Saheed Adebayo Akinfenwa was born 10 May 1982 is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Championship club Wycombe Wanderers.
He is widely regarded as the strongest and heaviest football player to have ever graced football. A simple search on Google will tell you his fitness levels are on different levels.
Akinfenwa’s professional breakthrough came at Doncaster Rovers, having spent time up until then in the lower leagues of English football as well as spells in Lithuania and Wales.
Akinfenwa is of Nigerian descent and While growing up as a child, Akinfewnwa supported Liverpool and his favourite player was John Barnes.
He has been given the highest ratings for strength in various editions of EA Sports’ FIFA videogame series. Although there are no known Akinfenwa weight issues, the Wycombe star weighs in at 101kg. It is reported that the Akinfenwa can bench press around 200kg, almost twice his own weight.
The striker has scored over 200 goals in a 20-year career and is still going strong. That trust is extended to his diet too.
The strongest player makes no secret of his desire to swap the pitch for the WWE some day.
“Me and my kids are huge wrestling fans and we went to an event here in the UK and met some of the wrestlers after,” he says. “The WWE people sat down with my people and we talked about doing something together.”