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These Are Some Of The Lesser Known Facts About Cristiano Ronaldo

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11. Beast

Ronaldo sprints 900 times more than an Olympic sprinter In a single season. He even defeated a professional Spanish sprinter named Angel David Rodrigues in a zigzag run by half a minute but lost to him narrowly in a straight sprint. He was the same since the beginning, all thanks to his hard work and dedication.

 

12. As Agile As A Cheetah

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Cristiano spends a lot of time in the gym, training and building himself irrespective of the result or expectations. Ronaldo generates a g-force of 5G while taking off and that’s impressively 5 times more than a cheetah in full flight hence enabling him to reach heights of 44cm and 78cm from a standing start and a run-up respectively and that’s 7 cm more than an average NBA player.

 

13. A Machine In Disguise

Cristiano’s free-kick speed is about 13.1 km/h and that’s roughly the speed of a space shuttle while being launched. His body fat percentage is 7% that makes him a machine at sprinting and agility. When he signed for Juventus FC, the doctors were awestruck looking at his results that seemed as if they were of a 20-year-old while he was 34 in actuality.

 

14. Raining Goals

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Cristiano is one of the two players who has scored in every minute out of the 90 minutes while playing. He is the only player to score 5 times in a single game twice. Ronaldo is the one with the most hat tricks scoring 9 of them internationally and became the oldest player to do so for Portugal.

 

15. Fan Following

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly one of the most famous people on earth. His combined following on all social media platforms is 500 million, higher than the population of the entire USA. He boasts 259 million followers on Instagram and this is the highest on that platform.

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