Unquestionably, Kristof van Hout, a professional goalkeeper from Belgium who is 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 metres) tall, is the tallest football player of all time.
He now works for the Belgian professional league team Lommel. Paul Millar of Great Britain, who stands at 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 metres), and Vanja Ivea of Croatia, who stands at 6 feet 9 inches (2.05 metres), are two of the tallest soccer players of all time.
When an attacker has long legs, they may also be able to take use of their height to great advantage.
Here is the list of top 3 tallest soccer players.
1. Vanja Ivesa
On July 21, 1977, in Pula, Vanja Ivea was born. He was a former goalkeeper for Croatian football and last played for NK Opatija.
Ivea, who played football professionally for about 26 years and measured over 2 metres tall, represented many clubs in Croatia, Turkey, and Australia.
On February 17, 2018, Ivea attained the record for the oldest player to have ever participated in the Croatian First Football League.
NK Opatija currently has Croatian goalkeeper Vanja Ivesa on staff.
On February 17, 2018, he smashed the previous player record for any Croatian football team, playing in the Croatian First Football League.
He additionally participated for Elazspor, a first-division team in Turkey.
With NK Istra, Ivesa made his professional debut in 1995. He has since represented several teams both inside and outside of Croatia, including Sydney United FC of the Australian league, NK Zminj of Croatia, Eskişehirspor of Turkey, and his home club NK Istra.
2. Paul Millar
Paul Millar, a Scottish footballer who last played for Deveronvale, is most remembered for his time spent at Elgin City F.C. At a height of six feet ten inches, Millar is currently ranked as the second-tallest player in football.
Ross Jack, the club’s manager at the time, recruited Millar after he impressed during a Royal Air Force game played at the stadium in January 2010.
Elgin City F.C.’s lone League Two playoff goal was scored by Millar, whose well placed volley downed Albion Rovers (1-0) in the first leg at Borough Park.
In the end, Elgin City lost the game 2-1 in the second leg.
3. Kristof Van Hout
On February 9, 1987, Belgian professional football player Kristof Van Hout, a goalkeeper for Lommel, was born. At a height of 2.08 m, he is one of the tallest football players in history.
Young player Van Hout moved from Verbroedering Geel to Willem II in 2004. On August 6, 2009, Standard Liège purchased him from Kortrijk on a three-year deal. On June 11, 2011, he made a one-year commitment to return to Kortrijk. In details check AfterSportZ.
On May 23, 2022, Van Hout and Lommel reached an agreement for one season.
The 35-year-old goaltender is the tallest goalkeeper and soccer player in the world with a towering height of 6 feet 10 inches. He began his career in the Netherlands at Willem II, Jaap Stam’s former club, before joining the PSV squad.