There's more to football these days than pure brute strength, but power is still a handy attribute to have on the pitch, as these guys can attest...
The Everton forward is one of just five stars to score 50 Premier League goals before the age of 23.
The 3 things defenders hate: 1) Pace 2) Strength 3) Eye for goal. That my friends is Lukaku in a nutshell.No other PL striker has all 3.— Clogs of War (@Bluenose69) January 3, 2017
The Italian is one of the world's most revered (and feared) defenders.
The Pisa-born star is a tower at the heart of Juventus' rock solid defence alongside daunting duo Andrea Barzagli and Leonardo Bonucci, and is known for his uncompromising style and powerful aerial threat.
His personal trophy cabinet boasts five Scudetti and runners up medals for the Champions League and Euros.
71.1% - Juventus have won 71.1% of their games with Giorgio Chiellini in 2014-15 (all comps) & only 45.5% without him. Task (via @OptaPaolo)— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) June 4, 2015
The midfielder is a powerhouse in every sense.
Vidal plays at the heart of both the Bayern and Chile engine rooms, garnering the nicknames 'the Warrior', 'King Arthur' and 'the Piranha' for his tenacity and determination.
A four-time Scudetti winner with Juventus before his move to the German champions, Vidal is as well-known for his crunching tackles as he is for his rocket shot.
39 - Arturo Vidal (@kingarturo23) with 39 duels already - no other player on the pitch reached the mark of 30. Fighter.— OptaFranz (@OptaFranz) August 29, 2015
The karate-kick scoring, Taekwondo black belt needs little in the way of justification in this list.
Despite his advancing years, 35-year-old Zlatan has failed to relinquish the sheer force that helped to established him as one of the world's deadliest strikers.
A combination of incredible physicality and skill make the Swede a unique prospect for opposition defences.
Zlatan does not do Fitness Tests. Zlatan Tests Fitness— Zlatan Facts (@ZIatanFact) December 26, 2016
Akinfenwa is best known as FIFA's strongest player.
The Wycombe striker has made an entire brand out of his power (he can reportedly
iCYMI: Ade Akinfenwa responds to Ian Holloway's claim he had a twin and ate him...https://t.co/5ZhCTchkNO— Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 20, 2016
At 6ft 4in, the former Werder Bremen goalkeeper was always a daunting figure, but still surprised everybody when he gave up professional football in 2014, after an enviable career which included a German Cup and six caps for his country, to pursue a career as a wrestler.
Wiese made his debut on the canvas in WWE event in Munich last year.