Here are the most obese players in football history
Football players are among the most fit athletes in the world. They have quite a beast physique that makes them great runner.
However, there are some obese football players who have even played as a striker in their times. Moreover, there are some who are still active playing for their clubs as a goal-poacher.
This article will tell you about the 5 most obese footballers of all time. Can you guess which of them is still the active player even after being a 38-year old athlete.
Most Obese Players
Adebayo Akinfenwa – 100 Kg
Adebayo Akinfenwa is one of the fattest football players in the world. He is still an active striker who currently plays for Wycombe Wanderers.
Weighing around 224 lbs (100 Kg), he is mostly known for his physical strength. However, he is too slow as a striker but have an incredible strength.
Steve McNulty – 88 Kg
Steve McNulty is an English footballer who currently plays for the National League North club, York City. With a height of 186 cm, he weighs around 194 lbs (88 Kg) which means he is overweight.
McNulty has played only for English clubs throughout his career (not Premier League). In fact he has never gone beyond the second tier of the English football league system.
Jon Parkin – 84 Kg
Jonathan Parkin is among the fattest football players of all time. With a height of 193 cm, he weighs around 187 lbs (84 Kg) which means he has a good body-mass distribution.
The 38-year-old striker has never played in the Premier League. Just like Steve McNulty, he has never gone beyond the second tier of the English football.
Bobby Mann – 85.7 Kg
Robert Alexander Mann, simply known as Bobby Mann, is a retired Scottish defender who played for Formartine United. He only played for Scottish clubs during his 20-year career.
With a height of 191 cm, Bobby weighs around 85.7 Kg which means he is overweight. According to rumours, the 46-year-old former footballer started to work as a taxi driver in his hometown, Dundee, after his retirement.
Mark Yardley – 83 Kg
Mark Yardley is a former Scottish striker who ended his 17 years of career in 2005. Just like other Scotts, he also played for only Scottish clubs.
With a height of 188 cm, Yardley weighs around 83 Kg which means he is really an overweight guy. He made a total 325 appearances throughout his career and scored 116 goals.
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