How tall is Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney's Height

5ft 9 (175.3 cm)

English professional footballer who has played for Everton and Manchester United, as well as winning 100+ caps for the England national team. As a Manager, he's coached Derby County and D.C. United.

How tall is Wayne Rooney
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Normally, during the season, I weigh 80-82kg, which is about 12 st 10lb - 13 st. I think that's best for my build and my height, which is five feet ten inches. Most players these days are taller and lighter, like greyhounds, but I'm more of a bulldog, as everyone is always telling me.

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Average Guess (100 Votes)
5ft 8.78in (174.7cm)
Vibram said on 20/May/23

Luke Shaw looks about over 1 1/2 inches shorter than Gareth Southgate (6ft0). So about 5ft10.5 (178.5cm) for Shaw.
oren metser said on 1/May/23
It is a good listing, 1.75m flat or just about 5'9
iLogic7 said on 23/Feb/23
You should do Luke Shaw he is listed on google as 185 but on field he looks like weak 178 and in united this eason is listed 178. Also his teammates Bruno Fernandes and Wan bissaka also doesnt seem the heights they are listed. Bruno is listed as 179 but looks next to raphina who is 175 2 cm taller and wan bissaka who claims 183 is sharter than him. Please do them
Editor Rob
Shaw definitely got a 2-inch inflation somehow.
SannaMarinlove said on 10/Oct/22
no way he is 5ft10
I see him a bit under 5ft9
Lucid said on 23/Jul/22
Could we see a page for Paddy Pimblett? Trying to work out his height, this was him meeting Rooney.

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Paddy is probably the next Conor McGregor, drawing a lot of attention from UFC so might be worth having a page for, I imagine a lot are interested since people are guessing his height. He claims 178 cm (5'10), not sure if he's accurate with that or not, judging by him meeting Rooney.

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Canson said on 12/Jul/22
He’s coaching DC United now
Shadi said on 11/Jul/22
Hey rob, why is it hard to believe that he’s 5’9? If you compare him with other guys who has the same height as him
Editor Rob
Look at Rooney and Ian Wright...they seem very close
Johno said on 17/Oct/21
Would be Rob's height twin.

Miss Sandy Cowell said on 9/Oct/21
What Jim Broadbent said about Wayne in an episode of Jimmy McGovern's 'The Street' belonged in Room 101, which is about all I'm going to say about his character's drunken outburst! 🀐

Wayne is physically fit, plays his game well and has a happy, healthy family, so he's proved himself many times over. He's of average height and enjoys a Saturday night pizza with his wife, Coleen, and kids. πŸ•πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸ• You can't beat a bit of normality!

Comment 101 comes complete with an estimate for 5ft8.75. πŸ˜πŸ‘Œβš½
Pere said on 29/Sep/21
Eric W Tam said on 18/Aug/21
It's funny I know a friend who looks like him who is now in the 187 to 190 cm range now.
Zutkil said on 19/Jul/21
I agree with the current listing, a simple 5 ft 9.
Nik Ashton said on 17/Jun/21
@ Tdog - Which Neville?
recapa said on 4/Jun/21
174.5-175cm range.
Editor Rob said on 5/Jan/21
Saw in his 2006 World Cup diary that he claimed to be 5ft 10!
Tdog said on 29/Dec/20
Rooney 175cm
Keane 178cm
Beckham 180cm
Neville 178.5cm
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 24/Oct/20
βš½πŸŽ‚πŸŽπŸŽ‰ Happy Birthday Wayne! πŸŽ‰πŸŽπŸŽ‚βš½

A Very Happy and ⚽ Ballsy ⚽ Birthday to Wayne Rooney, who celebrates his 35th one today. Have a great time with Coleen and the four boys!

5ft9 πŸŽˆπŸŽŠπŸ˜πŸ‘

Vibram said on 17/Sep/20
Rooney 5-9, G.Neville 5-9.5, Solskjare 5-10, Giggs 5-10.7, Roy Keane 5-10.2
1 man united said on 7/Sep/20
short legs and a stocky frame but looks nearly 5'9 most of the time
Roongoon said on 19/Apr/20
How tall is fred?.You thought he’s167-168range
Nik said on 12/Apr/20
He does sometimes give a shorter impression!
Nik Ashton said on 5/Mar/20
I would love to see a photograph of him with Jamie Vardy and my good self!
Jkiller said on 26/Feb/20
He's right under 5'9, sitting at about 174.5cm, trust me on that.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 24/Oct/19
πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆπŸ°βš½ Happy Birthday Wayne! βš½πŸ°πŸŽˆπŸŽ‚

Wayne was so young when he started playing for England, as was David Owen. He's still only 34 now - today! - so highly unlikely that he's lost any height, not even 15 years from now.

His wife Coleen is half-a-foot smaller than her husband - just nice! I found out Coleen's height from magazines long before I discovered Wayne's height, which was here.

Wishing him a lovely family day!

5ft9. πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰

MD said on 19/Nov/18
With 5'8" (ish) Neymar:

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Myself said on 11/Jul/18
Rob, do you think 5'9 overall could be the average height of white males for 90% of developed countries right now?
Editor Rob
In many countries it will be...with some taller, some shorter.
Nick said on 29/Dec/17
5ft 8.5, no more
Football fan said on 18/Sep/17
Look at pics vardy and rooney are both 5ft 10
Junior said on 14/Aug/17
I always see Rooney as a weak 5'9 soccer player. 5'8.5-5'8.75" not higher.
Show said on 5/Aug/17
@Johnson Rooney and Ashley Cole Click Here I thing Ashley cole 172.8 Walcott 174.5 Serge Gnabry 174 Alex oxlade 175 and rooney 176 .Baines is no more than 170
Johnson said on 31/Jul/17
@show I don't know ... how did you get to the conclusion to "taturas"??
show said on 21/Jul/17
@Johnson How tall is Tom Cleverley
John Davis said on 15/Jul/17
@Rick in what what are guys 5ft 10 and under seem shorter than what they actually are? That doesn't make any sense you are either that height or your not.
Slim 181 cm said on 12/Jul/17
G'day rob, what would you say his head length is? I think it's definitely less than 9.5 in.
Editor Rob
probably a little over 9 inch
Headbanger said on 23/May/17

Yes, Rooney is 3 cm taller than Michael Owen but Michael is more 171 cm range
Bazza said on 18/May/17
5'9 is bang on.looks 2 inches between him and 5'11 Becks when they played together.
Johnson said on 17/May/17
5'10 Rooney?? Vardy is taller than Rooney. And Rooney only has 3 cm on Michael Owen who is 173
Football Fan said on 17/May/17
Wayne Rooney is 5ft 10, he looks the exact same height as Jamie Vardy, who is listed as 5ft 10
James said on 22/Mar/17
Good listing Rob. Even 1.76 is too high for Wayne, doesn't look a legit 1.76.

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5' 9" guy.
Felipe said on 26/Jan/17
1.76m / 5ft 9.25in
Johnson said on 28/Dec/16
@joe joe it was a mistake I meant 194 cm
joe joe said on 27/Dec/16
@plus Smalling is 6'4 not 6ft
Johnson said on 26/Dec/16
Keane looks 1 cm less than Beckham who I think he is 181
show said on 25/Dec/16
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dpp said on 25/Dec/16
@Johnson No,he is not 180 if Beckham listed as 180 ,I don't have good pics to compare their height but what i see in many pics don't have any pics that Keane have same height as Beck.
Johnson said on 22/Dec/16
@dpp I would say Keane is actually 180 and Giggs as tall as Gary Neville with a leaked 179.4 in medicals
dpp said on 21/Dec/16
@Johnson giggs listed at 179 but infact he shorter than roy keane(178 listed) ,so maybe they should switch their height.Walcott is noway near 175 in show's pic he shorter than rooney near 2 cm.
Johnson said on 20/Dec/16
I would say Milner 177 and Young 177.5 are taller than Rooney
show said on 20/Dec/16
Rooney,Jmaes Milner and Ashley young -176 , Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain -173
Johnson said on 17/Dec/16
Walcott looks solid 175 cm. Perhaps in some medicals he reaches 175.5 but most of them around flat 175 cm.

I only see 3 cm between 179 cm tall Giggs (listed 179.4 at some time) and Rooney

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alex said on 8/Dec/16
You guys must all be dumbos b/c it doesn't get any closer than what:
"plus said on 6/Jun/16
Rooney with Giggs 179, back to back"

In the back to back, perfect pic, Giggs is stated everywhere online as being 5'10"
and clearly Rooney is 1.5-2" shorter.
Rooney is NO taller than 5'8'5". End of story with the solid proof. now shut up and go to bed.
Johnson said on 29/Nov/16
@Patrick have you ever thought Mourinho is actually 177 cm tall?
Patrick said on 25/Nov/16
Looks 173cm now. Was shorter than 174cm Jose last weekend!
slurkapfson said on 19/Nov/16
rooney is 176cm, was once mistaken for 5'10.
Johnson said on 10/Nov/16
@Rob how tall do you think Rooney is in the medical test for Manchester United? I guess it is between 9h-10h a.m
Editor Rob
yes Johnson, I'd be more surprised if it was after mid-day, than before it.
benx said on 5/Nov/16
A picture next to 5ft7 raheem sterling they look same height
benx said on 5/Nov/16
A picture next to 5ft7 raheem sterling they look same height
Show said on 21/Oct/16
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Show said on 20/Oct/16
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Nik said on 16/Oct/16
Compared to many of his team mates for club and country he is on the short side. I dont know his exact height but nationally I have a feeling it is about bang on average for a man nationally.
Nik said on 16/Oct/16
Compared to many of his team mates for club and country he is on the short side. I dont know his exact height but nationally I have a feeling it is about bang on average for a man.
martin said on 4/Oct/16
Average height
Johnson said on 23/Sep/16
@Vibram we don't have good pics of Rooney and Vardy together. I can assure Vardy is 2 cm taller than Rooney
Vibram said on 21/Sep/16
Rooney is 175cm if Beckham is 180cm. Rob is spot on. That also puts Vardy at 176cm not 178cm. Vardy is also listed at 76kg (168lbs) which seems too high. He's very slight just like 64kg Mahrez, probably less than 70kg.
Johnson said on 16/Sep/16
Lallana is 177
Nightwish said on 4/Sep/16
Lallana looked taller in the post match interview after the Slovakia game... Rob, any chance Lallana is under-listed at 172cm?
Editor Rob
could be a case of being 5ft 8 at 17 and gaining a bit more and an old listing sticks around.

This is an issue sometimes in soccer with 17 year olds making professional don't really get that with nfl when most of the guys are 20-21 and done growing by the time they turn pro's.
dpp said on 3/Sep/16
maybe he is just 174cm.
sasd said on 3/Aug/16
He is shorter than 174 listed Mourinho.
Johnson said on 18/Jul/16
@Heylo Nani is 176.5 cm. He would be similar to Rooney or slightly taller than Wayne. You can see Nani with Quaresma, who I think he is 174 cm at Palacio Belem in the picture of all Portugal players standing up
truth said on 13/Jul/16
@plus That is not even tall, most guys are around 5'10-5'11 with several under 5'10? Also you have to consider plenty are measured in 3 cm football shoes, I also think WIlshere is closer to 170 cm flat.
Mat said on 28/Jun/16
Rob, does your listing mean that Rooney during a football match would be 5'9, or is he 5'9 when doing regular normal activities ?
Editor Rob
I would say he generally is a 5ft 9 guy through the day.
Heylo said on 18/Jun/16
Rooney looks a full inch taller than 5'9 listed Nani. Portuguese player Luis Nani must be 5'8... if this listing is correct. Nani looks somewhat shorter next to Gary Neville (listed at 5'10) than what Rooney looks like next to him. I think 176cm is closer to the truth for Rooney. Strong 5'9, never dips below.
plus said on 17/Jun/16
@Height I only see 3 cm between him and Rooney. I always saw listings for Giggs of 179 cm tall, and even one leaked with decimals of 179.4 cm
SAK said on 15/Jun/16
@plus, yes you are right about it being quite a tall English team. So in comparison he is one of shortest player on the side.

I think footballers in general are getting taller. Obviously, there are still many great players below 5'10. But I just see a trend towards taller players, now. Player position is also important. Where usually defenders are preferred to be taller, as the extra height comes in handy.
Height said on 14/Jun/16
@plus isn't Giggs more a 179.5-180cm guy?
plus said on 14/Jun/16
@SAK yes because England squad this year is very tall: in my opinion Hart 194, Smalling 184, Cahill 192, Eric Dier 191, Harry Kane 188, Dele Alli 187.5, Rashford 184, Walker 182, Ross Barkley 185, Sturridge 182.5... at least then we have Bertrand 179.5, Danny Rose 173, Clyne 174.5, Sterling 170.5, Lallana 177, Vardy 178 and Wilshere 172.5...
SAK said on 11/Jun/16
I'm not sure how tall Rooney is. But compared to the his England teammates (Euro 2016) he looks really short.
truth said on 10/Jun/16
Pitt is 5'10.75" or 179.5 cm, Rooney is 5'9" or 175 cm.
Francis said on 7/Jun/16
if rooney is 175cm brad pitt is 6ft
plus said on 6/Jun/16
Rooney with Giggs 179, back to back

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Height said on 27/May/16
I think he is closer to 176cm. Was listed at 178cm at Everton at age 16, but that was an exaggeration to add to his status of "wonder kid"...that measurement went on for several seasons but when he got to Manchester United, he was very similar in height to Ji Sung Park (176cm-177cm) and a bit taller than Nani (175cm).
plus said on 24/May/16
@CD I think Vardy is 5'10, 178 cm. And Drinkwater 177 cm and Mahrez 179 cm
CD said on 22/May/16
Rob, would you say Jamie Vardy is worth adding now? I think 5ft 9 is probably a limit for him as well.
Editor Rob
I don't know, in an ideal world I wouldn't hesitate to add as many as possible.
Luke said on 21/May/16
With 6'4" Chris Smalling
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plus said on 21/May/16
@c-mo yes I agree. In 2-3 hours I am in the typical height of the day. I would also say that when Rob lists for example 175 it can be 174.5 or 175 exactly, because 174.5 is rounded at 175 perfectly and we don't use decimals. I guess he means 175 solid in listings here. Although, most of us have the same height in the evening that in the hour you said.Anyway I agree with you, some medical tests for footballers are earlier of that hour so I discount a bit of them... like PiquΓ© case
c-mo said on 19/May/16
plus said on 11/May/16
I think people should be listed in the usual height of the day, that is 10:00 a.m -18:00 p.m, so typical medical measurements would be valid, unless they are made very early in the morning (8:00-9:30), as it could be the case of some players from time to time.


imo your real height is 2-3 hours out of bed . so not your TALLEST after fresh out of bed for seconds/minutes nor your night height . why 2-3 hours instead of 6 hours for example ? because medically speaking our morning height is our true height but since most of us are not active and not among other people when we wake up (we shower , drink coffee , eat breafast , take some time to become really awake before we go out) but 2-3 hours after we are already outside and walk around (depending on the schedule of each person of course but I am speaking in general) and that height should be taken IMO . so 176cm in rooneys case
plus said on 11/May/16
I think people should be listed in the usual height of the day, that is 10:00 a.m -18:00 p.m, so typical medical measurements would be valid, unless they are made very early in the morning (8:00-9:30), as it could be the case of some players from time to time.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/May/16
176cm is possible also.
truth said on 7/May/16
@cmo This site usually lists people at their lowest height? Or maybe I am missing something? :D But yeah in my eyes is median height is 176cm or roughly about 5ft9.25-5ft9.5, he does not drop under 175cm/5ft9 at night. The listing is correct.
plus said on 6/May/16
@GP Memphis Depay is 175 cm, he is not taller than Rooney. Proofs?
movieguy said on 4/May/16
Pretty robust for a football player which maybe makes him appear shorter than he is. I'd sat 5'9'' or so.
Rick said on 3/May/16
Always thought he was 5'6. Thats the thing with guys 5'10 and under, they all seem shorter than they actually are.
GP said on 3/May/16
I think he is below 5'9". Memphis, who is 5'9", has an inch on Rooney. 176 was most likely with shoes on.
c-mo said on 3/May/16
truth said on 1/May/16
He was listed anywhere from 176-178cm (5ft9.5-5ft10). Probably a guy that wakes up at 177cm, is 176cm during the day and in the afternoon/when he goes to bed drops to 175cm. Solid 175cm/5ft9, no more.


you say that he wakes up as 177cm and is 176cm during the day in the afternoon and then at the end you say "175cm/5ft9, no more"


if he is 176cm during the day then he is 176cm !!!!!! ffs
Alex said on 2/May/16
5'8 and a half at best
Mark said on 2/May/16
Rob would you guess he was a tall or a short 5'9?
Editor Rob
hard to say, at times really you could argue anywhere below to slightly above the mark for him.
Lmeister said on 2/May/16
176cm in the morning and 174cm at night. Good listing Rob.
truth said on 1/May/16
He was listed anywhere from 176-178cm (5ft9.5-5ft10). Probably a guy that wakes up at 177cm, is 176cm during the day and in the afternoon/when he goes to bed drops to 175cm. Solid 175cm/5ft9, no more.
Stiffelio said on 1/May/16
Thanks for adding Wayne Rooney. He gives the impression of being bigger. Could he be 176 cm?
Editor Rob
he was on here 10 years ago, but his page has returned...generally I think the 176cm is more 9-10am range for him.
plus said on 1/May/16
Great addition. I would bet he is around 176 cm from 10 am to 12 am
James B said on 1/May/16
His weight rob? He seems well built for a fotballer
Editor Rob
I checked his official page and he is listed 176cm and 182 pounds!
A2Z said on 1/May/16
5'9" seems about right, always looked like a typical average British guy would look like lol.
MD said on 1/May/16
I've been here long enough to remember when he first had a page on here. lol

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Ervis said on 1/May/16
Funny he was listed as high as 180 cm.the listing looks pretty accurate
Mat said on 30/Apr/16
Rob, he is listeD 176 cm usually. IS IT POSSIBLE?
Editor Rob
I think it is more earlier in the day a 176 for Rooney...
alexbigguy said on 30/Apr/16
i' m very happy that you add footballer:) thank you big Rob
alexbigguy said on 30/Apr/16
great listing Rob;) now this is the best site ever
Jorge said on 30/Apr/16
This might be the closest to the truth, I don't fully believe that he was once listed 5'10" (178cm) although in a lot of cases he does look over 5'9". Maybe 176cm
S.J.H said on 30/Apr/16
5'8.25 at best and only way he can be 5'9 is out of bed

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