19 of Peter Crouch’s best tweets: Ronaldo, giraffes, go karting & more

Quick Reads

Peter Crouch has scored over 100 Premier League goals over the course of a career in which he has represented the likes of Liverpool, Tottenham and Stoke City.

But while he spends his days being a brilliant and immensely lovable footballer, he moonlights as a hilarious tweeter (and occasional radio DJ).

So much so that when Mats Hummels was recently asked whether Michy Batshuayi or Benjamin Mendy is the “king of Twitter”, the Bayern Munich defender instead opted for Crouch.

As a result, we’ve entertained ourselves by going back through some of Crouchy’s finest moments on Twitter. Just to reiterate, we really, really love him.

Better than Ronaldo

Crouch celebrated a goal in 2014 with an imitation of Cristiano Ronaldo, and took to Twitter to mock himself.

Robots vs the world

In homage to the infamous celebration, Crouch quoted a Guardian article which came with the dramatic strapline “robots could destabilise the world”.

Breaking Shearer’s record

Another user asked Crouch how long it would be until he broke Alan Shearer’s Premier League goalscoring record.

Promoting his column

Turns out he’s not actually that fussed whether you read it or not.

Ballon D’Or

This is the real FIFA scandal.

Jockeys

The giant striker posed for a picture with a jockey, and it was only going to end one way.

A career highlight

Who beat him?!

Roy Keane

Yep, definitely one to stay away from.

Bicycle kicks

After Ronaldo’s effort against Juventus. But was Crouch’s better?

Shaqiri’s too

After his team-mate netted a 20-yard overhead at the Euros.

Giraffes

Potentially the best of the bunch.

World Cup

He’s still hoping, but at least he has a back-up plan.

The Euros

And in response to not making the 2016 squad.

Go karting

A very tall man on top of a podium…

Pouting

Crocuhy knows how to get them #numbers.

Mo Salah

Just imagine Crouch and Salah up top for Liverpool.

FIFA Street

In response to the news the game was returning.

Lionel Messi

Not done with Ronaldo, Crouch quoted a tweet which compared his Champions League record to that of Lionel Messi’s.

Deadline Day

When he moved to Stoke, Crouch was reportedly “in a helicopter on the way to the ground”. He later revealed he was in McDonald’s eating chicken nuggets.


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