To continue the statistical review of the players and nations taking part in FIFA World Cup 2010, The Global Herald reveals the Top Ten Tallest players taking part in the tournament:
World Cup 2010 – Top Ten Tallest
Nikola Zigic, at 202cm (6′ 7.5″) will be the tallest player taking part in World Cup 2010 in South Africa, as the Serbian forward narrowly edges out England’s Peter Crouch (201cm or 6’7″) to claim the dubious honour of tallest player in the tournament.
- England and Nigeria both have two men in the Top Ten Tallest list;
- Five of the Top Ten Tallest players are goalkeepers;
- Six of the Tallest players are aged over 30 – three are 35+:
- David James, Mark Schwarzer and Per Mertesacker are equal 10th (there are 11 players in the table as a result).
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