Maybe I'm way off the mark here, but I actually thought he was considerably taller than this. When I say him the first time for Sunderland I remember thinking "Who is this guy out on the left? He's huge!" He just didn't look like what you'd expect from a conventional winger. It wasn't just that he was up against a relatively short fullback or anything, he just genuinely looked tall. Every source out there tells me otherwise though.
EDIT: I think it might be because he appears to have quite long legs in comparison to his body perhaps?
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