Cristiano Ronaldo named 'Fittest Man Alive' by Men's Health magazine | inside World Soccer

Soccer heartthrob Cristiano Ronaldo has been declared as "Fittest Man Alive" by Men's Health and will appear on the cover of the magazine in over 60 countries for the September edition.

In the US edition, Ronaldo will appear shirtless, the first time Men's Health has done that since 2012, while his body will adorn the cover of 41 editions of the magazine.

The previous record was held by David Beckham back in 2012 when the Golden Balls was featured on 23 international editions of the publication from Rodale.

"To be the best you can be, you have to be focused," Ronaldo told the magazine.

"Training your mind is very important. Then distractions are no longer distractions. You can remain calm if you are confident. The harder you work and the more committed you are, the more confident you become."

The Real Madrid superstar may even be the world's fittest man, but is he satisfied? Not even close.

He added: "I always try to improve. Tomorrow I will be better than today, and next year will be better than this one. If I score 50 goals, I want 55.

"Some people say I'm too serious on the pitch, not smiling and so on. It is because I'm focused 100 percent on every game. I always want more and more."

The 29-year-old also dished that his sexy body and muscles just come with the job.

Ronaldo said: "I don't do special exercise to get a six-pack. I train to be strong for the whole season."


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