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Cristiano Ronaldo, the king of the jump: How tall is he?

The forward of Manchester United has been characterized by having a remarkable physical condition, which has allowed him to execute surprising actions.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo

Since the beginning of his career, Cristiano Ronaldo has been recognized as a character who takes great care of his physical condition, through diet and training. The Manchester United player has been able to stand out thanks to those differences that he can make and one of them is the jump.

According to what is known, the Portuguese is 1.85 meters tall. In turn, Ronaldo is capable of jumping to a height of 2.63 meters to head, a figure that exceeds the measurement of a professional goal that, according to FIFA, is 2.44 meters.

Among the most important jumps of Cristiano Ronaldo there are three that are highly remembered and that were scores. In these examples, in addition to achieving the goal, the time that the player remains in the air is highlighted. The first of these was in the 2008 UEFA Champions League final, when he scored the first goal for Manchester United, who faced Chelsea.

The second occurred when Ronaldo was playing for Real Madrid and scored against Manchester United, his previous team.

Finally, the third was the most recent. Cristiano played a match with Juventus. The Portuguese received a pass from the left and jumped first than the defender, reaching a height of 2.56 meters. The same player shared the goal on his Instagram account, adding: “CR7 AIR JORDAN”.

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