Peter James Crouch is a England international football player who currently features for the English Premier League side Portsmouth. He is a 6ft 7in striker and is the tallest mane ver to play for the England national football team.

Peter Crouch made his professional start for north London side Tottenham Hotspur in 1998 but never managed to play first team football for Spurs and moved to fellow London side QPR in 2000. One year fast forward and Crouch was on his way to the south coast of England to play for Portsmouth.

It was at Pompey that Crouch first made his name as he became a notable striker. He featured just one season at Fratton Park but scored 18 goals in 37 league matches and in the summer of 2002 was snapped up by Aston Villa. But Crouch failed to reproduce his Portsmouth form at Villa Park and was sold off to Southampton in 2004.

Position Forward
Born 30 Jan 1981
Nationality England England
Nickname Crouchy
Team History
Stoke City FC Stoke City 2011 - 2019
Burnley FC Burnley 2019
Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham 2009 - 2011
Portsmouth FC Portsmouth 2008 - 2009
Liverpool FC Liverpool 2005 - 2008
Southampton FC Soton 2004 - 2005
Aston Villa FC Aston Villa 2002 - 2004
Norwich City FC Norwich 2003 (loan)
Portsmouth FC Portsmouth 2001 - 2002
Queens Park Rangers QPR 2000 - 2001
Dulwich Hamlet F.C. Dulwich Hamlet F.C. 2000 (loan)
IFK Hässleholm 2000 (loan)
Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham 1998 - 2000

Crouch stay at Southampton was a short but sweet one. He scored 12 goals in 27 league matches and was signed by Liverpool for 7 million pounds on a four year contract. Crouch started life at Anfield slowly but soon gathered momentum and came to the fore in the 2006-2007 season. However he lost his place in the starting line-up in the 2007-2008 season and was sold to Portsmouth for his second spell at the club for 11 million pounds. He had scored 22 goals in 85 Premier League appearances for Liverpool in three seasons.

Peter Crouch made his international debut for England against Colombia in a friendly international and played for his nation at the 2006 Germany World Cup. At the moment he averages one goal every other game as he has scored 14 goals in 28 England international appearances.

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