Speed is an important skill to have in football. High speed bursts are important in counter attacks and defending counter attacks. There are some players that are so fast that once they break through the defensive line no one can catch them till they reach the goalpost. Whether they are able to score or not depends a lot on the opposition goalkeeper and the particular situation but what matters is that these players create an opportunity out of nowhere because of their speed. Here are the top 10 fastest professional football players.