Official: Manchester United midfielder is the world's most physical player
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Official: Manchester United midfielder is the world’s most physical player


  • Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has been rated as the most physical player in the world by FIFA 17.

    The Belgian international have found new life under manager Jose Mourinho due to his physical play as the Portuguese tactician feels he could be a great asset for Manchester United and could excel in a defensive midfielder role.

    Fellaini is given a massive 90 rating in physicality in FIFA 17 making him the player with highest physicality in the world’s most popular footballing video game.

    Chelsea striker Diego Costa and midfielder Nemanja Matic have also made the list of most physical players as they are named in top-10 physical players of the game.

    Meanwhile, Wycombe Wanderers’ Adebayo Akinfenwa has once again been crowned as the strongest player in football. Stoke City striker Wilfried Bony is the only one to make the list for strongest players from Premier League.

    Here are the list of FIFA 17 rankings based on strength and physicality:

    Top 10 Strongest Players

    10. Kendall Waston – Vancouver Whitecaps – 74
    9. Florian Ballas – FSV Frankfurt – 67
    8. Colin Bonner – FC Dallas – 60
    7. Hakeem Araba – Falkenbergs FF – 62
    6. Jannik Vestergaard – Borussia Monchengladbach – 79
    5. Wilfried Bony – Stoke City – 81
    4. Abdoul Ba – RC Lens – 65
    3. Roman Torres – Seattle Sounders – 72
    2. George Elokobi – Colchester United – 63
    1. Adebayo Akinfenwa – Wycombe Wanderers – 64

    Top 10 Physicality Players

    10. Tchani – Columbus Crew – 70 (88 Physical)
    9. Nemanja Matic – Chelsea – 84 (88 Physical)
    8. Islam Slimani – Leicester City – 83 (88 Physical)
    7. Diego Costa – Chelsea – 85 (88 Physical)
    6. Anderson Esiti – K.A.A. Gent – 75 (89 Physical)
    5. Jelle Van Damme – LA Galaxy – 77 (89 Physical)
    4. Victor Wanyama – Tottenham Hotspur – 78 (89 Physical)
    3. Callum Paterson – Hearts – 68 (90 Physical)
    2. Cheikh N’Doye – Angers SCO – 77 (90 Physical)
    1. Marouane Fellaini – Manchester United – 78 (90 Physical)

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