Fastest Shot in Football History
- Arjen Robben – 118 mph.
- Steven Reid – 117.4 mph.
- David Hirst – 113.7 mph.
- David Beckham – 98.2 mph.
- David Trezeguet – 95.9 mph.
Big Zed is a five-time winner of the NHL's hardest shot competition, and his blast of 108.8 mph, accomplished in 2012 at the All-Star Skills Competition in Ottawa, remains the all-time record.... see more ›
Zdeno Chara is a mountain of a man. He holds the current record for the fastest slapshot in the NHL skills competition with a 105.9 MPH slapshot this year.... see more ›
MacInnis' hardest in contest clocked in at 100.4 miles per hour in 1998. Nowadays, players can reach up to 107 and 108, with Zdeno Chara holding the record at 108.8.... see more ›
It's reported that Lionel Messi can shoot at a top speed of around 90 mph.... see details ›
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored a goal from outside the 18-yard box every 19.2 games in his senior career. He is the most prolific goal scorer in the game's history and one of the best long shot takers of all time. Ronaldo's shots can be compared to Roberto Carlos', who stands as the best shooter in football history.... see more ›
New York Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech, who is making his first All-Star appearance, finished second. After his first attempt of 89.4 mph, Pelech's second shot was clocked at 102.2 mph.... see more ›
- Victor Hedman, Tampa Bay Lightning, 103.2 mph.
- Adam Pelech, New York Islanders, 102.2 mph.
- Tom Wilson, Washington Capitals, 101.1 mph.
- Timo Meier, San Jose Sharks, 100.1 mph.
The fastest hockey players reach top speeds of approximately 25mp/h or 40km/h. While in game action they would play in the range of 20 to 25mph to 30 to 40km/h. Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers is acknowledged as the fastest skater in the NHL.... continue reading ›
With his finesse and speed, “The Great One” revolutionized the game. Wayne Gretzky shattered long-standing records, notably scoring an unprecedented 894 goals. He also earned four Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers (1984–85, 1987–88) and was named the NHL's MVP nine (!) times (1980–87, 1989).... continue reading ›
1. Auston Matthews, C, Toronto Maple Leafs. Matthews has ascended to a new level this season. His 60-goal season was the first in the NHL since Steven Stamkos' in 2011-12, and the first ever for an American-born player.... continue reading ›
(a) The puck shall be made of vulcanized rubber or other approved material, one inch thick and three inches in diameter and shall weigh between 5 ½ ounces and 6 ounces and be black in color.... read more ›
Zdeno Chara holds the record at 108.8 mph.... continue reading ›
- Bobby Orr. Not only was Bobby Orr incredibly fast, but he was able to make quick moves at high speeds, leaving checkers grasping at air. ( ...
- Paul Coffey. ...
- Mike Gartner. ...
- Yvan Cournoyer. ...
- Pavel Bure. ...
- Sergei Fedorov. ...
- Erik Karlsson.
Los Angeles Kings at Edmonton Oilers - 16.... read more ›
But more importantly, Hulk's shot traveled 108 km/h. What else travels 108 km/h? Well, that roughly translates to 67 miles per hour, which is 2 mph above the speed limits on every interstate highway in 15 U.S. states.... see more ›
17 Apr / autty. PSG's Kylian Mbappe has been ranked as the fastest footballer in the world according to data from French newspaper Le Figaro. Clocking in at an impressive top speed of 36km/h, the French forward has come out ahead of well-known speedsters such as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Leroy Sane.... read more ›
The thunderbolt in question came on September 16, 1996 during a match between Sheffield Wednesday and Arsenal. Hirst's rocket, which cannoned back off the bar, was recorded at a speed of 114 mph.... see more ›
While Ronaldo currently has more goals overall, Messi has the edge in the scoring department, with a higher season average (37.9 to 35), having hit a high of 73 goals in 2011-12, though his average dropped after a disappointing maiden campaign at PSG in 2021-22.... view details ›
Perhaps David Hirst isn't as illustrious a footballer as many of the others on this list, but the three-time England international is recognised by The Guardian as possessing the hardest shot in history. The thunderbolt in question came on September 16, 1996 during a match between Sheffield Wednesday and Arsenal.... see more ›
- Arjen Robben – 190 km/h.
- Steven Reid -189km/h.
- Ronald Koeman – 188 km/h.
- David Hirst – 183 km/h.
- David Beckham – 158 km/h.
- Ritchie Humphreys – 154 km/h.
- Anthony Yeboah – 154 km/h.
- Honorable mention – Roberto Carlos.
- 1) David Hirst - 114mph (for Sheffield Wednesday @ Arsenal on September 16 1996)
- 2) David Beckham - 97.9mph (for Man Utd v Chelsea on February 22 1997)
- 3) David Trezeguet - 96mph (for Monaco @ Man Utd on March 19 1998)
1. Ronny Heberson – 131 MPH.... see details ›