The Brazilian Neymar is the fastest footballer of FC Barcelona that season, shows the statistics. He reaches a maximum speed of 34.83 km/h recorded in the match mentioned by soccer-tips with Sporting Gijon.
It is curious that the footballer on the second place in terms of the linear speed Jeremy Mathieu managed to surprise almost all fans and analysts. The Frenchman reached the impressive 34.25 km/h.
The top 5 are three more defenders: the injured Aleix Vidal (33.8 km/h), (33.71 km/h) and Jordi Alba (33.67 km/h).
The top ten is completed by Sergio Busquets (33.64 km/h), Gerard Pique (33.52 km/h), Roberto Cergy (33.51 km/h), Paco Alcacer (33.4 km/h) and Samuel Umtiti (33.01 km/h).
The top scorer in La Liga last season, Luis Suarez is 11th with 32.86 km/h, and under No 13 in the rankings, there is the superstar Lionel Messi, who reaches a maximum speed of 32.27 km/h.
That ranks among the Argentine player among the slowest footballers at the team. The last one in the ranking of 19 players is Ivan Rakitic (30.66 km/h), and right in front of him there is the experienced captain Andres Iniesta (31.62 km/h).