Foootball has various kinds of people who do their best to display a good performance no matter what size they are. There are some positions that are mostly played by tall players like the goalkeeping and the defence. However, there are those small players who have proven that they are also capable of playing these positions.
Former Mexican goalkeeper Jorge Campos proved that despite having a height of 1.7 mitres, he can still be the best. While playing for Cruz Azul, he managed to win 5 golden gloves in Primera Division de Mexico.
Lionel Messis has also been able to display a good performance over the last 10 years. In 2021 he has managed to score 37 goals which is a clear indication that height does not define a player's performance.
There are those tall players who have been able to display a good performance in various positions. Liverpool centre back Virgil Van Dijk has played his role quit well for his team. Thibaut Courtois who is currently the tallest goalkeeper has also proven his best in all the clubs he has played for.
Here is the squad of tall players compared to that of small players.
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