How tall is Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale's Height

6ft ¼ in (183.5 cm)

Welsh International Footballer who has played for Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid. On real's website they firstly listed him as 1.83m, and by 2017 had him as 1.85m and about 82kg.

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Average Guess (168 Votes)
6ft 0.37in (183.8cm)
187 manns said on 27/Jun/20
Bale easy 188 very tall
Matt Evans said on 24/Jun/20
Always looks above 6ft, I’d go for 184-186 range & don’t think 6’1 is an unreasonable height to be listed at for him. similarly to Ronaldo I don’t see a full 6’2(188cm), think even 187cm is a stretch for both men.
Haksim said on 24/May/20
He is 184 said on 24/May/20
188 İTS ok
183 guy said on 21/May/20
He is 186
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 20/May/20
@183 guy lmao he stopped growing already over 10 years ago, with ur logic he will grow all his life to 7 feet omg lmao
181 188 guy said on 20/May/20
BALE 185.5-188
183 guy said on 13/May/20
Rob G Bale's height 185.5 186
183 guy said on 11/May/20
Yeah 185.5
183 guy said on 10/May/20
He is not under 183 he is 185.5
XenOInterloper said on 9/May/20
Solid 6 foot guy imo. Looks even taller sometimes because of his hairstyle.
183 guy said on 9/May/20
Gareth Bale height
183 guy said on 8/May/20
He is 185
David178 said on 18/Apr/20
My Guess
Bale - 183.5
Benzema - 183
Ramos - 182.5
Ronaldo - 185
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 4/Apr/20
@metin reis you cannot shrink 4cm. Also you cant shrink 2cm betweeen afternoon and night, maybe couple of millimetres more or then just nothing, it depends but not 2cm. 2cm is morning height-)afternoon/night height. About 2,2cm you lose during the day. He is 185.2-3cm in the morning i guess.
Progking said on 22/Mar/20
@RampageClover thats true i wake up at 185.5 cm and go down to 183-183.5 cm, 184 cm depending on the day. Id call that range a strong 6 footer, he can get away with 6'1 a lot
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Mar/20
187.5cm straight out down to 183.5cm before bed is unrealistic. You’d only see that level of fluctuation in a 7fter

Bale probably hits 6ft1 on the nose first thing (arguable a touch over) and closes the day at the current listing.

A guy who gets 187.5cm out of bed shouldn’t dip under 6ft1 in the eveining
metin reis said on 15/Mar/20
morning: 187.5
afternoon: 185.5
night: 183.5
total 186.2
amk said on 7/Mar/20
he is 185 186
Sampex 2 said on 6/Mar/20
185 out of bed
183 before bed
Solid 6ft guy
GB11 said on 6/Mar/20
Gareth Bale is 185 real madrid official site and transfermarkt
BALE said on 5/Mar/20
He is 185 186
Que lo Que said on 29/Jan/20
Always looked an inch shorter than Ronaldo, definently a classic 183cm guy
Junavideo1 said on 31/Dec/19
He is about 2cm shorter than ronaldo, ronaldo is 185.5 and bale 183.6
A.Lawrence said on 28/Dec/19
Rob do ever feel Bale sometimes looks like 6'0 but other times like 6'3" at different times? And what do u think the difference in height is compared to Ronaldo?
Editor Rob
Never thought he looked 6ft 2 or 3, but sometimes 6ft other times 6ft 1
Nik said on 1/Nov/19
I wonder if he would edge out Lampard.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Oct/19
My money is on Bale edging out Nadal
Lazar99 said on 19/Sep/19
From what you've seen ,Who is taller Gareth Bale or Rafael Nadal ??
Editor Rob
Sometimes Bale seems taller, but against many players I can see 6ft or 6ft 0.25...sometimes Nadal at times has seemed he could pull off nearer 6ft 1/2
Nik Ashton said on 1/Sep/19
It’s interesting Real listed him as 1.83m!
Valois 2.0 said on 4/Aug/19
Nothing under 6'0.
6 Feet Men said on 27/Jul/19
I think he is a weak 6'1"
edwards said on 31/Jan/19
i think he is 6'1
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 17/Jan/19
183cm and 81kg. Always look that in Real Madrid.
TB said on 1/Jan/19
He is 183.1cm
Lava said on 15/Dec/18
Bale: 183.7 - 184.4 cm
Benzema: 183.5 - 184.2 cm
PES said on 4/Jul/18
bale height 188 weight 81
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Jun/18
Out of bed: 185.7cm
Before bed: 183.8cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Jun/18
182cm range is too low for this guy. Always appears closer to 184cm
miko said on 24/Jun/18
He's a solid 6'0.

Likely the kind of guy that is 6'0.5 range through most of the day and drops down to a low of a fraction over 6'0 at his lowest.
MAD SAM said on 4/Jun/18
Typical 183 cm guy
QM6'1QM said on 26/May/18
Just solid 6ft tall!
Khaled Taban said on 14/May/18
Didn't you think Marcelo Vieira deserves a page , his height is controversial .
Editor Rob
There's lots of potential footballers to consider.
Khaled Taban said on 30/Apr/18
Bale is 184cm at morning , 183cm at evening so the average is 183.5cm
jonas henriks said on 10/Apr/18
I think he is 184, and 81 kg. In spurs he was like 77-78kg. His 74kg was at 16. He is not that skinny, just muscular.
En said on 10/Apr/18
Has the face of a 6'5 man.
En said on 10/Apr/18
Has the face of a 6'5 man.
zzzzzammagaaahhd said on 7/Apr/18
His bonce is slightly small for his body so he's a solid 6 footer, without a slightly small head he would probably be 6'2
BloodTypeManiac181cm said on 6/Apr/18
Solid 184 cm
Rtyuqrt said on 25/Mar/18
He looks it at many times or even taller. He has perfect tall man proportions, but I don't believe somehow he's the full 6' . He's clearly 3 cm shorter than ronaldo. I could see him at 5'11 3/4 ie 1.82 m. Maybe 183 - 183.5 is his morning height.
Animus said on 20/Mar/18
He weighs 82kg? I suppose it's possible with his thick legs. Overall he looks lighter than Cristiano.
Original said on 12/Mar/18
Agree with 5'11.75" for Ramos, 6'0.25" for Bale and Benzema and 6'1" for Cristiano.
Rory said on 8/Mar/18
Evening heights

Ramos 182.5cm
Ronaldo 185.5cm
Bale 183.5-4cm
Benzema 183.5cm
James the real one said on 3/Mar/18
@Ronald9 "in some photos with ramos they look almost the same height" In fact, Bale looks clearly shorter than Ramos in some pics, so I'm not convinced he is 1.84.

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Rob, do you think that there is a floor advantage for Benzema and Ramos in this pic?
Editor Rob
Always a chance of a slight tilt (looking at background it would be a little tilt in Marcelo's favour), but the ground is unknown. Seems flat enough.
Ronald9 said on 25/Feb/18
Bales height is strange. He can look 6'1 at times but then in some photos with ramos they look almost the same height. Maybe its his proportions because his body in general looks pretty long and big. Heres a pic of him with Ronaldo and Benzema in their most recent game. I'd say Bale 184 cm Benzema 183 and Ronaldo 185.5-186

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Appe 183cm said on 24/Feb/18
@James the real one

Hey san!I'm fine and I hope you are too.
I really appreciate your photo argumentation, in particular I agree with you about the height difference between Ronaldo and Ramos... almost 4cm seems spot on to me.

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Look at this photo - similar to one of the previous posted by you -.
Here Bale seems to be round 1cm taller than Bale. I continue to think Bale edges out Benzema by 0,5-1cm (from all photos I have seen on the net).
IMO Bale is exactly 2cm shorter than Ronaldo and 1,5cm taller than Ramos.
James the real one said on 22/Feb/18
@Appe 183cm How are you my friend? I do think that Benzema is taller than Bale, not vice versa. Check it out these pics:
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Ramos looks 4 cm shorter than Cristiano, to be honest:

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Bale has hair advantage. If you look closely at the eyebrow level (not the hairline level), you wil notice Benzema looks 1 cm taller than Bale:
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This is only MY opinion but I think Bale is 1.83, Benzema 1.84, Cristiano 1.86 and Ramos 1.82. I think Rob was spot on, Benzema is indeed taller than Bale.
Original said on 21/Feb/18
Agree ~15cm difference, I would say 184 for Bale and 199 for Carmelo.
Appe 183cm said on 17/Feb/18

+/- 15cm difference with Bale. I would say he's around 2m.
Johnson said on 11/Feb/18
@Appe @show @original make prediction for Carmelo Anthony
Johnson said on 1/Feb/18
Carmelo Anthony in loafers and Bale

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Appe 183cm said on 1/Feb/18
C. Ronaldo 186cm > Bale 184cm > Benzema 183,5cm > S. Ramos 182,5cm
NiBBBBa said on 18/Jan/18
Add him to the "Soccer players" category.
And I guess he's exactly 183cm or 6ft.
Shogansixfour said on 8/Jan/18
6'0 tall, not 6'1 as I seen many pics of him and Ronaldo (who's a legit 6'1) and Bale is edged out by an inch. So I give him solid legit 6'0 nothing under it though maybe at most half an inch over on a good day.
Hijopotamus said on 5/Jan/18
81.8kg? lol
Original said on 4/Jan/18
IMO 183.6 is his low. I can see he being 184 most of time.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Dec/17
Out of bed: 185.51cm
Before bed: 183.66cm
Dude 173 cm said on 24/Dec/17

Do you still the way of Johnson?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Dec/17
He really can appear 185cm at times...
Dude 173 cm said on 22/Dec/17
Isn't 183.5 cm, looks that with fakes six footers (5'11.5"/5'11.75"), 185 cm with shoes
MJKoP said on 29/Nov/17
For some reason, going by his neck and head I'd expect him to be close to seven feet tall if not even taller!!!
Appe 183.3cm said on 1/Nov/17
183,75cm x 76kg
Original said on 20/Oct/17
183 - 184.5 area.
Johnson said on 14/Oct/17
@Rob Now that Real Madrid updated data on its web, you should put above that Bale is listed this year in Real Madrid: 185 and 81.8 kg
the Slav said on 1/Oct/17
Ramsey is 5'11.25-.5 - strong 5'11 guy
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Sep/17
6ft1 out of bed is probable
sumdude said on 30/Sep/17
185-185.5cm morning.
183cm absolute lowest at night. Solid 6ft man.
Ajs said on 21/Sep/17
Is it just me or did he look taller when he had shorter hair...
anon176 said on 8/Sep/17
Johnson said on 8/Sep/17
Ramsey is 182

Safely ruled out!
Johnson said on 8/Sep/17
Ramsey is 182
anon176 said on 7/Sep/17
Bale edges out Ramsey. That's easy to spot. Next to CR7 he can look sub 6' but Cristiano never slouches.
jjj said on 6/Sep/17
Strange how on Fifa Bale is listed as 183cm and Ramsey is 177cm, but this photo proves they're actually the same height!

What do you think, Rob?

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Canson said on 2/Sep/17
@Johnson: I agree with you on that statement less margin for wrror
Junior said on 16/Aug/17
He could be measure 6'0.5" few hours out of bed. Solid 6'0 before bed.
James said on 14/Aug/17
@Johnson I agree with you.
Johnson said on 12/Aug/17
@James Rob did it perfectlty. People not used to feet and inches see 5'11 and 5'10.75 and don't pay attention to feet inches just read 180

With the new format. Now we all know that 5'11 is solid 180 and 5'10.75 a weak 180 (179.7 or so)

It is just a way to control weak and strong in cms
Richard said on 12/Aug/17
Bale is obviously a 6fter. He'd get guessed 6ft 1 by a fair amount of people. Legit 184 range imo
James said on 11/Aug/17
@Christian-6'5 3/8 You said on a previous comment that "whenever you list a celeb as "6ft 0.25in (184 cm)" or "6ft 3in (191 cm)", some people believe that they're a legit 184 or 191, which is erroneous because they actually equate to 183.5 and 190.5 respectively." Why is 6' 0.25" (183.5) not a legit 1.84? Is then 6 ft 0 (182.8) not a legit 1.83? In European countries most people do not claim its own height in decimals. So 182.8 is rounded up to 1.83 not rounded down to 1.82. It's also logical, from a mathematical point of view. In mathematics, it's wrong to round down numbers when the decimal is 5 or bigger. So it's erroneous to round down 182.8, instead of rounding up to 1.83. The same goes with 183.5, that should be roundep up to 1.84. On the other hand, 6 ft 1 (185.4) should be rounded down to 1.85. In conclusion, 183.5 is a legit 1.84, because in mathemathics you can't round down a decimal which is 5 or more, and most people don't claim its height in decimals.

"Leave it the same if the next digit is less than 5 (this is called rounding down)
But increase it by 1 if the next digit is 5 or more (this is called rounding up)"

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Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 9/Aug/17
My mistake, 6'0.5" is actually 184.15, it's actually a 0.6-0.7cm difference from 6'0.25"
Slim 182 cm said on 6/Aug/17
I totally agree with Christian , rob you've got half intervals for feet and inches, why not add half intervals for metres and centre meters, please do this as we're not all American. And I myself could be a perfect example of the confusion. as I measure 184 out of bed and i downgraded myself a quarter inch which is ironic cause most users that miscalculate their height actually inflate themselves a quarter inch.
Editor Rob: I included it for the voting, but was 50/50 whether to put 1 decimal place in the metric part at the top.

Maybe I should do it, as it then matches up with giving 1 decimal place like the voting.
Canson said on 5/Aug/17
Tough time getting a read on this one
James said on 4/Aug/17
@Christian-6'5 3/8 Just by looking at pictures, nobody knonws if Bale is exactly 183.5, 183.6 or 183.7. There is no way to be so precise. In the metric system people are usually not listed or measured in decimals, to be so precise is generally not practice. Nobody claims to be 183.5 or 183.6.

No single football player or tennis player has its height officially listed in decimals. They are rounded. Anyhow, Bale is listed here as 6' 0.25" (1.84). That's correct, since 6' 0.25" is 183.5, and 183.5 should be rounded up to 1.84 not rounded down to 1.83.

This is how to round a number:

"Leave it the same if the next digit is less than 5 (this is called rounding down)
But increase it by 1 if the next digit is 5 or more (this is called rounding up)"

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Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 3/Aug/17

I get that. I'm just saying, some people who aren't familiar with ft/in measurements will believe that a 6'0.25" and a 6'0.5" listed celeb here is the same height because both have "184 cm" listed beside, when they're 0.5cm apart.
James said on 2/Aug/17
I wanted to say "physician" instead of the non-existent word "medician" haha. Sorry, English is not my native language.
James said on 2/Aug/17
@Christian-6'5 3/8 Nobody is measured including the decimals. Medicals measure patients and they don't say "you are 183.6" or "you are 183.8". They also don't claim "you are 184.2" or "you're 183.5". At least that's what my mother says, she works as a medician as she rounds up. For example, if a patient is 173.6 cm, she just rounds it up to 1.74. She says that's how they teached her to do it, and everybody in the hospital do the same.

I live in a European country with the stabilished imperial measurement, and nobody claim their height in decimals. So if Bale is 183.6 or 1.83.7 it doesn't matter, he is correctly rounded up to 1.84 by Rob.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 2/Aug/17
Rob, should you start adding decimals next to centimeters for listings like 6'0.25" and 6'3"? I think it's a good idea because whenever you list a celeb as "6ft 0.25in (184 cm)" or "6ft 3in (191 cm)", some people believe that they're a legit 184 or 191, which is erroneous because they actually equate to 183.5 and 190.5 respectively. Also, some of the visitors will also think that a 6'0.25" and a 6'0.5" celeb, or 6'3" and 6'3.25" celeb are the exactly the same height, since some of them don't pay attention to the ft/in listing and just read the cm listing since they're not familiar with the imperial measurements.
Slim 182 cm said on 1/Aug/17
Ronaldo and Bale are actually 2 cm apart. Correct listing.
Appe 183.3cm said on 17/Jul/17
In the last period I've started thinking he could be closer to 183cm than to 184cm.
Slim 181 cm said on 12/Jul/17
Strong 6'0, one inch shorter than cristiano ronaldo.
Appe 183.3cm said on 23/Jun/17

I agreee with your morning (just out of bed) estimation but I think his lowest could be between 183cm and 183,5cm since he probably shrinks around an inch on a normal day.
Ronaldo said on 21/Jun/17
morning: 185.4 cm
afternoon: 184.5 cm
night: 183.8 cm
Daniel said on 3/Jun/17
Looks atleast 184 to me. Very solid 6fter
Aakrish said on 13/May/17
Wow! ronaldo is taller than bale!!!
Borats Chicken said on 20/Apr/17
rob, how tall you reckon sam warburton is next to gareth?
James said on 23/Mar/17
@Rory Yes I can. If the picture is reliable why not? I admit there is a chance that the floor is not on the same level on my two pics. But I haven't seen enough yet to see Bale looking "strong" six footer. Always looks 2'5 cm shorter than Cristiano and there is still not enough evidence he is taller than Benzema or even Ramos. The advantage of these 2 pics is that you can see their feet and Bale doesn't look taller than Ramos.
Johnson said on 23/Mar/17
@Rory good point!!
Rory said on 22/Mar/17
You can't use one picture alone to justify a downgrade. Bale to me most typically looks a strong 6footer.
James said on 17/Mar/17
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Bale doesn't look over 6 ft compared with 6 ft listed Sergio Ramos. Time for a downgrade.

I personally think pictures are more relevant than the general poll. Why? Because people can be confused. These pics show Bale is not taller than Ramos, you can even see their feet.
Don't know what to claim (5'11") said on 16/Mar/17
Tommy174 said on 25/Aug/16
Bale is 184cm, Ronaldo is 185cm, Benzema is 182cm

Benzema is 188cm in the morning , drops to 186.5 cm. He is taller than Ronaldo.

Take a look at pictures of Ronaldo not on his tippy toes.
HonestSlovene said on 24/Feb/17
This guy is 100% 186 cm morning and 184 cm evening. Ronaldo looks barely taller than him, maybe 1-2 cm.
John said on 12/Feb/17
You should upgrade ronaldo to 186 cm.
What do you think, Rob?
Anon said on 11/Feb/17
6' seems about right.
James said on 8/Feb/17
@Rampage(-_-_-)Clover Probably they are both a bit shy of these marks in the morning IMO.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Jan/17
Ronaldo is probably closing in on 6ft2 out of bed and Bale easily a full 6ft1.
Johnson said on 29/Jan/17
@ok you measured him... funny comment!! Good try
ok said on 28/Jan/17
I measured him he is 180.34 was bit night time though.. ESPN him on that... Most legit 6 foot Hollywood or modeling though
Cristiano said on 13/Jan/17
legit 6' imo
trumpslave said on 12/Jan/17
Rob i believe the difference between bale and cristiano is 2 or 3 cms it's obvious. So the only way to fix this is downgrading bale to 6ft flat or upgrading cristiano to 6ft1.25 what do you think?
Rory said on 12/Jan/17
Yh I used to think the difference between Bale and Ronaldo was negligible, like half an inch at most, but I'm now of the view that there could be near an inch between them. I still think though Ronaldo at a solid 6ft 1 and Bale at a strong 6 foot makes sense. A strong 6fter would measure more than 184 range out of bed so I think Bale at 185.5 out of bed is fair. Ronaldo is probably 187.5 out of bed.
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(Not the Eurocup pictures haha)

IMO Bale is listed and looks 2.5 cm (an inch) shorter than Cristiano. 185.5?

I will go with with Johnson 184.5 in the morning sounds more believable for me.
James said on 11/Jan/17
@Johnson Yeah, you probably look 1.77 don't worry. My mother works as a pediatric physician and she has to measure teenagers at work. She measures these guys and girls in the morning (her worktime). When I was in high school, Physical Education teachers always measured me in the morning. I have the impression that most people is measured in the morning and do claim their height in shoes (height liars) or at least the morning barefoot height. If I claim my evening height people never believe me, so I always claim my morning height. Of course If I were to claim my height in shoes people wouldn't believe me and I would feel like a liar.
Rory said on 8/Jan/17
Bale would be 185.5 cms out of bed Imo. Can't see him waking up below 185 tbh.
Johnson said on 7/Jan/17
I claim 176 but I am obsessed because I think I appear 177 around people...and that being measured 2 times at the equivalent of 5'9 on the dot in medicals. I also gain 1 cm extra gut busting. I hold my height well I don't dwarf with people
James said on 7/Jan/17
@Johnson Interesting opinion!

Can I ask you a personal question? What height do you claim to be when people ask you?
Johnson said on 6/Jan/17
@James Out of bed 184.2 for Bale sounds very little. I am out of bed 177.5. After breakfast 176.5 teatime 175.5 before bed 175.5. I think Rob agree early morning he can be 184.5
James said on 5/Jan/17

Out of bed 184.2

Teatime (around 6 pm) still around 182.7 or 182.8 (6 ft)

At his absolute lowest (10:30 pm) 182.5

Most time of the day he is comfortably in the 1.83 range.
Canson said on 4/Jan/17
185 out of bed
183 at his lowest
James said on 1/Jan/17
@HonestSlovene HAHAHAHA good joke. Bale is 6' 1.5" in heels maybe.
Importer said on 1/Jan/17
Duuuuuude it's so weird if you face swap this guy and mine i would 100% believe that his stance is identical to me holy bagoogle lol
Hijopotamus said on 1/Jan/17
Could be anything around 183.
HonestSlovene said on 31/Dec/16
Bale is a solid 6'0.5" or 184 cm, pushing 6'1" (184.5cm). One of the few listings here which are actually less than his actual measurement barefoot would be. Around 6'1.5" in football shoes easily.
Johnson said on 27/Dec/16
I have seen lots of pics of James Rodriguez he is 179.5 cm. Chicharito 175 cm, Isco 175.5 cm and Falcao 177 cm
Canson said on 26/Dec/16
Yea I'm thinking 183-183.5 also. Looks 2cm shorter than renaldo. He's a solid 6-6'.25 tho
6 foot 17 yrs still growing said on 23/Dec/16
@ james if you looked at alonso left foot it is off the ground making him taller I think he is 5 ft 11.5/11.75 with bale being 6 ft /6 ft 0.25 and casillas 5 ft 11/5 ft 11. 25 and james rodriguez is my real surprise in that photo he is 5 ft 9.5/9.75 .. like he is 5 ft 10 max away from 5 ft 11 listing he is and marcelo I think he is a decent 5 ft 8.
James said on 20/Dec/16
This pic is very interesting IMO. It shows Bale is not taller than 6 ft Xabi Alonso:

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James said on 20/Dec/16
I think Bale, Benzema and Ramos are all of them 6 ft. Bale is not over 6 ft.

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James said on 20/Dec/16
Bale could be 1.83. The problem here is that we compare him with overlisted players like Ramos and Alonso.
Rory said on 16/Dec/16
If you google Gareth Bale and Harry Kane there looks a 1.25 inch difference between, but possibly Kane is losing a bit posture wise. Still, I'd have said Kane roughly 6ft 2, Bale 6'0.5.
Rory said on 12/Dec/16
I think 6'0.25 would be his low Mark. I could see him measuring 6'0.5 before lunch.
6 ft 17 yrs still growing said on 10/Dec/16
Is this his lowest or afternoon?
Johnson said on 8/Dec/16
@joe joe Tottenham updated height of players on its site
joe joe said on 1/Dec/16
@MS @James. Kyle Walker is listed everywhere at 1m 78cm. Just so you know.
bitchoftrump said on 16/Nov/16
Gareth bale's height is 184 cm just look at his pictures with 183 cm Ramos and Xabi Alonso and also his pics with 186 cm Cristiano Ronaldo
Jay 184cm said on 2/Nov/16
@MS @Johnson Kyle Walker looking 6'0" with Bale here:-
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Michelle Oursler said on 29/Oct/16
My guess regarding that is bale at 6'0.7
And Ramos at 6'0 to 5'11.6 at minimum
James said on 28/Oct/16
@Leonardo 1.73m Are you sure? Doesn't he look too tall to be only 6 ft? He gives the impression of being like 2 cm taller than 6 ft listed Sergio Ramos.

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Leonardo 1.73m said on 25/Oct/16
Unnecessary upgrade, 6'0 is honest
Rory said on 16/Oct/16
I think 6'0.5 is likely for Bale, he always seems visibly taller than other 6ft range players.
James said on 10/Oct/16
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184 cm compared with Zidane
Johnson said on 9/Oct/16
@MS I have Walker and Ramsey at 182 cm tall. Bale 184.5 cm as Zidane
James said on 29/Sep/16
@MS Then why is he 2 cm taller than Ramos?
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Bale always looks at least 184 cm, even sometimes he can look a weak 185 cm.

184 cm seems to be a good listing.
MS said on 26/Sep/16
He is clearly 6'0.. But if Bale is 184 cm, then Both Ramsey and Kyle Walker looks 182 cm (weak 6'0) next to Bale. Both are listed as 5'10 but they look close to 6'0
mike said on 17/Sep/16
He has ALWAYS looked taller than 183cm, 184cm is the lowest i'd go for Bale.
James said on 8/Sep/16
In the picture that Rob posted he looks 6 ft but compared to Sergio Ramos he looks 184 cm.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Sep/16
I think a full 184cm is arguable for Bale but still not as sure on 185cm even though he can look that...
Rollo Tomasi said on 5/Sep/16
He looks "only" 6 ft flat
Tommy174 said on 25/Aug/16
Bale is 184cm, Ronaldo is 185cm, Benzema is 182cm
James said on 11/Jul/16
He is 184 cm.

He looks 2 cm taller than 182 cm Xabi Alonso and Sergio Ramos:

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Kourosh said on 11/Jul/16
downgrade to 6'0 flat.
Mark said on 6/Jul/16
Ronaldo is clearly at least an inch taller than Bale, both standing straight, face to face, after the game:
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Johno said on 3/Jul/16
183, 184, seems about right.
SAK said on 2/Jul/16
@ A zany, the pic is misleading because it's on a angle. You need to tilt it to the right right when viewing it.
And Ronaldo is slightly taller then Bale, in the pic you can see it as well.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Jun/16
Real Madrid and Barcelona tend to be more accurate with their heights. The premier league inflate the crap out of them. Some guys who don't even reach 6ft are down at 6ft2
Oamir said on 27/Jun/16
We can say bale looks taller than Ronaldo and other players sometimes because he is muscular and he has big shoulders he has a very muscular physique
Arch Stanton said on 26/Jun/16
Bale has been the best player of Euro 2016 so far IMO. MOst games have been crap, and lots of the big name players have failed to deliver but Bale always stands out!
Arch Stanton said on 26/Jun/16
truth said on 22/Jun/16
The tallest 6'0 I have seen. I also thought nearer 6'1, but strong 6'0 is ok I guess.

With 6'2 Chris Coleman he looks exactly this, but i agree he's a guy who you'd think taller at times.
Z187 said on 25/Jun/16
I watched Wales today, during the anthem he was next to Ledley, with an even frontal camera angle, he was the exact same height as Joe Ledley (1,83m) . He might get to 184cm earlier in the day, but he's probably something like 183.5 most of the time. In an age of inflated heights in the majority of people, I'm sure madrid wouldn't list him as shorter.
James said on 25/Jun/16
Nah, Cristiano is 2 cm taller than him. My opinion!
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A zany said on 25/Jun/16
@ James I'm not confused I looked closely and to me bale is taller
James said on 24/Jun/16
@ A zany I think you are confused. If you look closely, Cristiano is taller than Bale in that pic.
A zany said on 24/Jun/16
Gareth bale has to be atleast 187cm because in this pic cr7 is like 2 or 3 cm shorter than him check the link Click Here
truth said on 22/Jun/16
The tallest 6'0 I have seen. I also thought nearer 6'1, but strong 6'0 is ok I guess.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Jun/16
Really does look 184/185cm range
O245 said on 3/Jun/16
@random guy I have to agree bale looks taller than cr7 by 1 and a half inch
Lol123 said on 2/Jun/16
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Random guy said on 2/Jun/16
Is it just me or does bale actually look taller than cr7 in this pic click the link. Click Here
Rory said on 25/May/16
This pic proves Bale isn't taller, posture wise Ronaldo has an advantage, however, a Bale is stood on one leg and you measure taller on one leg, Ronaldo edges him still.

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Rory said on 25/May/16
@Appe, come on youre better than that, most of your guesses are pretty accurate, but without doubt Ronaldo is taller than Bale by half an inch.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 24/May/16
@plus I wanted to write that Ronaldo is taller than Bale, probably I was tired when I posted that comment.
Half inch difference
plus said on 24/May/16
@Appe 6ft 0.5 No he is not. Watch this clip. Cristiano is at least 1 cm taller than him

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Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 23/May/16
I think that Bale is taller than Ronaldo
plus said on 18/May/16
@Appe 6ft 0.5 Yes, I mean that. Please check your private messages in instagram
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 18/May/16
@James photos you've posted are good enough to judge. What is 100% sure is that, if measured around midday, Torres would be taller than Ramos and with high probability shorter than Ronaldo. The range is between 183,5cm and 185cm in my opinion. I agree with you that Ramos is a weak 6ft and not a strong one (and he can easily be nearer to 182cm than to 183cm after a training).
About Harrison Ford: I don't think he was a legit 185cm when younger. As he claimed in 80's he was "over 6ft", and this is what I would tipically answer to a person who asks my height. Probably he was a weak 184cm man. I would say a fraction shorter than Bale like 0,5cm.

@Rob Can you ask directly to Gareth if you can measure him with your stadiometre?
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 17/May/16
@plus ok ;-)
For identical do you mean 186cm range in the morning and 184cm range in the evening?
James said on 16/May/16
@Appe 6 ft 0.5 I know this is a bit off topic but... Have you seen films like Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Blade Runner?
I think Harrison Ford at his peak was 184 cm.
What do you think about Ford? Do you think the young Harrison Ford was taller than Gareth Bale?
James said on 16/May/16
@Appe 6 ft 0.5 Fascinating question.
I am of the opinion that Ramos is 182.6 or 182.7 cm a weak (but legit) 6 ft man.

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In this picture, Torres looks a solid 184 cm guy.

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In this another picture, the height difference between Torres and Ronaldo is very little.

I'm not 100% sure, but in MY view both Torres and Bale are of the same height: 184 cm.
plus said on 16/May/16
@Appe 6ft 0.5 I think Bale and Torres are identical. In instagram I have the profile pic of a girl... it's me
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 16/May/16
@James do you think he could be taller than Torres?
Damian said on 14/May/16
He seems taller than Ronaldo.
James said on 13/May/16
I agree with Appe 6 ft 0.5. Without a doubt, Bale is 184 cm.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 12/May/16
I still think 183,5cm for Bale is a bit under his lowest. Strong 184cm guy and I would bet he's as tall as Torres and Zidane
Tunman said on 11/May/16
If Cristiano is a solid 185 then I would have thought 183,5 could be perfect for Bale.Question is how much difference he will have with Ramos, who generally looks a strong inch under Ronaldo.Maybe 1cm difference is perfect and Ramos may turn 182,5?
However I doubt he's taller than Zidane.Zidane is definitely 6'0.5-1 maybe 2.25 or 2.5 shorter than 6'3-3.25 Laurent Blanc.Close to him for sure but Maybe 6'0.25 for Bale and 6'0.75 for Zidane.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 6/May/16
@James and this is a photo in which the difference seems more around an inch.
James said on 4/May/16
I initally thought Bale and Ramos were of the same height, but this pic changed my mind:
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IMO: Bale 184 cm, Ramos 183 cm.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 20/Apr/16
we can discuss a lot on here to talk about the height difference between them; someone would say an inch, someone 2cm, someone 1cm and other ones would even say there is no difference.
Your opinion is probably around the truth, but I think If there are 2cm difference between them is because Ronaldo holds 186cm and Gareth 184cm.
Everytime I see Bale photos (alone or not) I must not believe he's a flat 183cm player.
Andy14 said on 18/Apr/16
6ft, 183cm imo, I think Cristiano is 2cm taller.
oan said on 12/Apr/16
@Appe 6ft 0.5 I now agree with you but I think bale looks tall because of his phisique
Rory said on 10/Apr/16
Bale taller than Ronaldo ? Ive not seen any evidence of that, Ronaldo normally edges him.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 10/Apr/16
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@oan Certainly nothing under 184cm for Bale, he also constantly looks taller than Zidane. He s not taller than Ronaldo but is not more than a cm shorter.
If Ronaldo is 186cm Bale is 185cm; if Ronaldo is 185cm Bale is 184cm
oan said on 9/Apr/16
In my opinion Gareth bale is taller than cr7 because when they Stand bale looks like a 6 ft 2 or 6ft1 and a half and cr7 looks 1 cm shorter
plus said on 30/Mar/16
@appe 6ft0.5 Gerrard as tall as Xabi Alonso. I would say weak 183 (182.5) for both. 2 cm more than them Bale
appe 6ft0.5 said on 25/Mar/16
@HB Tilted photo, but I would bet my money, if they were measured, there would be exactly 2cm between them.

Gerrard 182cm
Bale 184cm
HB said on 22/Mar/16
Rob, what's your opinion on this? Surely more than 1cm between Bale and Gerrard.

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Editor Rob: I've not seen them together off the field, on level ground, which might be easier to tell how much is between them.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Mar/16
great stuff...
appe 6ft0.5 said on 17/Mar/16
Great @Rob, I now see you ve upgraded him to 184cm which is probably his afternoon height! He is taller than any 183cm player I see him with. Good job, let's say there is 1,5cm between Bale and Ronaldo.
5ft 9.25 said on 14/Mar/16
Exactly 1in taller than Lewandowski. Agree with you.
Tottenham listed him 186cms... Probs he isn't that interested in 'height' and just said 6ft.
Rory said on 11/Mar/16
Bale is doing a sketch with Jack Whitehall i think, which will be interesting to see them together, i saw a short preview of it and if Whitehalls 186 then Bales definitely 184. Its a good way of assessing too as its on the burnabeau pitch, so even ground and presumably both in football boots.
Editor Rob: maybe giving him a fraction over 6ft is closer.
plus said on 5/Mar/16
@appe 6ft0.5 I think Bale looks the most tall looking 6ft because he is actually 184 cm... but that is just my opinion
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Mar/16
He may very well fall into that 6ft0¼-6ft0½ zone. But that picture of him on his own baffles me. Based off that alone, he could easily get guessed as high 6ft4.
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Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 23/Feb/16
@Rob Do you think could he be the most tall looking 6 footer you have on your site? I am talking only about physical appearance.

Editor Rob: I couldn't rule out a fraction over six foot for him.

Does it mean, anyway, that you would rule out 6ft0.5 for him? You talk about 0.25 inch for a fraction, don't you?
Editor Rob: a 1/4 over is quite possible, a half inch isn't impossible as at times he can pull off looking it
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 23/Feb/16
@Rob Do you think could he be the most tall looking 6 footer you have on your site? I am talking only about physical appearance.
Editor Rob: I couldn't rule out a fraction over six foot for him.
DruceLee said on 20/Feb/16
Look like a 184 cm. In some pages on web he stands at 186 cm.
plus said on 1/Feb/16
@appe 6ft0.5 I have saved all those exact listings from Real Madrid with decimals. Even listings of Drenthe, Guti and Van Nistelrooy of past seasons!. My opinion is: they are 100% real, except: some listings without decimals. Those ones were brought from another source. And I don't believe either: Marcelo and Granero listings. I guess the listings were registered the first time they got measured on first team of Real Madrid and they grew up a little. About Cristiano and Kaka, it can be mixed up or it can be real!.
Rory said on 29/Jan/16
Benzema stood at his best can look very close to Bale, im sure both would measure 6'0.25-6'0.5 range in the evening, with Ronaldo having at least half an inch on both. Yh Kaka is slightly taller than Ronaldo..Ronaldo 185.5cm, Kaka somewhere between 186 to 186.5cm.
appe 6ft0.5 said on 26/Jan/16
@plus Kaka is taller than Ronaldo for sure IMO. 1 cm could be a fair guess
appe 6ft0.5 said on 26/Jan/16
I remember the exact listings that were on real madrid official website 2 years ago, then they deleted them:

Ronaldo 186,5cm (I don't believe)
Benzema 184,1cm
Arbeloa 183,5cm
Sergio Ramos 183,2cm
Xabi Alonso 182,7 cm

I suppose they measured players accurately to publish these listing with millimetres.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 26/Jan/16

From MY point of view there are not 2 entire cm difference between Bale and Ronaldo in the photos you posted. More 1cm-1,5cm. That's why I think 184cm for Bale and 185,5cm for Ronaldo (no more). You think instead solid 183cm for Bale and solid 185cm for Ronaldo.

Benzema is a player who usually doesn t hold a good posture IMO, so that's why he looks sometimes under the 183cm mark, but I think he s a flat 183cm guy (Bale usually edges him out)
Zidane is IMO a 184cm guy (maybe he was nearer to 185cm when he was 25-30 yo) and no less. There are a lot of photos of him with 180-181cm David Beckham in which he towers him and photos with 184cm Rafa Nadal in which they are quite identical.
The first photo you posted of Zidane and Benzema has not a good camera angle to judge (probably even the second). Anyway to me Zidane is at least 1cm taller than Benzema.

What do you think about fernando torres height James?
plus said on 25/Jan/16
@Appe There was leaked a listing where Arbeloa was listed at 183.5 and Benzema a little bit above 184 mark, so I also agree with your opinion. Funny thing is the listed leaked had Cristiano at 186.5 and Kaka at 185.5. When Kaka is in any case 0.5 or 1 cm taller than Cristiano. For me Kaka is 186.5. The players listed without decimals were not so trusty in that list (Modric of course), Marcelo apart.
James said on 24/Jan/16
Bale is 6 ft 0 in (183 cm).
He is 2 cm shorter than Cristiano (185 cm)
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I guess Zidane is 182 cm like Benzema
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Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 24/Jan/16
@johnny I think Bale is exactly 184cm. I don t know why he looks 1-2cm taller than zidane in your photo since I think Zidane is between 184 and 185. Also strange than in the squad photo also Arbeloa looks taller than Zidane And very close to Ronaldo.
Sure is that Ronaldo is taller than Zidane ( about 2cm taller is what I think); in my opinion Bale Arbeloa and Zidane are 3 guys over 183cm but under 185cm...from photo to photo someone can edge the other by a fraction.
Arbeloa 183,5
Bale 184
Zidane 184
johnny said on 23/Jan/16
Bale is certainly taller than 6'0'' unless he has lifts in his football shoes.

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Zidane's 6'1'' and Ronaldo even gets listed as 6'1'' on here

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Xabi Alonso is 6' tall, Casillas 5'11.5'', James 5'10''
James said on 15/Jan/16
Gareth Bale is clearly 6 ft 0 in (183cm). Perfect listing.

He doesn't look taller than Sergio Ramos who is also 183cm
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And he does look 2 cm shorter than Cristiano who is 185 cm
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plus said on 9/Jan/16
with Dontaye Draper (Basketball player measured without shoes as 179,7 = 180)
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and with them, Luka Modric claiming 174 being 171 cm... I think he deserves a thread here just to make justice Anyway I think that is a proof to make Bale taller than plain 183
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 6/Jan/16
Another time, I see a guy who's over 6ft, even if only a fraction.
Should be listed 184cm and 6ft0.25.
Ally said on 2/Dec/15
I thought he would be closer to 6ft1, but he looks the same height as Xabi Alonso and Ramos... 183 cm
Rory said on 25/Nov/15
185.5cm out of bed and 183.5cm at night is spot on for Bale, deserves a 6'0.25 listing and possibly even 6'0.5.. (i dnt think hes over 184 though).
Willes190 said on 21/Nov/15
Bale 184cm
Ronaldo 186cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Nov/15
This is a very tall looking 6fter
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Nov/15
184cm minimum
appe 6ft0.5 said on 12/Oct/15
185,5 when just out of bed
184 for the major part of the day
183,5 10pm
plus said on 27/Sep/15
Bale 184
Cristiano 186
Benzema 183.5
Ramos 183
Casillas 182
Isco 175 not 176
6ftMagician said on 27/Sep/15
185 too high.
183 too low.
184 spot on, just slightly shorter than Ronaldo.
WAF said on 14/Sep/15
@Arch Staton

I am regularly around a guy who is 6'5" and Bale does not have the proportions of a guy that tall - his "apparent" proportions on that picture do not even suggest that height.

Based on proportions, though, I could go for nearly (but not quite) 6'2" on that picture.
appe 6ft0.5 said on 14/Sep/15
If he was really 169cm tall at 15 y.o. as I read in an article, it means he grew 15 cm after that age. would it be a really rare case Rob, wouldn' t it?
[Editor Rob: a lot more than average.]
MD said on 8/Sep/15

Are you judging him from his physique proportions? Because we have no idea how tall that other guy is. I'd definitely say that Bale has the kind of physique that can maximize the appearance of one's height, that's for sure.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 4/Sep/15
@arch Stanton He generally looks 185 (expecially out of the pitch) but he is a little under.don t know why Rob lists him 183 when 99% of photos of him with other listed players show he s at least 184
Arch Stanton said on 2/Sep/15
One of the tallest looking 6 ft guys I've seen, Click Here if somebody told you he was 6 ft 5 in that photo you'd believe it.
Josh1 said on 3/Aug/15
Real 6'0 guy.
WAF said on 3/Aug/15

Judging from this picture, he does not have long arms! His wingspan is well within the normal range of +-3% of his height. His arms are skinny, which might make them look longer.

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Tunman said on 1/Aug/15
Any opinion about Benzema?He got a 6'2 listing,OMG!but he looks clearly shorter than CR7 so not a chance for 6'1 let alone 6'2.I remember a 182 (74 kg)listing back to his Lyon years,aged 18.
Something frustrating is the listing of the players.I mean 1 cm difference is understandable if some are measured earlier but 5-6 cm or even more is just nonsense.
French player Malouda was listed up to 184,I remember the first time I saw him when they played anthem,I thought 175.How such difference occured is a mystery for me.
Ally said on 29/Jul/15
He looks a little taller than 183 cm Arbeloa and Benzema. Bale is closer to 184-185 cm
Rory said on 19/Jul/15
I think rly the 6'0.25 would be far more accurate than a flat 6ft, I think 6'0.5 is a real possibility too..hes 184 for me though, the only real question would be is he a few millimeters above or below it, so is 6'0.25 or 6'0.5..I dont think you could honestly say theres more proof to suggest he is a flat 6 ft rather than being slightly over it when you compare him to other footballers and thats why I think his listing should be revised up slightly.
appe 6ft0.5 said on 13/Jul/15
@Rob have you ever thought to list him 184cm?
[Editor Rob: a 1/4 inch over 6ft is possible yes]
Giun said on 13/Jun/15
Can at times look a little bigger than 6ft flat but I suspect that comes down to his build, head shape, long arms. That kind of frame can often make a person look bigger than they are. I'm 6ft 0.5in (184cm) but I've been guessed at 6ft 2in (which is actually my wingspan almost - 187cm). The athletic build and long rectangular head he has, have a lengthening effect on his body IMO. A solid 6ft but no more.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Jun/15
I think 184cm might be closer.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 3/Jun/15
I m pretty sure he s the highest 6 footer listed in the site. Always more convinced he s 184 or +
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 17/May/15
@Rory @6ftMagician IMO Torres does look higher in photos where he' s alone (I think due to his small head, hair and body type). Simply he looks to me a legit 185cm when alone and not always so when he is next to other measured players (for example Mandzukic, Mario Suarez, Godin and so on). Anyway is sure Gareth and Nando are very close! They' re the footballers I would like the most to meet to judge their real heights ( also Ronaldo). These are the lowest I estimate for them:
Ronaldo 185.2
Torres 184
Bale 183.5
Rory said on 15/May/15
Without seeing them together its very hard to tell, i think both Torres and bale are 6'0.5 so id guess theyd be identical, chances are one of them would edge the other but its too close to call.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 15/May/15
@6ftMagician you re probably right in your last comment.. I would bet he s around 185,5 just out of bed and could measure 184/183,5 min before bed.
@Rory @6ftMagician @MD I m interested to know: do you think there is someone slightly taller between Bale and Torres or they are exactly the same in your opinion? Thank you
MD said on 11/May/15
@6ftMagician, you sound kind of defensive, to be honest. I was simply saying he was bigger and you're going on how a bigger waist looks bad, how women like this-or-that-body, which, BTW, they like his type of build more, larger waist-and-all, because he's larger all the way around without being a bodybuilder.

I mean, my original post wasn't meant to be judgemental, just an observation was that your physique bears a very superficial resemblence to his. So, I was kind of surprised you'd compare you two. I wasn't interested in nor expecting a long reply that read more as a defense of your physique than anything else. Be happy with yourself; you don't have a bad physique. However, it is not this:

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Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 10/May/15
Anyway, returning to Gareth' s height, I would bet he' s closer to the 6ft1 mark than to 6ft (his height could be anywhere between 184 and 185)

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