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Man Utd ace claims fastest player in the world title ahead of Arsenal and Real Madrid speedsters

Of all the quickest footballers in the world, it is this Manchester United star who emerges as the outright speediest across the ground.

FIFA have released a study to name the fastest player in the world this season, as reported by the Metro.

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The usual suspects are in the list, with the likes of Arsenal’s Theo Walcott, Real Madrid pair Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo as well as Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich, but the eventual winner is something of a surprise.

Take a look at the top ten in full:

10) Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) – 30.1 km/h

Alexis Sanchez - Arsenal

Not a great surprise to see one of Arsenal’s players of the season make the top ten in a list concerning fast footballers. Sanchez has a brilliant engine.

9) Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich) – 30.4 km/h

Arjen Robben Bayern Munich

The former Chelsea man is one of the best wingers in the world right now and has been terrorising full-backs with his searing pace for many years. Just ask his former team-mate Ashley Cole, who had a night to forget when Roma faced Bayern in the Champions League earlier in the season.

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