- Cristiano Ronaldo has been ranked among the top ten fastest players in Serie A
- The 34-year-old was named second fastest player behind Naploi's Kostas Manolas
- Statistics show that the Juventus striker is a fast as his young days with Man United
Cristiano Ronaldo has been ranked the second fastest player in the Italian Serie A behind Napoli defender Kostas Manolas, reports in Italy claim.
According to Italian news media outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport quoting Football Italia, the Juventus star's speed was set at 34.62km/h while the Greek defender slightly beats the 34-year-old with a pace of 35.41km/h.
Simone Zaza of Torino came third recording a top speed of 34.56km/h and Roma's Gianluca Mancini was ranked fourth with 34.46km/h time.
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Atalanta's Berat Djimsiti is fifth with 34.26km/h, while Fiorentina's right-back Pol Lirola, who covers a speed of 34.13km/h is in sixth.
Ronaldo showed his lightning quick pace from one 18-yard box to another during Juventus 4-3 win over Napoli at the Allianz Stadium.
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The Bianconeri set up a counter attack in the 15th minute as Ronaldo darted up the field with a consistent level of pace just like he did during his teenage days with Manchester United.
Ronaldo moved from one box to another within ten seconds in a speed of 33.12 km/h as Juventus turned defence into attack in quick fashion.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal and Juventus forward, is no doubt one of the world’s highest-paid athletes after details of his recent endorsement was made public.
According to The Mirror report citing Football Leaks (via Der Spiegel ), Ronaldo was at the middle of a storm over sponsorship between sports kits giants Nike and rivals Adidas, but opted to pen a 10-year extension with the former in 2016.
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