Tallest Soccer Players In The World

Kristof van Hout

The 35-year-old goalkeeper is officially the tallest goalkeeper and tallest soccer player in the world, measuring up to a monstrous 6ft 10 inches. He began his career in the Netherlands at Willem II, the former club of Jaap Stam, before he moved to the PSV squad.

Paul Millar

Millar is a British striker who last played for the Scottish side Deveronvale. He is mostly acknowledged for his performance for Elgin City FC between 2010 and 2014. Elgin City FC staff had to heighten the entrance because of his 6’10” feet height.

Vanja Iveša

Croatian goalkeeper Vanja Ivesa currently plays for NK Opatija. He became the oldest player ever to participate in the Croatian First Football League on 17th February 2018. Besides, he also played for Elazığspor, the first-division club in Turkey.

Yang Changpeng

The next one on the list of tallest soccer players, Yang, is a Chinese striker and is well known due to his stint with Bolton Wanderers in 2006. Upon his arrival, he was dubbed “Chinese Peter Crouch” when he was at a one-month trial in England.

Tor Hogne Aarøy

Norwegian football forward Tor Hogne Aaroy scored several impressive goals for the Norwegian Premier League club Aalesunds FK. His stint with Japanese club JEF United Chiba also got praise from football pundits.


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