Twenty-four (24) hours away and the most exciting and followed competition, the FIFA World Cup commences in Russia and you know what? Nigeria’s Simeon Nwankwo, a debutant at the Mundial is adjudged the tallest player in Russia.
Simeon Nwankwo made Coach Gernot Rohr’s final squad after a scintillating performance in the Italian league capped with a wonderful overhead kick against Juventus synonymous to Ballon D’or winner Christiano Ronaldo’s strike against the same side in the Champions League.
— Samm Audu, FIFA (@FIFAWorldCupNGA) June 12, 2018
The Crotone forward is 1.98 metres tall and weighs 84kg.
His feet are also measured to be the biggest and one might wonder if this record will be translating into goals at the World Cup for Nigeria.
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