Alexis Sanchez and Gary Medel accumulate several seasons playing in the A league, so they are characters recognized by the Italian press. In that sense, the local media considered Chileans in a curious ranking.
The place Calciopolis drew up a list of the shortest players who perform the most in Italian football, where the players of La Roja are among the most prominent in Inter Milan and Bologna.
About Sánchez, The media said that together with his teammate Stefano Sensi they manage to stand out with their 1.68 height in a league that is known for its defensive solidity with tall players.
For its part, Medel stands out for measuring 1.71 meters and being one of Bologna’s starting centrals, where he has had a great start to the season and has emerged as the main figure of his team. In addition, they placed a special emphasis on their character on the court.
Meanwhile, the ranking is led by Lorenzo Insigne, who was listed as the best of the short players, after his good campaigns with Napoli and the European Championship title that he won with the Italian National Team.
His teammates from southern Italy, Dries Mertens and Matteo Politano, also appear., who measure 1.69 and 1.71, respectively, while the only goalkeeper considered was Gianluca Pegolo del Sassuolo who reaches one meter and 83 centimeters.