Top 11 Tallest Soccer Players in World

Athletes having towering stature always appear to be one-of-a-kind. Being the tallest player on the Football team gives you many edges, here is the list of the top 11 tallest soccer players in the world.

The height of a person is another factor that can cause them to stumble. A person who is taller than average is a one-of-a-kind individual.

Football is one of the world’s most popular sports. This is currently the most popular and widely watched sport on the planet. Something uncommon in our daily lives astonishes and surprises us.

Tallest Soccer Players in the World

1. Simon Bloch Jorgensen – 6.11 ft

Simon Bloch Jorgensen - Tallest Footballer in World
  • Height: 2.1 meters (6 ft 11 in)
  • Weight: 85 kg
  • Country: Danish
  • Team: Accrington Stanley F.C.
  • Position on the Field: Goal Keeper

After professionally entering the football world, goalkeeper Simon Bloch Jorgensen shuffles the list of the world’s tallest soccer players.

As a goalie, this colossal Danish footballer joined the Accrington Stanley, football team. He is currently the tallest soccer player in the world, standing at 2.1 meters.

2. Kristof Van – 6.10 ft

  • Height: 2.08 meters (6 ft 10 in)
  • Weight: 110 kg
  • Country: Netherlands.
  • Team: Westerlo
  • Position on the Field: Goal Keeper

A goalie who is also the world’s second-tallest soccer player and one of the world’s tallest athletes. Kristof Van Hout is a Belgian footballer who has formerly represented Westerlo.

His celebrity stems from his 6 ft 10-inch height, which he shares with several people on the list. He hasn’t had a particularly successful career as a professional football player. In 2013, he and Genk won the Belgian Cup.

3. Paul Millar – 6.9 ft

Paul Millar
  • Height: 2.07 meters (6 ft 9 in)
  • Weight: 87 kg
  • Country: Scotland
  • Team: Deveronvale
  • Playing Position: Forward

Paul Millar is one of the world’s tallest athletes, as well as the tallest in the United Kingdom. After professional footballer Simon Bloch Jorgensen, he is now the world’s third tallest player.

His professional career has been short, but he has been a striker for the Deveronvale football team. Scotland is his home nation.

4. Vanja Ivesa – 6.9 ft

Vanja Ivesa - Tallest Footballers in World
  • Height: 2.05 meters (6 ft 9 in)
  • Weight: 97 kg
  • Country: Yugoslavia
  • Teams: Opatija
  • Position on the Field: Goal Keeper

Vanja Ives ranks fourth on the list of the world’s tallest footballers. He stands 6 ft 9 inches tall. Ivesa is a goalkeeper who has represented Yugoslavia and Opatija in football.

5. Daniel Muller – 6.9 ft

Daniel Muller - Tallest Soccer Players
  • Height: 2.06 meters (6 ft 9 in)
  • Weight: 68 kg
  • Country: Germany
  • Team: unidentified
  • Position on the Field: Goal Keeper

Daniel Muller is the fifth-tallest player on the list. His height is 6 feet 9 inches, which is unusual. He was born in Germany and holds German citizenship.

His professional track record alone does not qualify him as a decent soccer player. But it was only because of his height that he was remembered on the list. He also serves as a goalie.

6. Tonny Brogaard 6.9 ft

Tonny Brogaard - Tallest Soccer Players in the World
  • Height: 2.06 meters (6 ft 9 in)
  • Weight: 86 kg
  • Country: Denmark
  • Teams: Ferm
  • Position on the Field: Goal Keeper

Another goalkeeper comes in the list of the tallest footballers at number six. 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 as long and successful as many of the others on the list. Only his height has set him apart from the crowd.

7. Tor Hogne Aaroy – 6.8 ft

Tor Hogne Aaroy - Tallest Footballers in the World
  • Height: (6 ft 8 1/2 ) 04 m
  • Weight: 95 kg
  • Country: Norway
  • Team: National Team of Norway
  • Playing Position: Forward (Recently Retired)

Tor Hogne Aaron, a Norwegian national football player, is ranked seventh with a height of 6ft 8.5 inches. His height is almost the same as the tall soccer players mentioned above.

His fame stems from his height as well. He is a retired football player who represented Norway as a forward for the national team.

8. Yang Changpeng – 6.8 ft

Yang Changpeng
  • Height: 2.05 m (6 ft 8 1/2)
  • Weight: 81 kg
  • Country: China
  • Team: Henan Jianye
  • Playing Position: Forward

Yang Changpeng of China is the next player on the fascinating list of the world’s tallest players. He is a striker playing for the Henan Jianye football team, and he is thirty years old. He is the eighth tallest soccer player in the world, standing at 6 feet 8,5 inches.

We can see that the height disparity between participants is relatively small. This is due to the fact that the typical human height is between 5 and 6 feet. Only very rarely do we see people who are taller than 7 feet.

9. Jason Mooney – 6 ft 8.5 inches

.Jason Mooney
  • Height: 6 ft. 8.5 in. tall (2.04 m)
  • Weight: 89 kg
  • Teams: Northern Ireland and Cliftonville
  • Position on the Field: Keeper of the goal

Jason Mooney is another Cliftonville soccer player with a tall stature. He also serves as a goalie. His 6 ft 8.5-inch height contributes to his uniqueness.

Mooney is the world’s ninth-tallest football player. Northern Ireland, where he was born.

10. Lacina Traore – 6.8 ft

  • Height: 2.03 meters in height (6 ft 8 in)
  • Weight: 87 kg
  • Country: Ivory Coast
  • Team: CFR Cluj-Napoca
  • Position on the field: Forward Playing Position

The great height of the soccer player makes him stand out in a pack of players. The next person on the list is Lacina Traore.

He is ranked 10th on the list with a height of 6 ft, 8 in. He was born on the Ivory Coast. In CFR Cluj, he is a forward. Lacina Traore is one of the club’s best and most well-paid players.

11. Costel Pantilimon Р6.8 ft

  • Height: 2.03 meters (6 ft 8 in)
  • Weight: 96 kg
  • Team: Romanian National Teams, Nottingham Forest, a Romanian football team
  • Position on the Field: Goalkeeper

Costel Pantilimon is the 11th tallest soccer player in the world. He stands 6ft 8 in tall. The tallest Romanian player is a goalkeeper for both his national team and the Nottingham Forest football club.

A tall goalie is typically chosen, which is why most goalkeepers appear on lists of the world’s tallest athletes and football players.


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