I’ve done different testing, especially with the national team, and also with Milan, and as crazy as it might seem, with Milan I was the most agile player on the team in terms of changing directions and all that, and in the top seven in terms of speed.
– Oguchi Onyewu
(Source: NYTimes.com, Q. and A. with U.S. National Team Defender Oguchi Onyewu)
I think the game itself has picked up in speed and intensity, not just individual players. Onyewu is doing everything right but I’m not sure his size can keep pace for a full match without “costly errors”.
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