Fastest Soccer Players In The World Today (2018 Edition)

A complete list of the 40 fastest footballers on the planet today, including top speeds.

Who are the fastest soccer players in the world today? Well, by working toward a composite of various top speeds collected throughout last year’s club season and this summer’s World Cup, we can somewhat confidently say that this list here comprises the 40 fastest soccer players in the world today. 

Most of the big hitters are here: Kylian Mbappe, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Leroy Sane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Christian Pulisic and Raheem Sterling to name just a few, but let it be known that no one matches the official FIFA World Cup record, which was set by Arjen Robben at the 2014 event with a top speed of 37 kph (22.99 mph). The Dutch roadrunner has obviously slowed down over the last four years, but here’s the complete list of the speed merchants that are now terrorizing today’s game.

Fastest Soccer Players In The World Today (2018 Edition)

#1. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid): 36.9 kph

#2. Orlando Berrio (Flamengo): 36 kph

#3. Kylian Mbappe (PSG): 36 kph 

#4. Inaki Williams (Athletic Bilbao): 35.71 kph

#5. Theo Walcott (Everton): 35.7 kph

#6. Leroy Sane (Manchester City): 35.48 kph

#7. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City): 35.44 kph

#8. Patrick van Aanholt (Crystal Palace): 35.42 kph

#9. Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham): 35.33 kph

#10. Karim Bellarabi (Bayer Leverkusen): 35.27 kph

#11. Kyle Walker (Manchester City): 35.21 kph

#12. Jurgen Damm (Tigres): 35.2 kph

#13. Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea): 35.19 kph

#14. Marcel Heller (Darmstadt 98): 35.16 kph

#15. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace): 35.14 kph

#16. Oliver Burke (West Brom): 35.13 kph

#17. Kiko Femenia (Watford): 35.12 kph

#18. Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal): 35.11 kph

#19. Nico Schulz (Hoffenheim): 35.11 kph

#20. Antonio Valencia (Manchester United): 35.1 kph

#21. Kevin Vogt (Hoffenheim): 35.09 kph 

#22. Mathew Leckie (Hertha BSC): 35.04 kph

#23. Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich): 35 kph

#24. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City): 35 kph

#25. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal): 34.98 kph

#26. Bernardo (Brighton): 34.98 kph

#27. Florent Hadergjonaj (Huddersfield): 34.97 kph

#28. Kurt Zouma (Everton): 34.94 kph

#29. Timo Werner (RB Leipzig): 34.93 kph

#30. Sadio Mane (Liverpool): 34.84 kph

#31. Hector Bellerin (Arsenal): 34.77 kph

#32. Neymar (PSG): 34.7 kph 

#33. Jordi Alba (Barcelona): 34.24 kph

#34. Douglas Costa (Juventus): 34.22 kph

#35. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus): 34 kph

#36. Ante Rebic (Eintracht Frankfurt): 34 kph

#37. Luis Advincula (Rayo Vallecano): 33.8 kph

#38. Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund): 33.8 kph

#39. Santiago Arias (Atletico Madrid): 33.6 kph

#40. Jesse Lingard (Manchester United): 33.5 kph

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