Fastest Footballers (Soccer Players) as of 2016
Created on 12/1/2016, source: http://www.sportyghost.com/fastest-football-players-in-the-world/
The Top TenX
1Antonio Valencia (Manchester United): 35.1 km/h
This guy is really very fast! Nice list. - Metal_Treasure
2Gareth Bale (Real Madrid): 34.7 km/hGareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team.
3Aaron Lennon (Tottenham Hotspur): 33.8 km/h
4Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid): 33.6 km/hCristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, GOIH is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.
5Theo Walcott (Arsenal): 32.7 km/hTheo James Walcott is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team.
6Lionel Messi (Barcelona): 32.5 km/hLionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona. He is also known as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24th, 1987.
By the way, it's an important info from the site "MESSI IS FASTER WITH THE BALL AT HIS FEET THAN THE DEFENDERS ARE WITHOUT THE BALL". - zxm
7Wayne Rooney (Manchester United): 31.2 km/hWayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national team.
8Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich): 30.7 km/hFranck Henry Pierre Ribéry is a French professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich.
9Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich): 30.4 km/hArjen Robben is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Netherlands national team.
I though that Arjen Robben was the fastest player before this list (not mine). - zxm
10Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal): 30.1 km/hAlexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez, known as Alexis Sánchez or simply Alexis, is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a forward for English club Arsenal and the Chilean national team.