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Five of the Best: Champions League assists

Bergkamp in his Arsenal heyday (©GettyImages)
Bergkamp in his Arsenal heyday (©GettyImages).

Dennis Bergkamp v Juventus, 2001

Perhaps the best assist on this list? We'll leave that for you to decide, but there's no denying Bergkamp's pass is a thing of beauty.

A swift counter-attack saw Bergkamp pick up the bell near Juventus' area, and at first he appears to have hesitated too long and killed the move.

The skilful Dutchman had other ideas though and a divine piece of skill bamboozled the defenders around him, allowing him space to flick an outrageous pass through to Freddie Ljungberg, who finished it off nicely.

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