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  • Are footballers physically superior to the average man?

  • Footballers require a combination of endurance, strength and speed and are likely to be superior to the average man across each of these areas as a result. However, it is a heightened effectiveness across all three areas simultaneously that underpins their overall superiority. Just how physically superior are they?

  • What are the health benefits of playing football?

  • Football is great all rounder when it comes to improving health and fitness. It鈥檚 a cardiovascular challenge, meaning it鈥檚 good for the heart, while the combination of running, jumping, turning and landing tone up muscle and help with bone health, which will stand you in good stead as you age. It鈥檚 also a good way of burning body fat.

  • How much body fat do professional footballers have?

  • The max for an average man is generally between 35-40ml, whereas for an elite footballer a score of 60-70ml is normal, suggesting a substantially higher level of fitness. Body fat percentage is another area. Among the male population of the UK the average is 25-30%. Top footballers will tend to measure between 6-10%. RECOMMENDED VIDEOS FOR YOU…

  • Who are the top 10 Premier League footballers of all time?

  • 1 Adebayo Akinfenwa. 2 Christopher Samba. 3 George Elokobi. 4 Zlatan Ibrahimovi膰. 5 Diego Costa. 6 Yaya Tour. 7 Micah Richards. 8 Wilfried Bony. 9 Branislav Ivanovi膰. 10 Jrme Boateng. More items…