A footballer’s height is one of the crucial factors that contributes to his skills. Scoring a goal becomes easy when the athlete is tall and sturdy. Although world football has seen some of the best players with short heights like Messi and Maradona, however, not everyone is blessed and talented like this duo! Every fantasy football gamer must be aware of the tall players as this factor is crucial while selecting the player for the fantasy team.
The taller the player is, the more advantage he gets. Especially with games like football and basketball, heights give easy access to the goals. If you look through the bio data of the footballers, you’ll find a long list of tall players. However only the top 5 has been jotted in this blog. There’s obviously more and all needs special mention. However, it’s difficult to fit everyone in the same frame.
6’9” is the average height of most of the popular football players and this range of height assures that the player can score some of the easy goals. However, there are the ones with 6’11” inches as well! So, you can well imagine the sturdiness of such players on felid. For playing online fantasy football games, such players are the first choice of the selectors.
Let’s have a look at some the favorites of the season.
Simon Bloch Jorgensen
From the moment this Danish player joined the world football league, the list has been shuffled. This man currently stands at a height of 6 ft 11 inches. Incredible height for an athlete. Currently playing as a goalkeeper, he is currently the tallest player in world football. He had started his football career with FC Copenhagen and after making around 53 appearances, he moved to another English club. Although there’s no other player taller than this person right now, however, we can still expect someone in the coming days.
Kristof van Hout
Before Jorgensen, this man was at the top of the list. With a height of around 6ft 10 inches this man also a renowned goal keeper. Younger than Jorgensen, this Belgium based footballer can easily save balls from entering the goal post with his long limbs! Thus, while playing fantasy football he is particularly a favorite choice for the selectors.
Again, twinning with Hout, Millar is also 6ft 10inches and is currently playing for Elgin City FC. Moreover, taking advantage of his height, this man has volunteered to work as a fireman in the Highland region of Scotland. A funny incident that humiliated Millar because of his tall height is quiet famous among all fantasy football fans. You must be astonished to hear that due to his height Millar has cracked his head at the entrance door of Elgin City FC club.
With a height of 6ft 9 inches, Ivesa is again a goalkeeper who has played for less known country clubs like Yugoslavia and Opatija. He made around 121 appearances between 2008 to 2012 on behalf of the Turkish Club which he later joined. Prior to the same he played for the home club only. His height has always been an advantage for him when it came to saving goals for his team.
Tor Hogne Aaroy
Unlike the others Aaroy is a striker with a height of 6ft 8 inches and is currently 36 years old. He is not only tall, but very swift and quick in his approach of scoring goals. Although you may not hear a lot about him, however online fantasy football experts are well aware of the classy finishing style of this footballer. Undoubtedly, he is an underrated player in world football arena.
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