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Who is Faster Than Mbappe?

Football has always been the heartbeat of people but football players have been much more important for them. The level of craze people have for players like Mbappe is just fascinating as well as wonderful. But the craze is justifiable in every manner as these players are one of the fastest footballers on the earth. This fact may not come as a shock to you as he is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time in the world.

Though I haven’t mentioned many names other than Mbappe, it doesn’t mean there’s not any. As per a recent report, the world’s top ten fastest footballers include players like Gareth bale, Kylie Walker, Leroy Sane, Kylian Mbappe, Antonio Valencia, etc. Let’s take a closer look at these players. Faster Than Mbapp

Top 10 Fastest footballers in the world:

1. Kylian Mbappe

There’s no doubt that the Paris Saint Germain forward is the fastest attacker of all time. He has always been the one. World Cup winner Mbappe has topped the list of fastest footballers on the earth again with a speed of 10.6 metres per second in 2022 which is equal to around 22.4 mph. 

The French star is just one step away from breaking the world record of Usain Bolt. The French Speedster definitely helped the French giants to lift the gold trophy in the FIFA World Cup 2018 and become the champion of football. But that’s not it because he also helped Frenchs to win four Ligue 1 titles as well as one Champions League final. 

He has a long list of achievements and titles and this fastest footballer title adds to it. Though I have given a detailed review of his success, you would be surprised to know that following his transfer to PSG worth €180 million in 2017 made him the second most expensive footballer of that time as well as the most expensive teenage player. 

2. Gareth Bale

The Los Angeles champ Gareth Bale has been ranked as second fastest footballer in the world with a speed of 10.3 metres per second, only 0.3 metres behind Mbappe. Gareth took a transfer from La Liga club Real Madrid to Los Angeles this summer and plays as winger for the club. 

Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who has been a part of prominent clubs like Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton, etc. in his past. Hats off to him that he has maintained such speed and strength despite crossing 30. The 1.86 m tall Welsh footballer also has a height advantage over other opponents. Real Madrid and Tottenham have won several titles because of him and now it is the turn of MLS club Los Angeles. 

3. Inaki Williams

The La Liga top fastest player has been named as the third fastest footballer in the world with a speed of 9.9 m per second. Inaki is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Spanish League club Athletic Bilbao and the Ghana national team. Ghana is going to give a tough competition in the FIFA World Cup in Qatar with their Speedster Inaki Williams who has already played three matches in the 2022 world cup till the moment.

With the title of fastest forward in La Liga and third fastest footballer in the world, Williams has been a threat or worst nightmare for the opposing defenders. The 28 years old forward with speed of 35.4 kph has scored 74 goals in 340 appearances for Bilbao and now is one his way to develop as a striker as well. 

4. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

The Chelsea player is ranked fourth on the list of top ten fastest footballers in the world with a Speed of 9.8 m per second. Considered as the country’s all time goalscorer, the Gabonese Professional international footballer plays as a striker for the Premier League club Chelsea. Auba is popularly known for his finishing, off ball movement and pace which brought him here. 

He might not be popular like Mbappe but his playing style and speed just grab everyone’s attention in a minute. He is just one point behind Inaki. Aside from football, Auba has also managed to be involved in Amazon Original documentary named “All or Nothing: Arsenal” which documented the club, his time with coach and other club members, behind the scenes and field throughput the whole session 2021-22. 

5. Matthias Fanimo

More than seven years ago, Matthias Fanimo made a record by touching 9.8 metres per second mark. He became the fastest player in the world at that time and still maintains the same speed although his place or rank in the fastest footballers list has changed. Mbappe, Inaki, Auba, and Gareth Bale surpassed him to become the top World’s fastest players. 

Matthias Fanimo’s full name is Matthias Olubari Ayooluwa Fanimo who is an English Professional footballer. Fanimo plays as a right winger for the Prva HNL club Slaven Belupo. The 28 years old footballer has previously played for clubs like West Ham and Mladost Doboj Kakanj. Matthias Fanimo is a medium heighted player with no such fame. Though he is unpopular, he is a diamond which is not everyone’s cup of tea. 

6. Antonio Valencia

Though Antonio’s name is on sixth rank, he is not less than the fourth ranked Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as both of them share the same speed (9.8 m per second). A drop has been observed in his speed as he was ranked fourth fastest player on the earth in 2014 above Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with a speed of 35.10 km/hr. At that time, he was playing for Premier League club Manchester United. 

Antonio, whose full name is Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who used to play as a right winger but now he has switched to right back. Currently he is playing for Liga MX while in the past he has played for clubs like El Nacional, Wigan athletic, Manchester United, etc. Antonio played for a decade for Man United scoring 17 goals in 241 appearances for the club. 

7. Kylie Walker

Manchester City right back also made it to the list of fastest footballers in the world with the same speed of 9.8 km/h. He is an English Professional footballer who plays for the Premier League club Manchester City as well as the England National Team. And he seems to be.a best chance of England to play equal against French giants’ Kylian Mbappe who is anonymously the fastest footballer in the world right now. 

Despite being 32 years old, Kylie has managed to maintain his speed and compatibility for football games. Kylie began his boyhood career with Sheffield United at the age of 7 and since then,he has been giving hits one by one. He previously played for clubs like Tottenham Hotspur, Northampton Town, Queen Parks Rangers, Aston Villa, etc. 

8. Ante Rebic

Ante Rebic is a Croatian professional football player who plays as a winger for Serie A club AC Milan and the Croatia National Team. He is capable of playing as both wingers as well as the striker. The multiple talented Rebic has got eighth position as one of the fastest footballers in the world. Known for his speed and strength as well as on and off the ball, Rebic was the second fastest footballer in the Bundesliga with a speed of 21.81 mph while playing for Eintracht. 

He remained the fastest player at the 2018 world cup where he striked 34 mph. The 29 years old fastest former Bundesliga player is also very good at dribbling. Apart from Eintracht and AC Milan, Rebic has also showcased his multifaceted skills for clubs like Fiorentina, RB Leipzig, Hellas Verona, etc. 

9. Leroy Sane

Now comes the turn of German footballer Leroy Sane who has ranked ninth on the list with a speed of 9.8 m per second. Sane has already been listed in several other fastest players. Leroy is the teammate of Ante Rebic as he is also a German professional footballer who plays for the Germany National Team. Speaking about the club, Sane plays as a winger for the Bundesliga club Bayern Munich which is one of the most undisputedly expensive and successful football clubs on the planet.

Sane was a part of Premier League club Manchester City until 2020 when he got a transfer to Bayern Munich. The 26 years old German footballer began his professional career with Manchester City in the culmination of a transfer fee of £37 million. The Munich Speedster became the first ever German player to win the title or award of PFA Young Player of the Year in 2017-18. 

10. Adama Traore

If you have read our previous articles, you must have heard of Adama Traore who plays as a winger for Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers and the Spain National Team. Last but not the least, Traore is the tenth fastest footballer in the world with a speed of 9.8 m per second. Known for his acknowledged strength and pace, Traore has a bit of both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo according to Traore’s manager Tim Sherwood.

This is not the first time Traore is listed among the fastest footballers in the world. The Daily Mirror listed him second in the top 10 fastest footballers of the 2019-20 Premier season when he striked 23.48 mph speed. The successful German candidate is just 26 years old now and yet he is part of such big clubs and teams. All of this is the result of his hard work that he started at the age of eight only.

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