Football demands a lot of physical exertion on the pitch, which has given us enough glimpses of our favourite players spending hours in the gym and on the training field, improving the ability of their feet to take them past opponents.
Check out the top 5 most fastest players in the world at the moment:
1. Kingsley Coman
Kingsley Junior Coman is a 25-year-old French professional soccer player currently playing as a winger for the Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the national team of France.
Born in Paris, France, Coman was trained at Paris Saint-Germain’s academy.
He spent several years before he, in 2014, moved to the Italian club, Juventus, where he won the Serie A and Coppa Italia in his first season with the club.
Seven years ago, he joined Bayern Munich, where he won seven Bundesliga, three DFB-Pokal, four DFL-Supercup and the 2020 UEFA Super Cup titles.
He also won the 2019 to 2020 UEFA Champions League by scoring the only goal in the final against his former club Paris Saint-Germain.
With the national team of France, Coman was capped 39 times for his country and scored eleven goals in France’s youth teams, from under-16 to under-21 levels.
He made his first senior appearance for the country in 2015 and appeared in the 2016 UEFA Euro, where they reached the final, as well as Euro 2020.
Currently regarded as one of the fastest footballers in the world, Coman is known for his good dribbling skills, vision, and explosive speed, and acceleration.
2. Leroy Sané
Leroy Aziz Sané is a 26-year-old German professional soccer player who currently plays as a winger for the German club, Bayern Munich, and the national team of Germany.
Eight years ago, Sané kicked off his professional soccer career with Schalke before joining Manchester City in 2016.
During his playing career with the club, he won PFA Young Player of the Year in the 2017 to 2018, becoming the first and only German player to win the award, after helping City win the Premier League and EFL Cup, a feat the side bettered by winning a domestic treble the following season.
With the national team of Germany, Sané was part of their squad that reached the semi-finals of UEFA Euro 2016.
Widely acknowledged for his pace, strength, technical ability, composure, and rapid acceleration, Sané is one of the current fastest footballers in the world.
3. Achraf Hakimi
Achraf Hakimi Mouh is a Moroccan professional football player currently playing for Paris Saint-Germain and the national team of Morocco.
Hakimi started his soccer career with Real Madrid’s youth academy.
He started appearing for Real Madrid Castilla in 2016 and was promoted to the first-team in 2017, playing a few minutes with the latter.
He was sent on a two-year loan deal to Bundesliga club, Borussia Dortmund, winning the DFL-Supercup three years ago.
He later moved to Inter Milan, where he won the league title, ending the club’s eleven-year league title drought, before moving to his current club last year.
With the national team of Morocco, Hakimi appeared for the country in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2019 and 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Widely known for his excellent dribbling ability, as well as his explosive acceleration, agility, quick feet, and creativity when in possession of the ball.
Hakimi is one of the current fastest footballers in the world.
4. Alphonso Davies
Alphonso Boyle Davies is a Canadian professional football winger presently playing for the German club, Bayern Munich, and the Canada national team.
Davies was the first player born in the 2000s to play in a Major League Soccer match.
In 2019, he joined Bayern Munich from Vancouver Whitecaps FC and was named the Bundesliga Rookie of the Season for the 2019 to 2020 season.
In that season, he also was part of the team winning the continental treble after Bayern won the Bundesliga, the UEFA Champions League and the DFB-Pokal.
Five years ago, he made history by becoming the youngest player to play for the Canadian men’s national team.
For scoring two goals in a 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament against French Guiana, he made history by becoming the youngest player to score for the Canadian men’s national team.
He is also regarded youngest to score at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, and first footballer born in the 2000s to score at a top level international tournament.
Known for his explosive pace, dribbling, creativity, and crossing ability, Davies is one of the current fastest footballers in the world.
5. Kyle Walker
Kyle Andrew Walker is an English professional football player presently playing as a right-back for the Premier League club, Manchester City, and the England national team.
So far he has won three Premier League titles, four EFL Cup trophies, and one FA Cup with the club.
He has also appeared for England at the 2016 UEFA Euro, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and 2020 UEFA Euro. He has been named in the PFA Team of the Year three times.
Renowned for his pace, athleticism, and finishing ability, Kyle is one of the current fastest footballers in the world.