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FIFA World Cup 2010: Top Ten Shortest Players

Having already revealed who will be the Top Ten Tallest players at World Cup 2010, The Global Herald unveils who will be the shortest players taking to the pitch in FIFA World Cup 2010.

World Cup 2010 – Top Ten Shortest

Aaron Lennon, of England – who also field the second tallest player (Peter Crouch) – is the shortest player registered to take part in the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. He stands 165cm tall (5′ 5″).

The next four shortest players stand at 166cms, or 5′ 5.5″, and include Clement Rodriguez of Argentina, Arthur Boka of the Ivory Coast and the Honduran pair Walter Martinez and Danilo Turcios.

The list includes 12 players in joint 9th place (20 players in total).

Shortest Facts:

  • There are 12 players in equal 9th, all at 168cms tall – making there 20 players in the top ten heights list in total,
  • Uruguay have three players out of the 20;
  • Honduras, England, USA and Chile each have two players in the Top Ten Shortest list;
  • Only three of the 20 players are defenders; none are goalkeepers;
  • The list contains nine midfielders and eight forwards;
  • Only three of the 20 players are aged over 30 – none are 35+
EnglandAaron LENNON16/04/1987165MF
ArgentinaClemente RODRIGUEZ31/07/1981166DF
Cote D’IvoireArthur BOKA02/04/1983166DF
HondurasWalter MARTINEZ24/03/1982166FW
HondurasDanilo TURCIOS08/05/1978166MF
FranceMathieu VALBUENA28/09/1984167FW
Korea DPRMUN In Guk29/09/1978167MF
UruguaySebastian FERNANDEZ23/05/1985167FW
AlgeriaKarim ZIANI17/08/1982168MF
ChileAlexis SANCHEZ19/12/1988168FW
ChileFabian ORELLANA27/01/1986168FW
EnglandShaun WRIGHT-PHILLIPS25/10/1981168MF
GermanyPiotr TROCHOWSKI22/03/1984168MF
GhanaKwadwo ASAMOAH09/12/1988168MF
ParaguayRodolfo GAMARRA10/12/1988168FW
SlovakiaMiroslav STOCH19/10/1989168MF
UruguayWalter GARGANO23/07/1984168MF
UruguayEgidio AREVALO01/01/1982168MF
USASteve CHERUNDOLO19/02/1979168DF
USAFrancisco TORRES29/10/1987168MF

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  1. ThatTrollOnYourBlog

    Pako learn to spell O_O rawr

  2. ur dumb nd a half dawg! it says it right above u! lol

  3. I think you’d forget bout Sebastian Giovinco, he is 164cm

  4. aaron lennon is a megete

  5. @Pako: His name is Lionel Messi. He’s 169 cm.

  6. how tall is lione mercy of Argentina ?

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