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Ross Barkley has taken on the popular 5k run challenge and did it in just 16 minutes.
The '£5 for 5k Run For Heroes' challenge has gone viral on social media as it aims to raise money for the NHS amid the coronavirus outbreak.
And the Premier League midfielder has stunned football fans with his unbelievable effort.
The 26-year-old ran 5k in 16 minutes and 11 seconds to the dismay of many.
Chelsea revealed Barkley's incredible score on Twitter: "Ross Barkley's 5k!" The club posted with an image of his official distance covered and time.
Ross Barkley's 5k! pic.twitter.com/KtoKS42Vx1
- Chelsea FC - #StayHomeSaveLives (@ChelseaFC) April 16, 2020
Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole reacted to Barkley's time by claiming he'll try to beat it when he does his 5k run: "I will try beat that tomorrow," he said.
Naturally, the England midfielder's 5k blitz sent social media into overdrive.
Hahaha mad Ross Barkley done a 5k in 16.11 :frowning:
- Oran Armstrong (@OranArmstrong10) April 17, 2020
Ross Barkley running 5K in 16 minutes makes realise the levels man:sob:
- :wind_blowing_face:d_n (@danhamit3) April 16, 2020
Fastest 5k I've run in my life is 19.40... Ross Barkley did it in 16 minutes - insane
- Ali (@8_AliSayed) April 16, 2020
Ross Barkley banged out a 5K in 16mins 11 seconds :eyes::joy::joy::joy:♂️
- PaulDery (@_Pauldery) April 16, 2020
Ross Barkley did 5K in 16MINUTES
- GK (@_gk1one) April 15, 2020
Let SPORTbible know if you come close to Barkley's time.
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