Every football fan wants to know who is the best football player of all time. We have combined stats and figures to understand and rank the greatest of all time (GOAT).
Football is the most popular and followed sport all over the world. Football is loved by more than a billion fans all over the world.
In a recent survey, it’s revealed that Football is the most widespread sport with 3.5 billion fans while Cricket coming second with 2.5 billion fans around the world.
Football has seen some legendary players who change the way of playing football. Every player competes as a team and individuals. Competition is a very influential aspect of every sport. Competition is important because it encourages players to achieve great things in their career, it also works as a motivation for the players.
Football has seen some extraordinary talents who have created a lot of records on the football pitch. These records help to recognize the player’s potential and to understand how talented the player is.
Players have made football much interesting and worth watching for fans around the globe.
In this article, we will discuss the Best Football Players of all time in the game’s history.
20. David Beckham
David Beckham is one of the best midfielders of his time. He has part of different clubs including Manchester United, Real Madrid, Milan, La Galaxy, Paris Saint Germain. Beckham is the first English player to win league titles in four different countries – Spain, England, France, and the United States.
He announced his retirement in May 2013. During his 20 year career, he won 19 major trophies. Beckham is popularly Known for his vision of passing, crossing ability, and his memorable free-kick. He was one of the most renowned midfielders of his time. He was well known for his setpiece.
Titles – 6 Premier League Titles, 1 Champions League, 2 FA Cup, 1 La Liga Title, 1 Spanish Super Cup, 2 MLS Cup, 1 Intercontinental Cup, 1 French Cup, 4 English super cup.
Individual Accolades – UEFA – Best Midfielder, UEFA Most Valuable Player, PFA young player of the year.
career Goals – 146 goals in 834 appearances for club and country
Career Assists – 202 career assists for club
19. Paolo Maldini
Paolo Maldini is the legend of an AC Milan and he is known as the goat of defenders. Paolo Maldini holds the record for most appearances in Serie A(647), later it was broken by Gianluigi Buffon.
His defending skills were unmatchable on the pitch. Maldini was well known for reading and analyzing the game. He was the most elegant and intelligent player on the pitch. As a defender, his physicality and aggression helped him to win a lot of matches.
Due to his character and passion for the game, he widely referred to as “an icon and gentleman of the game”.
Titles – 5 Champions League, 7 Italian League title, 1 Italian Cup winner, 5 Italian super cup winner, 2 intercontinental cups, 1 FIFA club world cup.
Individual Accolades – Best Defender trophy at the UEFA club football awards, inducted into the Italian Football hall of fame, Serie A defender of the year in 2004
career Goals – 40 goals in 1028 appearances for club and country
Career Assists – 43 career assists for club
18. Mane Garrincha
Mane Garrincha was a Brazilian legend. He is known for his dribbling skills during his career and referred to as one of the greatest dribblers of all time. Garrincha’s popularity in Brazil is insane and some past football fans even see him as a more qualified player than the great Pele.
Garrincha played an important part in the success of Brazil’s 1958 and 1962 World Cup victories. Garrincha became the first player to win the Golden ball, Golden boot, and world cup in the same tournament. He is enlisted into the Brazilain Hall of fame.
Titles – 1958 and 1962 FIFA World Cup winner
Individual Accolades – FIFA World Cup Golden Ball in 1962, FIFA World Cup Golden Boot in 1962, Best Player of the Brazilian Championship in 1962, Best Player of the Rio-São Paulo Tournament in 1962
career Goals – 114 goals in 395 appearances for club and country
17. Andres Iniesta
Andres Iniesta is a Spanish professional footballer who is the most admired midfielder of his time. He is a product of La Masia and spent most of his professional career in Barcelona. He also captained Barcelona for three years.
Iniesta is one of the best football players of all time and the greatest midfielders of his time.
He made his Barcelona debut aged 18 in 2002. Iniesta was an important part of the Barcelona team that won two historic trebles in 2009 and 2015. Iniesta helped Spain win UEFA Euro 2008. He scored the winning goal in the final against Netherland to help Spain win the world cup in 2010.
Titles – FIFA World Cup winner, UEFA European Championships in 2008 and 2012, 4 UEFA Champions Leagues, 9 La Liga titles, 6 Copa del Rey, 3 FIFA Club World Cup.
Individual Accolades – 2012 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award, 2009 La Liga Best Spanish Player, Golden boot winner in 2014.
career Goals – 70 goals in 805 appearances
Career Assists – 158 career assists for club
Zico is a former Brazilian footballer who played most of his career as an attacking midfielder. He is called as the white Pele due to a similar style of play. Zico is known for his creative play on the pitch, possess exceptional technical skills. Zico is one of the most clinical finishers and best passers of his time. He is one of the greatest players of all time.
Zico was the best player of his time. He was the more dominant player of the late 1970s and early 80s. Pelé said that the only player that came closest to me was Zico”.
Zico scored 48 goals in 71 official matches for Brazil. Zico was preferred as the best player of the year in 1981 and 1983.
Titles – Intercontinental Cup winner is 1981, three Campeonato Brasilerio Serie A titles, Five-time Bola de Prata winner.
Individual Accolades – Copa Libertadores Best Player in 1981, three-time South American Footballer of the Year, top scorer in Flamengo’s history.
career Goals – 525 goals in 771 appearances for club and country
15. George Best
George best was a professional footballer who played as a winger. He spends most of his career at Manchester United. George Best is the best player in the history of Manchester United also regarded as one of the best football players of all time.
He is one of the great players who have never played a single game at the world cup. The Irish football association defined him as the greatest player who has ever played for Northern Ireland.
Titles – European Cup winner in 1968, two Football League First Division titles
Individual Accolades – Ballon d’Or winner in 1968, Golden Foot in 2005, 1967/68 FWA Footballer of the Year award.
career Goals – 260 goals in 742 appearances for club and country
14. Marco van Basten
Marco Van Basten was a former professional player, who played most of his career for Ajax and Ac Milan. He scored 300 goals in his entire career. He played the last match of his football career in 1993. Due to his injury issues, he has to take retirement at an age of 30. He later appointed as the coach of Ajax and the Netherlands national team.
Basten has excellent ball control, flawless headers, and magnificent strikes and volleys.
Titles – UEFA European Championship winner in 1988, 2 European Cups, 3 KNVB Cups, 3 Scudetti, 3 Eredivisie, 2 Capocannoniere.
Individual Accolades – Ballon d’Or winner in 1988, 1989 and 1992, 1992 FIFA World Player of the Year, Dutch Footballer of the Year in 1984/85, UEFA Best Player of the Year in 1989, 1990 and 1992, European Golden Boot winner in 1985–86, World Golden Boot in 1985/86.
career Goals – 301 goals in 431 appearances for club and country
13. Michael Platini
Platini Rated as one of the greatest footballers ever played in the history of the game. Platini won the Ballon d’Or three times in 1983, 1984, and 1985. Platini played most of his career for the clubs like Nancy, Saint- Etienne, Juventus.
Platini referred to as the best midfield player of all time. His playmaking and game reading is unmatchable. Platini was an integral part of the France team that won the 1984 European Championship. Platini was a record goalscorer for France until 2007. Platini also possesses the record for most goals (9) scored in the European Championship despite only emerging in the victorious 1984 season.
Titles – UEFA European Championship winner in 1984, 1 Coppa Italia, 1 European Cup, 1 Ligue 1 title, 1 Intercontinental Cup.
Individual Accolades – Ballon d’Or winner in 1983, 1984 and 1985, UEFA European Championship Player of the Tournament in 1984, 2 French Player of the Year award, French Player of the Century.
career Goals – 353 goals in 652 appearances for club and country
12. Roberto Baggio
Baggio is a former Italian professional footballer who essentially played as a second striker or as an attacking midfielder. Baggio was the best technical player with great playmaking skills. He is one of those players who is popular for his curling free kicks, insane dribbling skills, and goalscoring ability.
Baggio played 56 matches for his national team and scored 27 goals for his country. Baggio is the only Italian player to score in three world cups and he holds the record for the most goals scored in world cup tournament for Italy accompanying with and Christian Vieri.
Titles – 2 serie A title, 1 Italian cup winner, 1 Uefa cup winner
Individual Accolades – 1 Fifa Men’s player of the year, 1 Ballon d’or
Career Goals – 278 goals 604 appearances for club and country
Career Assists – 57 career assists
11. Franz Beckenbauer
Beckenbauer is a former German footballer and manager. He was nicknamed Der Kaiser during his playing days. He got his nickname due to elegance on the pitch, dominance, and the way he leads on the field.
He is one of three men, accompanying with Brazil’s Mario Zaggalo and France’s Didier Deschamps to have won the world cup as a player and as a manager. He was the first captain to win the World cup and European Championship with the national team and the European cup at club level.
Titles – FIFA World Cup winner in 1974, UEFA European Championships winner in 1972, 3 European Cups, UEFA Cup Winners Cup in 1966–67, 4 Bundesliga titles, 1 Intercontinental Cup, 4 DFB-Pokals.
Individual Accolades – Ballon d’Or winner in 1972 and 1976, four-time German Footballer of the Year, FIFA World Cup Best Young Player Award in 1966.
Career Goals – 112 goals in 857 appearances
Ronaldinho is a former professional footballer who played for the Brazil national team and one of the great players for Barcelona at the club level. He played mostly as an attacking midfielder but was equally successful as a forward and winger. Ronaldinho acknowledged as one of the best skillful players of his generation.
He is known for his skills and creativity on the pitch. He also gifted with pace and dribbling skills. His overhead kicks, no-look passes, and accuracy from free-kicks are just out of this world. Ronaldinho became the second player after Diego Maradona to receive a standing ovation from Real Madrid fans after scoring two solo goals in 2005-06 el Clasico.
Titles – 2 La Liga titles, world cup winner, 1 Champions league, 1 copa America, 2 Spanish Cups, 1 Italian champion, under 17 world cup champion, 1 confederation cup winner.
Individual Accolades – Ballon d’Or winner in 2005, UEFA Club Forward of the Year in 2005, FIFPro World Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006, FIFA World Player of the Year in 2004 and 2005, World soccer player of the year in 2004 and 2005, UEFA Club Footballer of the Year in 2006.
Career Goals – 313 goals in 816 appearances for club and country
Career Assists – 162 career assists
9. Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane is a former professional football player who played for France national team. Zidane played most of his career as an attacking midfielder. He is one of the most successful managers in the world right now. He Widely considered as one of the greatest midfielders and the best players of all time.
Zidane’s vision and playmaking are above the rest. Zidane is renowned for his skillful play, passing, ball control ability. He sustained many individual records as a player. Zidane left-foot volley examined to be one of the most celebrated goals in the history of the competition.
Titles – 1998 FIFA World Cup, 2000 UEFA European Championships, 1 la Liga title, 1 UEFA champions league, 2 Spanish super cups, 2 Italian league title, 1 Italian super cup, 2 UEFA super cup.
Individual Accolades – Ballon d’Or winner in 1998, 3 FIFA World Player of the Year, UEFA Champions League Best Player of the Past 20 Years, UEFA Club Footballer of the Year in 2002, 2000/01 Serie A Footballer of the Year, FIFA World Cup Golden Ball in 2006.
Career Goals – 156 goals in 692 appearances
Career Assists – 115 career assists
8. Ronaldo Nazario
Ronaldo is a retired professional footballer who played for Brazil as a striker. Ronaldo is rated as the best striker of all time. His move and skills followed by a lot of payers of this generation.
Ronaldo begins his football career at Cruzeiro and later went to PSV in 1994. Barcelona signed Ronaldo in 1996 for a world record transfer fees. Ronaldo becomes the youngest player to win Fifa world player of the year at an age of 20 years and he holds the record to date.
Ronaldo played 98 matches for Brazil and scored 62 goals for his nation. Ronaldo was one of the most commercial sportsmen in the world during his playing days.
Titles – FIFA World Cup winner in 1994 and 2002, 1 KNVB Cup, 2 La Liga titles, 1 Copa del Rey, 2 Copa America, 1 UEFA Cup, 1 Intercontinental Cup.
Individual Accolades – 2 Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Cup Golden Ball in 1998, FIFA World Cup Golden Shoe in 2002, UEFA Club Footballer of the Year in 1997/98, 2 Pichichi, 3 FIFA World Player of the Year, 1996/97 European Golden Shoe, Serie A Footballer of the Year in 1998.
Career Goals – 414 goals 616 appearances for club and country
7. Ferenc Puskas
Ferenc Puskas widely appreciated as one of the greatest players of all time. He is the first footballing superstar in the world. Puskas was unbeatable for his national side scoring 84 goals in 85 international matches for Hungary. He played 4 international matches for Spain. Puskas almost dominated the Spanish and Hungarian league scoring 514 goals in 529 appearances.
Puskas led his national side to the final of the 1954 world cup. He was named as the best player of the tournament for his exceptional performance. He played for Real Madrid and won four pichichis and scored seven goals in two European champions cup final.
Titles – 5 Spanish League titles, 5 Hungarian League titles, 1 Intercontinental Cup, 1 Copa del Rey, 3 European Cups.
Individual Accolades – World Soccer Player of the Year in 1953, Olympic gold medal, European Player of the 20th Century, two-time European Cup top scorer, FIFA World Cup Golden Ball in 1954, 4 Pichichi, four-time Hungarian league top scorer.
Career Goals – 706 goals in 718 appearances for club and country
6. Johan Cruyff
Johan Cruyff was a Dutch professional footballer and mindblowing coach. Cruyff was the star performer of the 1974 FIFA world cup. Cruyff led Netherland to the final and received the golden ball as the best player of the tournament.
A feint that was executed by Cruyff in his playing days was named after him, Cruyff turns. His move still used in modern football. Cruyff is well known for his strong technique, speed, dribbling skills, and vision.
Titles – 8 Eredivisie titles, 3 times European Cup winner, 1 La Liga title, 1 Copa del Rey, 6 KNVB Cup, 1 Intercontinental Cup
Individual Accolades – 3 Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Cup Golden Ball winner in 1974, 3 Dutch Footballer of the Year winner, Dutch Sportsman of the Year two times.
Career Goals – 435 goals in 750 appearances for club and country
5. Alfredo Di Stefano
Alfredo De Stefano was a professional footballer and a coach. Stefano was rated as one of the best footballers of all time. Stefano Nicknamed “Saeta Rubia” (“Blond Arrow”). Stefano was a powerful player with quick feet, skillful, and one of the most prolific goalscorer as a forward. Stefano’s creativity on the pitch and vision is just outstanding.
Stefano is regarded as a legend for Real Madrid due to his achievements with the club. Stefano was instrumental in Real Madrid domination of the European cup and la Liga in the 1950s. Di Stéfano was a part of the team that won back to back 5 Champions league between 1950 and 1960. He scored in five consecutive European Cup finals for Real Madrid.
Titles – 5 European Cups winner, 1 Intercontinental Cup, 8 La Liga trophy, 1 Copa del Rey.
Individual Accolades – 2 Ballon d’Or, 5 Pichichi, Argentine Primera División top scorer in 1947, 2 time European Cup top scorer.
Career Goals – 510 goals in 700 appearances for club and country
4. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the modern era. Ronaldo plays as a forward and widely rated as one of the greatest players of all time.
Ronaldo started his career with Sporting cp. Later Manchester United signed him in 2003 after seeing his performance. Ronaldo was one of the best players for United. Ronaldo helped United to win back to back Premier League titles, UEFA Champions League, and the FIFA club world cup. Ronaldo left United for real Madrid for a record transfer fee. Ronaldo won 15 trophies with Real Madrid including two la Liga titles 2 Copa del Rey and four champions league. Ronaldo becomes the club record goalscorer of all time.
Ronaldo is One of the most commercial athletes of all time. Forbes ranked him as the highest-paid athlete in 2016 and 2017.
Titles – Uefa euro winner, 5 champions league winner,3 premier league titles, 2 la Liga title, 2 Spanish cups. 2 Spanish super cups, 2 Serie A title, 4 club world cup, Portuguese super cup winner, 1 UEFA nations league, 3 UEFA super cup,3 English super cups.
Individual Accolades – 5 FIFA men’s player of the year, 5 Ballon d’Or, 3 UEFA best players, European golden shoe winner three-time, Premier League Player of the season in 2006 and 2007, two times PFA Players’ Player of the Year, 2013/14 La Liga Best Player, FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball in 2016.
Career Goals – 740 goals in 1018 appearances
Career Assists – 224 career assists
3. Diego Maradona
Diego Maradona is a former legendary player who played for Argentina. He was one of the two collective winners of the FIFA player of the 20th-century award. Maradona has the great passing ability, ball control, and dribbling skills. He is the best dribbler of all time. Maradona is a kind of player who can past multiple players with his insane dribbling and ball control.
He is also a great leader who always led from the front. His presence on the field has a great effect on team performance. Maradona is granted the nickname “El Pibe de Oro” (“The Golden Boy”), a name that totally justifies his talent on the field.
Titles – world cup winner, 1 Spanish cup, 1 Spanish super cup, 2 Serie a, 1 Italian cup winner, 1 Italian super cup winner, 1 UEFA cup winner,
Individual Accolades – South American Footballer of the Year two times in his career, FIFA World Cup Golden Ball in 1986, Serie A Footballer of the Year in 1985, FIFA Goal of the Century.
Career Goals – 344 goals in 681 appearances for club and country
Pele is a retired professional footballer who played as a forward for his national team Brazil. He is known as Black Pearl. He was the most dominant, popular, and the greatest sports figures of the 20th century. Pelé was the highest-paid athlete in the world during his playing days.
International Federation of football history and statistic voted Pele as the world player of the century in 1999. According to the IFFHS, statistics claimed that Pelé is the most flourishing top division scorer of all times with 541 goals in 560 appearances. Pele has a Guinness world record of scoring 1279 goals in 1363 appearances which also include friendly.
Titles – 3 fifa world cup, 2 Copa Libertadores titles, 2 Intercontinental Cups, FIFA World Cup Golden Ball in 1970, intercontinental super cup, 6 Campeonato Brasilerio Serie A titles, Bola de Pratain 1970
Individual Accolades – Most career goals in the history of the game, FIFA Player of the Century, France Football’s greatest FIFA World Cup player, Brazil’s all-time leading goalscorer, Santos’ all-time leading goalscorer, youngest FIFA World Cup winner, top goalscorer in FIFA World Cup finals, FIFA player of the century, FIFA world cup golden ball, 7 time France football Ballon d’Or winner.
Career Goals – 757 goals in 812 official games for club and country
1. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi Often recognized as the best player of this modern era and the best player of all time. Messi has spent his whole professional career with Barcelona, where he won record 33 trophies with the club.
Messi was born in Argentina. Due to his love of football Messi relocated to Spain to join Barcelona at age 13. Messi was an integral part of the Barcelona team who won the first treble in the 2008-09 season.
Messi holds the record of winning four consecutive Ballons d’Or, which is still not broken. Messi got the captaincy of Barcelona in 2018, and just after one year he won the Ballon d’Or in 2019 for his sizzling performance throughout the season. Messi is all time leading goalscorer for his national team Argentina. France Football rated Messi as the world’s highest-paid footballer for five years out of six between 2009 and 2014.
Titles – 4 champions league,10 la Liga,6 Spanish Cups,8 Spanish super cups,3 FIFA club world cup, under 20 world cup champion,3 UEFA super cups,Olympic gold medalist with Argentina.
Individual Accolades – 6 Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Player of the Year in 2009, Barcelona all-time top goalscorer, Argentina’s all-time top goalscorer, La Liga all-time top goalscorer, six-time Pichichi winner, most goals scored in a calendar year(91), UEFA Men’s Player of the Year in 2011 and 2015, La Liga Player of the Year(7), FIFA World Cup Golden Ball in 2014, UEFA Club Footballer of the Year in 2009, five-time European Golden Shoe winner, Copa America golden ball in 2015, UEFA club forward of the year in 2009 and 2019, Golden boy in 2005,
Career Goals – 704 goals in 869 appearances for club and country
Career Assists – 269 career assists
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Who are the best strikers on FIFA 21?
EA Sports revealed the overall ratings of the top 10 best strikers in FIFA 21. We have combined the stats to understand and rank the best strikers in FIFA 21.
If you’re looking to score more goals in FIFA 21 and wanted to create an unstoppable team, you probably need to know about the best strikers in FIFA 21. Understanding the footballer stats and skills will help you plan out the best squad for the game.
We’re going to reveal the stats which will help you to place the best player in the striker position. Check out this ultimate guide to figure out the best strikers or attackers in FIFA 21.
Here are the top 10 best strikers in FIFA 21 according to the ratings released by EA Sports.
1 Lionel Messi
Barcelona’s talisman Lionel Messi is one of the best players on the planet. The Argentine international is the top-rated player and the best striker in FIFA 21. He again dethrones his arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo to secure the top spot in FIFA 21.
Messi clinical finishing in front of goal with a 92 Shooting stat and overall rating of 93 is enough for any defenders to mark him. He has a rating of 95 in Dribbling which is completely insane compared to other players. His four-star skill moves including his pacy speed, allowing him to pass any defenders with ease and score goals with aptitude and art.
2 Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo does not need any introduction in world football. The Portuguese star is 35 now but he still has the same hunger to score goals. He still a monster on the field who can change the course of the game with a blink of an eye.
Cristiano Ronaldo has phenomenal since moving to Piemonte Calcio. He still the top scorer for his team every season. Though he could not help the team to win UCL his performance can’t be ignored. Cristiano Ronaldo has an overall rating of 92, just one point less than his rival Lionel Messi. He’s still the best striker in the game.
3 Robert Lewandowski
What a season Robert Lewandowski had. The Polish international has been the best player for Bayern Munich since he came from Borussia Dortmund in 2014. In 2019-20 Lewandowski outperformed every player in league and tournaments across Europe. Lewandowski became the top scorer in all competition and win the European treble (national league, the national cup, and UCL). Lewandowski has been awarded the UEFA best player and the best striker for his exceptional performance in Europe.
EA has given Lewandowski an overall rating of 91 for his memorable performance throughout the year.
4 Neymar Jr
Neymar Jr is another player that is well suited for the striker position. Neymar has slipped to fourth place from third in the official rankings since FIFA 20, but that doesn’t mean he can be ignored he still can be very dangerous when played in the left-wing.
The Brazilian attacker has an overall rating of 91 with 96 Agility and 94 Dribbling. He has got the five-star skill which will be very hard for any defender to approach in a 1 on 1 position. Neymar has 80+ ratings in Passing and Shooting and 91 Pace which makes him the most lethal player in the game.
5 Kylian Mbappe
Mbappe’s performance speaks for himself. Many legend players regarded him as the future of football. The French international had shown some breathtaking performance in 2018 and won the FIFA World Cup. He already won 4 Ligue 1 titles one with Monaco and three with Paris Saint-Germain.
The Champions League is the only trophy that he is still hunting for though he helped the PSG to reach the Champions League final last season. Kylian Mbappe is the FIFA 21’s global star and has an overall rating of 90.
6 Mohamed Salah
Salah means goals. since his arrival at the Liverpool club, he broken multiple records. He became the highest goal scorer in Premier League in a Particular season. Mohamed Salah has an overall speed rating of 93. The right-winger had a physical rating of 75 which help him to push the defenders out and make his way to a goal-scoring position.
Salah has got 94 Acceleration and 91 Finishing. Salah is one of the players which can dribble past any defenders due to his sheer speed and dribbling. He has 81 Passing stats which is quite good to set up any player for the goal. In my view, Salah would be the best Right winger of FIFA 21 just after Messi.
7 Sadio Mane
Liverpool’s Mane has deserved to be in the 7th spot. Mane has some unbelievable stats in FIFA 21 including 94 Pace and 90 Dribbling. He could be the crime partner of Mohamed Salah in Left Wing. Mane has some advantage over Salah as he got better shot power with 84 ratings and better heading accuracy than Salah with 84 stats.
Mane is perfect for left-wing, his shot power and pace make it easy for counter-attacking football. It would be recommended to use Mane if you are going for a 4-3-3 formation in FIFA 21.
8 Sergio Agüero
Sergio Aguero is one of the best players whose consistency is phenomenal. He has been the best player for Manchester City for almost a decade now. Agüero remains one of the deadliest strikers in FIFA 21.
The Argentine international got the overall rating of 89 and will be one of the best strikers to bet on FIFA 21.
9 Karim Benzema
The French international is the most underrated footballer in the Cristiano Ronaldo era. His performance over the year is quite good. Since the departure of Ronaldo from Real Madrid, he is the one player who always stepped in when the team needed the most.
Benzema showed what he is capable of in the 2019-20 season. He scored the most goals for Los Blancos in La Liga and helped them to win another league title. Benzema had an overall rating of 89 in FIFA 21.
10 Harry Kane
Harry Kane is one of the renowned names in the Premier League. Though his last season is disrupted due to multiple injuries he is still regarded as the best player for England national team and the best striker in Premier League.
In FIFA 21, Kane had an overall rating of 88. Kane’s goal scoring is still unmatchable and he is still the best player for his team. He just needs a game to prove his worth. If you need any player with pace, physicality, and goalscoring ability go with Harry Kane.
Top 10 fastest football player in the world
Ranking the fastest football player in the world. Let’s check out the post to understand and reveal the insane and top speed of every player.
Football is a physical sport, it needs a lot of effort on the pitch. We have seen great players working on their physique and spending a lot of hours in the training field to improve their speed which helps them, past opponents.
Modern football is now all about pace. It demands lightning speed at every position of the game, either it’s an attack, midfield, or defense. Quick players play a pivotal role in the team during the press and counter-attack.
we have seen a lot of players with blistering pace which helps them to tackle one on one situations. Players with speed can be very helpful in attack to pass defenders and build a game for other players.
Let’s find out the fastest football players in the world and their insane speed:-
10. Leroy Sane – 35.08 kmph
Sane is one of the top speedsters in world football. He is well known for his blistering pace and insane dribbling. He possesses the ability to beat any defender with his quick feet. Sane has always been a top performer for both Schalke 04 and former Premier League champions Manchester City. Leroy Sane now is a part of Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich and will add value to their squad.
Sane will be an advantage for the team playing alongside Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman, and Serge Gnabry. Sane can crack top speeds of 35 kmph which we have already seen in the Premier League.
9. Kyle Walker – 35.24 kmph
Manchester City right-back Kyle Walker is just ahead of Leroy Sane in terms of top speed. Walker is in the ninth spot on our fastest football player in the world list. Manchester City defender recorded a speed of 35 kmph and his speed runs helped the team to play a possession game that Guardiola wants on the field.
Though Walker plays as a right-back for Manchester City but his dazzling runs from the right side always been a problem for the opposing team. His speed and his presence during build-up play proven very effective for the city in every big game and tournaments.
8. Karim Bellarabi – 35.38 kmph
Bayer Leverkusen’s Karim Bellarabi is just phenomenal for the team with his quick runs. Karim is just like a top pacy winger who can create a serious threat to any opposing team. Bellarbi is in the 8th spot in the fastest football player on the world list.
Bellarabi’s mostly played as a winger during his career. He is effective in the same way when he played as a midfielder who act more as an attacker. Bellarabi is well known for using his speed to tackle players. He played a vital role in the recent success of Leverkusen. He scored the fastest goal in Bundesliga history just in 9 seconds, on the opening match of the 2014–15 season.
7. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 35.55 kmph
Aubameyang is a consistent performer in the Premier League and one of the top players for Arsenal. He is one of the few strikers who can exploit any defense with his speed. He has been exceptional for Dortmund and now he is doing the same with Arsenal. Aubameyang is one of the most consistent players for Arsenal and nobody can doubt his goalscoring ability.
Aubameyang’s quick feet, ball control, and finishing is top-notch. He has used his lightning speed to score a lot of goals for his club and the country.
6. Inaki Williams – 35.62 kmph
Inaki Williams is a player who is well known for his speed. He is the most agile footballer from the Spanish League and one of the fastest players in the footballing world. Inaki hit a top speed of 35.62 kmph which is quiet enough to beat any defender in the world. He is known for his great stamina and determination.
Inaki is not only a pacy attacker but he is also capable to dribble past any defenders. He is the most important asset for Athletic Bilbao’s team. He has become the most involved player in the team’s gameplay.
5. Erling Haaland – 36.04 kmph
Erling Haland needs no introduction in world football. He has shown everyone in the last season what he is capable of. Haaland was a top player in the previous season for Dortmund in both Bundesliga and Champions League. Haaland started this season with a bang and scored 5 goals out of 5 appearances.
He is the most lethal and complete attacker, a typical goal poacher. His goalscoring ability with incredible speed could be a problem for any opposing team. But, Haaland has proved to be one of the fast runners on the field clocking speeds up to 33-35 kmph on regular basis. Haaland top speed is 36.04 kmph this season.
4. Kylian Mbappe – 36.08 kmph
Kylian Mbappe is said to be one of the top contenders of Ballon D’or in the upcoming future. He truly a gem for any team. His consistent goal scoring and his speed already created havoc on the field. He has shown some excellent performance on big stages including the world cup and Champions League. The PSG winger has consistently clocked 36 kmph. He has shown that in the world cup and the league matches.
He has not only lethal with his speed he is an excellent dribbler as well. Mbappe always made a difference for the team across Europe.
3. Adama Traore – 36.25 kmph
Adama Traore can be perfectly said as a beast with a speed. He has an excellent physique and breathtaking speed. The winger is known for his power and his blazing runs. His quick speed makes him the hottest topic on the Premier League.
The player tasted success with Wolves in the Premier League and he is one of the players who can beat anyone in 1 on 1 situation.
2. Achraf Hakimi – 36.48 kmph
Achraf Hakimi is the kind of player who can be quite effective at surprising anyone with his speed. Hakimi is a complete full-back who had been very effective against the quick players. He also plays as a right midfielder for his current team Inter Milan.
Hakimi is known for his top-notch speed and quick movements. He has become a great addition for Inter Milan and a favorite for his coach Antonio Conte. Conte used his speed for counter-attacking football.
Hakimi consistently clocked 36.5 kmph, which would be the fastest speed you can see on any player on the field.
1. Alphonso Davies – 36.51 kmph
Alphonso Davies has been the wonder-kid of 2020. Davies is merely 19 years old and already won the 2 Bundesliga titles and the Champions League. He has been excellent for his team Bayern Munich who has won the Treble last season. Alphonso Davies tops in the fastest football player in the world list.
Alphonso’s speed is thrilling to watch. His blazing runs on the wing side can cause serious problems for my team. Davies is excellent with his defensive skills as well. his pacy runs are very effective for counter-attack as well. His defensive skills, speed, and dribbling talent make him a complete player on the field.
He already made his name in the footballing world at every young age and he still has a lot to offer.
Mourinho expects Son to sign a new Spurs deal despite already being agreed till 2023
Jose Mourinho is confident that Tottenham will place a new contract with Son Heung Min.
Jose Mourinho is assured that Tottenham can present a new contract to Son Heung-min despite the South Korean international already having a contract till 2023.
Last time Son renewed his terms in the summer of 2018 when he extended his contact for 5 more years.
Since renewing his contract he has shown excellent growth as a footballer and became the main man for Tottenham Hotspur.
Paperwork has prepared and it just needs Son’s signature in order to extend his stay at Tottenham.
Mourinho believes a resolute update will be given in the near future. He is looking forward to keeping the South Korean in his team as long as possible.
Mourinho told reporters when questioned about the new contract being agreed: “I would love that.
“Son has three years of contract so it’s not like we’re in an extreme situation of everybody being worried.
“It’s more that Son loves it here, I believe that he would like to commit his future to the club for a long time.
“Everybody at the club is totally in love with this player and this boy and is trying also to make him feel part of the furniture.
“It’s normal the club tries to go from three years to four or five or six, I don’t know.
“He deserves one, and the club knows that sooner or later without any pressure they will arrive into a decision.”
After his move from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015 Son started the season slowly at Spurs. Since then he has shown consistency year after year and enjoying his time in Premier League.
He has scored staggering 77 goals in the last four seasons that he played in Premier League. He already has nine goals out of eight appearances in the 2020-21 season.
Mourinho said “Season after season after season, Sonny is showing how good he is.”
“Of course, the better the team is, the easier it is for the players to emerge. But, Sonny, everybody knows what he does.”