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‘Thanks for everything’ – These Stoke City fans react to ex-player’s big news

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Former Stoke City forward Peter Crouch has announced his retirement from football and many Potters fans have been quick to praise the 38-year-old.

Crouch spent eight years at the Bet365 Stadium and scored 61 goals in 261 appearances for the club – including a memorable volley against Manchester City in 2012.

Stoke broke their transfer record to sign the six-foot-seven forward from Tottenham Hotspur for £12 million on the last day of the summer transfer window in 2011.

Crouch’s career with the Potters would come similarly dramatic end as he joined Burnley on the last day of the January transfer window this year.

The 38-year-old has scored just once in the Championship but finishes his career with 106 goals and 57 assists in 467 Premier League appearances, in addition to 24 goals in 58 appearances before the English First Division rebranded.

Crouch was also a prolific goalscorer for England, finding the net 22 times in 42 appearances for his country.

The journeyman striker began his career 19 years ago for QPR and has played for eight top-flight English clubs since, making 676 appearances.

Crouch was a fan favourite at almost every club he played for and is notorious for his signature robot celebration.

Stoke took to Twitter to congratulate the England forward on a “terrific career” and many Potters fans of the club were quick to give him their thanks.


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