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Physiology of a Professional Athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo
Transcript of Physiology of a Professional Athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo
Facts about Ronaldo
Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Portugal national team.
In 2012, Ronaldo was timed to have run 96 meters in 10 seconds during a match
In tests, Ronaldo (6 ft. 1 in.) jumped 1ft 5in off the ground from a standing start. With a two-step run-up he jumped 2ft 6in off the ground, higher than the average basketball player.
The average soccer players' VO2 Max is 63, while Ronaldo is rumored to have a VO2 max of 75.
Ronaldo's Stroke Volume and Cardiac Output were not able to be found
Physiology of a Professional Athlete
Ronaldo became the world's most expensive player when he moved from Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2009 in a transfer worth £80 million.
Ronaldo's contract with Real Madrid, under the terms of which he is paid €21 million per year (after taxes), makes him the highest-paid footballer in the world, and his buyout clause is valued at €1 billion.
In May 2014, Forbes ranked Ronaldo first in their list of the world's highest paid players, with earnings of $73 million in combined income from salaries, bonuses and off-field earnings for the previous 12 months
Both Messi and Ronaldo are regarded as the best footballers of this generation. Messi has won four ballon d'Ors compared to Ronaldo's two (best player of the year award). However, Ronaldo has won the most recent 2014 Ballon d'Or.
Ronaldo isn't just limited to football. He is also very much in the fashion world. He has his own underwear brand, shoes series, and clothing line.
Ronaldo has been dating supermodel Irina Shayk, voted 14th on "Top 20 Sexiest Models", since 2010.
Cristiano Ronaldo plays an attacking role, most often playing as either a striker or as a winger, and is known for his finishing, pace, dribbling, power, positioning, crossing and free kick ability.
After immense training and transformation. Uniquely, his height, strength, jumping ability and heading technique have given him an edge in winning aerial challenges for balls, with many of his goals often being headers.
Ronaldo came from a poor family and had to share a room with his siblings growing up. This a factor in his determination to fight for success.
Some figures in football, such as Mike Clegg (former Manchester United strength and conditioning coach) and French great Zinedine Zidane, have praised Ronaldo's work ethic and dedication to improvement on the training field.
His hard work paid off and he is now regarded as one of the best overall athletes in the world.
After his move to Real Madrid, Ronaldo has scored an unbelievable 275 goals in 263 games. Players don't usually score more goals than the amount of games they play.