Kevin De Bruyne notched his 259th career assist in the 1-1 draw against Bayern Munich, equalling the career record of David Beckham and doing it in 15,000 fewer minutes than the former England skipper, according to Daily Mail
De Bruyne provided the assist for Erling Haaland’s goal in the 1-1 draw against Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.
In setting up the Norwegian, De Bruyne recorded his 259th assist across his career, a figure that puts him level with the career record of Beckham – a player renowned for his assists thanks to his incredible crossing ability.
De Bruyne’s tally, however, came in 15,000 fewer minutes than the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star, which is around 167 full games.
Three players are currently ahead of De Bruyne. Cristiano Ronaldo has 268 career assists while Angel di Maria has 277 career assists. Lionel Messi has 390 career assists.