Cristiano Ronaldo is still one of the fastest football players in the world
On Saturday, Manchester United defeated New Castle United 4-1. Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace helped the team to reach to the top of the table.
Many of you might might have seen Ronaldo’s second goal in which he runs alongside New Castle’s defender to collect the through ball. But did you realize how fast he was during his run?
According to the speed meter, the 36-year old achieved an explosive speed of 32.5 kmph. Even at this old age, he is running faster than many young players which is so impressive.
The Portuguese was simply unstoppable at his young age. He was just as fast as many young talented stars like Kylian Mbappe, Marcus Rashford, Leory Sane and so.
The fact is that if he score 40+ goals this season, he will surpass Paul Scholes’ 155 goals record for United. With this achievement, he will be in the club’s top 10 all-time goal scoring list.