Medical staff in Milan marvelled at Ronaldo's ferocious physique. Powerful, nimble, the fast-twitch fibres of a cheetah. They calculated he could run 100m in around 10.2 seconds. He could collect the ball deep, swivel and turn defenders' legs to jelly with his rapid change of pace and direction. The Brazilian was redefining what it meant to be a centre-forward.
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