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 Ten
1 Antonio Valencia (Manchester United): 35.1 km/h
This guy is really very fast! Nice list. - Metal_Treasure
2 Gareth Bale (Real Madrid): 34.7 km/h
Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team.
3 Aaron Lennon (Tottenham Hotspur): 33.8 km/h
4 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid): 33.6 km/h
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, GOIH is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.
5 Theo Walcott (Arsenal): 32.7 km/h
Theo James Walcott is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team.
6 Lionel Messi (Barcelona): 32.5 km/h
Lionel 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
7 Wayne Rooney (Manchester United): 31.2 km/h
Wayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national team.
8 Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich): 30.7 km/h
Franck Henry Pierre Ribéry is a French professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich.
9 Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich): 30.4 km/h
Arjen 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
10 Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal): 30.1 km/h
Alexis 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.