sportbible: The five-time Ballon d’Or winner will be 35 in February but he clearly still has pace to burn, with only Napoli defender Kostas Manolas (35.41km/h) moving faster than the Portuguese superstar according La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia.
Torino striker Simone Zaza, despite not being known for his pace, is third on the last after recording a top speed of 34.56km/h, with Roma defender Gianluca Mancini (34.46km/h) in fifth and Atalanta’s Berat Djimsiti (34.26km/h) in sixth.
Fastest players in Serie A this season:
1 – Kostas Manolas 35.41km/h
2 – Cristiano Ronaldo 34.62km/h
3 – Simone Zaza 34.56km/h
4 – Gianluca Mancini 34.46km/h
5 – Berat Djimsiti 34.26km/h.
Cristiano is still the fastest striker in Serie A at the age of 34. 😱🐐
— Zeeshan. (@FactnaldoIsBack) September 7, 2019
📊 The fastest speed registered in Serie A so far this season:
1. Manolas 35.41 km/h 🔥
2. Ronaldo 34.62
3. Zaza (Torino) 34.56
4. Mancini (Roma) 34.46
5. Djimsiti (Atalanta) 34.26
6. Lirola (Fiorentina) 34.13
7. Kluivert (Roma) 34.11
— Everything Napoli (@NapoliAndNaples) September 7, 2019
Ronaldo displayed lightning quick speed case when he darted from one box to the other in Juventus’ thrilling 4-3 win over Napoli.
In the 15th minute, Juventus counter attacked from the box and Ronaldo raced up the pitch with the same level of speed he would regularly demonstrate during his time at Manchester United.
Incredibly he got from box to the other in 10 seconds, clocking in at 33.12 km/h as Juventus turned defence into attack in rapid fashion.
Cristiano Ronaldo ran 92 meters in 10 seconds, reaching 33,12 km/h vs Napoli.
— TeamCRonaldo (@TeamCRonaldo) September 2, 2019
Source: Published by sportbible