The World Cup in Russia is literally days away and we at NAIJ.com promise nothing but the best coverage. Every goal, skill and drama will be analysed here and as part of our build up, we bring you the 10 short players going to Russia for their national teams.
Here goes the list:
1. Alberto Quintero
The Panama midfielder stands at only 165 cm (5 feet and 4 inches).
2. Yahya Al-Shehri
The Saudi attacker is also about 165 cm tall (5 feet and 4 inches).
3. Xherdan Shaqiri
The Swiss winger is a paltry 165 cm (5 feet and 4 inches)
4. Javier Aquino
The hardworking Mexican midfielder is at 166cm (5 feet and 4 inches)
5. Eduardo Salvio
Argentine midfielder comes in at 167 cm (5 feet and 5 inches)
6. Andres Guardado
The Mexican utility player is just about 167 (5 feet and 5 inches)
7. Mbark Boussoufa
Moroccan utility player is around 167cm (5 feet and 5 inches)
8. Fernando Quintero
The Colombian attacker is at 168 cm (5 feet and 5 inches)
9. Thomas Lemar
The French attacker stands just about 169 cm (5 feet and 6 inches)
10. Lionel Messi
The Argentina attacker stands just around 170 (5 feet and 6 inches)
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Argentina took time off their training sessions, to 'participate in a photo session as part of off field sessions.
Barcelona talisman, Lionel Messi alongside Sergio Kun Aguero were involved in a couple of snaps as they get set for the commencement of hostilities, while some of the squad members were perfecting the art of goals' celebration, the remaining were sighted creating new moves before the cameras.
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