Top 50 Fastest Football Players In The World

The modern game has introduced many changes to the way in which football clubs set about winning matches, including the evolution of tactics and formations, state of the art facilities and equipment as well as sport science to ensure that conditioning is as effective as possible.
With the margins between the elite sides in world football so fine, pure speed can often tilt the balance, which is why it is desired so much by scouting networks around the world, often being attributed to the bulk of certain players’ valuation, especially when breaking into first teams.
Here are 50 of the fastest players in world football. I have aimed to put together a list that best provides a combination of both sprinting ability, acceleration and speed with the ball.
Let me know if I have missed somebody that you think should be on the list and join the debate in the comments section below.
50. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Saint-Étienne)
49. Scott Sinclair (Manchester City)
48. Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
47. Loic Remy (Marseille)
46. Junior Hoilett (QPR)
45. Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich)
44. Javier Hernandez (Manchester United)
43. Jesus Navas (Sevilla)
42. Xherdan Shaqiri (Bayern Munich)
41. Mark Gonzalez (CSKA)
40. Neymar (Santos)
39. Maicon Marques Bitencourt (Lokomotiv Moscow)
38. Ahmed Musa (CSKA)
37. Alexis Sanchez (Barcelona)
36. Victor Obinna (Lokomotiv Moscow)
35. Obafemi Martins (Levante)
34. Eljero Elia (Werder Bremen)
33. Jefferson Farfan (Schalke)
32. Ola John (Benfica)
31. Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
30. Vladimir Bystrov (Zenit St. Petersburg)
29. Jonathan Pitroipa (Stade Rennais)
28. Nathan Dyer (Swansea)
27. Cristian Tello (Barcelona)
26. Michel Bastos (Lyon)
25. Max Gradel (Saint Etienne)
24. Christian “Chucho” Benitez (America)
23. Luton Shelton (Karabükspor)
22. Waris Majeed Abdul (Hacken)
21. Jose Maria Callejon (Real Madrid)
20. Edgar Alvarez (Dinamo București)
19. Jimmy Kebe (Reading)
18. Dominic Oduro (Chicago Fire)
17. Gareth Bale (Spurs)
16. Mohammed Tchité (Club Brugge)
15. Kyle Walker (Spurs)
14. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
13. Eliseu Pereira dos Santos (Malaga)
12. Luciano Narsingh (PSV)
11. Seydou Doumbia (CSKA)
10. Ignazio Abate (Milan)
9. Aaron Lennon (Spurs)
8. Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich)
7. Lucas Moura (Sao Paulo)
6. Victor Ibarbo (Cagliari)
5. Ryo Miyaichi (Wigan)
4. Marvell Wynne (Colorado Rapids)
3. Joffre Guerron (Beijing Guoan)
2. Jonathan Biabiany (Parma)
1. Theo Walcott (Arsenal)
The question on many an Arsenal fans’ mind is: where would Theo Walcott be without his pace?
So what do you think? Who is missing? or who should be No 1? Messi, Ronaldo or ?? Comment plss!

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