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NFL Superstar Wes Welker

Call In the Little People!!!

11/10/2011 4:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Wes Welker and Little People
Tom Brady's go-to receiver Wes Welker kicked off the NFL season by throwing a little party for his family and friends ... complete with a pint-sized wait staff, that Welker specifically requested.

Welker knows a thing or two about being the short guy -- he's listed at 5'9" ... which means he's probably closer to 5'8".

Still, sources connected to Welker tell TMZ ... when the New England Patriots stud was putting together a party back in September, he contacted the service company and asked to have a couple of little people on the wait staff.

The company delivered -- and we're told Welker was super happy with the service. One source who attended the party tells us Welker was "really nice" to everyone ... and probably got a kick out of not being the shortest guy in the room.

TMZ reached out to Welker's rep ... so far no word back.

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