Rampage like Ronaldo

Some players are master technicians. Others are supreme athletes. The rest run around a lot. Ronaldo is a hybrid of the three. He is football’s Terminator.

Not only do those perfectly sculpted muscles cause an epidemic of wobbly knees; they also serve a functional purpose on the pitch.

His power-packed legs can propel him 78cm into the air – 7cm higher than the average NBA player – to score headers such as his towering effort against Manchester United in 2013. Or how about the time those legs carried him 96m in 10 seconds? He may have only hit the post against Atletico Madrid after hurtling across the Bernabeu pitch, but it’s an impressive show of speed nonetheless. And he managed it having already covered 7km during the game.

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