Ever imagined about the fastest football shots in the world? Well this is very different but an interesting & you are going to love this article. Speed is one of the most important technique or skill or ability or whatever you call it in this world’s most popular game. Not only speed of player, the speed of shot does matters a lot. Here we have selected some top class fastest or you can say hardest football shots which are recorded in soccer history. So why wait more lets go & find out.
Top 5 Fastest Football Shots Recorded
The list is consists of some legends of football who took football to new level & proved that speed can make difference. In this list, the former England & Manchester United star is also included. Continue to read for fastest shots in football history. To make this article more interesting we are sharing video of these shots. So enjoy your watching.
|5. Ritchie Humphreys, Club: Sheffield Wednesday [Speed: 95.9mph]|
|Ritchie made this shot with a volley. Humphreys gave the Owls an opening day victory over the English club Aston Villa. That kick was taken in the year of 1996 with recorded speed of 95.9mph & became more memorable for Humphreys as it was his first team debut. Watch the video below of this amazing shot.
|4. David Trezeguet, Club AS Monaco [Speed: 96mph]|
|This kick is just faster than above mentioned. There are points of difference between these 2. This effort from David Trezeguet was taken against one of the top football club i.e. against Manchester United. The kick was so fast that flew into the goal giving Raimond Van de Gouw no chance. It was recorded with a speed of 96mph. In that game, there were some other players watching like Willy Sagnol, John Collins, Thierry Henry & Fabien Barthez. Enjoy video of this shot below.
|3. David Beckham, Club Manchester United [Speed: 97.9mph]|
|So here is the player who was known as king of free kick during his football career. At third spot, David Beckham is there. Beckham took a shot with a speed of 97.9mph. Beckham has tasted huge level of success in his club as well national career. Thereafter the player joined the Spanish club Real Madrid & joined some other legends like Ronaldo, Raul, Zidane, Figo & others.
|2. David Hirst, Club Sheffield Wednesday [Speed: 114mph]|
|There is one more player from Sheffield Wednesday in the list of fastest shots in football history. This banger of a shot from David Hirst was unfortunate not to hit the back of the net. Instead it gave the crossbar a good teasing. Hirst was famously courted by Sir Alex Ferguson in the early 90’s, but after many bids were rejected United signed Eric Cantona. The video of this shot is also available below.
|1. Ronny Heberson, Club Sporting Lisbon [Speed: 131mph]|
|You may not know him but after watching his thunder strike you will become his fan. He took that shot with Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon for which Cristiano Ronaldo also played. This shot is called as thunder strike which was recorded with a speed of 131mph. It was lucky that the free kick did end up in the back of the net & not hitting someone in the wall in a rather unfortunate area. Good news is that its video is also available.
List of Top 10 Fastest Football Shots
1. Ronny Heberson: 131mph
2. David Hirst: 114mph
3. David Beckham: 97.9mph
4. David Trezeguet: 96mph
5. Ritchie Humphreys: 95.9mph
6. Matt Le Tisser: 86.8mph
7. Alan Shearer: 85.8mph
8. Roberto Carlos: 85.2mph
9. Tugay: 84.2mph
10. Obafemi: 84mph.
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