Prior to securing his dream move to Liverpool in 2005, Peter Crouch had played professionally for QPR, Portsmouth and Aston Villa.
It was at Southampton, though, that he finally began to prove his true worth as a Premiership striker, scoring a flurry of goals that almost saved the club from relegation.Initially, Crouch struggled to score and to win over the Anfield faithful.
Through tremendous determination and resilience, however, he eventually broke his goal drought and started to get his name on the score sheet regularly.
He also made a significant contribution to the club's FA Cup win in 2006.Crouch has also become a national icon, scoring important goals for England and producing some excellent all-round performances for his country.
His unique character has helped him to fight back from intense criticism in his career to be rewarded with acclaim on the international stage.
This compelling biography takes an in-depth look at one of football's most fascinating and unique stars.
It is a must-read for any sports fan.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages, col. Illustrations, col. ports
- Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/06/2008
- Category: Biography: sport
- ISBN: 9781844545919
- Hardback from £12.45