It’s always eye-catching when you see a light skinned guy stopping or taking over a giant with big muscles. In fact, being small-sized is an advantage at some point, as it allows one to run with flexibility. Today, we will take a look at the 5 of the lightest players in European football.

5. Jesse Lingard (Manchester United) – 65kg

Jesse Lingard has always been criticized for his light skin. The English winger was just 60kg when the World Cup took place in Russia. Later, the 25-years-old went to the gym and saw his weight increasing to 65kg at the moment of writing.

4. Takashi Inui (Real Betis) – 63kg

Takashi Inui is a Japanese footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Betis as a winger or attacking midfielder. During the World Cup tournament, the midfielder was just

3. Dries Mertens (Napoli) – 61kg

Social media went crazy on Tuesday’ Champions League matchup as some people were admitting that Liverpool centre-back Van Dijk’s sliding challenge on Napoli star Dries Mertens was ‘nearly worth two red cards’. For sure, Mertens can create some troubles to the opponents if they don’t watch out well. But did you know the 31-years-old Belgian just weights 61kg?

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