Who is the world’s fastest football player? Find out here as we present the latest figures for the 10 quickest footballers in 2020.
Speed is everything in football as it can hand attackers an advantage over defenders, potentially leading to a match-deciding moment. It can also help set them apart from their peers. Maybe even help propel them to raise their game to a higher level.
As for defenders, it can be their worst nightmare. No matter how much homework they may do in preparing for their opponent, it could be a lost cause if he’s too quick for them.
For many of us, though, there’s nothing better than watching a footballer race past defenders on sheer pace. It’s a pulse-raising moment that remains fixed in our minds long afterwards. We’ve seen quite a few of them in the past, courtesy from the likes of Thierry Henry and Gareth Bale.
So, without further ado, we present the latest top speeds clocked by the 10 fastest football players around the world.