Manchester United player becomes world's fastest footballer. (See top ten list)

FIFA has released it’s list of the fastest footballers in the world. A Manchester United player came tops! Not Wayne Rooney, Van Persie, Evra or other big names in the Red Devils’ squad. Its Antonio Valencia. I’m sure no one was really looking towards his direction.

FIFA determined this based on the highest recorded speed of a player in a game whilst in possession of the ball. With a speed of 35.1 km/h, Valencia beat the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Franck Ribery and co.


(1.) Antonio Valencia – 35.1 km/h

(2.) Gareth Bale – 34.7 km/h

(3.) Aaron Lennon – 33.8 km/h

(4.) Cristiano Ronaldo – 33.6 km/h

(5.) Theo Walcott – 32.7 km/h

(6.) Lionel Messi – 32.5 km/h

(7.) Wayne Rooney – 31.2 km/h

(8.) Franck Ribery – 30.7 km/h

(9.) Arjen Robben – 30.4 km/h

(10.) Alexis Sanchez – 30.1 km/h

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