Top 10 Fastest Soccer Players in The World

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If you have ever seen Gareth Bale's outstanding talent, you may know why the Welshman linked with a move back to England. Wingers are traditionally the stars with the most pace as their main role is to run at opposing defenders, here we take a look at the top 10 fastest soccer players.

10. Alexis Sanchez (30.1 KM/H)

Alexis Sanchez

Sanchez, 25, showed his rapid speed and outstanding dribbling skills against England in November when Chile beat the Three Lions 2-0 at Wembley.

9. Arjen Robben (30.4 KM/H)

Arjen Robben

The former Chelsea winger has been in sensational form for Bayern Munich over the last couple of seasons.

8. Franck Ribery (30.7 KM/H)

Franck Ribery

Ribery seems to be loving life under Pep Guardiola as he has scored six goals and claimed seven assists in 13 Bundesliga games.

7. Wayne Rooney (31.2 KM/H)

Wayne Rooney

The 28-year-old Manchester United forward seems to look in better shape this season, which could be due to Louis van Gaal's decision to increase the intensity of his side's training sessions.

6. Lionel Messi (32.5 KM/H)

Lionel Messi

The Barcelona forward is a magician, as he moves across the turf at a quick pace leaving defenders left for dead.

5. Theo Walcott (32.7 KM/H)

Theo Walcott

The Arsenal winger is the third fastest player in the Premier League and the second fastest Englishman on the list. Hopefully his latest injury will not have any major impact on the pace.

4. Cristiano Ronaldo (33.6 KM/H)

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is known for running at defenders at pace before getting a shot off at goal.

3. Aaron Lennon (33.8 KM/H)

Aaron Lennon

The Tottenham winger gives defenders nightmares because of his sheer pace.

2. Gareth Bale (34.7 KM/H)

Gareth Bale

Bale may be the world's most expensive signing but he is not the fastest. However, he is absolutely the quickest player in La Liga.

1. Antonio Valencia (35.1 KM/H)

The Manchester United winger has been named the fastest player on the planet by FIFA. Valencia, 28, seems to have rediscovered the form he showed in his first couple of seasons at Old Trafford - but needs to add some more goals to his game.

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