How tall is David Beckham

David Beckham's Height

5ft 11in (180 cm)

English football star has played for clubs like Manchester United, Real Madrid and LA Galaxy. In his 2004 book 'My Side' a career page compiled by Mark Baber included: "Weight: 10st 13lb (75kg) [sic] Height: 5ft 11in (180cm)." and in another book he published - Soccer Skills - he was listed as 5ft 9.

How tall is David Beckham
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Average Guess (122 Votes)
5ft 11.05in (180.5cm)
James B said on 16/Jun/17
Arch- I think becks could do with putting on weight persinally.
Canson said on 16/Jun/17
He was really listed 5'9"? He looks similar with Allen Iverson in height 5'10.5 at least
Editor Rob: in one of his own biographies, though clearly a mistake, sometimes even in published books they can be missed!
Canson said on 16/Jun/17
@Christian: typically casual although I wear sneaks some still. If casual it's usually around 5/8-7/8" added height sneaks tho I get the "what are you 6'6?" LOL! Especially in Jordan's and sams if I wear timbs!
James B said on 15/Jun/17
The old college I attended 10 years ago currently caters to 3,700 students (not sure how many in 2007). So it's always been a heavily populated college but more to the point in the 2 years I studied there I think there was only 1 student who was somewhere between 6'5-6'7. There were some 6'3/6'4 students but 6'5 and over was virtually non existent. I find it interesting though because in the bar I go to every weekend where mostly young people attend (it's not a big club) I have spotted more than 1 6'5 guy on a single night out and have seen guys over 6'5 also.

Has the height for young people increased in England compared to 2007? Strange how in such a heavily populated college I used to go to it was so rare too spot anyone over 6'4 yet easier too see spot someone taller than that in a club. Actually come to think of it I am guessing the students who were 6'3-6'4 on campus 10 years ago could be taller now since the age range was 16-19 at the college. Where I live in England it's illegal to go into a bar/nightclub if you are under 18.
Arch Stanton said on 15/Jun/17
Mmm, Bale looks a good 2 inches taller..

Good to see Becks has gone back to the ponytail/manbun, his coiffed style lasted for years, most unlike him!. He looks his best with that look I think, but needs to stop with the botox and facial cosmetic treatments. The look he has would look better with wrinkles, Eastwood style.
James B said on 15/Jun/17
6'2 I'd say is still unremarkarble in a college campus.

6'3 or 6'4 I'd say you stand out as big o
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 13/Jun/17
@Canson

What type of shoes do you most often like to wear?
Canson said on 13/Jun/17
@James B: 6'4 guys can. Shoes and hair and build do it. Especially someone who is a strong 6'4" like Bobby3342 or me. A true 6'4" even can because so many people lie about their heights that it appears to be 6'6" to so many. I see 6'3-6'4 guys claiming 6'5 all the time and one 6'3 in particular tried with me until I said I'll get my tape measure then it was 6'5 in shoes (he was 6'4 1/2" in shoes really) as I was taller in casual shoes than he was in sneaks. But that's the vicious cycle of lying and then expecting others to lie to cover it very lame
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 12/Jun/17
People in college campuses are slightly taller than the general population only because there's a heavy concentration of young adults, and young adults tend to be a bit taller than the middle-aged and the elderly. I would say college students are on average about 0.5"-1" taller than the general population.
shiva 181 cms said on 12/Jun/17
I think average height o college guys in all countries doesnt differ that much as the average height of the whole country as all are well nourished , the avg height of college guys is above 5'10 and under 6'0
Celebheights 6'1.5" said on 11/Jun/17
That's what I was saying. With that being said, there will occasionally be somebody who is 6'7"+ come in, with them always getting comments about how tall they are. I even saw one who was AT LEAST 6'10" tonight.
@Celebheight 6' 1.5 said on 10/Jun/17
@Celebheight 6' 1.5 If most young guys from where you live average 1.76, then most of them are not 6'-6' 1". LOL.
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 9/Jun/17
Most college kids aren't 6'1"-6'2". I work at a place where a ton of kids from the universities come in, and I'm taller than almost all of them are, with me on lower ground (with less footwear on average). I'd say that they average 176-177 CM, if you're not talking about the sports teams that is.
James B said on 31/May/17
Last time I went to Central London saw a big heavy guy in a crowded street who defo stood out from the crowd. I'd estimate he was 6'5 or 6'6. But it just goes to show you how huge that height range is if it can stand out in populated city like london.

6'3 and 6'4 guys can't pull of that king size look in public as well 6'5 guys can.
James B said on 30/May/17
I have been to Central London plenty of times since I live quite nearby and it's never struck me as being that tall of a city.

Hard to say though really because it can depend on what time of year and how many people there are.
max said on 30/May/17
@ Nik

It's possible. Mostly around central london and public transport you feel as though the more central you are the average height goes up. Exceptions include University campuses, almost always filled with guys between 5'11 and 6'2. It's more crowded in the centre so it shouldn't come as a great surprise however.
Nik said on 30/May/17
@ Max

Do you think that the average height for men in London has hit the 5'10" level or do you think it is just shy of 5'10"? In some areas of London though the average height for men will be at the sort of level that it is in other parts of the country, won't it?
James B said on 29/May/17
I would defo think if your 6ft4 you would feel very tall (in public) all the time.
max said on 29/May/17
@ Nik

Here in London 6 foot won't feel anywhere near as tall compared to say Rome or Madrid. I consider a 6 footer above average here.
James B said on 29/May/17
Christian-6'4 is a very tall height but I was just saying it doesn't look giant sized in public.
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 28/May/17
Anyone who says that 6'4" isn't a really tall height, don't know what they're talking about. I don't care if you're in a college campus in Amsterdam, you shouldn't feel average or even just above average at 6'4". The only setting where you may feel average is in a locker room full of pro basketball or volleyball players.
Nik said on 28/May/17
Ok. You are right!
James B said on 27/May/17
Nik- I guess posture, build and hairstyle can play a role in how tall you stand out
Nik said on 26/May/17
@ James B

Yes I would say you are accurate in what you said but there are different levels of standing out, maybe 6'2" stands out but only to a little bit. I think you have got to be about 6'4.5" + or 6'5" + to really stand out!
James B said on 26/May/17
My definition of 'standing out' in public is when someone looks so tall there height holds your attention span. But I guess everyone has there own opinion of what standing out means.

9 years back I did know a 6'3-6'4 guy in college who was a rugby player, built like a brick wall who did look huge.
James B said on 26/May/17
Nik said on 26/May/17
@ James B

I wonder why the 6'4" thin as a rake guy does not stand out in public?

Yes there is a difference between 6'4" and 6'4.5" but I would have thought that the difference is not big enough to mean that a 6'4.5" person who stand out on a lot more occasions than a person who is 6'4",



Don't get me wrong in public you can tell he's on the tall side but he still looks 'normal' like you wouldn't give his height a second thought but talking to him up close on even flooring his height is very striking. I think 6'4.5 is when you start to stand out as 'striking' not only up close but also on the streets.

I know someone who is also 6'2.25-6'2.5 who looks very ordinary in public.
Nik said on 26/May/17
@ Mike - Hi!

I would disagree to be honest. There are a hell of a lot of men who are 5'5" or 5'6" and I think there are more men who are these heights than those who are over 6'2"!
Nik said on 26/May/17
@ James B

I wonder why the 6'4" thin as a rake guy does not stand out in public?

Yes there is a difference between 6'4" and 6'4.5" but I would have thought that the difference is not big enough to mean that a 6'4.5" person who stand out on a lot more occasions than a person who is 6'4",
James B said on 25/May/17
In a college setting I think it's fair to say 6'4.5 would probably stand out as very tall 'to me' (remember I am only 5ft7). In a city like London especially if it's crowded probably wouldn't really notice someone who is 6'4 1/2 range but I would probably notice heights like 6'5 or 6'6 more even if there was loads of people.

When I see my 6'4 friend out and about in public he just looks like a tall skinny guy not freaky tall, but kinda weird though up close on flat flooring he looks like a towering giraffe lol.

Heights like 6'3 and 6'4 flat even in a normal sized towns just don't stand out as that massive. Just my opinion.
James B said on 25/May/17
Nik I know someone who is 6'4 and rake thin who doesnt stand out that much in public.

However I know 2 guys who are 6'4.5 who stand out as huge in the town where I live.

I think there is a difference between 6'4 and 6'4.5 isnt there?
Nik said on 25/May/17
@ James B. @ Bazza

Even men who are 6'2" stand out but just to a lesser degree than men who are 6'3" or over, but it depends on where you are as well. In general 6'2" guys stand out in the UK but in a university campus or in certain parts of say London, I doubt it! I still think tall starts at 5'11" - 5'11.5" but such heights don't stand out except in some rural areas for instance.
James B said on 24/May/17
Bazza said on 24/May/17
@James B - good point. I have a good friend who is genuine strong 6'5 and even though i'm 6'2 myself,and we have a fair few of us circa 6 feet plus in our group, he has always been the one to stand out and always gets the fixed looks and comments on his height. people 6'3 and 6'4 are certainly stand out tall too in most situations but not like a genuine 6'5 plus guy imo.


6'3 and 6'4 guys don't always stand out that much in big cities like London or in campus settings
Mike said on 24/May/17
But you know, nowadays there is more men who are over 6'2 than men less than men who standing at 5'5 or 5'6. I think
Nik said on 24/May/17
@ James B

I was merely thanking you for answering my question.

No worries!
Average height and slim said on 24/May/17
David looks about the same height as 181.5 cm john Travolta in this picture:

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Soo, it's 181.5 cm ( 5" 11.5) for me.
James B said on 24/May/17
I'd say in the UK 5'7 is start of short and 5'8 a very weak average. 5'11 is what I'd call a very weak tall/strong average.
Bazza said on 24/May/17
@James B - good point. I have a good friend who is genuine strong 6'5 and even though i'm 6'2 myself,and we have a fair few of us circa 6 feet plus in our group, he has always been the one to stand out and always gets the fixed looks and comments on his height. people 6'3 and 6'4 are certainly stand out tall too in most situations but not like a genuine 6'5 plus guy imo.
Nik said on 24/May/17
I think that 5'11" is more tall than 5'8" is short with average height being 5'9" flat!
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 24/May/17
One problem I have with people discussing height, is the words "tall" and "short" are used too loosely. Some of you will call 5'11" tall, yet call 5'8" short.
Bobby183.5cm said on 23/May/17
I always consider myself tall, but not TALL kinda tall. If you know what I mean. At worst, i can feel above average or tallish depends on the place i'm at. Here in Malaysia, 5'11 is the start of tall.
James B said on 23/May/17
Nik said on 23/May/17
@ James B

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And? What's your point?
Nik said on 23/May/17
@ James B

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James B said on 23/May/17
Nik- I am from hampshire england
Nik said on 23/May/17
@ James B

Where abouts in the UK are you from?
James B said on 21/May/17
Back in 2007 at college I was friends with a 6'3 1/2 guy who of course claimed to be "6'5 so with people like him claiming to be that height no wonder people don't realise what a true 6'5 looks like in reality. Recently I bumped into a someone who claimed 6'5 who looked way taller than my friend did at college.
James B said on 21/May/17
When I was in college 10 years ago believe it or not 6'3 or 6'4 guys didn't stand out as that ridicolous on campus. However I remember there was this one guy who I THINK was 6'6 (defnintly over 6'4) who stood out as being a genuine big guy even in a campus setting.

the 6'4 guys who would claim to be 6'6 in college made that height seem less impressive than it really was for sure.

I live in england by the way
shiva 181 cms said on 14/May/17
@James B, I am 5'11.75 myself and I don't think 5'11 is anything special at all, the avg height where I live is 5'9 range,well in my university it's about 5'10, I feel barely over average and not tall at all , I've never been guessed over 5'11 let alone over 6' ,and never did got a comment from avg guy that I'm tall ,only some short guys like 5'5-5'6 range think I'm tall ,but my friend whose 6'0.5 gets comments over his stature , he's slimmer than me though
I guess real tall starts at 6'0.5 and very tall starts at 6'3.5

5'11 Is just one other normal height range 1 in 5 guys edge you out
Kaneff 6'0.25 said on 14/May/17
SHIVA182CMS said on 11/May/17

"@ KANEFF; YEAH BUT 6'0.25 ISNT MUCH SPECIAL EITHER IF 5'11 RANGE ISNT TALL 6' TOOISNT MUCH TALL BARELY TALL IMO A 6'1-2 IS WHEN YOU START GET NOTICED AS TALL JUST STAND OUT FROM 5'9-5'10 RANGE CROWD"

Yeah you're right 6'0.25" isn't special, it's weak tall at best. From my experience being 6'0.25" I feel weak tall in the general U.S. public and NOT solid tall. And at university there were many times I only felt tallish at 6ft and not even legit weak tall. Solid tall starts at 6'1 MINIMUM, that's when the majority of people will clearly see you as a tall guy. I don't see how 5'11 is even being considered as a legitimately tall height.
Kaneff 6'0.25" said on 14/May/17
People who seriously think 5'11 is "tall" need to spend 10 minutes walking around any college town or university campus, where it's mostly ages 18-30 and very few elderly people to bring the average down. I promise at 5'11 you won't feel tall or get called "tall" by anybody, and if you try to refer to yourself as being a "tall guy" at 5'11 you will most likely be met with weird looks or laughed at...lol
James B said on 13/May/17
A 5ft11 guy in the UK who has never been measured could easily be fooled into thinking he we over 6ft because he would tower lots of men he encountered in his day to day life.

I know a 5ft11 guy who thought he was 6ft1 until measured by his partner.
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 13/May/17
@Wrs567

Well how tall are you now? (You said you used to be 5'11", so I'm assuming you've grown since then)
Nik said on 13/May/17
@ James B

In my everyday life I come across just as many good looking small men as good looking tall men, it is random. The same is true with women. Someones sexual identity is a lot more complicated than just noticing that some members of your own sex are more good looking than other ones!
Nik said on 13/May/17
My opinion:

5'10" - quite tall
5'11" - 5'11.5" - crossover between quite tall and tall
6'0" - clearly tall
Wrs567 said on 12/May/17
@Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8):

''The first thing people notice about a 5ft11 guy is usually their hair or clothes, not their height.''

Well that's just your opinion. But fair enough.

I don't actually agree with James B much, but I agree with everything he said there.

When I used to be 5'11'' I used to feel tall.
James B said on 12/May/17
Well it certainly seems the vast majority of good looking male celebs are 5'11 (no homo)
Nik said on 12/May/17
@ James B @ Christian

I am 5ft 7 3/8! My height is no where near the first thing that people would notice about me, but I am still a little bit small! 5'11" guys do blend in more in many social settings but in quite a few social settings they stand out a bit as well!
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 11/May/17
Nik said on 9/May/17
@ James B

I don't think that a height has to be stand out tall for it to be classed as tall. I think that 5'11" looks pretty tall to me, and I would think to myself "that tall guy" about a 5'11" guy even though I don't think it's anything special.

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I doubt that "tall" is the first adjective that comes to someone's mind when they describe a 5ft11 guy's physical features. The first thing people notice about a 5ft11 guy is usually their hair or clothes, not their height.
SHIVA182CMS said on 11/May/17
@JAMES B; A 6'3 STRONG OR WEAK IS ENOUGH TO GET NOTICED OR TO BE STAND OUT IN ANY TYPE OF CROWD EXCEPT MAYBE ATHLETE CROWD; 6'5 IS JUST OVER NOTICED

@ KANEFF; YEAH BUT 6'0.25 ISNT MUCH SPECIAL EITHER IF 5'11 RANGE ISNT TALL 6' TOOISNT MUCH TALL BARELY TALL IMO A 6'1-2 IS WHEN YOU START GET NOTICED AS TALL JUST STAND OUT FROM 5'9-5'10 RANGE CROWD
James B said on 10/May/17
Nik- how tall are you then? 5ft11 looks tall however 5'10 and 5'9 guys don't look tall just average however 5ft11 would look tall too me because I am quite short only measuring 5ft7 1/4.

And of course you can be tall and not stand out at the same time which is why 5ft11 is a respectable height. Also can I just add in my opinion that 6ft1 and 6ft2 guys stand out as being tall in social settings whereas 5ft11 and 6ft guys blend in more.
James B said on 10/May/17
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 9/May/17
@James B

It might not be the best thing to label any height as "freakish", as it often has a negative connotation attached to it. But I do get your point, 6ft5 is definitely a standout height, although I wouldn't put 6ft4 in the same boat as 5ft11. 6ft4 is standout height as well, it's just to a bit lesser degree than 6ft5.



I recently met someone who claimed to be 6ft5 and he looked more impressive and standout tall up than someone else I know who genuinely is 6ft4.25. I think poster Arch was right when he said that a legit 6'5 stands out as noticibly more huge than the 6'4.5 range.
Nik said on 9/May/17
@ James B

I don't think that a height has to be stand out tall for it to be classed as tall. I think that 5'11" looks pretty tall to me, and I would think to myself "that tall guy" about a 5'11" guy even though I don't think it's anything special.
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 9/May/17
@James B

It might not be the best thing to label any height as "freakish", as it often has a negative connotation attached to it. But I do get your point, 6ft5 is definitely a standout height, although I wouldn't put 6ft4 in the same boat as 5ft11. 6ft4 is standout height as well, it's just to a bit lesser degree than 6ft5.
Johan said on 9/May/17
I agree with Christian but I think average stops around 180 cm. Guys who are strong 5'11" are in the grey area same as 6 feet on the nose. A strong 6 footer is what starts tall -184cm imo. Solid 6-7 cm over average.
James B said on 8/May/17
Canson said on 6/May/17
A truth telling 5'11" is a tall person and looks tall which puts into perspective how tall a legit 6'0" really is as well.


Yeah no denying 6ft is taller than what many would think but it's still nothing all that special and doesn't stand out in the crowd. A true 6ft5 is what I would call a sight to behold in my opinion.

Tall guys in the 5'11-6'4 range don't pull of the freakish tall look like 6ft5 does although maybe a lanky 6ft4 can look borderline freaky to me.
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 7/May/17
Sorry guys, but I don't really see a 5'11" man as being tall in western countries. You don't usually see 5'11" guys getting a ton of compliments on how tall they are. Sure, it might be a decent height, but it doesn't give off a towering aura unlike 6'0"-6'1" and above.
Nt said on 7/May/17
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Canson said on 6/May/17
A truth telling 5'11" is a tall person and looks tall which puts into perspective how tall a legit 6'0" really is as well.
Canson said on 6/May/17
Same height as Allen Iverson 5'10.5 barefoot maybe 5'10 5/8
Canson said on 6/May/17
Agreed Bazza and well said
Nik said on 6/May/17
@Bazza

Yes a truth telling barefooted 5'11" guy is there or just about there! Failing that I think that the start of tall is no higher than 5'11.5".

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Nik said on 5/May/17
@Bazza

I fully agree with you. If you are talking about men from all age groups then I think that 5'11" is the start of tall in the UK/USA, I could buy 5'11.5". Most men I think are between 5'5" and 5'11.5".
Bazza said on 5/May/17
@Christian - 6' - 6'1 is devalued a bit these days though with the amount of people in the 5'10 / 5'11 range claiming those heights. I think a truth telling 5'11 person is the start of tall.
Wrs567 said on 4/May/17
@Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8): That's fair, I can agree with that.

Give or take a centimeter or two, But yes I agree.

6'0'' is that start of ''actual tall'' to me.

5'11'' is very underestimated/underrated height in my opinion. It is certainly fairly tall.
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 4/May/17
For me, anywhere from 170 to 182 is the average range. Below average would be 170-173, middle average would be 174-177, and above average would be 178-182. Any height outside of that range I would call it short or tall.
Kaneff 6'0.25 said on 3/May/17
Christian I agree. 5'11" is only the 70th percentile for UK/US young men and only 61st percentile for 20-39yo white men. It's not a tall height when you're getting edged out by practically every 3rd guy on the street. 5'11" CAN look tallish with bulky footwear or if there's a lot of old people or asians/hispanics but no more than that.
Nik said on 3/May/17
@Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8)

To be honest some people claim that 5'11" is the start of tall in the UK/USA and others like yourself think that it starts at where you said, I don't think there's one definite right or wrong answer though! For me I think that tall starts at between 5'11" and 5'11.5", exactly where I think is debatable, I am happy for people to disagree with me though. 5'11" is certainly more than a "high average" height in the UK/USA, it is strongly knocking on the door of being tall or is right at the bottom of the tall range.
Johan said on 3/May/17
A guy who is solid 5'11" so 181-182 cm is above average not upper average or whatever. Those kind of guys pull off looking tallish and regularly get guessed as 6'1". They are 2 inches taller than the average guy in US or UK so its a solid difference but not enough imo to be tall. Somewhere around 6'0.25-6'0.5" is where tall starts I believe as many in that range claim 6'2" and they get away with it!.
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 3/May/17
@Nik

I wouldn't call 5'11" in the US/UK as tall though. Legit tall starts from 6'0"-6'1" I think.
Wrs567 said on 2/May/17
Nik is right, 5'11'' is definitely more than just upper average!

Now if you are talking about somewhere like Holland/Denmark then yes

It could be more upper average
Nik said on 2/May/17
Happy 42nd birthday David Beckham!
James B said on 2/May/17
Nik said on 2/May/17
@James B

In my opinion 5'11" in the Uk or the USA is more than just the upper end of average!


Well for the population as a whole yes but for young people it certainly isn't since the average is now 5'10.
Nik said on 2/May/17
@James B

In my opinion 5'11" in the Uk or the USA is more than just the upper end of average!
James B said on 1/May/17
5'11 for a 'human being' is tall given that the average male (in the world) is 5'8 (173cm). That means if your a legit 5'11 you are taller than most men on the planet.

Don't forget that countries like the US and UK are taller on average compared to other nationalities which is 5'11 is more like on the upper end of average in these countries.
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 29/Apr/17
James said on 27/Apr/17
@James B Don't forget that people not only mention their height in shoes, they also mention their height including a big hair. A man with a military haircut is much easier to measure than a guy like Beckham, who always has a lot of hair on his head adding him 2 or 3 cm.

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Hair adding 2 or 3cm to measured height is ridiculous. Even people with huge afros will probably only get a few mm advantage over bald people in measurements.
James said on 27/Apr/17
@James B Don't forget that people not only mention their height in shoes, they also mention their height including a big hair. A man with a military haircut is much easier to measure than a guy like Beckham, who always has a lot of hair on his head adding him 2 or 3 cm.
jack said on 24/Apr/17
he has been measured by stadiometer at 180 and he himself say he is 5'11 so there is no doubt here.
James B said on 21/Apr/17
Even if he is 5'11 he can pull of looking tall.

Many people don't think 5'11 is on the tall side because 5'9 and 5'10 guys claim it. Granted Beckham is very lean though making him seem taller.
JelvinCo1989 said on 17/Apr/17
Honestly Rob, how tall do you reckon Becks is? Google and Wikipedia say 183. His Man Utd profile claims 5'11, and his book says 5'9. Too much inconsistency there. What's your estimate ?
Editor Rob: one of his books has 5ft 11, the older one had the 5ft 9...I believe of course the 5ft 11 is correct, but it shows how errors can slip thrugh the net πŸ˜‰
Wrs567 said on 2/Apr/17
Well he was only 15/16 when he joined Manchester United

So gaining a good couple of inches at that age is not impossible. But it is rare.

Today he still looks a decent 5'11''
Johnny said on 31/Mar/17
And I don't think he listed himself at 5ft 9. Somebody else did it probably the coauthor. Almost all the famous sportspersons who publish an autobiography have a coauthor. Because it takes literary skills to write a book and these guys are only good at playing a particular sport.
Johnny said on 31/Mar/17
@Rob I read a book about him when I was in 7th grade from my school library where it was mentioned "he was only 5'4" when he joined Manchester United now he is 6 feet tall". And I have seen that "My side" listing . I have the PDF copy of the book. I was asking the other visitors who were mentioning that he was measured 180 cm at Manchester United.
177 cm (m|GER/NRW/CGN) said on 31/Mar/17
Johnny said on 30/Mar/17
Can anyone post his "180 cm" measurement because he is listed everywhere at 6ft.
Editor Rob: it's in his book called "My Side".

he also had another book called soccer skills, he was more modest in that book, only gave himself a height of 5ft 9 Beckham listing himself as 5ft 9...



That's a joke?
Editor Rob: it's not a joke, he's listed 5ft 9 in the book as shown in the link.
Johnny said on 30/Mar/17
Can anyone post his "180 cm" measurement because he is listed everywhere at 6ft.
Editor Rob: it's in his book called "My Side".

he also had another book called soccer skills, he was more modest in that book, only gave himself a height of 5ft 9 Beckham listing himself as 5ft 9...
Original said on 25/Mar/17
Measured as exactly 180cm in Manchester United, so he is 5'10.75".
Guanzo said on 22/Mar/17
179.5 cm
Canson said on 20/Mar/17
@Dont know what to claim. Kobe isn't a full 6'5". He said himself he's 6'4.75. Not to mention a 6'5-6'5.25 poster that was here met him and edged him out by 1/2". Kobe may even be 6'4 2/3 at night. But That adds up with Renaldo. I don't see him above 6'1" evening height
James B said on 19/Mar/17
In photos with prince William from 2015 looks more 5ft10 than 11 if you ask me
Don't know what to claim(5'11") said on 16/Mar/17
6'7 Magic Johnson has 6" on Ronaldo. 6'5 Kobe has approx. 3.5" on Ronaldo. Ronaldo has approx 3" on Beckham. Beckaham is 178-179cm.
Canson said on 9/Mar/17
@Thereel: no offense but you aren't and don't sound very intelligent. And to say he "lied" to a terminally I'll patient is beyond ignorant. Have you physically seen or measured Kobe? how do you know Kobe is an "easy" 6'5? A guy who measures 6'4.75 won't look any different than a guy who is 6'5. You should know that if you're the same height as he is. I can't really tell a difference to be honest between the two and I'm about 6'4 3/8. Unless I look very closely in the mirror. That's a diff of 3/8 inch vs 5/8". Actual barefoot height. Something shoes offset. If he measured 6'4.75 that's what he is. But you're making the "math" work by inflating him while S.J.H is correct. Thats how he looks. I've met Carmelo Anthony in person. He's nothing more than a strong 6'6" at best (his pre draft) at worst he's a solid 6'6" at his lowest. Kobe is a good 1.5" shorter than Melo as he also is against rob gronkowski not to mention a 6'5-6'5.25 poster (confirmed) met him and said he had him by a cm or 1/2". KROC. Described him as a weak 6'5". Either way you are now rob also has him listed as 6'4.75. Most people here below who have met Beckham say he's under 5'11 which is common because measurements are taken in the morning
Canson said on 9/Mar/17
@Thereel: how do you know Kobe is an "easy" 6'5? A guy who measures 6'4.75 won't look any different than a guy who is 6'5. You should know that if you're the same height as he is. I can't really tell a difference to be honest between the two and I'm about 6'4 3/8. Unless I look very closely in the mirror. That's a diff of 3/8 inch vs 5/8". Actual barefoot height. Something shoes offset. If he measured 6'4.75 that's what he is. But you're making the "math" work by inflating him while S.J.H is correct. Thats how he looks. I've met Carmelo Anthony in person. He's nothing more than a strong 6'6" at best (his pre draft) at worst he's a solid 6'6" at his lowest. Kobe is a good 1.5" shorter than Melo as he also is against rob gronkowski not to mention a 6'5-6'5.25 poster (confirmed) met him and said he had him by a cm or 1/2". KROC. Described him as a weak 6'5".
Canson said on 7/Mar/17
I agree with SJH. He's a morning 5'11 and change out of bed which essentially makes him maybe a weak 5'11. He's similar with Allen Iverson in height 5'10.5-5/8 maybe but not more
trumpslave said on 6/Mar/17
Beckham height is 181 cm period just look at the pics with victor cruz so 181 cm period.
Canson said on 6/Mar/17
Agree with S.J.H: 5'11 in shoes 5'10 range barefoot
S.J.H said on 6/Mar/17
@Celeb heights said on 7/Feb/17

Lol. Therefore kobe bryant would be 6'7 and editor rob 5'10. Truth is beckham is 179cm in the morning and 178cm noon/evening
vaiski said on 2/Mar/17
If Victor Cruz is legit 5'11 and 5/8ths then that picture pretty much confirms Beckham is 5'11 on the nose or just a hair over. Cruz is wearing sneakers while Bevkham has dress shoes/boots on. That gives him a half inch advantage and the two look very similar side to side.
Johnblake said on 19/Feb/17
David Beckham is 5'10" or 5'10.5" at best. He's not 5'11. In team sports, outside of American football, one should deduct at least one inch from whatever the team has the player as being. Now, I am not using this as evidence for Beckham's height. I can just see it. Plus there's a photo of him a with a 6'1"(w/o shoes) Tony Parker. And Tony is easily 2.5 inches taller than the guy.
Johnson said on 19/Feb/17
I would request a page for Paul Scholes (around 171) and Ryan Giggs
Wrs567 said on 19/Feb/17
Rob, any idea on Ryan Giggs height?

I always wondered his height, I think he looks a tad shorter than David

5'10.75'' a good guess?
Editor Rob: yes, a weak 5ft 11 may well be Ryan's height.
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 16/Feb/17
David Beckham has a lengthy torso for his height, so he often appears shorter because of that. He's the opposite of Cristiano Ronaldo who has most of his height in his legs.
Joe said on 11/Feb/17
181.5 in morning. 180.5 at bed.
Arthur said on 9/Feb/17
@James B

He ain't a horrible man. He is however, the smallest man in the world, and I am definitely not talking about height ;-)
Beckham is a phony. Sad.
James B said on 9/Feb/17
Yeah rob sorry I will try and stick to height more
James B said on 8/Feb/17
Rob do you think Beckham is a horrible man?
Editor Rob: James, this is about his height, but I understand he has been in the news lately.

I think it's a useful exercise to remember that anything we type may well see the light of day, so best thinking twice before hitting submit on anything. We all have said stuff that we probably regret or said in the heat of the moment.

The anonymous feeling people have on the web can turn even the most seemingly normal bloke into an abusive troll online.
Celeb heights said on 7/Feb/17
David beckham is 6ft, Victor cruz is also 6ft as Wikipedia have him at that
S.J.H said on 5/Feb/17
@typing...

Kind of agree with you when i see how 194+ kobe bryant makes him this range. But to be specific maybe 5'10 for beckham is fine
typing... said on 5/Feb/17
He is 177.5
fabrizio said on 29/Jan/17
beckham is 5'11' meet him in milan some years ago is 180 max 181cm
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 28/Jan/17
He looks similar with 5'11 5/8" measured Victor Cruz:

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Thereel said on 26/Jan/17
@s.j.h. we've been through this kobe is a easy six-five. If beckham is five-ten how tall is the rock then five-eleven LOL Click Here some of you guys will try anything to downgrade nba players its just so weak and desperate most of the most of the time. I know kobe claims 6'4 3/4" but who really gives a sh**, so we now give men who cheat on there wife's the benefit of the doubt when it comes to there honesty?, I don't like how Kobe lied to that terminally ill child back in 2009 about his height
S.J.H said on 25/Jan/17
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Only if kobe was 6'6 then beckham can be 181cm
trumpslave said on 21/Jan/17
Becks is no less than 181 cm he still towers over his son who is 177 cm just compare them at pics
S.J.H said on 20/Jan/17
Beckham is 150 pounds and 5'10.5
Sandy Cowell said on 18/Jan/17
David is 5ft11 exactly. I have never read anything different until this afternoon!
For some reason, I couldn't get through to this website so I tried to access it in different ways, but to no avail. I ended up checking out a couple of other height sites, and they weren't a patch on this one! They didn't captivate my interest for very long at all!
One of them said that David is 6ft! I thought, "I'm going to take a nap!"
So I did!
When I woke up, I found this site again! It really is beyond comparison and I never thought I would say this but it offers a 'service' to the enquiring mind!
HonestSlovene said on 17/Jan/17
@James B I'm between you 2 (closer to Beckham's height at 5'10" range) and wear a UK shoe size 9 (US 9.5), which is about 43-44 EU. Everyone is different, but taller people tend to have bigger sizes (though Beckham has never looked as a fella who wears a large shoe size).
trumpslave said on 17/Jan/17
David beckham is 181 cm that was his official mark the last year he played at manchester united in 2003 i think.
James B said on 15/Jan/17
Arch Stanton said on 11/Jan/17
No he doesn't. I've seen Beckham say he takes a size 8.5 UK.


I am 4 inches shorter than Beckham and take a size 10 UK
Johno said on 14/Jan/17
Let me cut to the chase, just look at his hand size, no need to assess via shoe size.
Johnson said on 13/Jan/17
@Arch Stanton please put the source. In ebay with 10 US size you can see his boots
Arch Stanton said on 11/Jan/17
No he doesn't. I've seen Beckham say he takes a size 8.5 UK.
Johnson said on 11/Jan/17
Beckham uses 11 US 10.5 UK 45.3 Europe. There were links on ebay. I don't think in shoes is less than 44.5 European
Craig said on 10/Jan/17
Beckham is 5 feet 10 & a half; judging by picture I've seen with him & OJ Beckham Jnr. It's stated that OJ is 5"11 & he as about half an inch to an inch on him!!! Just because he is so famous he gets labelled as 6 feet!! No chance!!
Chris said on 9/Jan/17
I've seen 181cm listing with a 10.5 us shoe and 157llbs
Johnson said on 7/Jan/17
Beckham has large feet, 11 UK shoe size boots 45 or 46 in Europe!! 181 cm tall
Johnson said on 30/Dec/16
@trumpslave those are also my predictions
Canson said on 30/Dec/16
I'd go 179-180 range. Easily 181+ morning
dpp said on 28/Dec/16
@HonestSlovene Wow! you think like me everything,Gerrard shy 6ft,Lampard 6ft 0.25.
trumpslave said on 22/Dec/16
Having a base of watching many pictures of them and comparing i can properly say: David Beckham is 181 cm Gerrard is 183 cm and Lampard is 184 cm
trumpslave said on 22/Dec/16
Having a base of watching many pictures of them and comparing i can properly say: David Beckham is 181 cm Gerrard is 183 cm and Lampard is 184 cm
Wrs567 said on 16/Dec/16
Lampard is NOT an inch taller than Gerrard.

Steven Gerrard has one of the worst postures I've seen. This is why he can looks shorter than he actually is.

Lampard and Gerrard are both decent 6'0'' guys.

Here you can see Steven Gerrard can look taller than Frank when he is not slouching

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HonestSlovene said on 16/Dec/16
Beckham = 180 cm
Lampard= 182.5 cm
Gerrard = 183.5 cm
hr said on 12/Dec/16
is Lampard really an inch taller then Gerrard?I always pegged Gerrard to be 5'11 or 5'11 and a half at top. his height seems somewhat tall but he seems trumped when he's next to some whose 6'2.

i recall in his autobiography lists himself as among taller members of the English squad at the 06 WC.

and I remember reading in the LFC store he was listed on a poster as 188cm

btw how tall is Jamie Carragher?
HonestSlovene said on 8/Dec/16
What peak height? LOL he is 41 y.o. for Christ sake.
James said on 6/Dec/16
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Lampard 1.84
Gerrard 1.82
Beckham 1.80
ho said on 2/Dec/16
whose taller of Beckham/Gerrard/Lampard?
MDV said on 2/Dec/16
Rob, for you who would be taller today between Beckham and Pitt ?
For the average guess Beckham by 0.5 in!!
I believe that they would be closer, like 0.25 inc difference or less
Editor Rob: for me, there's nothing really between those guys, at most 1/4 if measured.
mercury said on 30/Nov/16
I think this listing is incorrect Rob for David beckham just look at his pics with justin timberlake ronaldo nazario and iker casillas they are about the same height so david beckham is 181 or 182 cm
MS said on 26/Nov/16
180 cm seems accurate now. Though i believe that his peak height was 182 cm.
sa344 said on 17/Nov/16
Rob, do you see an inch between David and Frank?

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I can't really tell
Editor Rob: yes, I think from that photsession there was enough to see Frank looked about an inch taller.
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 17/Nov/16
With Andy Murray (who is standing up a bit straighter in the same footwear):

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I don't know if it makes a case that Andy Murray is no more than 6'2" (possibly a tad under even as there isn't three full inches between them), or if it makes a case that David Beckham is due for an upgrade.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Nov/16
186cm seems reasonable for Terry. Doesn't look under 6ft1




Rob, could you add both him and Lampard?
Editor Rob: I am still thinking on those guys. Ideally it wouldn't matter, but I sometimes have to watch the amount of pages and the impact...hence why it's a few a day.
miko said on 7/Nov/16
186cm for Terry IMO.

Solid 6'1.
sa344 said on 6/Nov/16
Yeah about 6'1.5'' for John Terry is right

He is a bit taller than a 185cm Measured Cristiano Ronaldo

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Rory said on 6/Nov/16
Terry is 6'1.5, check out pictures of him with 6'0.5 Neil Robertson who Robs got a picture with he's a good inch taller.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Nov/16
I would say at least 6ft1. He's taller than Lampard who is a strong 6ft.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Nov/16
Rob, I asked this before but didn't get a reply...how tall do you think John Terry really is?




He's been listed from 6ft up to 6ft2 and honestly he can look all over that range.
Editor Rob: somewhere in 6ft 1 range might be more likely than 6ft 2 or 6ft
spainmen191cm said on 31/Oct/16
Rob, 10st 13lb in kg is not 75, is 69.4 to be precise. Maybe you want to correct ;)
Editor Rob: that's why I put the [sic], because it is how it appears in his book, an error that was missed.
Original said on 19/Oct/16
5'10.75", bad posture 5'10.5.
Jay 184cm said on 19/Oct/16
Beckham has always looked a solid 5'11" - in fact, his athletic frame has often given off the impression he might be slightly taller than that, 181cm maybe. But generally photos with guys like Ronaldo or Ramos show him to be a solid 5'11". I cannot see him being under 180cm.
For his generation, he always looked a relatively good height for a footballer, especially compared to his Class of '92 contemporaries. For the current generation, 6'0" - 6'2" is very common. Nevertheless, Beckham has good proportions and always looks good style-wise.
joe ### said on 26/Sep/16
solid 5Β΄11
Ladedah said on 21/Sep/16
Beckham must be 6ft, just doesn't seem as if he could be the same height as me at 180cm.
D said on 16/Sep/16
Why Beckham looks like a guy in the 181-183 range by not only 1.80.
Wallace said on 5/Sep/16
Met him when he was in LA. I'm five eleven and He's about the same height maybe half inch shorter so listing him is fair. He's not less than five ten and half
Canson said on 14/Aug/16
In this pic he has his head tilted downward with Kobe, but I could see roughly a 15-16cm diff (if both straightened up and we take from Beckhams scalp) with a guy who was measured near the 195 mark 194.945. One thing with guys like Beckham Pique Blake Griffin etc with thick hair, it can skew the measurement even if it's just 1cm. It balances when you look at Pique next to a true measurement like Ibrahimovic who was measured at 194-194.5 and is An accurate listing by Rob. Same with Griffin who got a morning measurement but looks (minus his hair) more like 202cm next to Deandre Jordan 207.65cm, about a 5-6cm difference, and with Carmelo Anthony who is accurately 198.8cm, a 3-4cm difference if hair were equal.

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Canson said on 14/Aug/16
@James: after seeing these pics you posted, 179 is possible. I thought he'd be 180 but he may only appear it in pics
Johno said on 13/Aug/16
*measured.
Johno said on 13/Aug/16
With Ronaldo he is in the 5'10-range; Ronaldo's height is probably one of the most accurate there. He was twice at 6'1 in shallow footwear.
James said on 8/Aug/16
@Johnny Very interesting pic with Will Smith. I am surprised Will isn't so much taller than him!
Johnny said on 6/Aug/16
Beckham is not under 5'11" and the 5'10.5" argument is totally wrong. Click Here Click Here
Johno said on 1/Aug/16
@175cm, i think Beckham was in trainers in that shot but i forgot which ones. Don't know which footwear Ronaldo is in though, probably some low profile typical football shoes of some kind.

Seen another set of them two and the difference looked even greater then the one presented in this set.
Cornell said on 19/Jul/16
He looks 6ft next to Ronaldo
Percy said on 11/Jul/16
Becks is one of the best examples of a 5' 11" guy you will see.
hijopotamus said on 6/Jul/16
James, spot on
Johnny said on 1/Jul/16
@Rob if 181 cm is my lowest measurement....would I be fractionally taller than Beckham if I stand next to him?
Editor Rob: I think you probably would be
James said on 20/Jun/16
Beckham is 179 cm maximum. He looks at least 7 cm shorter than Cristiano and also shorter than Casillas:

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Arch Stanton said on 18/Jun/16
Odd, but Kyrgios with 6'6 Cilic Click Here looks 6'3.5 and then pulls off near 6'5 there with Beckham haha Click Here With most of the tennis pros I think Kyrgios looks 6'3.5 ish but at times he can look a strong 6'4!
Arch Stanton said on 18/Jun/16
Maybe if you cut off Murray's hair a bit I see 1.5 inch diff but difficult to see him 6'4 range with Murray, if he's 6'3.5 Beckham looks sub 5 ft 11!
Arch Stanton said on 18/Jun/16
Rob, what would you guess for Nick Kyrgios? Odd, I've sene him play at times and thought he looked a strong 6'4 (I guessed him at 6'4.5 before I knew his height, I though he looked a big guy on the court) which I think he looks with Beckham Click Here Footwear is similar I think. But then with Murray looks 6'3 Click Here Murray claiming 187.5cm at times seems to throw things off as a lot of the time he can look comfortably 189.
Editor Rob: might gain a bit of height in that position with David, I'd have thought about 6ft 3 range.
MD said on 13/Jun/16
With listed 6'4" Nick Kyrgios:

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truth said on 6/Jun/16
5'10.75" (180 cm). Around an inch taller than the average UK man ( 5'9.5" overral, 5'10" for young people).
James B said on 1/Jun/16
Wonder how much Beckham weighs these days?
Editor Rob: might not be at playing weight now...so maybe he is in 11-11.5 stones range.
Sam said on 1/Jun/16
I don't think average has changed much over the last 20 years. Maybe 40-50 years ago it would be an inch shorter than it is today.
CS said on 31/May/16
Our generation's average isn't much different though.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/May/16
I think he was always a solid 5ft11er but 181cm is arguable.
Mat said on 29/May/16
@MD

His generation's average is supposed to be 5'9 or 5'9.5 at the most. So at 1.5 inches taller than average, I'd call him clearly above average or tallish. He could have been described as tall by some people back then.
Johno said on 28/May/16
Beckham can look a strong 5'10 at all times and even 5'11; Pitt does look shorter alot of the times. I would place a bet on Beckham being comfortably taller in barefeet.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 28/May/16
4cm between Beckham and Torres seems too much... I bet beckham is 181cm
MD said on 27/May/16
For his generation (and he's not that old) he'd have been a bit above average, unless the UK was shorter than I thought it was.
James B said on 26/May/16
For his generation Beckham is tall
Judd said on 26/May/16
James B said on 19/May/16
Rob do you think there's a chance in his 20s Beckham was no less than 5'11.25?
Editor Rob: I'm not sure if a guy like Beckham will have lost any height, unless through cartilage wear?

James B, i do not think Becks might have lost something (i think he's still at peak) but there's a small fraction his peak was 5'11.25" instead 5'11"...
I think 180-181 cms is likelier than 179-180 cms...however 5'11" is still the best guess for him!
tiny said on 26/May/16
5'9" between 5'10".
James B said on 19/May/16
Rob do you think there's a chance in his 20s Beckham was no less than 5'11.25?
Editor Rob: I'm not sure if a guy like Beckham will have lost any height, unless through cartilage wear?
Mat said on 19/May/16
Rob, after a match of soccer all players will be shorter than listed here, correct?
Editor Rob: they may well drop a fraction more than listed.
Johnny said on 18/May/16
@Rob which slot will you put Beckham in:

(A) 184 cm/182 cm
(B) 183.5 cm/ 181.5 cm
(C)183 cm/ 181 cm
(D)182.5 cm/ 180.5 cm
(E) 182 cm/ 180 cm
(F) 181.5 cm/ 179.5 cm
Editor Rob: anywhwere in EtoC zone, at times he can look 5ft 11, other times even a bit more.
CS said on 16/May/16
@Greg hahaha yeah man it's crazy.
Johno said on 16/May/16
I would throw that Beckham and Pitt picture out of the window, Pitt typically is standing closer to the camera and we can't see his footwear.

There is another picture from that set; from side, where Beckham's eyeline seems to have the edge on Pitt.

If Beckham was measured at 179cm than that only serves to strengthen my belief he can measure both 180cm and 5'10.75 ------ he is a weak-5'11.
plus said on 16/May/16
Paul Scholes is 171 cm tall, not 168
Greg said on 14/May/16
@CS yo so true lmao. I was reading some people even trying to say pitt was in the 5'8 range, I was like what o.O
Johan said on 13/May/16
175 cm said on 26/Apr/16
If he really got measured 179cms he deserves max. 5ft 10.25

He was still in the youth team at the time with Scholes when that measurement came out. 17 years old maybe so there is a chance he might have squeezed out a little more.

I think the 180 cm claim is fine, just wonder if he is maybe 179.1-4cm at worst or not and maybe 179.6cm + regular low when not training or after a game. I wouldn't say he is under 5'10.5" if I have to give a minimum.

I would probably stick him at 5'10.75" but 5'11" is still fine he looks it more often than not. Shows up other guys who inflate their height.
CS said on 12/May/16
What is it with all these 5'11 range guys getting people saying they're 5'9-5'10 lol? Beckham, Pitt, DiCaprio. It's so absurd to me it's funny.
Johnny said on 12/May/16
@Rob Let us forget about his autobiography for a while...you must see a lot of photos of a celebrity before estimating his height...so did it ever occur to you that Beckham can be a weak 6 footer or 5'11.5"...
Editor Rob: at times yes he can look over 5ft 11, but then I think overall 5ft 11ish is the best shout, some days he may well measure a little over that mark.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/May/16
180/181cm range, and 182cm range out of bed
Greg said on 5/May/16
He seems about 5'11 based on the shape of his body and proportions.
David said on 3/May/16
180 CM
c-mo said on 3/May/16
Shawn mendes said on 3/May/16
I think he is like 5ft and 9 in

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Shawn mendes said on 3/May/16
I think he is like 5ft and 9 in
alexbigguy said on 30/Apr/16
@Appe 6ft 0.5 s
I agree with you...i think he wakes up at 182,7 and end the day at around 180,7....(solid 180 guy or weak 181)
CS said on 30/Apr/16
The guy is not below 5'11".
James B said on 29/Apr/16
Arch Stanton said on 26/Apr/16
@James The difference though is that Bekcham can't seme to grow his hair on the sides for longer than two weeks without getting it cut. He#s way too metrosexual and conscious about his appearance to really effectively pull off that 60s Eastwood look. If you look at Eastwood's hair in the 60sd and 70s, it was bouffed but scruffy and longish on the sides too. Beckham kills that look by shaving it frequently. He could pull off the look better if he stopped looking in mirrors and grew it a bit!


Arch- I think when he grew his hair back in 2010 he looked the most like Clint Eastwood (Google David Beckham in Australia).
truth said on 29/Apr/16
179-180cm guy.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 29/Apr/16
He's a weak 181cm guy.
I bet he wakes up around 182cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Apr/16
He can look a strong 5ft11
Arch Stanton said on 26/Apr/16
@James The difference though is that Bekcham can't seme to grow his hair on the sides for longer than two weeks without getting it cut. He#s way too metrosexual and conscious about his appearance to really effectively pull off that 60s Eastwood look. If you look at Eastwood's hair in the 60sd and 70s, it was bouffed but scruffy and longish on the sides too. Beckham kills that look by shaving it frequently. He could pull off the look better if he stopped looking in mirrors and grew it a bit!
Johan said on 17/Apr/16
If he was a 1/4 inch under his usual that would explain the 179 cm measurement at Man Utd in the youth team days. Maybe he came in at 5'10.5-5'10.75" ?
MB said on 16/Apr/16
What would you say it is his lowest height after standing for while and if he did play a soccer match?
Editor Rob: after a match any player could be a 1/4 inch under their usual lowest mark.
James B said on 14/Apr/16
Rob that weight range is too light for soccer players of that height wouldn't you agree?

I got down to 10 stone at 5'7 and people I looked way too thin.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 12/Apr/16
@Harvey
Considering that beckham in my opinion is 181cm tall, when he played he weighed surely around 72-73kg.
I don't think he weighs less than 73kg actually. Around 74kg is my bet.
Harvey said on 11/Apr/16
10 stone 13b is actually 69.4kg. Do you think he'd weigh that low Rob?
Editor Rob: yes, many players 5ft 10-11 are 10 - 11 stone range.
plus said on 8/Apr/16
Figo is 1 cm shorter than Beckham
James B said on 7/Apr/16
Around his bodyguards he looks small but I'd say Beckham looks over average height for a man and could pass as tall.
S.J.H said on 30/Mar/16
I'm confident if rob pull out a metric measurement on beckham he did be 5'10.6-5'10.75 and the only time he could be 5'11 only in the metric measure before 9-10am. This apply on strict measurement without socks. So hes like 5'10.5 solidly that i insist. I know well how a solid 5'11 looks but beckham close to it but not there
joe @@ said on 29/Mar/16
yes, Sergio branches seems to look 6'0 with Nadal
appe 6ft0.5 said on 29/Mar/16
@plus Sergio Ramos is around 183cm for sure but I wouldn't call him a strong 6ft.
To me he deeps under 183cm in the evening.
plus said on 28/Mar/16
My listings are 2 hours after waking up. 10:00-18:00. Habitual heights. I normally trust in medicals if they are not done so early as 9:00. The people of my average height keep the measure from 10:00 until night.

I believe Sergio Ramos is 183 at least until 21:00
Johnny said on 27/Mar/16
@Rob in almost all the sites Beckham is listed as 6'0"...why is it so??...
Editor Rob: at least one club had him at that mark, but in his own biography he had the 5ft 11 in stats section...if he wasn't I'm sure he'd have got it changed.
joe @@ said on 25/Mar/16
still I think Beckham look a solid 181cm
5ft 9.25 said on 18/Mar/16
@plus
Don't think it's copy and paste. You can find numbers which are absolutely new... I guess it's what the players claimed at the FA...
5ft 9.25 said on 18/Mar/16
@Appe 6ft 0.5
If you use your phone you have to open the PDF and scroll down to England.
Beckham got measured 179cms at ManUnited. Terry claimed 183 at the starting point of his career. Compare Zidane to Bale/Ronaldo.

One thing is funny, Steven Gerrard claims 185 at the FA (pdf source).

If I write down my guesses I consider 'peak out of bed' and the 'bare minimun' - the lowest they can measure on this earth. Example: end of soccer match and dehydrated...

:-)
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 16/Mar/16
@5ft 9.25

Where did you read that Lampard claimed 181cm? seems very strange because it's impossible he is that low.
Secondly, have you writed down the morning - evening range? If yes it's not correct because you can argue a 2/2,5cm difference but not 3cm or more difference.
Evening heights in my opinion:
Cristiano Ronaldo 185cm
Terry 186cm
Zidane 184cm
Lampard 183,5cm
Beckham 181cm
Raul 178cm
Lmeister said on 16/Mar/16
Becks is 182cm in the morning. 180cm with loose posture.
plus said on 15/Mar/16
@5ft 9.25 Lampard himself claiming 181 cms?? where? That link is nonsense, I checked it. Copy paste from different sources
5ft 9.25 said on 13/Mar/16
@plus
First of all Frank Lampard aslo claimed 181cms. I'd think 184 as his "absolute" morning peak is much more believable.
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My estimate:
CR7 187-184
Terry 186,5-183
Zidane 185-181,5
Lampard 184-180,5
BECKHAM 182-178,5
Raul 179,5-176
S.J.H said on 12/Mar/16
I don't think beckham holds a good 180cm through the day untill night. But hes more like a 5'10.75 guy and dipping in 5'10.5 by night. The about 5'10 rumors some say met him in person is nonsense. Hes a strong legit 179cm 5'10.5
Height said on 29/Feb/16
From what I've seen over his prime years, he is 181cm at least and could even be pushing for 181.5 cm
plus said on 10/Feb/16
The first pic of Figo in my last message it was actually Raul. This was the pic I meant that it also appeared some posts below
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I agree, no more no less 180.5 or 181 in medical tests
Johno said on 4/Feb/16
I think 5'10.75 would be a good hedge.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 2/Feb/16
I m with @plus! imho he is exactly 181cm in the evening. But I agree with the fact that if he was not 181cm it's because he is 180cm ( I would rule out 182cm for Becks).
plus said on 31/Jan/16
@Jason33 He doesn't have a good posture many times. I've seen many pics of Becks lately, so I posted here some of them. If he is straight he can't be less than 181 cm!! But the better pictures are with the same shoes posing stretched like these ones

with Figo 180
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with Cristiano 186
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with Lampard 184
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with Alex Gonzalez (180?) he has several pics with him
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with Raul (179 -listed 180)
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Jason33 said on 30/Jan/16
He's 180cm (5'10.866") . Evidence:
1. Various pics - just look at him with OBJ who measured exactly 5'11.25 barefoot at the NFL combine...Becks looks 2cm shorter.
2. His own words in his biography (honest guy). He would NOT have approved those stats if false.
3. His foot size only 9.5. Very rare to have such small feet and be over 180. I'm 182 and have size 11.5 feet.
4. Wears chunky heels and possibly lifts...and always in form fitting clothes accentuating his superb posture and slim frame.
Spot on Rob.
plus said on 28/Jan/16
This is what I think of players and coaches commonly listed 180 cm

Abelardo Fernandez 185 (the most obvious)
Guardiola 181
Beckham 181
Ronaldinho 181
Figo 180
Paco Jemez 180
Raul 179.5
Simeone 179.5
James Rodriguez 179.5
Luis Enrique 179
Unai Emery 179
minseok said on 23/Jan/16
5 11 guy
Johno said on 23/Jan/16
A classic 5'10-ranger. A bit shorter then Robbie Williams, who does not average 5'11 himself.

5'10.25
Smudger said on 21/Jan/16
He is 182 cm, you have just to look at his photos with 180 cm Raul Gonzalez he is a little bit taller
HeightObsession said on 12/Jan/16
At Madame Tussauds London, he is similar in height to my boyfriend who is exactly 5'11.5. Didn't see heel sizes, so it was most likely that David Beckham's heel size could of been higher than by boyfriend's since Beckham was in dress shoes. I would give Beckham 5'11 to 5'11.25, most likely higher.
184.3cm (Night) said on 31/Dec/15
Beckham is 180cm. Not more or less. Measured at 179cm during his youth team days at Man Utd. He maybe is a 5'10.75" guy not even a full 5'11.
plus said on 30/Dec/15
@Appe 6ft 0.5 very agree with you. Inzaghi and Beckham 181 cm and Figo 180, with Raul 179.5
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 29/Dec/15
Yesterday night I saw another time filippo inzaghi and we took a photo together (we had same thick shoes): I have exactly an inch on him. Then I look photos of inzaghi with beckham: beckham never looks shorter than inzaghi and I can conferm inzaghi is around 181cm (no less).
At the end, I would go with 181cm for beckham as evening height ( he wakes up around 183)
TJE said on 18/Dec/15
I'm not so sure on 5'11.25; I'll believe it as an 8-9 A.M.-ish measurement.
iggity said on 7/Dec/15
Rob, at what height do you think his eyes are at?
Editor Rob: possibly just under 5ft 6.5
MD said on 7/Dec/15
@Jay 184cm,

That's because Gerrard is not 6'0". I've posted so many photos on this page showing that.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 4/Dec/15
@Jay 184cm For a picture of Beckham edging Gerrard you find, there are at least 5 pictures in which Gerrard edges out Beckham. Personal thought: there are exactly 2cm difference between them,
Gerrard 182,5cm
Beckham 180,5cm

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