Top 10: Europe's most creative players
Forget Leo Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo - Leighton Baines, Luis Suarez & Steven Gerrard in top 10 most chances created
Hamsik and Pirlo, two of Serie 'A''s top passers, sit tied with Jefferson Farfan, a tricky Schalke winger, on 80 chances created.
Hamsik leads Serie 'A' assist charts with 13 so far, while most are familiar with Pirlo's range of passing.
Farfan has six assists in the Bundesliga, and has been one of the most impressive performers in a Schalke team currently occupying fourth.