Whiling away some time in a bar watching Portsmouth play recently (don’t ask), we sat next to a guy who shouted “Freak!” whenever Peter Crouch, the lanky 6’7” English striker, came onscreen. We think he meant it in a good way, or a sort-of good way at least.
We’ve noticed this behavior before. People love watching Crouch the way they love a circus. So it is with great joy that we announce that Crouch is having a renaissance. The circus is back in town.
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