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Top 10 tallest footballers in the world


4. Yang Changpeng – 205 cm

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Yang Changpeng’s name is well known because of the trial that he had with Bolton Wanderers in 2006. Upon his arrival at Bolton, he was dubbed as the “Chinese Peter Crouch” but failed to impress and moved back to China.

But as he failed to make an impression, he moved back to his country. He then played for several Chinese clubs such as Chengdu Blades, Shenzhen Fengpeng, Meizhou Kejia and Yinchuan Helanshan. He is currently playing for Henan Jianye of Chinese Super League.

3. Vanja Ivesa – 206 cm

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The 36-year-old veteran goalkeeper from Croatia has played for multiple clubs in and out of Croatia. He began his career in 1995 with NK Istra, a club located in his birthplace Pula in Croatia. After playing for 2 other teams in Croatia, he made a move to the Australian league team Sydney United FC in 2002. After spending only a year at Sydney and making just 24 appearances, he came back to NK Zminj, another Croatian Football Club.

He became the oldest player ever to participate in the Croatian First Football League on 17th February 2018. Besides, he also played for Elazigspor, the first division club in Turkey. Interestingly, he is also the tallest soccer player FIFA 19.


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