Tottenham Hotspur pay tribute to Peter Crouch, striker left delighted

Stoke City's Peter Crouch reacts

Peter Crouch responds to a tribute message from former side Tottenham Hotspur.

Liverpool's Jon Flanagan and Lucas Leiva in action with Stoke's Peter Crouch

The lanky Peter Crouch may not be everyone’s cup of tea but there is no arguing with the fact that the striker has enjoyed a very successful career at the highest level.

A veteran of over 600 professional appearances for the likes of Queens Park Rangers, Liverpool, Southampton and Portsmouth among others, Crouch has been an important figure of English football over the years and his record of 22 goals in 42 appearances for the England national team has to be considered very impressive.

Stoke City's Peter Crouch reacts

Crouch has enjoyed a lot of wonderful achievements in his career and one of his best moments would surely be the goal for Tottenham Hotspur against Manchester City which helped Spurs qualify for the Champions League back in 2010.

In a winner takes all encounter at the Etihad Stadium, Crouch scored with just eight minutes left on the clock and his dramatic goal helped Tottenham claim a rare berth in Europe’s elite club competition.

Jermain Defoe and Peter Crouch playing for Tottenham in 2010

As tribute to Crouch, Tottenham Hotspur’s official Twitter handle posted the video of the famous goal against Manchester City to mark the day Spurs signed the striker back in 2009.

Crouch was understandably left very pleased with the gesture from Tottenham and he delivered the following response.

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