Strongest Footballers Ever!
Football is a sport that not only requires mental strength, but also physical strength as players are expected to keep possession of the ball and shrug off opponents whenever necessary. These are some players who are not only just strong mentally, but also physically.
As we all know, Zlatan is one of the most controversial players out there and he also not just famous for his karate kick goals but also karateing his opponents from time to time as well. Being 1.95m tall with a body weight of 95 kg, this talented forward can beat any player on the field and is also strong in the air. So, he comes in at number 10 on our list of “Strongest Footballers Ever!”
This Belgian born player is well known for his incredible strength and physical fitness. He knows how to overcome and when to attack opponents in a way that befits his playing style. His aggressiveness on the ball is a big threat to defenders and often leaves them with no choice but to back off. He is at number 9 on our list.
Romelu Lukaku is one who is mentioned frequently in regards to strongest players in modern football. His dedication and commitment towards chasing the ball or stripping the ball away from his opponent is an absolute pleasure to behold. But despite his strength, his skill and awareness leaves much to be desired.
Yaya Toure used to be a monster in the EPL and loved giving defenders a hard time. At 1.88m tall, he played as a midfielder for Manchester City. Toure was known for his speed and skill but not just that, as his ball control was also top notch, making him a nightmare to deal with. He takes number 7 on our list.
Christopher Samba is a strong and great defender who is also physically fit. He is also very dominant in the penalty area thanks to his amazing aerial ability. His well-known strength makes it hard for any player to steal the ball away from him. Thus, he is at number 6 on the list.
Another commanding Juventus player sits at number 5 on our list of strongest players. He has led his team to many victories in the past. His tackling ability and aggressiveness strikes fear in his opponents.
He is currently one of the most talented players in the EPL because of his pace and strength, which causes terror to opponents. Positioned as a central midfielder, he snatches the number 4 spot on our list.
George Elokobi is known for his well-built physique, fitness and giving a hard time to opponents who attempt to penetrate the penalty area. Because of his fearlessness, he sits at number 3 on our list.
Daniel Olusola Shittu is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a centre back for Millwall FC. He is known for his brute strength and retaining ball possession against opponents. He comes in as the runner-up on our list.
Here is our number one pick on the list, Adebayo Akinfenwa, whose name alone is enough to send chills down the spines of his opponents. That’s because of his enormous build and brute strength which sparks fear in those who stand in his way. Despite having good strength, he could stand to work on his pace a little more.