Stoke striker Crouch says wonder goal best of career

Stoke City striker Peter Crouch says his wonder goal against Manchester City was the best of his career.

Stoke City striker Peter Crouch says his wonder goal against Manchester City was the best of his career.

It may have come via route one as Crouch headed on a long clearance from Asmir Begovic, but there was nothing crude about his finish.

Crouch took a return header from Jermaine Pennant by flicking up the ball and he then twisted to fire over Joe Hart from 25 yards.

He said: "I do it every day in training, practise volleying. It is something I have always enjoyed doing since I was a kid.

"When the ball dropped I tried to pop it up and tried the volley technique.

"I do do it a lot in practice - it is not something that just happens - but they don't always fly in like that.

"I think that was probably the best one to be honest."

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