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Crouching Might Be A Problem For Peter

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The person you see above performing a spectacular kick while completely horizontal is Peter Crouch. Crouch’s height is legendary. His nickname is Mr. Roboto. What’s surprising is, when Crouch was younger, coaches didn’t believe in him too much. They thought he was just a tall for nothing player.

“It was not easy being a very tall, skinny teenager who many coaches did not rate because they could not see beyond his unusual build,” the Independent wrote. Crouch had to turn doubters into believers and that is exactly what he did. The 6’7″ striker is now a world-renowned player.

You wouldn’t want to run into this next player on a bad day.