How tall is Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane's Height

6ft ¾ in (184.8 cm)

French former footballer who played for Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid, at which he was also a manager. During his playing career he was typically described as 185cm and weight 82kg.

How tall is Zinedine Zidane
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Average Guess (94 Votes)
6ft 0.64in (184.5cm)
YordanDamyanov said on 10/Sep/20
Zizou is 184.
Ikk3 said on 3/Sep/20
184.8 is too high for him he doesnt look taller than Ramos whos at max 183.5/183 also in every photo Bale looks taller than Zidane and in this page he listed as 183.5 I think hes 185.5 max 186 and CR7 stands for 187
Hulk.23 said on 29/Aug/20
I think he’s a strong 185cm so both 6’0.75 or 6’1 are good. Personally I will go with the full 6’1/185cm. He always looked tall to me. I remember than when he played for Juventus and lived in Turin, my close friend’s dad met him and took a picture with him and another player (Alessio Tacchinardi). My dad’s friend was at times in the 6’ zone for sure and in the picture which I saw (was taken with a Polaroid at the end of 90’s) was shorter than Zizou so 6’1 is absolute plausible...
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 14/Jun/20
6'0.75 is pretty accurate for him
185.5cm said on 6/Jun/20
@pov i dont think he is an inch taller, he looks shorter due to his poor posture but kinda weird that he still looks shorter even though he is wearing heels on the pitch. But i still believe he is just under 185.

@Junior Hernandez 185 is ronaldo at a low, zidane about 6'0 1/2 at a low is spot on. 184.2cm.
185.5cm said on 6/Jun/20
@pov i dont think he is an inch taller, he looks shorter due to his poor posture but kinda weird that he still looks shorter even though he is wearing heels on the pitch. But i still believe he is just under 185.
Rory said on 22/May/20
Teddy Sheringham (185cm) described Zidane as being "about 6ft3" previously and Roy Keane (178cm) said Zidane was "6ft1/6ft2". It seems a lot of people who discuss Zidane mention his height and usually to comment on how big he was. I don't think he's lost height or nothing worth mentioning anyway but I do think his posture has worsened since the 90s. I think partly it might be because people assume a player of his elegance and finesse would usually be shorter than he is.

I think he's a full 6ft1 but lax posture and a bald head means he can look 6ft0.5 a lot of the time. In his heyday on the pitch he did look 6ft1 to me and I think that's backed up by statements from people who've met him who always describe him as tall.
Valois 2.0 said on 20/May/20
Has him lost some height Rob? He's almost 50.
Editor Rob
A fit guy like Zidane I doubt has lost anything noticeable.
Rory said on 4/May/20
Bizarrely on sky sports Graeme Souness just described Zidane as a big guy of about 6ft4! Jamie Redknapp who is 184 or arguably 185, so similar to Zidane, agreed saying yh he was a big guy. Both of them have seen him up close too. I guess it is possible Zidane is a full 6ft1 but can look less with loose posture but it's still strange to hear him being described as "big"and it's hard to imagine him being more than 6ft1 at best.
OriginalAnon said on 20/Mar/20
6'0.5" or 6'0.75" is bang on. I think he has 2 inches on David Beckham.

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pov said on 18/Mar/20
Ronaldo is clearly an inch taller than him even when he's wearing studs and zidane is wearing shoes, no more than 183cm for me
Nik Ashton said on 3/Dec/19
@ Rob - Is he taller than his son Luca?
Editor Rob
Wi would say ZInedine does measure taller.
Bora said on 2/Dec/19
Yes he had never looked short, he is barefoot 6'0.75 I think
181.6 said on 14/Jun/19
How tall do you think his Son, luca who plays for goalie on Real Madrid is??
There are claims he is 5’11(181cm) but he is listed as 183cm
Tunman said on 2/Apr/19
Hmmm,tbh it's still hard to believe he's taller than someone like Torres who looks the 184 listed at.Interestingly both got 185 on the net for a long time.I think both just fall to 184.Also it's hard to see Henry anything less than an inch taller.
Rick1 said on 9/Mar/19
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How tall is the guy on the left next to him?
Editor Rob
Might be over 6 inches shorter, like 7
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 17/Jan/19
Zidane bald plus loose posture = an inch shorter than 185cm Ronaldo. I believe a stretch at 184.5cm the worst for Zidane.
urmum said on 13/Dec/18
Ronaldo and Zidane next to each other...
My guess : 6'1

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Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 24/May/18
Zidane 6'0 7/8
Thierry 6'1 7/8
Beckham 5'10 7/8
QM6'1QM said on 22/Mar/18
6'0.25"/ 183.5 cm!Half inch shorter than Ronaldo.
Med said on 14/Mar/18
Click Here vos tall is the guy next to him ?
Dude 173 cm said on 22/Dec/17
Zidane not should be taller than Cavani
John said on 6/Dec/17
He is definitely over 6ft flat. 184-185 is about right. He also has a wide frame- big shoulders- looked colossal on the pitch during his playing days.
meson777 said on 27/Nov/17
Flat 6ft . Look at him against ronaldo and bale you can understand easily .
Johnson said on 8/Nov/17
Attention to this picture. Bisbal is similar to Luis Fonsi (no more than 2 cm taller)

Here we see Bisbal and Zidane
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Colberto said on 6/Nov/17
Hey rob
A 187.5 185.5
B 187 185
C 186.5 184.5
D 186 184
Editor Rob: C might be possible, I think 6ft 0.5-0.75 is arguable
Height Sky said on 28/Oct/17
An example, i don't think Cristiano is shorter when the match is finished and in his lowest and Zidane with his boots
Height Sky said on 23/Oct/17
@Celebheights 6'1.5

That you should think is Cristiano Ronaldo...
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 23/Oct/17
No, Big G would be claiming that he's 6'2 1/2" out of bed. 186.8 CM out of bed is believable.
Height Sky said on 21/Oct/17
@Rampage Clover

Sorry but that is a Big G comment
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Oct/17
Out of bed: 186.8cm
bradley said on 14/Oct/17
i'd say 183.5cm- 184cm. no more.
Edimar1.84 said on 9/Oct/17
I can not see him a legit 6ft1, i think 6ft flat, just look the pictures with CR7.
Height Sky said on 28/Sep/17
I never looks to Zidane like a weak 6'1, even he has boots when the players sometimes are in his lowest. I don't go also with 6'0.5
Meson777 said on 13/Sep/17
he looks noticible shorter than ronaldo saying 6ft 0.75 is madness for me
hardguy said on 2/Sep/17
lean guy with good face length 6'075 imo
Slim 182 cm said on 21/Jul/17
Sport measurements take place early in the day, 184 cm he is at best.
6'1 mornings
6'0.5 early evening.
Ronaldo said on 22/Jun/17
Morning: around 186 cm
S.J.H said on 7/Jun/17
I think is because zidane hair cut bald and loose posture he look a cm shorter than cristiano ronaldo who always stand out with a good posture.
Scott said on 9/Apr/17
He looks exactly the same height as my dad. 184.5cm is perfect listing
Johnson said on 27/Feb/17
@Canson he looks shorter than Robert Pires... I doubt in the evening Zidane is as tall as 184.5. I list him as 6'0.75 but rather morning height
Johnson said on 8/Feb/17
As tall as Nadal
James said on 26/Nov/16
Ronaldo Nazario is 1.80 probably. I remember he was listed as that in PES 3.
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RVD said on 23/Nov/16
do brazilian ronaldo
Johnson said on 1/Nov/16
@Rob I see more than 2 cm between Thierry Henry (listed 187) and Zidane
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Oct/16
It's hardly a stretch though is it, Rob?




I agree with this height though. He gave 185cm as his height which is really just under 6ft1.
Johnson said on 30/Oct/16
@Rory because normally we are synchronized in our predictions, me with 1 cm over. And he lists evening heights and I consider 10:00-11:00 morning heights typical medicals
Rory said on 27/Oct/16
@johnson, if you think Zidane looks 184.5 why are you surprised to see Rob hasn't listed him as 183 ? Lol.
Johnson said on 26/Oct/16
I think 184.5 cm for him. So I am surprised Rob doesn't list him 184 cm or even 183 cm
6 foot 17 yrs still growing said on 19/Oct/16
Rob.how much is the difference between him and ronaldo and bale?..ronaldo might need an upgrade?
Gung Ho said on 15/Oct/16
Rollo said on 13/Oct/16
Taller than I expected. I would've guessed something like 181-182cm.

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I wouldn't go over 182cm-183cm for Zizou, he is edged out by Bale who is barely 184cm himself next to Cronaldo.
James said on 14/Oct/16
When it comes to height, Zidane is quite similar to the young Harrison Ford. He looks exactly the same height as Harrison Ford in Blade Runner.

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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Oct/16
Rob, how likely is 6ft1 for him?
Editor Rob: wouldn't go that high, I think weak 6ft 1 is closer.
James said on 14/Oct/16
@Borats Chicken "Current" height? He is only 44 years old, he hasn't lost any height. The point is that he was listed as 185 cm and he never looked that tall to me. Maybe 184 cm fits better for him.

@S.J.H I agree with you.
Rollo said on 13/Oct/16
Taller than I expected. I would've guessed something like 181-182cm.
Gonzalo said on 13/Oct/16
Saw him years ago in a Real Madrid event and he looked very tall to me. He held his own next to a basketball player who was listed 1`93 while he was playing. Zidane looked like a legit 1`85 guy.
S.J.H said on 13/Oct/16
Beckham is 5'11.5 w shoes and 5'10.5 w/o and zidane always edge him by solid 2" , so 6'0.5 for zidane
Borats Chicken said on 12/Oct/16
Rob, would zinedine current height be more of 6'0.5?
Editor Rob: he can look around 184 range...posture wise I don't think he stands great at times.
travis said on 12/Oct/16
6'0.75cm not bad
James said on 11/Oct/16
The best football manager at the moment. He successfully implanted the "counter-taka" style at Real Madrid.

He always looked 184 cm to me, but weak 185 cm is also a good listing.
andy said on 11/Oct/16
185cm spot on. He has always looked that height
Rory said on 10/Oct/16
Be very surprised if he'd lost height aged 44, I think he's just someone who tends not to stand that well.
Borats Chicken said on 10/Oct/16
roooooooooooooob....PLEASE ADD RONALDO I BEG YOU!
Most of the kids these days (apart going on youtube) won't know who is Brazilian Ronaldo is, I grew up watching him play and it was beautiful and don't you think so?
Editor Rob: I am very aware of all the big names over time, it's just with football there is a lot of them, I will add them I'm sure.
mike said on 9/Oct/16
Spot on, Zizou has always stood at tall 185cm, idk if he dropped in height or anything, but in his playing days?,bo shorter than 185cm.
Aza said on 9/Oct/16
I don't think he would have lost any height? So good listing.
Judd said on 9/Oct/16
Finally! Great add! 6'0.75" is fair for him...he's a typical 184,5-185 cms at night!
Arch Stanton said on 9/Oct/16
Exactly what I guessed, to the nearest 0.25 LOL.
Cr said on 8/Oct/16
i think peak height is 1,84-85 but now he looks no more than 1,83
Johnson said on 8/Oct/16
I think he is 184.5
MDV said on 8/Oct/16
Good listing.Could he be between 6 ft 0.5in and 0.75in

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