More than a few passing geniuses have graced the Premier league since its inception in 1992. As always, though, there are a few that stand out more than most.
These players defy the odds with defense-splitting passes, long-range switches of play and even delicate flicks or chips that always seem to find a teammate.
While some specialize in a certain area of passing, like long balls or crosses, the 20 best pass masters in Premier League history could do it all and do it well. They were/are equally capable of picking out a man from a set piece or from open play.
Some can control the tempo of a match, some provide the killer pass and some can do both. While they may be known more for a specific type of pass, it's their all-around ability in the skill that sets them apart.
These players had great technique, accuracy and vision when it came to passing the ball.
Here are the 20 best pass masters in Premier League history*.
*History as defined by Dictionary.com