Fastest Football Players
We often label players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Theo Walcott and Gareth Bale to be lightning fast while some other players like Lionel Messi and Brazilian Ronaldo were good at accelerating from standing position to their top speed faster than anyone else but which footballer is the fastest in the world ?. Well FIFA conducted a survey where they monitored players pace throughout the competition and players speed and performance is often monitored in top European leagues. We can bet upon many of you can’t guess who is at the top of the Fastest Football Players list.
Faster than a speeding bullet, well faster than a segway at least. Soccer has always been about broad positioning and flowing play but getting into the right place at the right time requires some serious sprinting power. Whether it’s a well laid up attack on the goal or a mad dash to defense when the opposing team breaks through the lines, if you’re not quick on your feet you’re dead in the water.
So who is Soccer’s most insane bolter? Read on to find out the Fastest Football Players.
2016’s Fastest Soccer Players in The World
10. Lionel Messi
Considered by some to be the best player currently working, Lionel Messi will likely go down as one of the all time greats, If not the fastest player in the world. Topping out at 32.5 km/h putting him a cut above the others. He currently plays for Barcelona and led them during both of their Treble years.