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Top 10 Fastest Soccer Players In The World 2016

Usually we label players like C.R, Messi, Bale or Walcott to be the fastest players in the world and expect them at the top of the list. This is actually not 100% truth if we consider the latest results from FIFA and statistics of the strongest european leagues such as La Liga, Bundesliga, Premier etc.

Below is the full list of TOP 10 fastest soccer players in the World 2016 *Currently active:

 # Player TOP SPEED
1Antonio Valencia (Manchester United)35.2 km/h
2Raheem Sterling (Liverpool)35.1 km/h
3Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)34.7 km/h
4Theo Walcott (Arsenal)34.3 km/h
5Arjan Robben (Bayern Munich)33.9 km/h
6Aaron Lennon (Everton)33.8 km/h
7Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)33.6 km/h
8Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa)33.3 kh/h
9Ross Barkley (Everton)32.8 km/h
10Lionel Messi (Barcelona)32.5 km/h


antonio valencia

FIFA conducted a survey during 2014 World Cup in Brazil where they recorded players pace throughout the competition and players speed and performance is often monitored in top European leagues and according to statistics Antonio Valencia’s 35.1 km/h has been the fastest recorded speed of a footballer.




gareth baleAccording to player physical performance statistics in La Liga published by “Marca” Gareth Bale’s 34.7 km/h top speed during that famous sprint against Barcelona resulted in goal was the fastest recorded by any player in Spain. 

Gareth Bale scoring the famous goal against Barcelona, he recorded a massive 34.7 km/h top speed in that sprint.


arjen roben

Arjen Robben tore spains defense apart during 2014 world cup group game where Holland beat Spain by 5-1, he reached top speed of 33.9 kilometer per hour when he sprint pass Ramos and Jordi Alba to score his second and Hollands 5th of the day.

Robben record top speed of 33.9 km/h against Spain during 2014 world cup making him one of the fastest footballers in the world.


During the 2014 World Cup in the game between Spain and Holland, Arjen Robben sprint passed Spains Sergio Ramos to score his teams 5th goal of the match. In that one move Arjen Robben showcased blistering pace and it was record at 33 km/h which was new record in the world cup. Manchester United’ winger Antonio Valencia hit the 35 km/h mark in the premier league game. Only to compare and to have clear picture which is the difference between the above mentioned players and the fastest human being – Olympic gold medalist and sprint champion Usain Bolt can cloack upto 44 km/h at his peak.

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  1. sikis izle says:

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