Wayne Rooney surprisingly outpaced Angel di Maria in the game against QPR yesterday. Here are the top ten fastest Manchester United players on the pitch.
Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney was surprisingly the Red Devil’s fastest player against QPR on Sunday, beating speedsters such as Angel di Maria and Antonio Valencia, reported the Daily Mail.
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The 28-year-old managed a top speed of 20.3mph against Harry Redknapp’s side, faster than any other player in the Manchester side, a surprising fact in a game that saw United run out comfortable 4-0 winners; Rooney himself getting on the scoresheet.
The new England captain, often criticised for being lethargic and slow, clocked this speed while attempting to out-run former team mate Rio Ferdinand, who was making his first appearance back at Old Trafford since leaving the club in the summer.
Here are the top ten fastest Manchester United players during that game…
10) Ander Herrera – 18.3 mph