No football in the world is played at the same relentless pace than the Premier League.
Therefore, it is unsurprising that players clock up some blistering top speeds as they try and keep up with the action.
It is impossible to compete in the Premier League without having at least a little bit of pace. Even goalkeepers could easily leave the fittest muggles in the dirt in a 50m dash.
The question is, which players are the quickest of all? Well, thanks to figures reported by the Daily Mail we finally have an answer.
All top speeds accurate as of the end of Premier League Gameweek 2.
Raphina scored a stunner against Everton / Catherine Ivill/Getty Images
8. Tyrick Mitchell
It could be a big season for Mitchell / Craig Mercer/MB Media/Getty Images
Rudiger faces plenty of competition at centre-back this season / Michael Regan/Getty Images
6. Patrick Bamford
A surprise inclusion? / Marc Atkins/Getty Images
It is great to have Sarr back in the Premier League / Tony Marshall/Getty Images
4. Nathan Tella
Tella could feature frequently this season / Robin Jones/Getty Images
Zaha will be vital to Crystal Palace’s survival hopes / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images
2. Adama Traore (22.12mph)
Traore is surprisingly not top of this list / David Rogers/Getty Images
Armstrong needs to fill Danny Ings’ shoes this season / James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images