Top 15 Fastest Footballers In The World 2017

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It was just  recently  when Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and other leagues started collecting physical statistical data of players around the globe. FIFA conducted a search during 2014 World Cup in Brazil where they observe and check the progress or quality of players pace throughout the competition and it was revealed that Arjan Robben cloaked around 37kmh during the group game against Spain. That is widely regarded as the fastest speed record of a footballer since such data collection started. Now players speed and performance is often monitored in top european leagues and below is the list top 15 fastest footballers around the world according to official sources such as Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), PremierLeague and Opta.

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The numbers and following tables are official statistics from FIFA, Premier League and La Liga. No other major competition or league reveal such statistics. Premier League stats provided by “OPTA”.

Top 15 Fastest Footballers In The World

  1. Arjan Robben (Bayern Munich) with a top speed of                        37 km/h
  2. Shane Long (Southampton) with a top speed of                                35.31 km/h
  3. Antonio Valencia (Manchester United) with a top speed of          35.2 km/h
  4. Mathew Leckie (FC Ingolstadt) with a top speed of                         35.18 km/h
  5. Lynden Gooch (Sunderland) with a top speed of                              35.16 kh/h
  6. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) with a top speed of                              35.12 km/h
  7. Kyle Walker (Tottenham) with a top speed of                                   35.12 km/h
  8. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) with a top speed of                                  34.9 km/h
  9. Hector Bellerin (Arsenal) with a top speed of                                   34.77 km/h
  10. Sadio Mane (Liverpool) with a top speed of                                        34.70 km/h
  11. Eric Bailly (Manchester United) with a top speed of                         34.5 km/h
  12. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) with a top speed of                                        34.3 km/h
  13. Aaron Lennon (Everton) with a top speed of                                     33.8 km/h
  14. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) with a top speed of                     33.6 km/h
  15. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) with a top speed of                                     32.5 km/h
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