of the game who have made multiple assists in the FIFA World Cup are French legend, Francesco Totti and England legend, David Beckham. Both stars have six FIFA World Cup assists to their names before retiring.

Brazilian legend and perhaps the greatest player to ever play the game of football, Pelé, has six FIFA World Cup assists to his name.

He is tied with the likes of modern stars and German legends like Bastian Schweinsteiger and Thomas Muller who also have six FIFA World Cup assists to their names.

Below is the list of the top ten best playmakers to ever play in the World Cup:

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