11 Best Attacking Pair in Club Football

11 Best Attacking Pair in Club Football

From Messi and Suarez to Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney, here is a list of the most potent duos to terrorize opponents.

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez

Prolific scorers, it comes as no surprise that Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are also generous with assists to each other. In the 2016 La Liga season alone, Messi finished the score sheet with 37 goals, with 29 from Suarez — the two combined for 22 assists.

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Thomas Müllër and Robert Lewandowski

Thomas Müllër and Robert Lewandowski make a deadly duo at Bayern Munich. Since Lewandowski joined the team from Borussia Dortmund in 2014, the pair has scored a combined 242 goals in the Bundesliga and European competition.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney

The killer combination of Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney made the Red Devils unstoppable. In the 2007-08 season, they led Manchester United to win a Treble of trophies including the Champions League, the Premier League title, and the FA Cup.

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Marco van Basten and Ruud Gullit

The Dutch pair worked together to dominate at the club and international level. Together, they won back to back European Cups in 1989 and 1999. Wearing the Oranje shirt, they also won the 1988 European Championships.

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Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke

The Manchester United duo flourished in a partnership with Dwight Yorke in the 1998-99 season, helping the Red Devils to the historic Treble of trophies including the Champions League, the Premier League title, and the FA Cup.

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Kenny Dalglish and Ian Rush

With four Premier League titles, a Champions League, and a FA Cup, Kenny Dalglish and Ian Rush made up a menacing pair at Liverpool over six years. Dalglish typically played the part of assist man while Rush morphed into a relentless finisher.

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Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp

One of the best strike partnerships to ever grace the EPL, the relationship between Dennis Bergkamp and Thierry Henry was telepathic. While Bergkamp mostly played the role of provider, the two went the entire 2003/04 Premier League undefeated.

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Ronaldo and Benzema

The strike partners Ronaldo and Benzema played nine years together at Real Madrid, practically winning everything in sight. By 2014, the dynamic duo were the highest scoring strike partners in the history of the Champions League, combing for a total of 80 goals in the tournament.

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Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet

Considered the best strike partners in Juventus history, Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet won four Serie A titles as offensive collaborators. They both were also team stalwarts, remaining with the club after the forced relegation due to the Calciopoli scandal.

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Raul and Fernando Morientes

The Spanish duo Raul and Fernando Morientes flourished together at Real Madrid, scoring a combined 276 goals in both domestic and European competitions while also winning two Champions League titles and two league titles.

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Aubameyang and Lacazette

Buddies on and off the pitch, the two Gunners are forming a lethal partnership in their short time together at the Emirates. In what is a healthy competition, the two compliment each other attacking styles well. Stay tuned to see if the bromance produces trophies for Arsenal in the coming years.

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