By Our Sports Correspondent
DAILYNEWS UG: Football is the most popular sport in the World. It attracts the biggest audience anytime anywhere as compared to all other disciplines. We have all types of players in the sport but today we look at STRONGEST Footballers. Top Clubs wants to sign the most skilled, others go for skills and power among other traits. Today, we want to take a look at six strongest stars in the game today.
We have picked five but the list of strongest footballers can go on and on;
6. Zlatan Ibrahimovic- LA Galaxy
5. Memphis Depay- Lyon
Another one of the world’s strongest footballers is Lyon attacking midfielder Memphis Depay has done enough in the gym over the years. He is one of the strongest football stars in the game today. He can take on two or more players at a go. He failed to live up to the hype during his short period at Manchester United but he has resurrected his career in Ligue 1.
4. Hulk- Shanghai SIPG
Brazil International Hulk is another beast. He will scare even the boldest footballers on the field of play. The 31-year-old striker currently plays for Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG. The attacker is 84 kilograms and easily one of the strongest footballers. He always makes sure you know he is breathing hard next to your neck. He has a lethal left foot too.
3. Romelu Lukaku- Manchester United
Manchester United has signed not only a proven striker but also a force in attack. The 24-year-old is 94 Kilograms. He is a powerful attacker and not many clubs can boast of the same. He holds the ball and shrugs off defenders to score goals for Red Devils. In his first season at Old Trafford, he has netted 27 goals.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo- Real Madrid
Five times World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo needs no introduction. The Portuguese star has won everything in club level with Manchester United and Real Madrid. The 33-year-old works very hard in the gym to stay on top of his game. He did not hesitate to show the World his biceps when he netted the crucial goal against Juventus in the quarterfinals. He is simply unstoppable on the ground and certainly in the air.
1.Adebayo Akinfenwa- Wycombe Wanderers
Wycombe Wanderers called Adebayo Akinfenwa is nicknamed ‘’The Beast’’. He is not your usual footballer because he is 102 kilograms. He takes no prisoners and you can see all from the picture above. He is certainly one player who can threaten anybody.