Burnley fans welcome Peter Crouch with perfect sign on top of bridge 2 years ago

Burnley fans welcome Peter Crouch with perfect sign on top of bridge

Tremendous effort

Burnley fans have welcomed their latest good-touch-for-a-big-lad personifier, historically gangly centre forward Peter Crouch, one of the most beloved men in football. As a result, it was no surprise to see The Clarets roll out the slightly darker shade of red carpet for their new target fan, in the shape of this, a brilliant sign spotted on one of the bridges in the city.

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The sign was clocked ahead of Burnley's home game against Southampton on Saturday, which Crouch started on the bench.

Existing some 20 feet above the ground, the sign reads: "Welcome Crouchie, mind your head lad!"

You know, because he's tall? Yeah? You get it, don't you. Obviously you get it.

And here's a close-up because, let's be honestly, they could have made it a bit bigger.

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Fair play to whoever got it up there, there's one thing that's bothering me: It's got to be 'Crouchy' rather than 'Crouchie', surely?