Mohamed Salah named seventh-fastest player in the world
Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah has been named the seventh-fastest player in the world, according to French outlet Le Figaro.
Salah is having another exceptional season for the Reds, scoring 20 goals while providing nine assists in 40 games across all competitions.
The 27-year-old winger also won two trophies this season, including the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup.
Despite his blistering pace, Salah was ranked seventh in Le Figaro‘s top 10 fastest football players around the world as he was clocked at 35 km/h.
Manchester City’s Kyle Walker and Leroy Sane ranked ahead of Salah at fifth and sixth places respectively while Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang came third reaching 35.5 km/h.
2018 World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe topped the ranking with a staggering speed of 36 km/h, which is 0.3 km/h more than Athletic Bilbao’s Inaki Williams who finished second.
The top 10 list:
1. Kylian Mbappe – 36km/h
2. Inaki Williams – 35.7km/h
3. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 35.5km/h
4. Karim Bellarabi – 35.27km/h
5. Kyle Walker – 35.21km/h
6. Leroy Sane – 35.04km/h
7. Mohamed Salah – 35km/h
8. Kingsley Coman – 35km/h
9. Alvaro Odriozola – 34.99km/h
10. Nacho Fernandez – 34.62km/h
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