According to Essentiallysports.com, Cristiano Ronaldo is ranked among the top 10 fastest players in the world today.
In addition to strength, technique and tactical thinking, speed is one of the important factors in football. A player who possesses good acceleration ability can bring mutations, creating a turning point for the match. According to Essentiallysports.com, Cristiano Ronaldo is the fastest player in the world.
Statistics show that the steps of CR7 used to reach speeds of up to 38.6 km/h. It really is a record, something that no other player can do. Despite entering the late afternoon, but the steps of the Portuguese superstar are still very elegant, making the defenders miserable every time they cling.
2nd in the top 10 fastest players in the world is Arjen Robben, former Chelsea and Bayern Munich player. Robben has been recorded as the fastest player in the world after speeding and tearing the net Iker Casillas in the Netherlands match against Spain 5-1 at the 2014 World Cup. At that time, the speed of Robben reached 37.0 km/h.
Behind CR7 and Robben is the name that is not too strange – Gareth Bale, the player is called a border whirlwind. One of the peak sprint phase of the Welsh star reaches a speed of 36.9 km/h.
Of course, in the top 10 fastest players in the world indispensable Lionel Messi. Despite its modest height, but statistically, the highest travel speed that El Pulga achieved was 32.5km/h.
In addition to Ronaldo, Robben, Bale and Messi, the top 10 fastest players in the world today also have some familiar faces such as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (34.6 km/h), Aaron Lennon (33.8 km/h) or Theo Walcott (32.7 km/h).
Top 10 fastest players in the world today:
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 38.6 km/h
2. Arjen Robben – 37.0 km/h
3. Gareth Bale – 36.9 km/h
4. Orlando Berrio – 36.0 km/h
5. Jurgen Damm – 35.5 km/h
6. Antonio Valencia – 35.1 km/h
7. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 34.6 km/h
8. Aaron Lennon – 33.8 km/h
9. Theo Walcott – 32.7 km/h
10. Lionel Messi – 32.5km/h