Youcef Atal, chrono at 36,6 km/h
Revelation of the previous season with the OGC Nice, Youcef Atal continues to add up good performances. The Algerian has already played seven games with his club OGC Nice and scored a goal. For this 2019/2020 exercise, Patrick Vieira has decided to replace him as a straight man after he was trained as a side back and played in this position throughout his young career. If the French coach decided to put it so high on the field, it is to use his technical qualities and speed. A speed that will surprise a lot of people.
The 23-year-old winger registered an incredible acceleration in the game against Monaco on 24 September. The Niçois was recorded at 36.6 km / h, which makes him the fastest player in the French League 1Championship has indicates in STATS Perform section of the LFP. According to those statistics released by the LFP, he is ahead of the podium of best sprinters, Kevin Amian (Toulouse), Senou Coulibaly (Dijon) and Lyle Foster (Monaco).
Thanks to this sprint, the Algerian right winger is among the fastest players in Europe! He is ahead of Kingsley Coman, flashed at 35.4 km / h at the beginning of the season, but remains behind Kylian Mbappé, who had achieved a lap of 38 km / h last season with PSG against the ASM.
Youcef Atal never ceases to amaze. Every day, his talent speak and makes us discover another facet of him. Not only his he the fastest player in Ligue 1, but he is now the defender who has dribbled the most in the Top 5 European major leagues and is in second place of all players in front of Lionel Messi, Here is the actual chart