Messi, Ronaldo among top 10 players with most powerful shots for goals in FIFA World Cup group stage

According to the data tracked through the connected ball technology, housed inside Adidas’ Al Rilha - the official match ball - here are the top 10 most powerful shots for goals.

Mexico's Luis Chavez's thunderous freekick against Saudi Arabia clocked the fastest speed for a goal in the group stage at 121.69 km/h. Photo: REUTERS
Japan's Ritsu Doan helped his side equalise against Spain with a piledriver of a shot which clocked 120.04 km/h. Photo: REUTERS
Niclas Fullkrug's smashing hit to equalise the game for Germany against Spain comes third on the list at 118 km/h. Photo: Getty Images
Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal converted a penalty against Ghana, which was smashed at 117.39 km/h. Photo: Getty Images
Marcus Rashford's stunning freekick goal against Wales was struck at a speed of 115.63 km/h. Photo: AP
Gareth Bale of Wales scored penalty goal, which flew past Matt Turner of United States at a speed of 113.89 km/h. Photo: Getty Images
Youssef En-Nesyri's goal for Morocco against Canada touched a speed of 113.23 km/h. Photo: Getty Images
Cody Gakpo of the Netherlands, who has lit up the tournament with three goals, enters the list with his effort against Ecuador which clocked 111.98 km/h. Photo: AP
Lionel Messi's goal against Mexico, which swung the game in Argentina's favour, was driven past Guillermo Ochoa at a speed of 109.83 km/h. Photo: Getty Images
Spain's Carlos Soler rounds up the list thanks to his goal against Costa Rica which was smashed past Keylor Navas at 105.81 km/h. Photo: REUTERS
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