Peter Crouch last Friday at the age of 38 in a period of his career, to put. The tall striker was without a club after his contract with Burnley expired, and after more than twenty years in search of a new adventure.
“I was 23 years old, the period of time for me, at this moment, for you to prepare for this, but for now, it’s time to realize that you will never be ready for that sort of thing. It’s time to make myself a former football player, to name a few. The game is over”, wrote Back on Friday, in a column for the Daily Mail.
“If you had told me that I was in 42 international matches for England, was playing with Liverpool in the final and had been back to White hart lane for the uefa Champions League would be headlines, I’d have you locked up. I’ve had the time of my life.”
The 2,01 m long, Crouch made his first minutes as a professional footballer, on behalf of the small, Dulwich Hamlet will be played consecutively for sweden’s IFK Hässleholm, Queens Park Rangers, Portsmouth, Aston Villa, Norwich City, Southampton, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Stoke City and Burnley.
On the list of winners from the Back is decorated with three awards. With Liverpool he won in 2006 as well as the FA Cup, and if the Community Shield, and two years before that, he was with Norwich City, the champion and the second British level. In 2007, he was a substitute during the loss of Champions League final with Liverpool against AC Milan (2-1).
On behalf of England, and came Back in 42 international matches, up to 22 goals. He was present at the 2006 fifa world cup, which scored the groepsduel with the republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and was also a minute of the world cup four years later.
Peter Crouch as a player at Tottenham Hotspur, among others, with Rafael van der Vaart and Luka Modric. (Photo: Pro-Shots)