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Column: Addressing the weight issue

– Height is an important yet frequently disregarded aspect of a sportsperson. In football, taller players tend to be goalkeepers due to the greater height and reach, thus being able to protect more of the goal. Up front, attackers must play to their strength. The likes of Lionel Messi [5ft 7in/169cm] can weave in and out of defenders due to his agility, while others such as Zlatan Ibrahimović [6ft 5in/195cm] have more strength and visibility. Both have pulled off the sublime and the ridiculous; Messi's goal against Arsenal in the Champions League in 2011, or his solo effort against Real Madrid in the same competition show his brilliance. For Ibrahimović, witness his goal for Sweden...
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