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Top 10 Tallest Soccer Players In The World in 2022

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Who are the tallest soccer players in the world? The below article explores the ten tallest footballers in the world.

Football/soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. In current times this is the most-watched and most-liked sport around the world. In our daily life, something unusual makes us amazed and surprised. We stumble upon things that look unique and different.

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A human being’s height is also one thing that can be a reason to stumble. A person with extra height is also a unique one. Athletes with tall height are always looking unique respectively. As we know soccer is one of the most followed sports around the world. Here we have ten of the tallest soccer players in the world.

Top 10 Tallest Soccer Players In The World 2022

The ten tallest footballers in the world are:

12. Costel Pantilimon – Height: 6 ft 8 in

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Costel Pantilimon is the 12th on the list of the tallest soccer players. His height is 6ft 8 in. The tallest Romanian player plays for his national team and the Nottingham Forest football team as a goalkeeper.

A tall goalkeeper is often preferred that’s why we see most of the goalkeepers present in the list of tallest athletes and tallest football players ever.

11. Lacina Traore – Height: 6 ft 8 in

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The soccer player with a tall height makes him prominent in a crowd of players. Lacina Traore is the next one on the list. With a height of 6 ft, 8 in he is 10th on the list. He is from Ivory Coast.

He plays as a forward in CFR Cluj. Lacina Traore is one of the best and highest-paid players in the club.

10. Jason Mooney – Height: 6 ft 8.5 in

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Jason Mooney is another long-height soccer player who plays for Cliftonville. He is also a goalkeeper. The reason for his uniqueness is also his 6 ft 8.5-inch height. Mooney is the 10th tallest football player in the world. His birthplace is in Northern Ireland.

9. Yang Changpeng – Height: 6 ft 8 12 in

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By moving forward in the interesting list of the world’s tallest soccer players we have Yang Changpeng from China. He is a 33 years old forward player who plays for the Henan Jianye football team.

With a height of 6 ft 8,5 inches, he is the ninth tallest soccer player in the world. We can see that the difference between the heights of players is very low. This is because a human being’s height is average from 5 to 6 ft. In very rare cases we see persons with a height of more than 7 ft.

8. Tor Hogne Aaroy – Height: 6 ft 8 12 in

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Norwegian national football player Tor Hogne Aaroy is standing in the eighth position with a height of  6ft 8.5 inches. His height is also almost equal to the above mention tall soccer players.

The reason for his fame is also his height. He is a retired football player who has been playing forward in the Norwegian national football team.

7. Tonny Brogaard – Height: 6 ft 9 in

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Another goalkeeper comes in the list of the tallest soccer players at number seven. Tonny Brogaard is from Denmark and has been playing with the Ferm football team.

His height is 6 ft 9 inches which puts him among the tallest footballers. His football career is not so long and much successful as many of the others on the list. Only his height has made him prominent among others.

6. Daniel Muller – Height: 6 ft 9 in

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Daniel Muller is the sixth tallest player on the list. His height is 6 ft 9 inches which are rare commonly. He has citizenship in Germany. His professional career record is not enough to say him a good soccer player.

But the only thing is his height that made him able to be remembered on the list. He is also a goalkeeper.

5. Vanja Ivesa – Height: 6 ft 9 in

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Fifth in the list of tallest soccer players in the world can be called the world’s tallest soccer player ever is Vanja Ivesa. His height is 6 ft 9 inches. Ivesa is also a goalkeeper who plays for Yugoslavia and Opatija football teams.

4. Paul Millar – Height: 6 ft 9 in

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Paul Millar is one of the tallest athletes in the world and tallest in Britain. He is now the fourth tallest player in the world after Simon Bloch Jorgensen professionally joined football.

His professional career is not a raised one but he has been playing with the Deveronvale football team as a striker. His country of origin is Scotland.

 3. Kristof Van Hout – Height: 6 ft 10 in

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The 3rd tallest soccer player in the world and one of the tallest athletes in the world is also a goalkeeper. Kristof Van Hout is a Belgian football player who has played for the Westerlo football team.

Like many others on the list, his fame is all about his height of 6 ft 10 inches. As a professional football player, he also has not have much prominent career to display. He won the Belgian cup with Genk in 2013.

2. Simon Bloch Jorgensen – Height 6’11”

Simon Bloch Jorgensen - Height 6'11''

Simon Bloch Jorgensen shuffles the list of the tallest soccer players in the world after professionally joining the football world. This giant Danish football joined the Accrington Stanley football club as a goalkeeper.

With an incredible height of 2.1m, he is the 2nd tallest soccer player in the world right now.

1. Kyle Hudlin – Height 6’11”

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Kyle Hdlin is an English professional soccer player who currently plays for Solihull Moors F.C. He became the tallest soccer player in the world with a height of 6 feet 11 inches.

The 21 years old English footballer plays as a center or forward. He just become the tallest footballer in the world after professionally joining the game.

Summary

Have a look at the recap that we have discussed above. The top 10 tallest soccer players in the world are:

  1. Kyle Hudlin – Height 6’11”
  2. Simon Bloch Jorgensen – Height 6’11”
  3. Kristof Van Hout – Height: 6’10”
  4. Paul Millar – Height: 6’9”
  5. Vanja Ivesa – Height: 6’9”
  6. Daniel Muller – Height: 6’9”
  7. Tonny Brogaard – Height: 6’9”
  8. Tor Hogne Aaroy – Height: 6′8 12 ”
  9. Yang Changpeng – Height: 6′8 12”
  10. Jason Mooney – Height: 6’8.5”
  11. Lacina Traore – Height: 6’8”
  12. Costel Pantilimon – Height: 6’8”

Answers to Your Queries

Who is the tallest soccer player right now?

As of 2022, Kyle Hudlin is the tallest soccer player in the world. His height is 6 feet and 11 inches.

Who is the Shortest Soccer Player?

Marcin Garuch is the shortest soccer player in the world.

What is the Height of the Tallest Footballer?

The height of the tallest footballer in the world is 6 feet 11 inches. Kyle Hudlin tops the list of tallest soccer players in the world right now.

4 thoughts on “Top 10 Tallest Soccer Players In The World in 2022”

  1. Is Daniel Muller really only 68kg? Does that make sense? He is 6’9”, how can he be only 68kg that is 150lbs. Is that right?

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