When it comes to football, size really doesn't matter. Lionel Messi who is at 1.69 m (5 ft 7 inches) is one of the shortest players in the world, but it is all he has needed in becoming one of the greatest footballers of all time. The Premier League has also seen its fair share of pint-sized warriors. Here are 6 shortest footballers ever in Premier League their heights is shown in Metres and Inches.
1. Santi Cazorla, 1.68 m (5 ft 6 inches)Santiago Cazorla González is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Qatar Stars League club Al Sadd. A former Spanish international, Cazorla operates primarily as an attacking midfielder, but can also play as a winger, central midfielder or as a deep-lying playmaker. He is one of the shortest premier league footballer with the height of 1.68 m (5 ft 6 inches).
2. Shaun Wright-Phillips, 1.65 m (5 ft 5 inches)
Shaun Cameron Wright-Phillips is an English former professional footballer who played as a winger. He played in the Premier League and Football League for Manchester City, Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers, in Major League Soccer for the New York Red Bulls, in the United Soccer League for the New York Red Bulls II and Phoenix Rising FC, and at senior international level for the England national team.
3. Alan Wright, 1.63 m (5 ft 4 inches)
Alan Geoffrey Wright is an English football manager and former professional footballer. He was a left back who has played over 750 league and cup games for eight clubs, including an eight-year spell in the Premier League for Aston Villa
4. Albert Crusat, 1.64 m (5 ft 5 inches)
Albert Crusat Domènech is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a winger. After starting out at Espanyol, he spent most of his professional career with Almería, appearing in 212 competitive matches and scoring 34 goals over six seasons, four of those in La Liga. He also played two years in England with Wigan Athletic.
5. Juninho, 1.78 m (5 ft 10 inches)
Antônio Augusto Ribeiro Reis Júnior commonly known as Juninho Pernambucano or simply Juninho, is a Brazilian former professional footballer who is the sporting director of French club Olympique Lyonnais. A dead-ball specialist noted for his bending free kicks, in particular the knuckleball technique which he developed, Juninho holds the record for the highest number of goals scored through free kicks and he is considered by many to be the greatest free kick-taker of all time.
6. Nathan Dyer, 1.63 m (5 ft 4 inches)
Nathan Antony Jonah Dyer is an English former professional footballer who played as a winger, spending most of his career at Swansea City, where he made over 300 appearances. He started playing as a teenager at Southampton, making the first team. He has also had loan spells with Sheffield United, Burnley and Leicester City, where he was part of the team that won the 2015–16 Premier League.
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