Messi: Ligue 1 Uber Eats's smallest player?

Messi: Ligue 1 Uber Eats's smallest player?

Publish on 03/04 at 11:34


From Strasbourg's Ludovic Ajorque to Angers SCO's Jimmy Cabot we take a look at who's tallest and who's smallest in League 1 Uber Eats this season. Where does Lionel Messi figure on the list? Read on...

Among the outfield players in Ligue 1 Uber Eats this season, there are three men who top the charts at 197 centimetres: Ludovic Ajorque, Kalifa Coulibaly and Abdel Jalil Medioub. Check out the ranking of players 190 centimetres and taller in France's top flight.

Tallest outfield players in Ligue 1 Uber Eats (in centimetres)
1. Ludovic Ajorque (RC Strasbourg Alsace), Kalifa Coulibaly (FC Nantes) and Abdel Jalil Medioub (FC Girondins Bordeaux): 197
4. Sven Botman (LOSC), Amadou Onana (LOSC), Gerzino Nyamsi (RCSA), Cédric Hountondji (CF63) and Fraser Hornby (SdR): 195
9. Yanis M'Bemba (FC Nantes) and Benoît Badiashile (AS Monaco): 194
11. Romain Thomas (SCO), Guillermo Maripan (AS Monaco), Chrislain Matsima (AS Monaco), Boubakar Kouyaté (FC Metz) and Maxime Estève (MHSC): 193
16. Khéphren Thuram (OGC Nice), Jérôme Boateng (OL), Duje Caleta-Car (OM), William Saliba (OM), Yanis Guermouche (MHSC) and Anel Ahmedhodzic (FCGB): 192
22. José Fonte (LOSC), Jean-Claude Billong (CF63), Loïc Badé (SRFC), Harold Moukoudi (ASSE), Stian Gregersen (FCGB), Batista Mendy (SCO), Christopher Wooh (RCL) and Marcelo (FCGB): 191

Among the goalkeepers in Ligue 1 Uber Eats squads in 2021-22, Marcin Bulka (OGC Nice) is the tallest, towering at 199 centimetres. But among those who have played in Ligue 1 Uber Eats in 2021-22, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alfred Gomis and Alban Lafont are at the top of this ranking.

Ranking of the tallest goalkeepers in Ligue 1 Uber Eats (in centimetres):
1. Marcin Bulka (OGC Nice): 199
2. Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG), Alfred Gomis (SRFC), Arthur Desmas (CF63), Alban Lafont (FC Nantes): 196
6. Julian Pollersbeck (OL), Ivo Grbic (LOSC), Malcolm Barcola (OL) and Sergio Rico (PSG): 195
10. Danijel Petkovic (SCO): 194
11. Marco Bizot (SB29): 193
12. Etienne Green (ASSE): 192
13. Marc-Aurèle Caillard (Metz) and Predrag Rajkovic (SdR): 191

Cabot trumps Messi

Finally, among the most diminutive, Jimmy Cabot (SCO) remains in the lead, at one centimetre shorter than three other players - in a ranking that also features Lionel Messi (PSG).

Ranking of the smallest players in Ligue 1 Uber Eats (in centimetres):
1. Jimmy Cabot (Angers SCO): 164
2. Marco Verratti (PSG), Moreto Cassama (SdR) and Nordine Kandil (RCSA): 165
5. Vital N'Simba (Clermont Foot 63): 167
6. Moses Simon (FC Nantes), Angel Gomes (LOSC), David Pereira Da Costa (RCL), Hassane Kamara (OGCN): 168
10. Lionel Messi (PSG) and Ilan Kebbal (SdR): 169
12. Colin Dagba (PSG), Konrad de la Fuente (OM), Arnaud Nordin (ASSE), Nathanaël Mbuku (SdR), Mitchell van Bergen (SdR), Florent Mollet (MHSC), Osman Bukari (FC Nantes), Corentin Jean (RCL), Noah Fatar (SCO) and Enzo Le Fée (FCL): 170

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