Source: Yahoo Sports
In today’s football players’ physical condition seems to be the dominant variable for athletes‘ performance. Football became a very fast sport in which the technique is important but it is not everything. In fact, many times we see players that, because of their poor physical condition, cannot properly get into the game and show their qualities.
A really nice article published by Yahoo Sport highlights these concepts and, by using the FIFA’s official data on the Spain vs. Netherlands match, analyzes the situation. Through this article we will discover that Arjen Robben is not the fastest soccer player in the world but we will also able to check out how Robben’s world-class speed ranks compared to some of the world’s top athletes in other sports.
Check the article here!