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Hazard, Kante, Messi And The Shortest Players At The 2018 FIFA World Cup
The World Cup in Russia kicks off tomorrow 14th, June 2018 and one can expect the mundial to live up to expectation.
The best football stars will be on display with all manner of skills, game strategy and goals for the next 4-5 weeks so it promises to be amazing.
That being said, YBL brings you the 10 shortest players that will be playing in Russia for their national teams.
Let’s go !!! –
1. Yahya Al-Shehri
The Saudi attacker is also about 165 cm tall (5 feet and 4 inches).
2. Javier Aquino
Javier Ignacio Aquino Carmona is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Liga MX club Tigres and the Mexico national team, Javier stands at at 166cm (5 feet and 4 inches)
3. Xherdan Shaqiri is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a winger for Championship club Stoke City and the Swiss national team, the attacker stands at 169 cm (5 feet and 5 inches)
4. Alberto Quintero
The Panama midfielder stands at only 165 cm (5 feet and 4 inches).
5. Eduardo Antonio Salvio is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a right winger for Portuguese club Benfica and the Argentina national team, he stands at 167CM (5 feet and 5 inches)
6. Ahmed Musa is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for English team Leicester City, and the Nigeria national team. The pacy forward stands at 1.7m (5 feet and 6 inches)
7. José Andrés Guardado Hernández is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Betis and the Mexico national team. The 31-year-old midfielder stands at 1.69m (5 feet and 6 inches)
8. Lionel Messi : You already know one of the greatest footballer on planet earth, Lionel Andrés Messi, he stands at 1.7m (5 feet and 6 inches)
9. Eden Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for English club Chelsea and the Belgium national team. The 27-year-old stands at 1.73m (5 feet and 8 inches)
10. N’golo Kante is a French professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for English club Chelsea and the France national team, he stands at 1.68m (5 feet and 6 inches)