If there is anyone who can get missing on the football pitch, it can never be Peter Crouch. This is thanks to the fact that he is an excellent player and he has it as far as height is concerned. Crouch played in the English premier league for Stoke City until the end of the 2017/2018 season when the club was relegated to the championships. He also played for the England national team.
Peter Crouch Biography
It was on 30 January 1981 that the footballer was born as Peter James Crouch in Macclesfield, Cheshire. Shortly after his birth, his family relocated to Singapore where they stayed for the next three years before heading back to home.
Like many football players that you know, Crouch grew up loving football and he followed his father to watch Chelsea FC games as his father was a Chelsea supporter.
For his education, he first went to the Roxeth Primary and then later, he went to North Ealing Primary. He went on to have his high school education at Drayton Manor High School. But then, it was his footballing career that made him famous.
1991 saw the lanky footballer begin his youth career when he trained with Brentford until the end of 1993, after which he moved to Queens Park Rangers where he remained for a year. His youth career would continue at Tottenham Hotspur until 1998.
Peter Crouch gained promotion in 1998 to play for Tottenham, kick-starting his senior team career. Unfortunately, he didn’t get to have any significant playing time but only got sent out on loan to a couple of clubs. Queens Park Rangers signed him in 2001, only to release him to Portsmouth a year later, and from there, he moved to Aston Villa in 2002, remaining there until 2004 when he moved to Southampton.
A season later, Crouch made a move that would have a huge impact on his career when he signed for Liverpool. 85 games and 22 goals later, he returned to Portsmouth in 2008 only to jet out again, only after a season, back to Tottenham Hotspur where it all began for him. Two seasons down the line, the had played in 73 games and had netted in 12 goals before moving to Stoke City with which he remained with until the end of the 2017/2018 season when the team was relegated. A season before that, he was linked to Chelsea FC, but he decided not to make the move.
Looking at his club footballing career, Peter Crouch won the FA Cup in 2006 as well as the Community Shield with Liverpool He emerged as a runner-up for the UEFA Champions League in 2007.
He first appeared for England in the under-21 level in 2002, before playing for the England B team in 2006. The 6” 7 footballer began playing for the Three Lions in 2005. 5 years later, he had appeared in 42 games, scoring 22 goals in the process before finally retiring.
Wife and Family
All through his life, Peter Crouch was not known to have dated any woman until 2006 when he met and began dating English model, Abbey Clancy who emerged as Britain’s Next Top Model runner-up in the same year.
Having dated for three years, Abbey Clancy and Crouch decided to take things a little farther by getting engaged in 2009, and then in 2011, they went on to tie the knot and start a family. Before getting married in June, the couple’s first child, Sophia Ruby was born on March 14, 2011. June 2015 saw the birth of their second child, Liberty Rose and in January 2018, Johnny came as their third child.
Even though on the surface it all looks smooth for the two, there were ups and down. The most popular of this came in 2010 after Abbey Clancy became pregnant with their first child. At the time the football player was accused of having a thing with a sex worker known as Monica. Good enough, Peter and Abby were able to work things out.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
As pointed out, Crouch could end up as the most visible striker you will find on many football fields thanks to his massive height. It is in fact, thanks to this that he is prolific with his head.
He has a massive height of 6 feet 7 inches and a body weight of 75 kg (165 lbs). While his general body measurements are not known, he is obviously lanky.