“If you told me at 17 I’d play in World Cups, get to a Champions League final , win the FA Cup and get 100 Premier League goals, I would have avoided you at all costs.
“It’s been an absolute dream come true.”
Peter Crouch announced his retirement on Friday and we miss him already.
The 38-year-old, who netted 22 England goals and 108 Premier League goals during his career, is mostly remembered for his gangly frame and aerial ability.
But he was a much more dangerous striker than that. As his finest moments prove.
The perfect hat-trick
The acrobatic effort
Crouch's greatest goal? 🤔 Happy retirement, @petercrouch! 👏👏👏 #UCL | @LFC
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The one-in-a-million volley
The 22 international goals
Here's what turned out to be Peter Crouch's last goal in professional football 😢
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