The Fastest Shots Ever Recorded In Soccer History

There’s obviously no official record for the fastest shot in soccer. It’d be convenient if a man with a radar gun had been sanctioned to sit at every match played since the beginning of time, but that was an oversight on FIFA’s end. 

However, we do have this unofficial list which has been cobbled together here and there by people who respect the fact that humanity is all about speed — hot, nasty, bad-ass speed. Step forward the heavy hitters.

World’s Fastest Shot In Soccer History

#15. David Beckham (Manchester United) — 80.5 mph | Sept. 4, 1996

#14. Obafemi Martins (Newcastle United) - 84 mph | Jan. 14, 2007

#13. Tugay (Blackburn Rovers) - 84.2 mph | 2005

#12. Roberto Carlos (Brazil) - 85.7 mph | Jun. 3, 1997

#11. Alan Shearer (Newcastle United) - 85.8 mph | Feb. 2, 1997

(Goal at 15:11)

#10. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG) - 93.2 mph | 2012

#9. Tony Yeboah (Leeds United) - 95.7 mph | 1995

#8. Richie Humphreys (Sheffield Wednesday) - 95.9 mph | Aug. 17, 1996

(Goal at 0:47)

#7. David Trezeguet (Monaco) - 96 mph | Mar. 19, 1998

#6. David Beckham (Manchester United) - 97.9 mph | Feb. 22, 1997

#5. David Hirst (Sheffield Wednesday) — 114 mph | Sep. 16, 1996

#4. Ronald Koeman (Barcelona) - 116.8 mph | 1992

#3. Steven Reid (Blackburn Rovers) - 117.4 mph | Dec. 31, 2005

#2. Arjen Robben (Real Madrid) - 118 mph | Aug. 19, 2009

#1. Ronny Heberson (Sporting Lisbon) — 131 mph | 2006

Don't blink.

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